Arrive on Martinique for an incredible holiday getaway in the Caribbean. Explore the island with the freedom of your own wheels when you hire a cheap rental car from Fort-de-France Airport.
Smack dab in the middle of the Lesser Antilles islands, the French territory of Martinique boasts palm-tree-covered beaches, balmy weather, and a majestic-looking volcano. The capital, Fort-de-France, is the most populated city on the island and famous for steep hills and La Savane garden. The colourful capital is also home to Fort St-Louis, a top tourist site in town, and nearby Plage La Francaise, a small beach close to the port.
Hiring a cheap Fort-de-France rental car with Airport Rentals
Start your Martinique holiday off right with an Airport Rentals car hire. Simply type in your travel dates and click ‘search’ to compare the best car rental rates on the island. Narrow your search by flagging your favourite rental brand or car type, then finalise your selection and complete your booking on our safe, secure site.
With Airport Rentals, you never have to worry about the hassle of hidden fees, plus you can receive included benefits such as breakdown assistance and unlimited mileage. Have a question? Our 24/7 customer service can help you at any time of the day.
Martinique Aime Cesaire International Airport (FDF)
Martinique Aime Cesaire International Airport, located just outside Fort-de-France, is the main airport serving the island. The small facility has basic services, including restaurants, cafes, duty-free shopping, and complimentary WiFi. Pick up your car hire keys at the rental counters located in the arrivals area.
Picking up a car hire from a downtown Fort-de-France depot? Hail a taxi for the short ride to town.
Guide to driving a rental car in Fort-de-France
Use our helpful driving guide for tips, navigation, and parking information in Fort-de-France.
Driving from the Martinique Aime Cesaire International Airport to downtown
Drive to Fort-de-France from the airport in just 15 minutes in your rental car. Exit the airport heading northwest on A1. Take the Rocade exit to arrive in the city centre, or take the left onto N1 to head to the waterfront.
Driving tips for your Fort-de-France rental car
Rush hour times tend to cause some serious congestion in Fort-de-France. Plan accordingly.
Martinique car rental driving tips
● Drive on the right side of the road.
● Seatbelts must be worn by all passengers.
● Speed limits are as follows: 110 km/h on highways, 90 km/h on open roads and 50 km/h in urban areas.
● In the unlikely event of a break down, read our tips on what to do in the situation.
Parking options at the Airport and downtown Fort-de-France
If you are picking up or dropping off passengers at Fort-de-France Airport, utilise the 10-minute free parking zone. Alternatively, park at P1 or P2 and pay €1 for up to 35 minutes, and €19 for the day.
Parking throughout the island is easy to find and often unrestricted. In downtown Fort-de-France, be sure to abide by posted signs regarding time restrictions and no-parking zones. Many tourist attractions in the city charge parking fees, but the rest of the island is mostly free of charge.
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