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Car hire Barbados

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Location information for Barbados

Barbados is best explored by rental car. 121CarHire.com has over 3 pick-up locations in Barbados. This means there is always a pick-up location close to your destination.

Barbados is an island paradise in the Caribbean Sea. Known for its unspoiled beaches, numerous golf courses and friendly people, Barbados is a wonderful vacation destination. Exploring the island can be fun, and doing it at your own pace by self-driving adds an element of adventure. Even on this small island it is important to compare car hire rates ahead of time to get the best deals.

Transport

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Barbados Grantley Adams International Airport is the main airport on Barbados. Although buses and vans are available at the terminal, they are not the best form of transportation as they tend to be overcrowded and unreliable. This means that most visitors who want to explore the island tend to use car hire in Barbados.

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Self-driving in Barbados is popular among visitors and there are plenty of rental options to be had. Companies are located either at the main airport, Grantley Adams International Airport, or in the major cities such as Bridgetown and Diamond Valley. Visitors can choose from companies such as Stoutes Car Retnal, Drive-A-Matic and Top Car Rentals.

Driving

Road conditions in the main cities and town are generally good, but some rural roads and not well-maintained. Therefore it's a good idea to keep driving speeds low to ensure safety. The roads are generally sign-posted, but it is advised to always have a map or GPS navigator with you.

Things To See and Do

Using car rental in Barbados is the best way to explore the many beaches dotted around the island, as well as other attractions in the interior. The Botanical Garden, located on the middle of the northern coast near Cattlewash is one of the highlights. The island is full of beaches and beautiful resorts, but with a car it is easy to explore the range of different beaches. The best beach is considered to be Crane beach, located near Diamond Valley on the east coast.

Best Time To Visit

Barbados has fantastic weather throughout the year and the weather is generally distinguished simply between the dry and rainy season. The rainy season typically runs from June to November and the dry season from December to May. Temperatures throughout the year generally range between 21°C to 31°C. This makes any time of the year perfect to visit Barbados.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Barbadian dollar
  • Driving direction
    Left
  • City speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    80 km/h
  • Language
    English
  • Popular car category
    economy
  • Popular rental companies
    Stoutes Car Rental

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.
Is 121CarHire.com the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours). Which car rental companies are compared by 121CarHire.com? at this location
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