Cayman Islands car rentals

Cayman Islands car rentals

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  • Hertz car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • Ace car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • Avis car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • GoCayman Car Rental car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • Alamo car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • Apex car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • Budget car rental locations in Cayman Islands

    1 Location

  • Dollar car rental locations in Cayman Islands

    1 Location

  • Firefly car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • National car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • Payless car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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  • Sunnycars car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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Top tips for renting a car in Cayman Islands

Renting a car in the Cayman Islands is by far the most convenient and comfortable way to get around. There is a bus system in the area, but each bus is independently operated, and they’re mostly only used by locals going to or coming home from work, each with many stops and schedules that can be confusing to foreigners.

Although the Cayman Islands have several natural attractions and off-the-beaten-track areas you can explore, the road conditions are generally very good no matter where you go. Because of this, you won’t need to worry about renting a four-wheel drive vehicle, even when you plan on going outside of the city to the Crystal Caves or to other heavily forested areas on Grand Cayman.

For those traveling to the Cayman Islands with children, you’ll need to be aware of the regulations regarding child safety in vehicles. In the Cayman Islands, all children under the age of two must be secured in a car seat that’s fastened with a seatbelt. Rear-facing seats cannot be used in seats supplied with an airbag. These safety seats must be fitted to your vehicle at all times, so you’ll have to either bring them with you or add a child seat onto your rental car reservation through the car provider.

When you rent a car in the Cayman Islands, you’ll also have to acquire a local driving permit, which costs around 16 KYD (19 USD). All rental car companies on the islands are required by law to issue the permit and collect the fee, but to be safe, you should make sure to double check that the permit has been issued. If your permit wasn’t issued at the time of rental, you can pick one up at the George Town police station.

FAQs about renting a car in Cayman Islands

  • What is the most popular rental car in Cayman Islands?

    Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Cayman Islands.

  • What is the best rental car company in Cayman Islands?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in Cayman Islands are Alamo (8.7, 6508 reviews), National (8.0, 884 reviews), and Avis (7.6, 2260 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Cayman Islands?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in Cayman Islands?

    On average a rental car in Cayman Islands costs $165 per week ($24 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in Cayman Islands?

    On average a rental car in Cayman Islands costs $705 per month ($24 per day).

  • What is driving like in Cayman-Islands?

    When you rent a car in the Cayman Islands, you’ll need to know a few basic rules of the road. You’ll drive on the left side of the road in the Cayman Islands, and turning left on a red light after a full stop is allowed. It is advised to exercise caution when driving in more sparsely populated areas, as wildlife can wander out into the road.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in Cayman-Islands?

    The age limit for renting a car in the Cayman Islands varies between different rental car companies. At some agencies, like Avis, you can be 21 years of age and rent a car with no trouble, and at others, you’ll need to be at least 25. Make sure to check with your rental agency before making your reservation to ensure a smooth rental transaction.

  • How are gas prices in Cayman-Islands?

    Filling up your gas tank in the Cayman Islands can be a bit pricier than in the US. While gas prices in the US average around 2.50 USD per gallon, a gallon of gasoline in the Cayman Islands will run you anywhere from 3 to 4 KYD (3.61-4.81 USD). Credit cards are usually accepted at Cayman Islands gas stations, but it can be helpful to have cash on hand.

  • What are the speed limits in Cayman-Islands?

    The legal speed limits on the Grand Cayman Islands are a bit slower than in the United States. If you’re traveling in the islands’ busier areas, the speed limit will be 48 km/h (30 mph). Most of the other roads on the islands have a speed limit of 64 km/h (40 mph). The East End of Grand Cayman is the only area where the speed limit reaches up to 81 km/h (50 mph).

Car rental locations in Cayman Islands

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The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for car rentals for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last hours. Rentals are subject to change and may not be available on all car rentals listed or dates of travel. Some car rental providers charge additional fees for other services (gps, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the car rental providers' sites.