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Which car should I rent for my stay in st barth?

Posted by Guillaume on Dec 9, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In Car rental

For total freedom you have decided to rent a car for your stay in St Barth. But which car? To answer this question we have listed the main models you can rent on the island and their characteristics. Prices depend on the season and are for information only. 

High Season (HS): From January 10 to April 4

Low Season (LS): From April 5 to December 12

Festive Season (FS): From December 13 to January 9

picanto-kia

 

Kia Picanto - 4 doors - 5 pax - Automatic

Small little car, great to park in a small spot in Gustavia. Not 4WD.

HS: 40€ / jour | BS: 25€ / jour | FS: 60€ / jour

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Suziki Jimny Manual - 2 doors - 4 pax - Manual - 4WD

First price for a 4x4, not many available and only if you are confident driving a stick shift. 

HS: 50€ / jour | BS: 30€ / jour | FS: 70€ / jour

Suzuki_Ignisbis

Suziki Ignis Manual - 4 doors - 4 pax - Manual - 4WD

Great small 4WD, popular option among locals.

HS: 50€ / jour | BS: 30€ / jour | FS: 70€ / jour

kia_rio

Kia Rio - 4 doors - 5 pax - Automatic 

If you don't need a 4WD and need more space than a Kia Picanto, Kia Rio is a good value option

HS: 50€ / jour | BS: 30€ / jour | FS: 70€ / jour

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Renault Twingo - 4 doors - 4 pax - Automatic

Not a 4WD but they tend to have a good grip.

HS: 55€ / jour | BS: 35€ / jour | FS: 75€ / jour

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Smart Fortwo - 2 doors - 2 pax - Automatic

For the couples looking to park easily in Gustavia :-)

HS: 55€ / jour | BS: 35€ / jour | FS: 75€ / jour

kiaSoul

Kia Soul - 4 doors - 5 pax - Automatic

HS: 60€ / jour | BS: 40€ / jour | FS: 80€ / jour

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Suzuki Jimny - 4 doors - 4 pax - Automatic - 4WD

One of the best pick in our opinion, 4WD so you will never be stucked. It's small but so are the road in St Barth.   

HS: 60€ / jour | BS: 40€ / jour | FS: 80€ / jour

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Renault Duster - 4 doors - 5 pax - Automatic - 4WD

Very good option as well if a Jimny is too small for your party. 

HS: 70€ / jour | BS: 50€ / jour | FS: 90€ / jour

Vitara

Suzuki Vitara - 4 doors - 5 pax - Automatic - 4WD

Slightly more confortable than the Duster, good size and 4WD. 

HS: 70€ / jour | BS: 50€ / jour | FS: 90€ / jour

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Peugeot E 2008 - 4 doors - 5 pax - Automatic - Electric

Make sure that you will be able to plug your car at your villa. 

HS: 90€ / jour | BS: 70€ / jour | FS: 130€ / jour

jeep_wrangler

Jeep Wrangler - 2 doors - 4 pax - Automatic - 4WD

Soft top, many's favorite choice, great car that will never let you down. 

HS: 90€ / jour | BS: 70€ / jour | FS: 130€ / jour

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Mini Cooper cabriolet - 2 doors - 4 pax - Automatic

Great small cabriolet.

HS: 90€ / jour | BS: 70€ / jour | FS: 130€ / jour

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Mini Countryman - 4 doors - 4 pax - Automatic - Sunroof - 4WD

Confortable 4WD that will take you everywhere with style. 

HS: 100€ / jour | BS: 70€ / jour | FS: 150€ / jour

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BMW Serie 2 - 2 doors - 4 pax - Automatic

HS: 100€ / jour | BS: 70€ / jour | FS: 150€ / jour

Sorento

 

Kia Sorento - 4 doors - 7 pax - Automatic - 4WD

Large 4WD for larger groups. 

HS: 120€ / jour | BS: 85 / jour | FS: 180€ / jour

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Jeep Wrangler - 4 doors - 5 pax - Automatic - 4WD

Soft top, large 4WD for 5 persons. Can feel a little big sometimes on the island's roads.

From 85€ / day 

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Mini Moke - No doors ;-) - 4 pax - Automatic

The perfect beach car! 

From 150€ / day

Things to know: 

- Speed limit is 50 km/h (30 mph) with many areas at 30 km/h (20 mph).

- Driving is on the right side of the road.

- When parking in Gustavia, in most places, you will need to put a blue disk showing your arrival time. You can park for 1h30 only. 

- Some villas' access require a 4WD, make sure you check with your reservation agent if it's the case for you. 

- There is a parking when you enter Gustavia, first half hour is free.

Your Corcoran agent can help you with your car rental choice and reservation, do not hesitate to contact us. 

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