After views on car hire in Barbados, is it ok, is it safe to do ???
What are the usual tricks, what are the best / cheapest rental firms at the moment ??
Not sure what your concerns are? Driving in Barbados is perfectly safe. Roads are full of pot holes, signage poor so easy to get lost but otherwise never had a problem.
Look at MAH, Top CarbRentals and Stoutes.
Popular and highly recommended Car Rental companies include:
Stoutes Car Rental - www.stoutescar.com
Courtesy Rent-A-Car - www.courtesyrentacar.com
Drive-A-Matic - www.carhire.tv
Coconut Car Rentals - www.coconutcars.com
Top Car Rentals - www.barbadoscarrentals.com
Direct Car Rentals - www.barbadosrentals.net
M.A.H Car Rentals - www.funbarbados.com/CarRentals/MAHrentals.cfm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mix and compare and see who comes out cheapest with the vehicle and conditions you prefer.
I used MAH in May and they provided an excellent service as well as a good price. Driven on 2 separate trips to Barbados and never encountered any problems
Another vote here for MAH. Good vehicles, good price and friendly helpful service.
We have used them for years and never had a problem.
I've used Drive-A-Matic the last two years. Very easy to deal with.
MAH Again...Amina and her sons provide a great service at competitive rates.
Stoutes for us, been using them for the last 13 years! Never had a problem with the cars and the staff are so friendly and helpful. They have an office at the airport too, so easy to pick up and drop off. Of course, they will come out to your accommodation if you want them to as well. I will admit they are not the cheapest, but the quality of their vehicles reflects this, and the service they provide.
Another vote for MAH car rentals.
I use them on every visit. They are a family run company and they will have your vehicle delivered to your accommodation or for pick up at the airport.
If you decide to collect at the airport then they will be there to meet you just outside of the arrivals to sign all the documents and show you your car. This is at no extra cost.
Their vehicles are very good. I only once had a problem (which can happen to anyone) with a dead battery and they were there within minutes to sort it out for me.
Their prices are very competitive.
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