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Car Rental in Jamaica

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Sangster International Airport Car Rental
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
AddCar
$30.84 / per day
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Sangster International Airport Car Rental
Compact
Nissan Versa or similar
Nissan Versa
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
AddCar
$33.08 / per day
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Sangster International Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
AddCar
$38.12 / per day
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Sangster International Airport Car Rental
Intermediate
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$41.00 / per day
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Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Sangster International Airport Car Rental
Economy
Toyota Vitz or similar
Toyota Vitz
  • 4x
  • x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$43.00 / per day
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Norman Manley International Airport Car Rental
Economy
Suzuki Swift or similar
Suzuki Swift
  • 4x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
NUCarrentals
$43.50 / per day
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Sangster International Airport Car Rental
Compact
Hyundai Accent or similar
Hyundai Accent
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$44.15 / per day
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Sangster International Airport Car Rental
Economy
Nissan March or similar
Nissan March
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
RightCars
$45.88 / per day
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The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 17:37 on 2020-10-21. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English,
Jamaican Creole
Currency
JMD
Country code
+1 876
Average car rental length
10 days
Economy car rental price
$36.57 / per day
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 km/h
50 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Rating
8.5

Why rent a car in Jamaica?

Jamaica is a great country to explore by car. Most travelers only visit either Montego Bay on one coast or Kingston on the either. Having your own ride will let you to go to them both and pick your favorite, as well as to experience all the diversity that’s in between.

Jamaica Car Rental

Top ways to enter Jamaica

  • Montego Bay Sangster Airport: Serving flights to and from many destinations in The Americas and Europe, this airport is the main entry point for Northern Jamaica.
  • Kingston Norman Manley Airport: Named after Jamaican statesman, Kingston Airport serves Jamaica’s capital and hosts flights by around 15 airlines.

Top cities and places to visit

  • Kingston: Large and busy, Kingston is home to sites like the National Gallery of Jamaica, the Bob Marley Museum, and the Emancipation Park.
  • Montego Bay: Jamaica’s second city has important historic landmarks and beautiful beaches and nature areas in equal parts. 
  • Negril: The beautiful resort town on the very western tip of Jamaica has perhaps the most stunning sea coast in the whole country.
  • Blue Mountains: Majestic yet accessible, Blue Mountains are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to countless flora and fauna species. 
  • Port Antonio: Located on the eastern part of the island, Port Antonio is not as visited as some other Jamaica’s beach destinations, but can offer stunning rocky beaches, hospitable atmosphere, and the Blue Lagoon cove.

Most popular rental car

The most popular rental car in Jamaica is the Suzuki Dzire, followed by the Mazda Demio and the Toyota Yaris.

Most popular types of rental car

The most popular rental car type in Jamaica is an Economy, but Compact and Fullsize are also popular.

Top driving routes

  1. Montego Bay - Kingston (171 km / 106 mi) The route between the country’s two biggest cities can be done in just two and a half hours.
  2. Kingston - Clarendon (53 km / 33 mi) Clarendon Parish is very close to the capital city, Kingston, and you can also stop by in Spanish Town on the way.
  3. Montego Bay - Mandeville (114 km / 71 mi) You can drive between these two cities in a couple of hours, but you might want to stop and go on a tour on Black River on the way.

Car Rental Prices

  • Large cars - from $86 per day
  • Medium cars - from $61 per day
  • People Carriers/Vans - from $112 per day
  • Small cars - from $51 per day
  • SUVs - from $96 per day

How can I save money on my rental car?

You can do a number of things to get a good car rental deal in Jamaica:

  • Compare rates of different rental car providers
  • Book your rental car well in advance
  • Plan your route before you go
  • Know your fuel and mileage requirements
  • Visit on the month when the rental prices are the cheapest. According to our data, visiting Jamaica is the cheapest in February when renting a car is about 65% cheaper than the yearly average.

Top 2 Most Popular Cities in Jamaica

  1. Car Rental in Kingston from $43.50 per day
  2. Car Rental in Montego Bay from $30.84 per day

Map of Car Rental Locations

Which is the cheapest month to rent a car in Jamaica?

The cost of renting a car in Jamaica depends on the time of year. This graph compares price changes from month to month in order to find the best offer.
Average Rental Price in Jamaica
$59.50
January
$38.29
February
$47.10
March
$39.22
April
$58.43
May
$76.28
June
$118.42
July
$73.60
August
$44.08
September
$43.80
October
$72.76
November
$68.66
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car in Jamaica is February — prices start from $38.29 for an Economy class vehicle. This is 38% cheaper than the yearly average and 68% cheaper than renting a car in the month of July (when prices start at $118.42 for a Compact class). This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. The exact price for your trip will depend on the length of your rental and the number of days until your rental period begins. Just enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers.

What’s the average rental length in Jamaica?

The average length differs from month to month. The longest rental periods are in November — an average of 10 days. The shortest are in January — an average of 6 days.
Average Rental Length in Jamaica
6
January
7
February
6
March
8
April
6
May
7
June
9
July
7
August
8
September
8
October
10
November
7
December

What’s the most popular time for renting a car in Jamaica?

Discover Cars users search for cars in a lot of locations daily. We gathered this information in order to analyze car rental popularity in Jamaica. The most popular month is December, while the least popular is April.
Popularity of Car Rental in Jamaica by Monthly Searches
82%
January
297%
February
288%
March
1%
April
1%
May
1%
June
1%
July
1%
August
48%
September
62%
October
36%
November
383%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Ace Rent a car Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
NUCarrentals Suzuki Swift 5 1 Small cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Yaris 4 2 Medium cars
NUCarrentals Toyota Corolla 4 4 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Toyota Corolla 4 3 Large cars
Alamo Honda City 4 4 Medium cars
AddCar Suzuki Swift 4 1 Small cars
SIXT Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
AddCar Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Ace Rent a car Honda Accord 4 4 Large cars

Our Customers Reviews

Canada
Nissan Sentra
April 1, 2020
Only arrived and departed from Montego Bay, did not visit anywhere there. The island is stunningly beautiful
United Kingdom
Toyota Corolla
October 3, 2019
During my stay, I visited Runaway Bay, Trelawny, Coleyville, Chriistiana, Mandeville. Just stick to the speed limit and watch out for potholes.

Top 14 Suppliers in Jamaica in 2020

RightCars
RightCars
Exceptional 9.5
+87617722610667
Sangster International Airport,Montego Bay Jamaica,Montego Bay
National
National
Exceptional 9.2
8769060084
NORMAN MANLEY INTL AIRPORT,
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.8
8769060084
SANGSTER INTL AIRPORT,
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.8
8769060084
SANGSTER INTL AIRPORT,
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+18769521212
3 Ramparts Close
Europcar
Europcar
Excellent 8.6
+187619521126
KINGSTON AIRPORT
Economy rent a car
Economy rent a car
Excellent 8.5
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5
+18769520762
Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Working hours
Mon:06:00-22:00
Tue:06:00-22:00
Wed:06:00-22:00
Thu:06:00-22:00
Fri:06:00-22:00
Sat:06:00-22:00
Sun:06:00-22:00
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.5
+8769523838
Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
AddCar
AddCar
Excellent 8.5
+18769402679 / +18769402680
34 Quens Drive Montego Bay Saint James
Alamo
Alamo
Excellent 8.5
8769060084
Sangster Intl Airport
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
NUCarrentals
NUCarrentals
Very good 7.6
+8769527225
Donald Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
8669106174 / 8769402584
34 Queens Drive
MEX RENT A CAR
MEX RENT A CAR
Very good 7
+8769525771
MBJ Airport Montego Bay, A1, Montego Bay
Working hours
Mon:08:00-22:00
Tue:08:00-22:00
Wed:08:00-22:00
Thu:08:00-22:00
Fri:08:00-22:00
Sat:08:00-22:00
Sun:08:00-22:00
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