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BUS

BUS — The island’s public transportation system consists solely of independent, privately owned minivans — an inexpensive and efficient means of transportation used primarily by locals. Such minivans are a good way to travel between Castries and the Rodney Bay area. Fares in the north range from EC$1.50 to EC$2.50 (ideally payable in local currency), […]

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TAXI

TAXI — All authorized taxi operators are part of a cooperative and each registered vehicle bears a red ‘TX’ numbered license plate. You are encouraged to describe your needs with the driver and establish the fare before you get in. If you call or flag down a taxi in the streets, the process is the […]

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TRANSPORTATION

CAR – There are various car rental agencies throughout the island. If you don’t have an international driver’s license, you must buy a temporary St. Lucia driving permit ($20 [EC$54]) at the car-rental office, the immigration office at either airport, or the Gros Islet police station. Car-rental rates are usually quoted in U.S. dollars and […]

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CAR

CAR – There are various car rental agencies throughout the island. If you don’t have an international driver’s license, you must buy a temporary St. Lucia driving permit ($20 [EC$54]) at the car-rental office, the immigration office at either airport, or the Gros Islet police station. Car-rental rates are usually quoted in U.S. dollars and […]