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Terms & Conditions of Rental Agreement

We sincerely thank you for choosing our family owned and operated car hire company in Barbados. To be able to provide you with great professional service, on this document we’ll outline the Terms and Conditions of Rental Agreement.

The Drive Barbados terms of rental are binding and are subject to the terms and conditions stipulated in the Barbados insurance coverage laws and regulations.

To rent a car from us, you will need to have:

  1. A valid and original Drivers’ License from your country.
  2. Renter must be over the age of 21 but must not be older than 80 years of age (Drivers aged over 70+ will need to have a doctor’s certificate).
  3. Renter must have a clean driving record and a must have held a valid driving license for at least 5 years. (please note: our valued repeat clients are also required to produce this document each time before a vehicle is rented). Drive Barbados reserves the right to refuse any rental request where the Driver fails to satisfy the minimum terms of rental on the declaration form (to be filled).

Extra drivers

A daily fee of US $2.00 (maximum US $40) is charged per extra driver. (Please bear in mind that the renter’s spouse will NOT be charged this extra driver charge).

Barbados Driving Permits

It is mandatory that you obtain a Barbados driving permit to drive on the Barbados roads. This permit is valid for 2 months and can be obtained from our representative for US$5. (Once again, please bear in mind that our valued customer’s driving permit will be taken care of by us).

Payment Methods

We accept major cards including Visa, MasterCard, Chip Card and Discover Credit cards. We also accept cash payments in Euros, Sterling Pounds and US dollars.

Conditions: Rates and charges

  • Because our car hire rates are determined by the forces of supply and demand and prevailing market conditions, our rates may vary depending on the season.
  • The rates quoted are guaranteed at the time of publication only subject to availability.
  • Our car hire service works on a 24 hour day circle. A vehicle hired at 9 am for a day should be returned the following day by 9 am. Extra fees will be charged for late returns.
  • All our rates are inclusive of unlimited mileage.

Extending rental period

Rental period extension requests must be made at least 24 hours prior to the return date. Note that extensions are subject to availability and is not guaranteed in all cases.

Late return fees as follows:

1 hour of less: US $10

1 – 3 hours: US $25

Anytime after 3 hours: a days rental

Cancellation Policy

We encourage all our valued clients to notify us as soon as possible when they intend to cancel an agreed reservation. If the client fails to show up to pick the car within 24 hours and has not notified us of any delivery detail changes, the reservation status will be updated to ‘No Show’ and thus you will incur the full fee of rental as arranged in the event of ‘No Show’.

Fuel Policy

We deliver our rental cars with about a quarter tank of fuel but clients can return the car with an empty tank if you so choose. In other words: should you do so return the vehicle with more fuel than a quarter of a tank, we will not reimburse you for any additional fuel costs (although we would very much appreciate your kindness and good gesture).


All our rental vehicles are covered by third party risk only. The renter is liable for any damage or loss occurred during the rental of the vehicle for up to US $500

Our agents inspect returned vehicles to ensure they are in the same conditions it was delivered.

Security Deposit: A signed credit/debit card imprint for the deductible/security deposit of US $500, for accident, damages caused to the hired vehicle payable on rental of the vehicle and it shall be fully refunded to the renter should the vehicle be returned in the same conditions it was received.

Tire & Rims Policy

Drive Barbados will repair a flat tire at no charge, but in the event, the rim or tire is damaged beyond repair, the cost of replacement will be the client’s responsibility. All our vehicle tires are delivered in good condition, and we kindly encourage our clients to carefully examine car tires when picking the car up for rent.

Airport Delivery

Drive Barbados does not charge any delivery or pickup fees for services offered during operation hours (between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm). Deliveries and pick-up outside these hours will attract a US $25 delivery fee.

The pick-up and delivery include to or from the airport and villa.

Your flight got delayed? If you arrive after 11:00 pm, please call our office on (246) 6240702 the following day at 9:00 am to reschedule your delivery.

Note: For Cruise Port Deliveries. Due to our small fleet of vehicles , we are unable to offer any one (1) day rentals. However on request, we can recommend to you a taxi / tour operator to take you around the island.

Personal Property

Drive Barbados will not be held responsible for the loss or damage of any items left in or on hire vehicles. Although our island is a safe place to holiday in, we encourage all our valued customers to be vigilant and take precautions to keep their personal property safe and secure.

Thank you for taking the time to read through this Terms & Conditions of Rental Agreement, we are looking forward to serving you with exceptional car hire services in Barbados.

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Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. Bridgetown is the capital. Around the island are beaches, botanical gardens, the Harrison's Cave formation, and many other tourist attractions.

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