|$43/day||Standard station wagon|
On average a rental car in Barbados costs $758 per day.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Barbados.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Europcar ($34/day), Enterprise ($43/day) and Avis ($57/day).
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Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Barbados are Bridgetown (97% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Barbados), Christchurch (3%) and Charnocks (0%).
On average a rental car in Barbados costs $268 per week ($38 per day).
On average a rental car in Barbados costs $1,150 per month ($38 per day).
As in the UK, drivers in Barbados use the left side of the road. All rentals are designated with the letter H on the license plate. Roundabouts are very common, especially at major highway intersections, so exercise caution when you navigate them. If you are traveling with children, you will need a child seat for any kids 5 years or younger.
Thinking of renting a car in Barbados? If so, you need to be at least 21 years old and have some experience behind the wheel. Rental companies’ regulations vary between holding a valid driver’s license for 2 to 5 years, but there is no young persons’ fee applicable. If you are a senior over the age of 70, you will require a medical certificate in order to qualify to rent a car.
While a liter of gasoline will cost about $0.83 in the US, in Barbados the price is about $1.96 per liter ($3.14 per gallon in the US). Diesel prices are much better ($1.57 per liter and $5.89 per gallon) in comparison (in the United States, $0.81 per liter and $3.08 per gallon). Fortunately, the island is not very big, and a good network of roads ensures that a full tank can go a long way.
When driving a rental car in Barbados, you should observe the following speed limits: 40 km/h or about 25 mph when you are in the city or developed areas, 60 km/h or about 38 mph in rural areas and 80 km/h or about 50 mph on highways. If in doubt, always pay attention to the speed-limit signs, which are posted at various points along all minor and major roads.