Although the traffic moves relatively slowly on Anguilla, the island is only 16 miles long, so getting from place to place will never take very long. Travelers who want the freedom and mobility to explore the island's 33 beaches at their own pace should consider a rental car.
Several international car rental agencies, includingand , are present on the island. Travelers can also choose from a number of local firms.
Check out the following chart that shows many of the area vehicle rental agencies.
|Andy's Auto Rental||(264) 584-7010||Blowing Point Ferry Terminal - 0.4 mi. (0.6 km) South of Blowing Point|
|Anguilla Motors Ltd||(264) 497-2723||Airport Road - Stoney Ground|
|Avis Anguilla||(264) 497-2642||Stoney Ground|
|Bass Car Rental||(264) 497-2361||Farrington|
|Bryan's Car Rentals||(203) 992-5407||Blowing Point|
|Connor's Car Rental||(264) 497-6433||South Hill|
|Freeway Car Rental||(264) 497-6621||George Hill|
|Hertz Triple K||(264) 497-2934||Airport Road - The Valley|
|High-Way Rent-A-Car||(264) 497-2183||George Hill|
|Island Car Rentals||(264) 497-2723||Airport Road - Stoney Ground|
|(264) 584-3720||0.4 mi. (0.6 km) South of Blowing Point|
|(264) 497-6296||South Hill|
|(264) 498-8900||Rendezvous Bay|
|Romcan Car Rental||(264) 497-6265||South Hill|
|Summerset Car Rental||(264) 497-5278||George Hill|
|Thrifty Anguilla Airport||(264) 497-2656||Clayton Lloyd International Airport - The Valley|
|(264) 497-6894||Blowing Point|
Visitors who wish to drive on Anguilla must have a valid driver's license from their home country. Many rental firms require drivers to be at least 25 years of age. In addition, drivers must obtain a $20(USD) local driver's permit, issued by most of the island's car rental firms.
Requirements and restrictions can vary. If you are concerned about minimum and maximum age restrictions, insurance requirements and the like, consider contacting each firm directly, before making a final decision.
Jeeps, cars, and vans are all available, with rates ranging from $45(USD) to $70(USD) a day. Travelers must also purchase collision damage insurance, which ranges from $5(USD) to $15(USD) a day. Most firms allow for unlimited mileage, provide free pick up and delivery, and accept major credit cards.
Driving is done on the left hand side of the road in Anguilla. Drivers who are not accustomed to this traffic pattern should exercise additional caution when taking to the road. The speed limit throughout the island is 30 mph, except in towns and school zones where it is no more than 20 mph. Paved roads on the island can be in poor condition, with ruts and dips in the narrow lanes. Pay special attention to speed bumps and traffic roundabouts, and beware of goats, children, and pedestrians on the road, especially in the evenings. Always use caution and attentive driving skills when driving in a foreign country. You can read even more about driving on the island here.
While you should have minimal problems finding gas stations, you still may want to view the listing that follows for a picture of where some of them are located.
|(264) 497-2240||Mahogany Tree Corner - The Valley|
|(264) 497-6334||Main Road across from Bennies - Blowing Point|
|(264) 497-5777||Long Path Road next to Tropical Flower - 2.4 mi. (3.9 km) East of the Valley|
|--||Across the street from Apex Auto Parts - The Valley|
|(264) 497-2610||Long Ground Road - Stoney Ground|
|(264) 497-4300||Next to the Marina - Island Harbour|
|(264) 497-8020||Cove Road - West End Village|
Most rental car services will not provide booster seats or car seats, so remember, if you are traveling with a young child you should bring a safety restraint system from home.
Whether you're looking to visit the Island Harbour, a rental car can quickly get you to any destination on Anguilla.or
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