We highly recommend renting a vehicle for your stay in Cayman in order to get the most out of your visit. Rental rates in Cayman are excellent value (the lowest rates in the Caribbean) and driving on the left need not put anyone off, as our roads are very quiet, particularly around The East End of the island.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What kinds of cars are available ?
A: A wide selection, from compact cars to Jeeps of varying sizes to Vans for large groups.
Q: Which companies do you recommend ?
Q: What restrictions are there ?
A: Most companies require drivers to be at least 21 years of age . All drivers must hold a valid drivers licence and purchase a CI Government drivers permit at time of picking up the car, cost US$7.50 (one time licensing fee) All rentals do cover unlimited mileage. Gasoline is not included in rate.
Q: What does insurance cost ?
A: All American Express charge cards and many Gold or Platinum Visa and Mastercards cover the insurance, we suggest that people check with their credit card companies as some do provide certain auto coverage like collision then all you need to add on when you pick up your car is the Liability insurance.
Q: Where do I pick up my car ?
A: All companies (except McCurleys, see below) have offices right next to the airport, a short walk from the arrivals area.