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Economy (Kia Picanto or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in the Cayman Islands.
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When you rent a car in the Cayman Islands, you’ll need to know a few basic rules of the road. You’ll drive on the left side of the road in the Cayman Islands, and turning left on a red light after a full stop is allowed. It is advised to exercise caution when driving in more sparsely populated areas, as wildlife can wander out into the road.
The age limit for renting a car in the Cayman Islands varies between different rental car companies. At some agencies, like Avis, you can be 21 years of age and rent a car with no trouble, and at others, you’ll need to be at least 25. Make sure to check with your rental agency before making your reservation to ensure a smooth rental transaction.
Filling up your petrol tank in the Cayman Islands can be a bit pricier than in the US. While petrol prices in the US average around 2.50 USD per gallon, a gallon of petrol in the Cayman Islands will run you anywhere from 3 to 4 KYD (3.61-4.81 USD). Credit cards are usually accepted at Cayman Islands petrol stations, but it can be helpful to have cash on hand.
The legal speed limits on the Grand Cayman Islands are a bit slower than in the United States. If you’re traveling in the islands’ busier areas, the speed limit will be 48 km/h (30 mph). Most of the other roads on the islands have a speed limit of 64 km/h (40 mph). The East End of Grand Cayman is the only area where the speed limit reaches up to 81 km/h (50 mph).
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