Cheapest car hire in Barbados

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.72 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 271.05 EUR from 17/05/2021

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Chevrolet Spark

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 39.36 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 275.57 EUR from 17/05/2021

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 33.22 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 232.55 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Rio

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 33.23 EUR/day
Kia Rio

7 Days rental at 232.62 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Accent

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 34.08 EUR/day
Hyundai Accent

7 Days rental at 238.56 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Jimny

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.57 EUR/day
Suzuki Jimny

7 Days rental at 269.99 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Jimny

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.57 EUR/day
Suzuki Jimny

7 Days rental at 269.99 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.01 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 280.11 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Corolla

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 41.42 EUR/day
Toyota Corolla

7 Days rental at 289.94 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Jimny Convertible

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.03 EUR/day
Suzuki Jimny Convertible

7 Days rental at 308.21 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  No

Suzuki Jimny Convertible

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 44.03 EUR/day
Suzuki Jimny Convertible

7 Days rental at 308.21 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  No

Toyota Vitz

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 28.56 EUR/day
Toyota Vitz

7 Days rental at 199.93 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vitz

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 29.96 EUR/day
Toyota Vitz

7 Days rental at 209.76 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.38 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 212.66 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 30.38 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 212.66 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.86 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 223.06 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 31.87 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 223.12 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 32.42 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 227.00 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.01 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 280.09 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Swift

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.65 EUR/day
Suzuki Swift

7 Days rental at 284.60 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Voxy

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 70.35 EUR/day
Toyota Voxy

7 Days rental at 492.47 EUR from 15/02/2021

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Voxy

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 70.35 EUR/day
Toyota Voxy

7 Days rental at 492.47 EUR from 15/02/2021

  1 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Rush

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 82.68 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 578.76 EUR from 15/02/2021

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Rush

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 82.68 EUR/day
Toyota Rush

7 Days rental at 578.76 EUR from 15/02/2021

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 150.20 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 1051.44 EUR from 15/02/2021

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 150.20 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 1051.44 EUR from 15/02/2021

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Sedan

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 34.44 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Sedan

7 Days rental at 241.08 EUR from 17/05/2021

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia Cerato

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 34.45 EUR/day
Kia Cerato

7 Days rental at 241.16 EUR from 17/05/2021

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Yaris Sedan

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 35.84 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris Sedan

7 Days rental at 250.88 EUR from 17/05/2021

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.39 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 317.76 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Ford Ecosport

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.39 EUR/day
Ford Ecosport

7 Days rental at 317.76 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.82 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 320.74 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Grand Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.45 EUR/day
Suzuki Grand Vitara

7 Days rental at 325.16 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 46.46 EUR/day
Suzuki Vitara

7 Days rental at 325.26 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Grand Vitara

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 49.29 EUR/day
Suzuki Grand Vitara

7 Days rental at 345.08 EUR from 17/05/2021

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki APV

8 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.61 EUR/day
Suzuki APV

7 Days rental at 284.33 EUR from 17/05/2021

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki APV

8 Adults, 5 Doors

From 40.61 EUR/day
Suzuki APV

7 Days rental at 284.33 EUR from 17/05/2021

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Ertiga

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 52.27 EUR/day
Suzuki Ertiga

7 Days rental at 365.92 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Suzuki Ertiga

7 Adults, 5 Doors

From 52.92 EUR/day
Suzuki Ertiga

7 Days rental at 370.44 EUR from 17/05/2021

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Top tips when hiring a car in Barbados

  • Remember to drive on the left and like in the UK, the steering wheel will be on the right-hand side of the car
  • The minimum age to hire a car is 21, expect to pay a surcharge if under 25 and you’ll need a medical certificate if over 70
  • Don’t be alarmed if someone ‘honks’ the horn at you, it’s rarely used in an aggressive manner
  • GPS or sat nav is highly recommended as whilst the road network is generally good, signage is not always great

Barbados car hire reviews

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Rated 3.8 / 5 | 1,800 reviews

Laws and rules of the road when driving in Barbados

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    Road Driving Side

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    20mph

    Urban speed Limit

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    37mph

    Rural Speed Limit

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    50mph

    Motorway Speed Limit

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    BBD  3.63/Ltr

    Current Petrol Price

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    No law

    Drink Drive Limit

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    BBD/USD$

    Currency

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    NO

    Tolls

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    21

    Min Rental Age

    Min Driving Age

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    Front and Rear

    Seatbelts

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    Fixed and Mobile

    Speed Cameras

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    Hands Free Only

    Mobile Phones

Recent customer reviews (average rating 8.5/10)

Beth

USA

10/10
Holiday of a li

Holiday of a lifetime, didn't want to come home!!!

30/05/2019
Sasha Trefusis

UK

8/10
Rented a car fo

Rented a car for a 3 week holiday in Barbados with my boyfriend, we had a fab time and the car was useful as not much public transport and didn't want to be stuck in the hotel all the time.

09/08/2019
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Car rental agent statistics in Barbados

  • 8.7/10
    Highest rated agent:
    DRIVE A MATIC
  • 8.7/10
    Lowest rated agent:
    DRIVE A MATIC
  • 24
    Total number of reviews in
    Barbados
  • 2
    Most Locations in Barbados:
    BAJAN CAR RENTALS
  • 15
    Average wait time
    (Min.)
  • 6
    Total rental companies
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Barbados

ItemPercent
January€ 59
February€ 49
March€ 44
April€ 53
May€ 43
June€ 46
July€ 50
August€ 49
September€ 37
October€ 38
November€ 43
December€ 57
ItemPercent
January€ 48
February€ 48
March€ 39
April€ 44
May€ 37
June€ 43
July€ 39
August€ 37
September€ 31
October€ 30
November€ 38
December€ 50
ItemPercent
January€ 98
February€ 97
March
April€ 84
May€ 75
June€ 75
July€ 72
August€ 73
September€ 71
October€ 69
November€ 83
December€ 119
ItemPercent
January€ 69
February€ 78
March€ 72
April€ 67
May€ 101
June€ 74
July€ 61
August€ 64
September€ 51
October€ 48
November€ 52
December€ 79
ItemPercent
January€ 47
February€ 43
March€ 30
April€ 41
May€ 36
June€ 38
July€ 33
August€ 31
September€ 29
October€ 28
November€ 37
December€ 48
ItemPercent
January€ 65
February€ 64
March€ 59
April€ 55
May€ 46
June€ 45
July€ 47
August€ 45
September€ 47
October€ 41
November€ 51
December€ 66
ItemPercent
January€ 53
February€ 54
March
April€ 49
May€ 38
June€ 38
July€ 37
August€ 37
September€ 36
October€ 35
November€ 41
December€ 55
ItemPercent
*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices.

Fuel prices in Barbados

DieselUnleaded
Mar , 2021

€ 1.17

€ 1.48

Feb , 2021

€ 1.11

€ 1.39

Jan , 2021

€ 1.08

€ 1.35

Dec , 2020

€ 1.02

€ 1.32

Nov , 2020

€ 1.04

€ 1.37

Oct , 2020

€ 1.13

€ 1.42

Sep , 2020

€ 1.07

€ 1.37

Aug , 2020

€ 1.01

€ 1.31

Jul , 2020

€ 1.00

€ 1.28

Jun , 2020

€ 1.01

€ 1.23

May , 2020

€ 1.14

€ 1.40

Apr , 2020

€ 1.32

€ 1.63

Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Mar , 2021 1.17 1.48
Feb , 2021 1.11 1.39
Jan , 2021 1.08 1.35
Dec , 2020 1.02 1.32
Nov , 2020 1.04 1.37
Oct , 2020 1.13 1.42
Sep , 2020 1.07 1.37
Aug , 2020 1.01 1.31
Jul , 2020 1.00 1.28
Jun , 2020 1.01 1.23
May , 2020 1.14 1.40
Apr , 2020 1.32 1.63

Car rental price statistics in Barbados

  • € 199.92
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 1203.86
    Highest daily price:
    Chevrolet Cruze
  • 40
    Total cars available
     
  • 4
    Most popular model:
    Suzuki Swift
  • 28
    Location with most cars:
    Grantley Adams International Airport
  • € 28.6 per day
    Cheapest daily price:
    BAJAN CAR RENTALS - Bridgetown City

FAQs about car hire in Barbados

How much does it cost to hire a car in Barbados?

Car hire in Barbados starts from just €28.60 per day for a (economy) class car from Bajan car rentals. The average price to hire a car in Barbados is just €79.80 per day, whilst the most expensive hire car in Barbados is a Chevrolet Cruze car for a (intermediate) class from Alamo costing €1203.90 per day.

How do I get a free additional driver when hiring a car in Barbados?

We often have special offers on car hire in Barbados including free additional drivers, for example, is offering free additional driver and express check-in at for €0.00 per day.

Why is car hire so cheap in Barbados?

Car hire prices in Barbados are kept low thanks to the 5 car hire companies across the country. With over 3 car hire locations and 188 car hire options available, competition keeps prices low in Barbados.

Who is the best car hire company in Barbados?

Based on over reviews from recent car hire customers, the best car hire agency in Barbados Is who score on average /10 across all locations in Barbados.

What is the most popular car hire location in Barbados?

The most popular locations to hire a car in Barbados is Grantley Adams International Airport with 5 car hire companies and 28 cars to choose from.

How much does fuel cost in Barbados?

Current fuel prices in Barbados are €1.484/ltr for petrol and €1.172/ltr for diesel as of 22 March 2021, it’ll cost on average €59 to fill an average compact class car with petrol and €47 for diesel.

What are the speed limits in Barbados?

Speed limits in Barbados are in mph and are generally 20 mph on urban roads, 37 mph on rural roads and 50 mph on the motorways but you should always follow local signage.

What is the cheapest car hire company in Barbados?

Bajan car rentals is the cheapest car hire company in Barbados offering a (economy) class car such as the Toyota Vitz for as little as €200.20 per week.

What is the most popular hire car in Barbados?

The most popular car hire category in Barbados is the Ford Ecosport available from 1 car hire companies in over 2 locations.

Should you rent a car in Barbados?

Car hire in Barbados is a great way to explore the island and see beyond the confines of the hotel grounds.  All inclusive packages to Barbados are very popular and many tourists miss out on the real Barbados experience.  A rental car in Barbados picked up from Grantley Adams Airport and you can be on your way to the hotel long before the tour bus has left the airport.

Visit popular destinations on Barbados island such as St James or Christchurch and get a flavour of this Caribbean Island. Hiring a car in Barbados is the only way to see the beautiful interior of the island without having to brave the hot and crowded conditions of the Barbadian (Bajan) buses. A stunning place to go for lunch is the old plantation house of Fisher Pond which has immaculately kept gardens showcasing Barbados’ most eye catching flora and fauna.

Barbados Mini Guide

Many people wrongly believe that Barbados is part of the Caribbean; the truth is that Barbados is located in the Atlantic Ocean and not the Caribbean Sea. Barbados is a wholly independent island nation and although it lies within the southern Caribbean is actually part of the Lesser Antilles. In recent years Barbados has come to share an official maritime boundary with Trinidad and Tobago, along with parts of the South American mainland. The entire island of Barbados covers an area of almost 450 square kilometres. Its geography is predominantly flat with a few hilly but not mountainous areas.

Barbados is a successful tourist destination, and much of this success can be attributed to its climate. Although Barbados exhibits a fully Caribbean climate the year round, it tends not to suffer from the hurricanes and storms which plague other islands in the area each year. This is due to the fact that its position in the eastern part of the Atlantic Ocean falls outside of the primary hurricane zone. However, there have been specific exceptions most notable of which was Hurricane Janet in 1955, which caused extensive and severe damage to Barbados in its entirety.

When it comes to tourism, Barbados is both advanced and quaintly backward, the island is fairly well-developed and there is whole plethora of internationally renowned, world-class hotels constructed upon the island. These often sit shoulder to shoulder with smaller, beach-based chalets and bungalows, a stark contrast from the luxurious hotels which overshadow them. There is also a selection of apartments and there are private villas dotted all over the island, many are available for private rental.

Bridgetown is the island's capital city, although it was formerly known as the Town of St Michael. The city sprawls along the coastline to the South West of Carlisle Bay. Speightstown is the second largest city on Barbados and is located around 12 miles north of Bridgetown Auto Rental. During times of the original settlement of Barbados, around the year 1630, Speightstown was the busiest and most important town on the island, its port was used for birthing ships full of sugar and other rare commodities upon their trip back to Europe.

Of course no mention of Barbados can be made without discussing its reputation as one of the greatest beach holiday destinations in the entire world. This small island contains over 70 square miles of beach. Due to this incredible amount of physical beach space it is still possible to find secluded and private coves, even in the more popular tourist areas. The only real consideration is which side of the island you wish to visit, the beaches along the east and north coast are facing the Atlantic Ocean, so the sea tends to be somewhat rougher and a little cooler than on the south and west coasts. For this reason it is recommended that swimmers and snorkelers stick to the south and west coast.

Why rent a car in Barbados

Car rental in Barbados is your ticket to the holiday of a lifetime and there are too many gorgeous beaches here to see without taking advantage of car rental. Some of the best of them are on the south coast where the water is a wonderful mixture of the calm Caribbean Sea and the vibrant Atlantic Ocean.

Head to the island’s most popular beach at Accra on the south coast where the shady casuarina trees give you shelter from the baking hot sun. If you are hoping to enjoy some body surfing there are often good waves which crash onto the brilliant white sands of Miami Beach in South Point.

Also on the south coast you may wish to visit the Oistins fish market which sells the island’s best fresh fish by day and has some of its best rum shops to frequent at night, all easily accessible with a rental car.

Fuel Prices in Barbados

  • Price of petrol in Barbados in March

    € 1.48/Ltr

    ($ 1.82/Ltr | 3.63/Ltr)
  • Price of diesel in Barbados in March

    € 1.17/Ltr

    ($ 1.44/Ltr | 2.87/Ltr)

Cost to fill a rental car in Barbados in March

  Petrol Diesel
Economy € 59.36  ($ 72.69) | € 46.88  ($ 57.41)
Compact € 59.36  ($ 72.69) | € 46.88  ($ 57.41)
Full Size € 74.20  ($ 90.86) | € 58.60  ($ 71.76)
SUV € 89.04  ($ 109.04) | € 70.32  ($ 86.11)
Carrier € 103.88  ($ 127.21) | € 82.04  ($ 100.46)

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