On average a rental car in Saint Kitts and Nevis costs $65 per day.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Avis ($37/day), Thrifty ($72/day) and Hertz ($72/day).
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Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in Saint Kitts and Nevis are Basseterre (96% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Saint Kitts and Nevis), Charlestown (2%) and Frigate Bay (2%).
On average a rental car in Saint Kitts and Nevis costs $331 per week ($47 per day).
On average a rental car in Saint Kitts and Nevis costs $1,418 per month ($47 per day).
When you rent a car in Saint Kitts and Nevis, you will need to drive on the left-hand side of the road and overtake on the right. It is mandatory for you to wear your seatbelt when driving, and drunk driving is illegal. You will notice that local drivers will frequently use their horns as greetings, not warnings. Driving around the island is simple, as there is one major road that encircles the island—which starts at Basseterre—and a single road that cuts down to the southern peninsula.
If you plan to rent a car in Saint Kitts and Nevis, you will need to be at least 25 years old. You must be in possession of a full driving license, and you must also purchase a local driver’s license when you go to pick up your rental car. The Saint Kitts and Nevis license costs around 67 XCD (25 USD) and is valid for three months. Drivers are required to carry a valid driver’s license, registration, and insurance documents at all times.
When you fill up your tank in Saint Kitts and Nevis, you will find that the average price of gas is 2.65 XCD (0.98 USD) per liter and 3.92 USD per gallon. Gas stations on the islands are very small; however, there are plenty located on both islands. Most gas stations either stay open until 10:00 pm or 24h.
Because Saint Kitts and Nevis are small islands, you will find that the speed limits are considerably lower than elsewhere in the world. The national maximum speed limit is 63 km/h (40 mph). The speed limit for urban areas is 31 km/h (20 mph), while outside of built-up areas the maximum speed limit is 63 km/h (40 mph).