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Car Rental Barbados Guide

Explore Barbados with Car Hire


Unveil the treasures of Barbados, an island paradise in the Caribbean, with the unmatched flexibility and freedom of a car rental from RhinoCarHire. From pristine beaches to historical wonders, Barbados promises a captivating journey. Let our reliable car rentals be your companion on this adventure.

Why Choose RhinoCarHire in Barbados?
Wide Range of Vehicles: From compact cars for solo travelers to spacious SUVs for families, find a vehicle that suits your needs.
Affordable Rates: Experience best-in-class service without burning a hole in your pocket.
Easy Pick-up & Drop-off: Conveniently located counters at major airports and city centers ensure hassle-free transactions.
Local Expertise: Our knowledgeable team offers insights and tips for a memorable Barbadian driving experience.

Driving in Barbados: What You Need to Know
Driving Side: In Barbados, drive on the left side of the road.
Speed Limits: Typically, 60km/h in open roads and 40km/h in built-up areas.
Documentation: International Driving Permit (IDP) and a valid driver's license from your home country are essential.
Seat Belts: Mandatory for all passengers. Stay safe and buckle up!

Must-Visit Attractions & Driving Tips:
Harrison's Cave: Approximately 30 minutes from Bridgetown, this crystallized limestone cavern is a natural wonder with its flowing streams and deep pools.

Bathsheba Beach: A 40-minute drive from the capital, this beach offers mesmerizing views with its rugged coastline and massive rock formations.

St. Nicholas Abbey: Located in Saint Peter, about an hour's drive from Bridgetown, this historic plantation house offers a peek into the island's rich history.

Oistins Fish Market: Only a 20-minute drive from Bridgetown, this lively market is best visited on Friday nights for its famous fish fry.

Andromeda Botanic Gardens: Situated in Bathsheba, it's a 40-minute drive to explore six acres of tropical flora.

Navigational Tips:
Parking: Always park in designated areas. Several beaches and attractions have nearby parking lots.
GPS is Handy: Barbados may be small, but a GPS device can help navigate through unfamiliar routes and towns.
Bajan Roundabouts: Roundabouts can be a little tricky. Always give way to vehicles from the right.

With RhinoCarHire, embark on an unforgettable Barbadian road trip, experiencing its diverse landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture at your own pace. Your perfect Caribbean adventure is just a car hire away!

Note: Ensure you're aware of the latest local driving rules and guidelines. Always prioritize safety and respect local customs.

Cheapest car hire in Barbados

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 169.00 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 1183.04 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 171.86 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 1203.04 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 73.15 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 512.05 EUR from 22/04/2024

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Nite

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 203.41 EUR/day
Nissan Nite

7 Days rental at 1423.88 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Nissan Nite

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 206.26 EUR/day
Nissan Nite

7 Days rental at 1443.88 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 71.39 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 499.75 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.36 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 373.56 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.36 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 373.56 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 53.36 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 373.56 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Noah

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 476.29 EUR/day
Toyota Noah

7 Days rental at 3334.03 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Noah

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 479.14 EUR/day
Toyota Noah

7 Days rental at 3354.03 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Toyota Noah

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 479.14 EUR/day
Toyota Noah

7 Days rental at 3354.03 EUR from 22/04/2024

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 71.39 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 499.75 EUR from 22/04/2024

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Cruze

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 92.84 EUR/day
Chevrolet Cruze

7 Days rental at 649.90 EUR from 22/04/2024

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Cruze

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 92.84 EUR/day
Chevrolet Cruze

7 Days rental at 649.90 EUR from 22/04/2024

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Barbados

  • Research Driving Regulations: Familiarize yourself with Barbados' driving laws, including license requirements and road rules, to ensure compliance and safety on the road.
  • Choose the Right Vehicle: Select a rental car from Rhino Car Hire that suits your travel needs, whether it's a compact car for city exploration or an SUV for traversing Barbados' diverse terrain.
  • Book in Advance: Secure your rental car ahead of time to guarantee availability and potentially unlock discounts, allowing for a smoother and more cost-effective rental experience.
  • Review Insurance Coverage: Understand the insurance options provided by Rhino Car Hire, ensuring comprehensive coverage for peace of mind during your travels.
  • Inspect the Vehicle Thoroughly: Before driving off, conduct a detailed inspection of the rental car for any pre-existing damage, documenting it properly to avoid disputes upon return.

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Barbados

  •  

    L

    Road Driving Side

  •  

    20mph

    Urban speed Limit

  •  

    37mph

    Rural Speed Limit

  •  

    50mph

    Motorway Speed Limit

  •  

    BBD  4.76/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

  •  

    No law

    Drink Drive Limit

  •  

    BBD/USD$

    Currency

  •  

    NO

    Tolls

  •  

    21

    Min Rental Age

    16

    Min Driving Age

  •  

    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

  •  

    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

  •  

    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Compare car rental agents in Barbados

Rental Agent
Locations
Rating (/10)
Customer Reviews
Mini (€/day)
Compact (€/day)
Intermediate (€/day)
Standard (€/day)
 Europcar
1
9.1/10
8
€ 71.39
€ 71.39
€ 93.79
 Drive a matic
4
8.7/10
143
€ 92.87

Car rental agent statistics in Barbados

  • Highest Rated Agent Icon
    9.1/10
    Highest rated agent:
    EUROPCAR
  • Lowest Rated Agent Icon
    8.7/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    DRIVE A MATIC
  • Total Number of Reviews Icon
    151
    Total number of reviews in
    Barbados
  • Most Locations Icon
    4
    Most Locations in Barbados:
    DRIVE A MATIC
  • Average Wait Time Icon
    15
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • Total Rental Companies Icon
    7
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Barbados

ItemPercent
January€ 148
February€ 149
March€ 126
April€ 132
May€ 91
June€ 90
July€ 117
August€ 98
September€ 90
October€ 67
November€ 81
December€ 146
ItemPercent
January€ 96
February€ 92
March€ 75
April€ 76
May€ 58
June€ 57
July€ 70
August€ 57
September€ 54
October€ 48
November€ 62
December€ 91
ItemPercent
January€ 310
February€ 313
March€ 291
April€ 297
May€ 186
June€ 183
July€ 258
August€ 210
September€ 178
October€ 138
November€ 202
December€ 330
ItemPercent
January€ 127
February€ 132
March€ 101
April€ 91
May€ 98
June€ 81
July€ 85
August€ 79
September€ 75
October€ 78
November€ 96
December€ 140
ItemPercent
January€ 112
February€ 111
March€ 91
April€ 95
May€ 64
June€ 64
July€ 78
August€ 62
September€ 64
October€ 46
November€ 60
December€ 102
ItemPercent
January€ 84
February€ 91
March€ 72
April€ 71
May€ 63
June€ 62
July€ 67
August€ 58
September€ 54
October€ 57
November€ 77
December€ 111
ItemPercent
January€ 98
February€ 105
March€ 105
April€ 69
May€ 54
June€ 56
July€ 58
August€ 60
September€ 61
October€ 60
November€ 70
December€ 98
ItemPercent
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Barbados

DieselUnleaded
Mar , 2023

€ 1.81

€ 1.92

Apr , 2023

€ 1.68

€ 1.86

May , 2023

€ 1.59

€ 1.93

Jun , 2023

€ 1.59

€ 1.93

Jul , 2023

€ 1.49

€ 1.83

Aug , 2023

€ 1.49

€ 1.84

Sep , 2023

€ 1.54

€ 1.89

Oct , 2023

€ 1.57

€ 1.93

Nov , 2023

€ 1.50

€ 1.84

Dec , 2023

€ 1.53

€ 1.87

Jan , 2024

€ 1.51

€ 1.85

Feb , 2024

€ 1.60

€ 1.94

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Feb , 2024 1.60 1.94
Jan , 2024 1.51 1.85
Dec , 2023 1.53 1.87
Nov , 2023 1.50 1.84
Oct , 2023 1.57 1.93
Sep , 2023 1.54 1.89
Aug , 2023 1.49 1.84
Jul , 2023 1.49 1.83
Jun , 2023 1.59 1.93
May , 2023 1.59 1.93
Apr , 2023 1.68 1.86
Mar , 2023 1.81 1.92

Car rental price statistics in Barbados

  • Average Price Icon
    € 373.52
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • Highest Daily Price Icon
    € 571.17
    Highest daily price:
    Toyota Rush
  • Total Vehicles Icon
    113
    Total cars available
     
  • Most Popular Car Model Icon
    13
    Most popular model:
    Suzuki Swift
  • Locations with Most Cars Icon
    47
    Location with most cars:
    Grantley Adams International Airport
  • Cheapest Daily Price Icon
    € 53.4 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    DRIVE A MATIC - Barbados - Hilton Barbados Resort
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€30.5
 
 
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€30.5
 
 
Mini 3 4 1 from €30.5 per day
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€30.5
 
 
Mini 3 4 1 from €30.5 per day
Suv 3 4 2 from €42.9 per day
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€30.5
 
 
Mini 3 4 1 from €30.5 per day
Suv 3 4 2 from €42.9 per day
Economy 3 5 2 from €32.3 per day