Tucked away in the Leeward Islands and surrounded by dream-like turquoise waters is the island of Guadeloupe. Secure an airport rental car from Pointe a Pitre for an unforgettable holiday in the Caribbean sun.
Guadeloupe is a French territory known for its marvelous beaches and natural attractions. Located near the middle of the two-island archipelago is Pointe a Pitre, the perfect starting point for your Caribbean adventure. Visit the Marche de la Darse, a bustling harbour market, the Memorial ACTe museum and pick up some local artisanal crafts at Marche Couvert. Once you’ve had enough city slicking, hop in your rental car for a tour around the breathtaking islands.
Hiring a cheap Pointe a Pitre rental car with Airport Rentals
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Pointe a Pitre International Airport (PTP)
Touch down in paradise at Pointe a Pitre International Airport, the island’s main transport hub which services over 2 million passengers each year. Find a small selection of shops including duty-free outlets, plus a mini grocery store in the terminal. Grab a bite to eat at one of the cafes and enjoy complimentary WiFi during your transit stop. Showers and a beauty spa are also available. Head to the annex building near the North terminal (by exit 3) to pick up your car hire.
Collecting a rental car from downtown Pointe a Pitre? Hail a taxi from outside the terminal to make your way into town.
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Guide to driving a car hire in Pointe a Pitre
Make use of our handy guide to driving, directions and parking in Pointe a Pitre.
Driving from Pointe a Pitre International Airport to Pointe a Pitre
Drive from the Pointe a Pitre International Airport to town in under 15 minutes. Exit the airport heading west and merge onto N11 towards the city. The N11 turns into D129, which you will follow south into the city limits.
Driving tips for your Pointe a Pitre rental car
Getting around the city is pretty straightforward with a rental car. Pay attention to pedestrians near the road and use a GPS, particularly if French is not your first language.
Guadeloupe rental car driving tips
● Drive on the right-hand side of the road.
● Always buckle up.
● Children under the age of 12 must be in the back seat.
● The drink driving laws allow a blood alcohol level of .05% but we recommend making other arrangements if you plan to drink.
● Speed limits are as follows: 90 km/h on highways, 70 km/h in rural areas and 50km/h in cities.
Parking options at Pointe a Pitre Airport and in the city
If you wish to park at Pointe a Pitre Airport, use the short-term lot to park for less than three hours. The first 15 minutes are free, then the rate is €2 for up to 30 minutes and €3 for an hour. Pay €30 for 24 hours in the long-term lot. Valet and cleaning services are also available.
Find free parking spots throughout Pointe a Pitre city. Make sure to abide by signs to avoid fines. Paid parking lots are also available and some accommodation providers offer guest parking.
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