Driving a Car in Paraguay
An International Driving Permit is required in Paraguay.
Travel Advisories and Warnings
Although renting a car in Paraguay is a safer way to
travel than using public transportation.
Drive defensively. Motorists in Paraguay are not required to have
insurance and there are few who seem to have taken Traffic 101.
Do not drink in drive. If you are in a traffic accident
with a citizen of Paraguay, guess who will win?
The roads are mostly unpaved and particularly hazardous
during the rainy reason.
Most drivers in Paraguay do not carry vehicle insurance.
If you liked going on the bumper-car ride when you were young, you'll
While streets in the cities of Paraguay generally
consist of cobblestone and dirt, two roads are decently maintained. One
is the highway to Ciudad del Este and Brazil, and the other is south to
Encarnacion and Argentina.