Car hire in Barbados is one of the best ways to see the island. If you are planning on hiring a car a permit must be obtained to drive in Barbados. All visitors must be over 21 and hold a valid drivers license to obtain a permit. The cost is $10 Barbados dollars. Most Barbados car rental companies will issue the permit for you. By law you are required to wear a seat belt at all times.
More info at Barbados Travel Essentials .
Car rental is a recommended way to get around Barbados, and will ensure you see the whole beauty of the island. All car hire companies will deliver your car directly to your hotel or villa and provide the documentation needed to drive on Barbados.
The cheapest way to get around Barbados is to take advantage of the local bus services, $2.00 per ride. The Blue and Yellow bus’s will take you all over the island or simply just flag a passing white van he’ll stop were you stand and drop you where you ask. It’s one certain way to get close to the locals. Be sure to hang on!
Taxis are available everywhere, if you don’t see one, just call, they will be there in a Bajan minute!
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Drive-A-Matic Car Rentals CWTS Complex Lower Estate St Michael, Barbados Tel: 246 422-3000 Fax: 246 434-8449