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Astana Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Astana has been the capital city of Kazakhstan since 1997, prior to that the capital was Almaty
  • With a population of over three quarters of a million, it’s the second largest city in Kazakhstan after Almaty
  • After independence in 1990, the city was called Akmola which means white temple
  • The city is quite remote and suffers near arctic conditions in winter, sometimes crippling the city
  • It holds the record as the second coldest capital city on earth, recording a low of -51C

Astana Mini Guide

I’ve Never Heard of Astana?
Possibly because it’s one of the newest capital cities in Asia and was known by a different name until it became the capital. It’s also very remote so the chances of ‘just passing through’ are as remote as the city. Generally, it’s business people who travel there but the city’s attempt to become a major capital city also means it’s developing attractions for others too.

Astana View

How do I get to Astana?
Astana International Airport is around nine miles from the centre of Astana and is served by many European and Asian cities. Air Astana fly from London Heathrow so it’s actually very easy to get to the city from the UK if you fancy something very different.

What is There to See and Do in Astana?
There is actually quite a lot for visitors to do including spending time admiring the amazing architecture. There’s the Baiterek Tower which is over 300ft high and affords a great view of the city. You can add your palm print to those of hundreds of others who’ve visited.

Astana Baiterek Tower

Khan Shatyry is an amazing entertainment and shopping complex housed in a huge glass tent. Even in winter the pale sunshine raises the inside temperatures to a comfortable level despite it being -40C outside.

Driving in Astana - Need to know



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    KZT  159.66/Ltr

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    Sunday 1 Dec 2019

    Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Public holiday

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Astana is in a region of contrasts best discovered with an Astana hire car. Within the city limits it’s fast becoming a modern metropolis but outside you’ll uncover miles and miles of wild, forbidding steppe.

You owe it to yourself to make this discovery and the best way is to pre-book an Astana hire car online with us. You’ll find the process very simple – you’ll only have to enter a few basic details and within seconds, our real time search engine will have found the best offers from all the major Astana car hire companies. You can then choose from a range of vehicles knowing that you won’t find cheaper elsewhere. Included in the price you pay you’ll get comprehensive insurance, collision damage waiver and roadside assistance although the latter should be unnecessary as all the cars we supply are carefully maintained and the latest models so you’ll know we don’t compromise on quality just to save you money.

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