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Hire a car and marvel in the unique Barbados tourist attractions

Grantley Adams International is the only Barbados airport. It is located approximately 13 km from Bridgetown, the capital city of Barbados.

You pass through a series of immigration customs prior to going out the arrival hall. There are friendly porters who help you with your luggage, in case you can not carry all of it, or if you cannot carry it at all. It is advisable that you agree a price with them before you can hire them.

Driving in Barbados

There are so many ways you can get out of Barbados airport as far as transport is concerned. However, if you are a tourist and you would like to lose yourself in the marvels of Barbados, you are better of driving yourself. Cheap car hire companies are available in plenty; therefore, it won’t pose a challenge to rent a car.

You drive on the left, and this can prove challenging to American drivers, among other drivers who are used to driving on the right. This means you always give way to the right all the time, on roundabouts.

Temporary driving permit

Car rental companies always provide you with a Barbados driving permit if you choose to rent a car. The permits can also be obtained from police stations or in other cases at the airport. Your domestic driving permit is never accepted in Barbados, but if you have an international driving permit, you can use it. You need to be at least 21 years old to drive in Barbados.

Tourist destinations

Barbados offers plenty of tourist destinations, and you should rent a car to fully explore the island yourself. There are plenty of cheap car hire companies that will provide you with a wide variety of car rental options. They always have everything from compact cars to rugged jeeps, mokes, stylish vehicles among others. Most car rental companies in Barbados deliver the vehicle to where you are, and even provide you with a road map free of charge.

Barbados Museums

The Island is very rich as far as history is concerned. There are a couple of museums in the island that tell a lot about its past. The Americans were the first inhabitants of the Island, but the Portuguese seized it in the 1400’s. Two centuries later, the British claimed it. Some famous museums include;

  • The Barbados Museum
  • Barbados Museum of Parliament & National heroes gallery
  • George Washington House
  • Hutson Sugar Museum among many others.

Natural tourist attractions

If you would like to see a couple of natural tourist attractions, rent a car and drive to the Animal Flower Cave or the Harrison Caves. These are limestone caves, with animal flowers growing at the Animal Flower Cave. There are also many other natural attractions.

The Jewish Synagogue

This is among world’s oldest Synagogues, and it is located in the capital city of Barbados, Bridgetown. Its history dates back to the year 1654 when Brazilian Jewish settlers came to the Island after they began to be persecuted in their country. Barbados was under Oliver Cromwell by then, and it had freedom of religion.

If you would like to tour Barbados at your own pace, contact a car rental company and rent a car. There are so many tourist attractions in the Island that will keep you impressed for the time you stay on it.

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Car rental facts in Barbados

  • What was the average car rental length for Barbados in the month October.

    In the month October, The average car rental length in Barbados was 4 days.

  • How much is the average car rental duration in 2022.

    The average car rental duration in 2022 is 9 days.

  • What is the most booked car rental type in Barbados?

    Currently the most booked car rental in Barbados is ECONOMY.

  • What is the price of a car rental in Barbados?

    The average car rental price was last month 179 USD.

  • What is the average daily price for a car rental in Barbados?

    The average rental price last month was 45 USD per day.

  • What are the available car rental companies for Barbados?

    The available car rental companies in Barbados are: Alamo, Enterprise, Ace Rent a Car, Stoutes, Drive A Matic, Go Rent a car , etc…

Popular car hire locations in Barbados

We offer the following Barbados car rental locations

Airport
  • Barbados Grantley Adams Airport