Renting a Bike or Scooter in Antigua

Bicycles and mopeds offer an inexpensive way to tour Antigua

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Take the road less traveled and cycle around Antigua. For those who want to experience nature while traveling around the island, a rented bicycle or moped is the perfect mode of transportation.

Biking is fun and affordable. You can find a wide selection of mountain bikes at in Hodges Bay, where the cost for an 18-speed bike is around $20(USD) per day and $85(USD) for the week. The cost for moped rentals starts at $30(USD) per day.

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The advantages of traveling by moped or bike include never having to worry about finding a parking space, and a considerably smaller gas bill. Be sure to check the weather before setting out on your moped or bike, or you might end up all wet in an unexpected rain shower. It is smart to rent a helmet with your bike or moped, and you will be required to purchase a temporary local operator's license before driving your moped.

If you are considering feeling the wind on your face as you move along, there are a few rental agencies that can help you.

If you're ready to make a reservation, you can check with Cheke's Scooter Rental. Cheke's is happy to deliver the rental to you anywhere on the island, but all drivers must be over the age of 18 and in possession of a local driving permit. They are found within English Harbour, in southern Antigua.

Another option is Salty Dogs Rentals. Sometimes a car just doesn't work when you want to see the more secluded areas of an island. Salty Dog Rentals has the answer with the scooter and atv rentals. You can reach them at (268) 562-8341.

A third good option is Jolly Cart Rentals. For over 25 years, Jolly Cart Rentals have provided friendly services to their customers. Their inventory of carts are well kept with you in mind. located in Jolly Harbour, in western Antigua. They're

Check out this table to learn more about rental services in the area.

Bike and Moped Rental On Antigua
Name Phone Location
Bike Plus (268) 462-2453 Freeman's Village, Central Antigua
Cheke's Scooter Rental (268) 723-9292 1.4 mi. Southeast of Central Falmouth Harbour
Jolly Cart Rentals (268) 462-9154 0.3 mi. East-Southeast of Central Jolly Harbour
Salty Dogs Rentals (268) 562-8341 Downtown St. John's

If you don't have a way to get to the moped or bicycle rental shop, your rental can be delivered to you anywhere on the island of Antigua.

 

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