Upon arrival in Willemstad, many visitors opt to rent cars, jeeps or motorcycles.  Information about renting a car in Willemstad is the same as it is throughout Curacao; this information is available online at http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g14... .  In general, renting a car in the area is easy and driving is relatively safe, although driving laws may differ somewhat in Curacao from in other parts of the world and visitors should be sure to ask their car rental company customer service representative about all pertinent driving information in the area.

Despite the frequency with which travelers rent cars, it is really not necessary to have a car in Willemstad.   Public transportation within Willemstad, as well as from Willemstad to various day trip locations in the area, is efficient and inexpensive.   Travelers generally find that it is safe to use public transportation.   (For more information about safety whie traveling in Willemstad, visit http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g14... .)   The main mode of public transportation is the konvoi system which is similar to a shuttle bus system.   Detailed information about the konvoi system as well as other public transportation options is available at http://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g14... .   Visitors can also opt to take taxis which are readily available in Willemstad and reasonably priced, although public transportation is generally considered the preferable method of getting around the area.