Bahamas My Out Island

Do It Yourself - Rent a car

If you’re planning on doing a lot of touring around an island, it can make sense to rent a car or a jeep, giving you the freedom to explore as you please. Ask about local rentals when you book your hotel as often these are one or two car operations.

Before setting out on your own on a new island, get good directions from a local and – very important on some of the Out Islands – ask about the condition of any side roads you’ll be using. On the long, skinny islands of Eleuthera and Long Island, for example, turning anywhere off the fine main road puts you onto a dirt-and-sand track that can be a shock-shaking exercise in off-road driving at certain times of the year, especially after a rain has carved gullies and gulches.

Signage on many of the Out Islands is, shall we say, informal. The locals get to know their islands intimately from childhood, so they don’t need street signs and reassuring “This Way” arrows. Set off for Surfer’s Beach on Eleuthera or Pete’s Pub on Great Abaco, and you’re sure to feel like you’re lost several times. When five minutes turns into ten and the road bends around yet another curve or tops yet another hill and presents nothing but scrub forest as far as the eye can see, you’ll wish you’d brought a Sherpa or at least some signal flares. Keep going, though, and you’ll get there (always make sure you’ve got plenty of gas in your tank, and plan to get to and from your destination in good light – with no lights on the dirt roads, it’s very easy to miss turnoffs in the dark).

There are actually few roads in the Out Islands, so it’s actually hard to get too lost. And one of the best things about these islands is how friendly the people are. Any time you’re not sure about where you’re going, simply stop and ask. Chances are, you’ll not only find out how to get to the restaurant you’re looking for, but the person you ask will turn out to be related to the woman who owns it and you’ll get the inside scoop about how she bakes the best pineapple tarts on the island.

Island Rental Car Companies

Acklins

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There are no rental car companies listed for this destination yet.

Andros

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Bimini

Sluggo & Renee Golf Cart Rentals

242-473-5121
leanburrows@yahoo.com
Alice Town

Rich's Cart Rental

242-473-4446
Alice Town

Dolphin's Cart Rental

242-464-5704
Alice Town

Surf's Car Rental

242-359-8055
Alice Town

Rick's Cart Rentals

242-553-9025
Alice Town

Moss' Cart Rentals

242-473-8125
Alice Town

M&M

242-473-4357
Alice Town

Cat Island

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There are no rental car companies listed for this destination yet.

Crooked Island

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Eleuthera

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There are no rental car companies listed for this destination yet.

Harbour Island

Ross' Rentals

242-333-2122

Sunday Money

242-333-2573

No Limit Rentals

Cody Cartwright

242-333-2248

Daybreak Rentals

242-551-3204
Harbour Island

Dean's Rental

242-557-7040
Harbour Island

Dunmore's Rentals

242-333-2373

Johnson's Rentals

242-333-2376

Major's Rentals

242-333-2122

Micheal Cycle

242-333-2384

Long Island

Seaside Car Rental

242-338-0140
Salt Pond

Unique Car Rental

242-337-3088
uniquewheelsrental@gmail.com
Clarence Town

Aaron's Car Rental

242-473-3851
ajbahama@hotmail.com
Millerton

Annie's Car Rental

242-338-8978
Millers

Ophelia's Car Rental

242-337-1042
opheliasrentacar@yahoo.com
Deadman's Cay

San Salvador

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There are no rental car companies listed for this destination yet.

The Abacos

Bargain Car Rentals

242-367-0500
Marsh Harbour

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Executive Car Rental

242-434-5840
Marsh Harbour Airport

U Save Auto Rentals

1-242-367-0111
Marsh Harbour Airport

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The Berry Islands

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There are no rental car companies listed for this destination yet.

The Exumas

3N's Vacation Services

242-355-2101
3nsvacation@gmail.com
Staniel Cay

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