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Most popular car type
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Saint Thomas Island car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Saint Thomas Island.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Saint Thomas Island car rental.
Intermediate (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Saint Thomas Island.
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A Intermediate car hire in Saint Thomas Island costs $63 per day, on average.
A Economy car hire in Saint Thomas Island costs $141 per day, on average.
A Compact car hire in Saint Thomas Island costs $66 per day, on average.
Due to Saint Thomas Island’s limited main roads, plus hilly and rural terrain, renting a sedan for your vacation is your best option. Jeep hires are also recommended as you may have to contend with winding, gravel, and unpaved roads if you decide to explore the nearby beaches.
As there are no freeways on Saint Thomas Island and most of the roads only have one lane, the speed limits across the island are low. If you are driving outside of towns, the speed limit is 35 mph. When you drive through more urban areas and in the towns of Saint Thomas Island, the speed limits are 20 mph.
Across the U.S., petrol prices are an average of $3.06 per gallon, whereas the cost of petrol is around $3.14 per gallon in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Buying petrol on Saint Thomas Island is much higher compared to the rest of the Island, where petrol is between $3.62 and $3.93 per gallon.
Around Saint Thomas Island you will find plenty of parking. There aren’t many street-side parking options around the island, but in the main towns you will find numerous parking spaces. In Charlotte Amalie, there is free parking beneath the American Yacht Harbor, plus there are lots of spaces at the Fort Christian parking lot. In Red Hook there is a parking lot by the ferry port which charges $10.00 a day.