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Car Rentals

Renting a car or truck is ideal.

Vehicle rental companies may charge for additional drivers. Manual transmission (stick shift) is the norm for most vehicles, but automatic transmission vehicles are also available. If you prefer an automatic vehicle, reserve well in advance to ensure availability. Although there are a few rental companies located at the airport, others are located off-premises, but most supply airport or hotel pickup and delivery.

Recommended Car Rental Companies
123 Car Rental Bonaire
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AB Car Rental
+599 717-8980

Important Facts About Car and Vehicle Rentals on Bonaire:

  • Most cars are manual/standard transmissions, but automatics are avaliable. Reserve in advance.
  • Pickups tend to be the best option for shore divers.
  • Your car insurance or Credit Card may not cover your rental (CDW).
  • Yes, we drive on the right side of the road. Most signs are in Dutch/International symbols.
  • Some rental policies prohibit you from entering Washington Slagbaai National Park or going off-road except for jeeps and pickups.  Be sure to check with your rental company.
  • Like anywhere, always lock up your vehicle and take care of your valuables. However, at dive sites, many companies recommend you leave your windows rolled down and the vehicle unlocked. Check with your rental agency for more details.
  • Minimum age 21-30 (varies from the company and depends on the type of car).
  • The deposit can be anywhere from $0 to $500+, depending on the company.

The same rules of the road apply to mopeds, scooters, and bicycles as well. To learn more about driving on Bonaire, view the Traffic page.

Gas Stations

There are also several gas stations (petrol, or fuel) on Bonaire offering unleaded gasoline as well as diesel. All prices are the same so there are no competitive prices.

Gas Stations on Bonaire
Kaya Industria 10
+599 717-6006
Kaya Korona 107
+599 717-4330
Gas Xpress
Kaya Tribon 1
+599 717-7171
Rincon Station
+599 717-6366

For information on dialing a Bonaire phone number from off-island, see the Phone page.

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