Renting a Bike or Scooter on Martinique

Travelers looking to rent scooters or motorbikes should consider the terrain

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While cars remain good ways to tour Martinique, scooter and bike rentals for the road can be a significantly more adventurous of making your way around the island. Still, there are ways to rent mopeds as well as both road cycling and mountain bikes.

The island's hilly and steep roads can make road biking for any but professional and hobby cyclists difficult. There are, however, tours of many of the naturally preserved areas on the island for more recreational riding. This is a wonderful way of seeing some of Martinique's most beautiful and captivating sites. Tours with a meal can run about ?43.

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Motorbikes can be adventurous ways of getting around Martinique, although these are generally more dangerous than cars for driving around in a foreign area. 50cc bikes do not require a license to drive, while the more powerful bikes will require a driver's license from your home country. As always, consider costs of gasoline and insurance when renting. Hefty safety deposits are usually required and rentals will average about , 30 a day. Travelers on any form of bike should wear helmets on the island.

Options

If you like the idea of riding in the open air, you will find 9 rental agencies that can help.

If you're ready to make a reservation, you can check with Rent a Car Le Diamant. This Rent a Car locations offers both hourly and long term car rentals at prices that vary by the season and based on specials offered on occasion. They are located in Diamant, Martinique.

Another good option is Scootonnerre. If you're in need of a bicycle rental for a few hours of exploring, or even for your entire visit, this is where you can pick the right bike for you. You can call them at (059) 676-4112.

Still another option is Rando Buggies Saint-Anne. 1 hour discovery trips, 3 hour adventure or evasion trips, and extreme full day excursions are available. It is recommended to bring a change of clothes because you will be driving through the water on your adventure! situated in Sainte-Anne, in southeastern Martinique. They're

Check out the chart below to read more about area rental agencies.

Bike and Moped Rental On Martinique
Name Phone Location
Rando Buggies Basse-Pointe (059) 676-9635 Basse-Pointe, Northern part of Martinique
Rando Buggies Saint-Anne (059) 676-9635 Sainte-Anne, Southeastern part of Martinique
Rent a Car Airport (059) 642-1699 The vicinity of Forte de France, Central Martinique
Rent a Car Le Diamant (059) 676-1596 0.5 mi. East of Central downtown Diamant
Rent a Car Le Marin (059) 674-7177 0.1 mi. South of Central Le Marin
Rent a Car Saint Luce (059) 662-2643 0.7 mi. West of Central Ste. Luce
Rent a Car Sainte-Anne (059) 676-8082 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Sainte-Anne
Rent a Car Trois Ilets (059) 666-1155 3.7 mi. South-Southeast of Central Fort de France
Scootonnerre (059) 676-4112 Downtown Diamant

Taking a tour of a part of the island with a mountain bike or renting a moped for a day trip can fun as long as you play it safe on the road while on Martinique.

 

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