Located on the sun-kissed island paradise of St. Maarten-St Martin, Empress Rent A Car has established itself as one of the best car rental companies in the Caribbean. It offers a fully air-conditioned fleet of cars to suit every type of visitor, from budget-friendly compacts and cool convertibles, to luxury SUVs.
How do I snag the best deal with Empress Rent A Car?
Firstly, make sure you check out the best deals online and weigh up the ones that would suit your vacation best. You can also drive costs down by:
- - Only having one named driver on your rental agreement;
- - Booking your car rental well in advance;
- - Avoiding Empress extras such as rentable snorkeling equipment and beach sets.
How old will I need to be to rent a vehicle from Empress Rent A Car?
Unlike many other rental companies in the world, which require you to be at least 21 years of age to rent a car, you only need to be 18 to rent a vehicle with Empress.
Is it possible to add an additional driver?
Absolutely. So long as the person/persons meet the correct criteria, it shouldn’t be any problem. Adding more drivers to your agreement does bump up the cost a little though.
What about mileage?
Always double check whether or not you’re getting unlimited mileage in your agreement. Fortunately with Empress there are no restrictions as to where you can travel on the island – you can roam to your heart’s content.
What’s the fuel policy at Empress Rent A Car?
At Empress Rent A Car it’s a full-to-full policy. What does that mean? You get the car with a full tank of gas, and you return it with a full tank of gas – otherwise you may incur additional charges.
What’s the fleet like at Empress?
Empress have something for every type of visitor and vacationer. You can choose from cheap and cheerful hatchbacks, sleek shiny saloons, and large 4X4s jam-packed with luxurious extras. Want to cruise about the Caribbean in a convertible? They have those, too.
What do I need to present to get my Empress car?
As with any car rental firm, you’ll need to present your driver’s license and credit card. You’ll also have to provide a deposit, which you’ll get back once you return the car in once piece (once you become a returning customer however, a deposit is no longer mandatory).
What cars can I pick out from Empress Rent A Car?
From comfy family-friendly cars and no-nonsense Jeeps, to shiny Mustang convertibles, Empress offers something for every type of vacation. Check out our recommendations below:
|Car Type||Best for||Category includes|
|Standard||Families with luggage||Ford Focus, Hyundai Accent 2013, or similar|
|SUV||Adventurous vacationers who want to explore the island’s landscapes||Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, or similar|
|Convertible||Sun-seeking couples looking to cruise about the island in style.||Ford Mustang, Mercedes-Benz E-class Convertible, or similar|
A little info on Empress Rent A Car
Founded in 1994, Empress Rent A Car is regarded by its loyal customers as the area’s best independent car rental company, holding its own against the major international franchises that also operate on the island. Its success is due to its top-notch, well-maintained vehicles, as well as its dedication to customer service – as the company motto says, Empress “love to see you smile”.