What you'll need to drive in St Lucia 

 

All drivers need a valid Drivers License from their country of residence.

  • Visitor's Driving Permit (Your OCR rep will have one)

  • Contact information for your stay in St Lucia

  • A completed and signed rental contract/agreement

  • Optional 'Extra Protection Waiver'*

Your licence

Drivers must be 25 years of age or over, and must have had a valid driver's license for no less than two years issued in the renter's country of residence.. 

Local driver permit

A local permit is mandatory for all non-residents, but you don't need to worry about getting one as we'll sort that our for you.  Your visitor’s driving permit gives you permission to drive the same type of vehicle you drive at home,. Each permit cost USD $21.00 and is valid for three months. If you're staying for more than three months in St Lucia you can renew your permit easily.

Insurance

All our vehicles are insured and cover passengers and third party accidents, with liability coverage of USD $550,000.00. Our insurers are EC Global Insurance Agency.

*Extra Protection Waiver (EPW)

The optional Extra Protection Waiver (EPW) is available and recommended to all customers at USD $10.00 per day.

Please note that EPW. is not insurance but a simple waiver that reduces your liability. If you accept EPW, you'll only be liable for damages up to USD $500.00, if the vehicle is operational as stated in the rental agreement. 

If you decide not to opt for EPW, you are liable for all costs associated with the vehicle caused by negligence, accidents, theft, fire or water, regardless of who is at fault. Additionally, the customer/hirer is responsible for an EPW deposit of USD $350.00 before a vehicle is released. The EPW does not cover damage to rims, tyres, vehicle canvas tops, damaged or lost keys or cigarette burns to upholstery.

Payment 

We accept the following payment methods VISA, MasterCard, PayPal, or cash with a deposit. Advance payment required. 

Cancellations

All cancellations made after you've picked up a vehicle will incur a 40% charge on the balance due for the remainder of the rental period.

Late charges

Late returns will incur a charge of USD$20 for each hour after the first two hours. You will be charged for a full day if you're more than two hours late in returning the vehicle.

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Other Charges

 

Additional drivers

There is a one-time payment of USD $10.00 (excluding the local permit) for additional drivers.

 

Any other additional charges are based on customer/hirer requests or any 'add-on's' that you apply when you make your reservation.

 

A minimum fee of USD $50.00 will be applied if the vehicle returned needs extensive cleaning due to smoking, liquid stains, or any other residue.

 

Gas/petrol and baby seats are extra charges that may be added to your bill. 

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