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car rental on St Thomas and ferry over to St John allowed?

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car rental on St Thomas and ferry over to St John allowed?

Which car rental agency at the St Thomas airport (or with shuttle service from the airport) allows their small cars to be used on St John ? I was told by a couple of rental companies we can ferry their car to St John, but if it breaks down, we will be expected to tow it back and have the car repaired at our expense. Can you recommend a good car rental that would allow their small economy cars to be used on St John without the risks of break down expenses?

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1. Re: car rental on St Thomas and ferry over to St John allowed?

I don't think that's how it goes. If it breaks down or has a flat, you are responsible to fix the flat or get it back to St Thomas. They can not hold you responsible for a mechanical failure, just the logistics of where it is. The only agency that doesn't allow you to take it to St John is Hertz. All others do and I doubt there any worries.

RL

Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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2. Re: car rental on St Thomas and ferry over to St John allowed?

Haha, we took our Hertz rental to St. John on the ferry twice, didn't even consider that it wasn't allowed. Oh well, it's all good, luckily we didn't have a problem. :-)

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3. Re: car rental on St Thomas and ferry over to St John allowed?

We took our Ford Focus rental to St John. Spent some time at Trunk Bay. Wanted to take our daughters to Cinnamon Bay as they had never been there. There is a steep hill with about a 90 turn. The roads were wet, we tried 3 times. Had to turn around. We loved the little Focus for cruising the islands but it just couldn't tackle that hill.

4. Re: car rental on St Thomas and ferry over to St John allowed?

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