Renting a car in the BVI can be expensive, and visitors will need a temporary driver's license to get a car.  Remember: you will be driving on the left side of the road!

The standard rental companies like National, Dollar, Avis and Hertz have branches in Tortola.  

Other fun options include renting a scooter or motor cycle to zoom around the island.


Traffic Laws

- Seat belts are compulsory for front seat passengers!

- Driving in the British Virgin Islands is done on the left side of the road!

- Temporary drivers license are required for all visitors renting cars without a valid British Virgin Islands Drivers license and cost $10.00 U.S. per person. This license is issued at the office of the car rental companies.

A Government Tax of 7% is added to all car rental.

General Practices used by most BVI Car Rentals Companies

Gas Policy - Return with same amount of gas you check out with.

Free pickup at any accommodation.

Deposit for Cash Customers is usually around $800.00 - $1100

Free Mileage

Insurance packages available, some included in rentals prices.

Rates are in the range of $35 - $200 per day

If you will be entering / leaving the British Virgin Islands at West End, Tortola  it may be better to get a car rental located in that area.

here is a list of British Virgin Islands Car Rentals, Scooter Rentals, BVI Taxi Prices, BVI Water Taxis by island in the British Virgin Islands.

This list include some of the best tourism rentals and you can send each one messages right from the website and also see the location on the map