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Getting Around

Falmouth Ground Transportation.

Getting around in Falmouth Jamaica is Much easier than ever, since the year 2000 the road network in the Island of Jamaica is improve more that 100%. Falmouth ground transportation is taken in our consideration that we take time out to put together a list of recommended tour operator.


Jamaica’s road network covers the whole island and consists of some 21,000km of roads. Hiring a car or scooter is a good way of seeing the island but extra care should be taken, especially after dark, as many of the drivers will scare you off the road with careless driving skills. Some important considerations before setting out are; vehicles drive on the left, the country has a poor road safety record and pedestrians, animals and erratic drivers can all prove hazards, also if you don’t want to have a problem with the police where your seat belt.

Car hire:

Car hire firms can be found in major towns including Falmouth, hotels and airports and most offer unlimited mileage. A general consumption tax of 15% is applied to all car hire transactions, and it’s recommended to seek a rental with inclusive insurance and breakdown cover. Drivers must be aged 25 or over, have a valid driver’s license from another country and a valid credit card or large sum of cash. The Jamaican tourist board offer one of the most comprehensive road maps of the island which can be found in most hotels, airport and some service stations.

Falmouth car rentals


Rates are per car, not per passenger, with taxis hailed on the street or booked by phone. Technically, most are supposed to have meters, but it’s worth agreeing a price for the trip ahead of departure. Fares should be displayed inside the taxi but add 25% if it’s after midnight. Taxis with red plates marked PPV (Public Passenger Vehicle) charge fixed rates with a 10 to 12% tip usually added. Most hotels and resorts have assigned Jamaican Tourist Board (JTB) drivers who carry photo ID and display a prominent blue JTB sticker on the front windscreen.

If you think the about information is a little bit of rocket science, no problem contact us at Falmouth Travel Guide and we will assist with  book your transportation at best guarantee rates. Or choose form our list of recommended drivers who operate in Falmouth Jamaica.

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