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Best Countries For Road Trip: TOP 10 Ranking

We offer to reader’s attention the ranking of the best countries in the world for road trip, as well as the cheapest and the safest ones in terms of travelling by car.

A British car insurance company Veygo conducted research and ranked the best countries in the world for road trips. The criteria taken into account are: road surface quality, availability of uninterrupted mobile Internet, fuel prices, two-week car rental cost, landscapes, safety on the roads (including quantity of fatal accidents per 100,000 men).

0-100 rating scale is used. Interestingly, no developed countries scored the highest 100 points.

Highway in U.S.

Well, see below the TOP 10 best countries of the world for road trip:

  1. Italy
  2. United States
  3. Japan
  4. Spain
  5. Canada 
  6. Australia
  7. United Arab Emirates
  8. Germany
  9. France
  10. Mexico

Italy has become the winner (9/10) due to high-quality and convenient road infrastructure, beautiful views. We are surprised with Mexico’s (5/10) which entered the list due to low prices for fuel, accommodation and car rental, as well as good road coverage.

Which countries are the cheapest to travel by car?

4 of 5 countries are located in Europe:

  1. Latvia
  2. Lithuania
  3. Turkey
  4. Poland
  5. Slovakia
Safest roads

From the point of view of road safety, several criteria were taken: roadway quality, road infrastructure, behavior of road users and statistics of fatal road accidents.

The TOP 5 winners are:

  1. Norway
  2. Switzerland
  3. Sweden
  4. United Kingdom
  5. Netherlands.

 Germany and Japan, famous for their road safety, strangely don’t get ranked here.

Based on Veygo materials

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