Before travelling to Sint Maarten, I'd heard from several people who'd been there before that the taxis were very expensive, and the bus service, while being a more thrifty option, was not on a strict schedule. We decided to rent a car.
After landing, and waiting in the Customs line, and getting our bags, we were inundated with choices for car-rentals, ranging from recognized North American companies, to "Island Car Rental" and the like. We decided to stick with a known company, and boarded the shuttle bus (mini-van) for Budget Rent a Car.
We hadn't reserved a car, so those people with reservations were taken ahead of us, but eventually we were able to rent a car. Our car was a green ...Read More