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Martinique car rentals

Driver's age: 26-65
Thu 27-6
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Cheap car hire in Martinique

People carrier
Passenger van
Pick-up truck

Top tips for hiring a car in Martinique

  • You should be aware that legal blood-alcohol levels in Martinique (50 mg) are lower than in many US cities (80 mg), so it is not recommended that you operate a vehicle if you’ve had more than one drink. Radars and speed cameras are in regular use as well, so pay close attention to the speedometer to avoid being ticketed, especially when driving at night.
  • When it comes to parking your rental car, you can park almost anywhere in Martinique except in the capital city of Fort de France, where you can find car parks and lots with attendants, which may be more convenient. Street parking is generally free on Sundays, and many hotels will have secured parking lots for client use in most cases.
  • From Fort de France, there is a network of highways that connect you to various parts of the island, if you decide to rent a car in Martinique. The N1, N2, and N3 are major roads with access to the northern region of the country. If you wish to drive across to Presqu’ile de la Caravelle, then take the N4 East. To travel to the southern region of the island, the N5 and N6 are the best routes to use.
  • Some people who choose to rent a car in Martinique may wish to get a vehicle with a GPS system to help them navigate around the island. If one is not available, a good road map from a petrol station should suffice, or you can purchase a local SIM card and make use of Google Maps on your mobile device to find some choice beaches to explore. Wi-Fi tends to be very limited around the Island.
  • Book your rental car in Martinique at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Martinique are around 42% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about hiring a car in Martinique

  • What is the most popular car hire in Martinique?

    Intermediate (Dacia Lodgy or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Martinique.

  • How can I find car hires near me in Martinique?

    Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.

  • What is driving like in Martinique?

    All drivers in Martinique must use the right side of the road, and regulations suggest that all passengers must wear seatbelts when the vehicle is engaged. No child under 12 is permitted to ride in the front passenger seat, and all children age 6 and under must use an appropriate car seat. Additionally, there are no toll stations in the country.

  • How old do you have to be to hire a car in Martinique?

    In addition to holding a valid driver’s license for over one year, anyone wishing to rent a car in Martinique must be over 21 years of age. All operators under the age of 24 will incur a penalty. Rent a car charges 30 € ($34) for the length of the contract, and any additional drivers can be added to the policy for a flat fee of 25 € ($28).

  • How much does petrol cost in Martinique?

    Expect a liter of petrol to cost about 1.18 € ($1.34) and a gallon around $5.07. Diesel is the same per liter, but costs about $5.04 per gallon. Credit cards are commonly used in petrol stations in the country, but they are not the rule. It’s good to always have some cash on you when filling up the tank.

  • What are the speed limits in Martinique?

    The speed limit within populated areas is 50 km/h (31 mph), and in regions outside the city it is 90 km/h (about 56 mph). While traveling on the country’s highways, it is permitted to drive at 110 km/h or 68 mph.

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The rates displayed include all taxes and fees for hire cars for the class listed and were found by KAYAK users in the last 48 hours. Offers are subject to change and may not be available on all car hires listed or dates of travel. Some hire car providers charge additional fees for other services (GPS, infant car seats, etc.). Please check the website of the respective hire car provider.