Discover the breathtaking island of St Thomas when you rent a car in the US Virgin Islands. Despite being smaller than its USVI counterpart, St Croix, St Thomas is the main tourist draw, with visitors flocking to the island to enjoy its beautiful beaches, incredible resorts and stunning attractions. Shop till you drop, sail out onto the Caribbean Sea, and play a few rounds at the world-renowned golf course. Experience the incredible natural beauty of this island with the freedom of a cheap St Thomas airport rental car.
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Hiring a cheap car rental for your trip to St Thomas is quick and easy with Airport Rentals.
Simply select your travel dates and click ‘search’ to view suitable vehicles available across multiple brands at Cyril E. King Airport. Choose from well-known brands like Avis, Budget and Hertz, and refine your options by car type, transmission preference, group size and more to find your ideal car.
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A quick look at Cyril E. King Airport
While the airport seems small, Cyril E. King Airport has ample space and plenty of restaurants for the thousands of passengers passing through each day. Fly in from major US cities such as Miami, Boston and New York, and rest up before collecting your rental car keys from the ground floor.
Driving in St Thomas
Getting around in your car hire on St Thomas is pretty straightforward, just be aware that flat, straight roads are few on this mountainous island. Take extra care while rounding tight bends in hilly areas.
Driving to and from Cyril E. King Airport
Cyril E. King Airport is located just over 5km west of Charlotte Amalie, the main centre on St Thomas. To get to town, head out onto Airport Road and take a right onto Moravian Highway. Continue onto Veterans Drive and follow the signs into the city centre. The trip should take around 15-minutes.
If picking up your car hire from town, taxis are available at the airport.
Tips for driving in St Thomas
When driving in St Thomas, be aware of all the road rules for your safety, and the safety of others.
● In USVI, motorists drive on the left hand side of the road. Many cars, however, are also left-side steering as the cars come from the USA.
● You must always wear your seatbelt.
● The horn is used as a friendly signal rather than to express road rage.
● Animals often roam the roads, so as you drive be wary of chickens, goats and donkeys.
Read up on some more tips for driving in foreign countries.
Where to park your rental car
At the Cyril E. King Airport, parking is free for the first 15 minutes. From there, rates begin at USD$2 for the first hour, and rise USD$2 per hour thereafter. The daily maximum you’ll pay is USD$10. The parking lot is open from 6:00am until 11:00pm every day.
There is parking at most places around St Thomas, including some lots, and most are free of charge. On busy weekend nights in Frenchtown, however, you may have trouble finding a close parking space. Try a few blocks down and enjoy a walk in the evening air.
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