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St. Maarten Car Rentals

A St. Maarten car rental is almost a must when visiting this southern Caribbean island by air or by cruise.

Car rental companies are concentrated in three areas -- Princess Juliana International Airport, the main cruise port at Philipsburg on the Dutch side of the island and the smaller airport at Grand Case near Marigot on the French side.

Although St. Maarten is a small island, the main points of interest are spread out around the island. Visitors will find easy access to all points using the numerous taxis and buses that are available.

However, a car rental makes extra sense for anyone planning to see more than one place, such as the town of Marigot, Orient Beach, etc.

In addition, visitors who are tempted to rent a motorcycle, moped or bicycle will find that the roads are narrow, use limited traffic signs and virtually no traffic lights, and are not entirely safe for those forms of transportation.

Here is a sampling of car rental companies in the three main locations:

Princess Juliana International Airport

Leisure Car Rental
Location: 130 Airport Road
Phone: (844) 545-2359

Thrifty / Dollar
Location: 102 Airport Road
Phone: 001 (599) 545-2393

Location: 120 Airport Road
Phone: 001 (599) 545-2847

Budget Rent A Car
Location: 94 Airport Road
Phone: 001 (721) 545-2316

Location: 1 Waterfront Road, Cole Bay
Phone: 001 (599) 544-4138

Value Car Rental
Location: Sr Patentia Houtman Rd 17a, Simpson Bay
Phone: 1-800-650-9394

Empress Rent-a-Car
Location: Airport terminal
Phone: 1-866-978-0849

Location: Airport Boulevard #15
Phone: 011 (599) 545-3327

Car Rental Express
Location: Airport Boulevard #15
Phone: 011 (599) 545-3327


Location: Dock Maarten Parking Lot
Phone: 001 (599) 545-2847

Grand Case Airport

Thifty / Dollar
Location: In airport terminal
Phone: 001 (599) 545-2393

Location: At the airport
Phone: 001 (590) 0690 634 947
Scott S. Bateman is a professional journalist who has traveled widely throughout the Caribbean and the Americas.

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February 17, 2020
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