Car rental Services Barbados

Learn more about our services that make renting more effortless and more enjoyable.

Our services include free breakdown assistance and the provision of a variety of optional extras such as child seats, extra drivers, one-way rentals, and much more. Regarding catering for your needs whilst on holiday, we have made every effort to ensure that our services are extensive. We offer valuable extras like maps and permit-on-arrival: everything to be ready for your vacation.

Drive Barbados offers various car rental services for your usage.

Driver's Permits

Carry a valid driver’s license from your country of origin. In addition, driving in Barbados requires a valid local driver’s permit. These can be issued by Drive Barbados or at the airport when you arrive on your flight. Fees for:
two-month permit 10 BBD (5 USD)
one-year permit 100 BBD (50 USD)
You can obtain a driver’s permit from the Barbados Licensing Authority offices or authorized car rental agencies

Baby/Children Car Seats

Baby seats are compulsory for all infants under 5 years of age. Drive Barbados offers Child Safety Seats and Baby seats for all ages that are safer and more comfortable. The rental of baby seats, infant and booster seats is a valuable travel option for families with small children.

GPS

Navigate our beautiful island and find every destination with ease with the help of a GPS unit available for rental.

Rental Vehicle Makes & Models

Our fleet of fully maintained operating later model rental car categories. Whether you require a Moke, economy, compact sedan, Jimny soft top, Toyota Noah liteace minivans

Unlimited Mileage
You can travel for as many miles without restrictions or additional cost

Vehicle Long Term Rental & Leasing

Our vehicles are available for rental for the short term and on a long-term or lease basis at reasonable rates. Flexible & straightforward monthly car hire from 1 to 3 months, with free additional drivers, free delivery and pickup and a complimentary wash, vacuum, and fluid top-up checks once a month.

Fuel Policy

Option 1: Each vehicle is delivered with a free quarter prepay fuel offered at the start of your hire. Return the vehicle with an empty gas tank. No refunds for unused gas.

Option 2. Full. The renter received a full tank, and the renters returned empty. This is done upon request of the renter. Prepaid gas is available at the same local fuel prices.

Pickup & Delivery

We will pick up and drop off the car anywhere on the island. All at no extra charge. To any hotel, villa or apartment or residence

One-way car rental

We will pick up and drop off the car anywhere on the island. All at no extra charge. To any hotel, villa or apartment or residence

Senior Citizen Discounts

For travellers 50 years and older. Senior car rental discounts are built in to save you time and money! So you are entitled to a smooth, trouble-free trip to Barbados.

17/7 Roadside Assistance

Never get stranded. Have a flat tire. Dead battery? Let our free 17/7 hour roadside assistance take care of it for you.

Frequent Renters Reservation

Enjoy our fastest, easiest rental experience for faster reservation with less time at the counter and go directly to your rental car. Just sign and go. Frequent Renters will Get Special Rental Rates off future rentals with Rent and Save More. We make it easy for you on your next trip.

Free Barbados Road Map

Drive Barbados will provide you with a free road map of Barbados when you collect your vehicle from us. Not ever get lost.

Barbados most frequent car rental FAQs

Drive Barbados offers the most affordable rental cars.
The advantages of having a rental vehicle at your disposal whilst on holiday far outweigh the disadvantages. A few rental car companies offer free delivery, mileage and more information such as car rental prices and road maps.
On average rental cars cost for an economy (US$) • $99 a day, $320 every week ($46 a day), $1153 per month ($43 a day)
You must be 21 years old and have driving knowledge behind the wheel. Rental companies have regulations that vary in length, holding a valid driver’s license within the 2- to 5- year range. Still, there is no young persons’ fee applicable. If you are a senior over 70, you will require a medical certificate to qualify to rent a car. Please contact our customer service for any details.

Barbados rental car Information

Flag

Barbados

Capital

Bridgetown

Language

English

Country code

+1 246

Currency

Bajan dollar (BBD)

Drive on

Left Side like you would in the UK.

Time Zone

UTC: -4

  • Book early to get the best-priced rental car for your trip to Barbados.
  • Be cautious and always give way to the car on your right at roundabouts.
  • Using a mobile phone (except for a hands-free device) or driving while intoxicated is illegal.
  • Speed limits vary on different roadways,
    80 km/hr. Or 50 miles/hour on main highways
    60 km/hr. Or 37 miles/hour in rural areas
    40 km/hr. Or 20 miles/hour in City areas
    Drivers should always pay attention to speed limit signs posted at various points along all minor and major roads