If you want to see everything Kingston has to offer, there is no better way to do so from behind the wheel of a rental car from Budget. Don't spend your time waiting for the bus or hailing taxis to go to the sights. Having your own car allows you to go to the locations you want to see the most, when you want. Make your upcoming getaway to Jamaica more enjoyable with a Budget rental car.
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With everything to do in and around Kingston, you'll be wanting to take in more than just the area surrounding your hotel while on your stay. Whether you are wanting to have dinner at the cafe that has gotten rave reviews across town or try some of the local favorites, you'll need your own set of wheels to explore as much as you can while on your vacation. No matter what you have planned while in Kingston, if you wish to get the most from your trip to the city, having your car is key.
We work with the top car rental companies. Founded in Los Angeles in 1959, Budget always works to provide the best prices for its customers. With a name like Budget, you know they'll try to get you the cheapest price.
What you need to know about car rentals in Kingston
How do I get a Kingston Budget car rental at a great price?
CarRentals.com strives to get you the best price, whether you reserve your car. But getting ahead of your visit can help keep spending low. Make sure to check the mileage policy and keeping it to one driver will reduce your expense.
Do I need to bring anything special when I pick up my vehicle in Kingston?
Be sure to bring your driver's permit and a credit card in your name.
What's Kingston's minimum age to rent a car?
Most suppliers in Kingston set the minimum age to rent a car at 21. Take time to go over Budget's policies, as there may be limitations if you are under 25 or for higher category vehicles especially.
Is there a particular car I should get for my trip to Kingston?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what you'll be doing when you visit Kingston. Compact or economy cars are easier to park and good for short commutes. If you are traveling with family or friends, then a sedan or SUV is going to have enough room for all of you and offer a more comfortable ride. Those looking for a bit of extravagance on their Kingston getaway can choose the premium category to get a car like a Cadillac or Audi or similar.
Do I need insurance when I rent a car in Jamaica?
Most countries require the driver to have insurance. You may be able to pay for temporary coverage through Budget. Otherwise, as a U.S. citizen, you can also purchase Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout. Many major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover) generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, like not covering bigger vehicles, like trucks or SUVs. It is best to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Kingston.
Does Budget require a deposit at the time of booking my rental car?
Budget, like many other rental companies, requires a deposit upon reservation. The deposit can vary depending on the size of the car. Make sure there is enough on your credit card to cover a deposit.
Do I have to return my Budget rental with a full tank?
Budget and most other rental car companies give you a full tank. We encourage returning your car with topped off. To avoid any added expenses, it is best to fill up your tank before you bring your car back to Budget. Stations near airports or car rental places tend to have higher prices.
Should I get unlimited miles when I drive in Kingston?
Kingston definitely has its charms, but you may want to take to the road after you've checked off all the activities here.
Can I get a one-way rental from Budget?
Budget and most other rental car companies typically offer one-way drop-off. If you opt for one-way drop, be aware there is generally an additional fee.
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With so much to do and see in Kingston, having access to your own automobile lets you explore at your own pace. When you're ready to discover more of Jamaica, you can leave when you like, without trying to wave down a cab or sign up for a ride-share.
Before you head out of town, book your Budget Kingston rental car and take off to all the must-do activities at your leisure. Reserve through CarRentals.com and drive the highway in Kingston, Jamaica.