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Do I need a car in St Maarten?

Do they have uber in St Maarten?

There are no Uber services in St Maarten nor any other rideshare options here. You'll have to take a taxi, use public transport or book a car rental in St Maarten.

How much does it cost to rent a car in St Martin/St Maarten?

Prices subject to change and may not include additional fees. What is the average cost to rent a car in St Martin / St Maarten? The average cost to rent a car in St Martin / St Maarten is $73 per day. What is the cheapest price for a rental car in St Martin / St Maarten?

How do I get a discount at car rental companies?

Join a loyalty rewards program with a car rental company so you can earn points to use towards perks. Joining is typically free-of-charge. When flying to St Martin / St Maarten, check with the airline for reward programs that include discounts at car rental companies.

Does Uber work in Sint Maarten?

No Uber/Lyft. Rental cars are the most preferred, and cost-efficient, way of transport on the island if you're gonna be there awhile and want to explore.

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Which side of the road do you drive on in St Martin?

Martin / St. Maarten. On St. Martin, the rules of the road correspond to French regulations, and traffic flows on the right side of the road.

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How long does it take to drive around St Martin Island?

You can drive from one end of the island to the next in as little as 30-45 minutes (without traffic), and explore the best things to do on St Maarten.

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Does GPS work in St Martin?

Never get lost with the “We Are SXM” App! Have all Island Information and GPS Navigation at hand during your vacation on Sint Maarten – Saint Martin. Search for the best things to do in your area, click on “Route” for GPS navigation and “Share” your experience(s) with friends!Mar 16, 2021

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Is Orient Beach Open now?

The remaining stretch of Orient Beach is wide open and both residents and return visitors can't escape the beauty of the bay to be back in its natural state.

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Can you walk around St Maarten?

Yep you can walk.. As long as it is not August or September.. Just too hot IMHO to walk anywhere at those times.

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Does Google Maps work in St Martin?

TIP: In Google Maps (left top corner) download the “Offline St. Maarten – St. Martin map” to use the GPS navigation service without using any mobile data!Mar 16, 2021

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Does St Maarten accept US dollars?

The Antillean Guilder or Florin is the official currency in St. Maarten, which is divided into 100 cents. US dollars are accepted at the majority of businesses on the Dutch side of the island. On the French side, the euro is the official currency.

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How long does it take to drive around Saint Martin?

37 square miles. If no traffic 1 1/2 hours.

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What is the speed limit in Sint Maarten?

Speed limits are quite simple in Sint Maarten, with a general limit of 40 km/h (24 mph) in urban areas and 60 km/h (37 mph) in rural areas. Highways have a limit of 80 km/h (50 mph), although these are very short stretches of road, so in practice, such speeds are rarely reached.

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How long does it take to drive around St Maarten?

37 square miles. If no traffic 1 1/2 hours.

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Can you drive in St Maarten with US license?

Your valid US state-issued driver's licence is sufficient anywhere on the island, whether Dutch or French side.

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Is St Maarten safe?

St. Maarten is generally considered a safe place to visit, but as with any tourist destination there are some general safety precautions you should take. St. Martin is one of the safest warm weather climate (outside US) locations to visit.

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How do people get around in St Martin?

Traveling by public bus (more like a minivan) is a reasonable means of transport on St. Maarten/St. ... Buses run daily from 5am to midnight and serve most major locations on both sides of the island. The most popular run is from Philipsburg on the Dutch side to Marigot on the French side.

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Can Americans Drive in St Maarten?

A French or international driver's license is required to drive anywhere on the island. A main road circles the island and smaller roads provide access to the neighborhoods and beaches. Overall, driving is stress-free despite the occasional traffic jam in high tourist season due to a limited number of roads.

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Can you drive in St Martin with US license?

Your valid US state-issued driver's licence is sufficient anywhere on the island, whether Dutch or French side.

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Can you drink the water in St Maarten?

2. Re: Can you drink the tap water on St Maarten? Yes, tap water is safe for drinking. With that in mind we like to purchase a case of bottle water and find that the local bottled water, bottled on the Island is quite good and inexpensive.

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Is St Martin safe?

St. Maarten is generally considered a safe place to visit, but as with any tourist destination there are some general safety precautions you should take. St. Martin is one of the safest warm weather climate (outside US) locations to visit.

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How much is the water taxi in St Maarten?

There are regular taxis for $3 per person or the water taxi for $5 one way or $7 per person for unlimited rides for the day. It was an easy decision. The water taxis leave every five to ten minutes and stop both at the beach and shopping area and at the downtown of Philipsburg, on the Dutch side of St. Maarten.Nov 8, 2020

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Are taxis expensive in St Maarten?

Taxi Rates on SXM:

Princess Juliana International Airport to Philipsburg $20 and from Bobby's Marina $25. Princess Juliana International Airport to Marigot $20 and Concordia or Sandy Ground $25. Princess Juliana International Airport to Grand Case, Orient Bay, Anse Marcel $35.

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What is the best time of year to go to St Maarten?

The best time to visit St. Martin and St. Maarten is May and June or between November and mid-December. These select weeks are times when hotels advertise their best rates.

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Is St Maarten walkable?

Yep you can walk.. As long as it is not August or September.. Just too hot IMHO to walk anywhere at those times. I say that but I will also say that I HIGHLY recommend a car.

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Is it cheaper to rent a car daily or weekly?

In general, a car rental that might cost $30-80 per day might be a lot cheaper to rent by the week.) ... Depending on the length of time rented, daily rates ranged from $41 to $75. In fact the weekly rate yielded a daily rate 45.6% cheaper than the normal daily rate (sans weekly pricing).Aug 29, 2017

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How much are taxis in St Maarten?

Taxi Rates on SXM:

Princess Juliana International Airport to Marigot $20 and Concordia or Sandy Ground $25. Princess Juliana International Airport to Grand Case, Orient Bay, Anse Marcel $35. Princess Juliana International Airport to Maho $10. Marigot to Grand Case $20 Anse Marcel $25.

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How is the drive in St Martin?

Martin follows continental European laws and signs. We drive on the right side of the road, like in the US and Canada. An important rule: traffic coming from the right has the right-of-way! Because this is the 'default' rule, there are usually no street signs on intersections.

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What are the child car seat laws in Sint Maarten?

Children under the age of five must be placed in a suitable restraint system in the back seat of a car when traveling in Sint Maarten. Rental agencies are usually able to provide baby and child seats when booked in advance; for example, Avis charges 15 ANG (8 USD) per day for the service.

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Why choose our St Maarten transportation?

With many unique attractions, such as Mullet Bay Beach, Loterie Farm, and Orient Bay, St. Maarten is a popular destination with tourists and business travelers alike. No matter if you’re visiting for only a few days or staying for a month or more, you can count on us to provide the perfect vehicle for your transportation needs.

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