No one likes driving into a nasty surprise whilst on their holiday, so being aware of the country’s expensive roads before heading for a drive is key.
To save everyone time, DiscoverCars.com did the difficult research for holidaymakers, finding out where the world’s most toll roads, bridges and tunnels are.
They even found the most expensive ones, so if you’re on a budget you can steer clear and save your pennies.
The country with the most toll roads is Italy, home to 35 roads that require motorists to pay a fee when using them.
Ireland was in second place, with 10 roads charging drivers – although their rates are much lower than Italy, averaging €1.50 compared to €27.70.
In third place with a total of 7 toll roads is Greece, and fourth place is Spain with six.
The research found the country with the most toll bridges is the UK. If you’re visiting the island, you could run into one of their 14 bridges that cost an average £1.50.
The country with the second most bridges in the world is Norway, with 11 in total. Research found the country to charge vehicles based on the type of fuel they’re using, and prices range between 1.50-4 krone.
The third country is France with five bridges charging up to €5.17, followed by Sweden with four toll bridges, and Denmark with three.
The country with the most paid for tunnels is Austria after DiscoverCars.com’s research found the country to be home to six tolled tunnels.
But it tied in second place with France, which also has six paid tunnels for road users.
Norway has the third most toll tunnels in the world, with four, and drivers can expect to be charged between 1.50-4 krone, depending on what type of fuel you use.
Italy is home to four tunnels, and the UK has three tunnels that charge drivers, followed by Switzerland, Ireland, Spain, and the Netherlands with two.
Aleksandrs Buraks at DiscoverCars.com said: “For many people, their next trip will be their first holiday since before the pandemic.
“For that reason, we wanted to help their trip to be as smooth as possible. No one wants to run into something unexpected that costs them money!
“We don’t want our research to stop people from visiting these countries, but instead help them prepare properly so that their experience is even better.”