In Martinique, do not even think of not renting a Car. You have no other choice. The bus network is very weak. Good news, when you rent a car in Jumbo Car, unlimited kilometers is included !
It is not mandatory to have a big car such as a SUV... But it is better and more comfortable as you will drive a lot in the mountains. Anyway if you are more than 2 passengers in the car, you might want to get a bigger car and mostly, a powerful engine! Trust us.
Or agency is located on Le Marin Marina. you will have to rent your car through the application called Jo. It is a self-service car rental application :
You download the Application Jo
You rent your car on the App
You arrive at anytime day or night on the car park
Find your car
Unlock the car with the App, take you keys and leave.
If you have any question, please call us +596 596 422 222 or +596 596 768 082
If you arrive by plane, it is more convenient to rent a car at the Airport for several reasons :
You get your keys right after you leave the airport
You don't need a taxi to go to your hotel as you already have you rental car.
You can choose the car you want as we have a greater variety of vehicles there.
You can leave the car at the airport with no extra fee before you catch your flight back home.
Otherwise, if you want we have other agencies : Lamentin, Trois-Îlets, Sainte-Anne, le Diamant... Make your decision ;-)
To be sure to get the best prices for your car rental, here are some rules :
The earlier you book your car, the better
Online prices are always cheaper than in agencies
Rent the right car for your needs
If you have already driven in France, the rules are the same. Easy ! The only difference is there is no highway here and maximum speed limit is 90km/h.
Note that there is traffic congestion during rush hours ! You should avoid taking your car around 7am and 5pm.
However, there is no big traffic around Le Marin.
Le Diamant is at about 25 kilometeres West of le Marin. You need 35 minutes to go to this wonderful beach that faces the famous "Rocher du Diamant".
You only need 20 minutes to go to La Mauny Distillery located in La Rivière Pilotes. There is a free parking for your car ;)
To visit Fort Saint Louis in Fort-de-France, you need to drive for 1 hour from Le Marin. Note that you need to book your visit before you go !
There are 26 km between Le Marin and La Baignoire de Joséphine which is located in Le François. If there is no traffic, you will need 35 minutes to get there.
The Marina of le Marin is the first nautic base of Martinique. You will be able to :
Rent a boat for a day
Go on a boat trip
Go scuba Diving
Visit Mangrove on a Kayak
If you'd rather keep both feet on the ground, you will love the garden in the Pérou Quarter in Le Marin.