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My wife and I will be vacationing with another couple on St Barths in January. We have rented a villa for the week. The rental company "strongly suggests" we get a rental car, but we know we will very likely be consuming alcohol most days and are concerned about diving.

Has anyone engaged a car service or just used taxis to get around? I don't mind renting a car for a day or two to tour the island, but I would prefer not to have to drive when we go out to dinner, drink, party, etc.

If taxis are available, how readily?

Can you engage a car service for priority pick up throughout a week? Any idea on cost?

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