Guide to Driving In Cayman Islands - Drive Safe in Cayman Islands

With our Drive Smart guide you're fully prepared to hire a car in Cayman Islands and stay safe on unfamiliar roads.

URBAN SPEED LIMIT

25-30 MPH

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RURAL SPEED LIMIT

40 MPH

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motorway speed limit

80 MPH

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Drink Drive Limit

 0.1 BAC

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You drive in Cayman Islands on the Right side  
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The currency in Cayman Islands is CI$ & USD
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To rent a car is  21 years and to drive is 18 years of age
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Driving Laws in Cayman Islands

Are there any special requirements for driving or hiring a car in Cayman Islands?

Driving in Cayman Islands
Pocket guide to driving in Cayman Islands
Profile:
Cayman Islands
George Town
CI$ & USD
Driving in Cayman Islands
SPEED: (MPH)
25-30
40
80
Speed limit in Cayman Islands
Holiday:
Rush hour in Cayman Islands
Cameras:
YES
YES
Speed cameras in Cayman Islands
FUEL:
EUR/Litre
Fuel prices in Cayman Islands
DRIVE:
Drive  in Cayman Islands
MIN AGE:
18
21
Min driving age in Cayman Islands
DRINK:
0.1 BAC
Blood alcohol content
Drink driving in Cayman Islands
EMERGENCY:
911
Emergency phone number in Cayman Islands
DOCUMENT:
Driving documents in Cayman Islands
PHONES:
NO
Hands free only
Mobile phone driving in Cayman Islands
SEATBELTS:
YES
YES
Seat belt in Cayman Islands
The National Roads Authority (NRA) are responsible for the development and maintenance of the roads and highways in the Cayman Islands and are keen to impress the high quality and efficiency of the road network of this relatively small island. If you're driving in the Cayman Islands you will be impressed by the infrastructure and road network where, whether in George Town or anywhere else on the island. The roads are generally in excellent condition and well signed leaving little to concern visiting tourists renting a car in the Cayman Islands.

driving in Cayman Islands

Rules of the road

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Emergency Services Numbers

Police Police: 911

Police Fire: 911

Police Ambulance: 911

Notes:

Fuel Prices in Cayman Islands by Month

Parking Information

Parking regulations

Parking in the Cayman Islands is generally quite relaxed, traffic is light and on-street parking is generally acceptable.

Parking Enforcement
Parking tickets are issued by traffic wardens for breaking parking regulations. If your vehicle is parked in a manner deemed unsafe or an obstruction it will be towed.

Disabled Parking
There is little designated disabled parking in the Cayman Islands, however law does require drivers to respect designated disabled parking bays which are only permitted for use by cars carrying a disabled sticker.

Emergency Information

Emergency Information

Police Police: 911

Police Fire: 911

Police Ambulance: 911

In the event of an emergency in the Cayman Islands, the following emergency services should be contacted;
 
  • 911 - Police
  • 911 - Fire
  • 911 – Ambulance

What to do in an emergency

In the event of an emergency in the Cayman Islands you should call 911 and the operator will direct your call to the correct emergency service.

By law, if you are involved in an incident involving injury to a person or animal or damage to property or vehicle you must exchange names, address, DOB, registration and insurance details and report the incident to the police within 24 hours.

Handy Guides

World Driving Guides

Road Signs

Handy Phrases

English is the primary language in the Cayman Islands, however some local slang and dialects could prove useful when visitng the Cayman Islands ;

AH WAH (pronounced AH-WAH)
Or what? / The end of a question / yes or no
Eg. "You going home ah wah?"

BOBO (pronounced BOH-BOH) - FROM WEST BAY
A close and personal friend / The object of one's affection / a woman's pet name for a boyfriend or close male friend
Eg. " I gah plenty guy friends but Derrick is my bobo."

CHARGE UP (pronounced CHA'AJE UP)
Extremely drunk and rambunctious / disorderly / wildly boisterous / turbulently active and noisy
Eg. "Don't mess with Renny when he charge up."

Cayman Islands Fuel Price History

Fuel Prices in Cayman Islands by Month
Chloe Demaret
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