|£73/day||Intermediate estate car|
|£93/day||Supplier choice SUV|
|£137/day||Supplier choice van|
On average a car hire in Jamaica costs £67 per day.
Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Jamaica.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest car hires were found at Hertz (£29/day), ADDCAR RENTAL (£29/day) and Island Car Rentals (£50/day).
Take a look at our extensive car hire location map to find the best car hire deals near you.
Based on car searches on KAYAK. The most popular cities to hire a car in Jamaica are Montego Bay (56% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Jamaica). Kingston (43%) and Runaway Bay (1%).
On average hiring a car in Jamaica costs £302 per week (£43 per day).
On average a car hire in Jamaica costs £1,295 per month (£43 per day).
Travelers who choose to rent a car in Jamaica are advised to exercise more caution than they might when driving at home, due to congested traffic and poor road conditions outside major cities in Jamaica. Driving is on the left and road conditions vary greatly. You will find the well-signed and well-maintained "A" highway that circles the island, as well as forgotten mountain roads.
Most agencies require drivers to be at least 23 years old to rent a car in Jamaica. This may, however, increase to 25 for some agencies—for example, National. Others are willing to accept 21-year-old drivers for a daily surcharge; at Island Car Rental, for example, there is a young driver surcharge of approximately 781 JMD (6 USD) per day. In general, a driver must have held his or her license for a minimum of one year. English-language domestic licenses are acceptable in most cases for a short-term rental.
Petrol prices in Jamaica are charged by the British gallon, which is a larger unit of measurement than the American gallon. While petrol is readily available in cities, fueling stations can be much farther apart outside urban areas. It is always wise to fill up when a chance presents itself. Most petrol stations are full-service and take payment in cash only. Expect to pay around 736 JMD (5.70 USD) per gallon of petrol.
The speed limit system in Jamaica is relatively straightforward, with only two major limits in operation: 50 km/h (31 mph) in urban or residential areas and 80 km/h (50 mph) outside these areas.