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Transfer from Airport to Grand Case

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Transfer from Airport to Grand Case

Hi there,

We will be flying in for our first visit to St. Martin and we are wondering what is the best way of transferring from SXM airport to Grand Case

many thanks

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1. Re: Transfer from Airport to Grand Case

Taxi or rental car.

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2. Re: Transfer from Airport to Grand Case

as above, although we usually just take a taxi and get a rental from the hotel.

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If you plan on renting a car--- schedule it before you leave because most companies will pick you up at the airport so you can skip the taxi cost. I just rented a car for 9 days in June, with insurance, for about $210 from First Crown Car Rental. Last June we took a taxi to our hotel and rented a car from them. The rental car was double the price! We payed over $400 for 7 days.

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Agree that you need to schedule the rental prior to arrival to save major $

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14 March 2013

Rental car is best if you wish to see the island while visiting. Parking in Gr Case is tight; we have an apartment rented in center of Gr Case on Boulevard du Grand Case with a garage. People will park in front of the garage unless you make it clear you are present, using the garage, and do not allow parking. Some will park there nonetheless.

It is recommended to take photos of all surfaces of the rental car when you pick it up, including sides bellow doors etc. to record every, repeat EVERY scratch and ding already on the car. The borrow stories most repeated are being charged hundred of dollars for allegedly new scratches.

Road maps are casual, not always easily followed, and road signs tasks a while to get used to. Still, the island is small and the roads are easy to learn. As always advised, DO NOT leave anything valuable in your car, or unattended anywhere, really.

Have fun!

We rented from Europcar. We have read horror stories about rental operators. We rented a Toyota Carola. Europcar first gave us the tiniest car they have; when I objected they said "oh, yes, sorry; you are right" and gave us a Toyota Yaris, one grade below a Carola. They still charged for a Carola!!

Edited: 8:58 pm, March 14, 2013
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6. Re: Transfer from Airport to Grand Case

If you don't want to rent a car, a taxi is the best way to get to Grand Case. Where are you staying? They may be able to recommend a cab service or arrange for you to rent a car for a day or two if you want to do some exploring.

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Hi. have the car delivered at the airport. save the taxi fair both ways will pay for the car for half the week. get a map. I dont know if GPS works on the island. there is only 1 traffic light on the island. have fun. Its a poor island but the folks are nice.

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