car rental in Saint John?

Sep 10th, 2006, 08:04 AM
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car rental in Saint John?

We will be in Saint John on Oct. 25 for one day on our cruise. Is there anywhere by the dock to rent a car for the day? We don't want to spend the day on a bus; we'd prefer to be on our own.
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Sep 10th, 2006, 10:00 AM
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st john is a very small island. there are colorful jeepneys that can transport you anywhere within the island for about $1/ride. i don't see any car rental shops there.
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Sep 10th, 2006, 01:12 PM
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Saint John is also a major port for Eastern Canada. Last time I was there, I didn't notice any jeepneys for rent.

For the OP, the cruise dock is right downtown, and I am sure that there are car rentals available very close to it.

This link may help you.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 05:37 PM
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Im not sure where anaheimwoman is referring to but you can definitely rent a car in Saint John New Brunswick. You could easily travel to St. Martins or Saint Andrews for the day.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 07:56 PM
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my apologies, huebie. i thought you meant st john (in the US virgin islands). forgot that this is the canada message board. ( duh ! ) thanks irecommend for pointing it out.
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Sep 11th, 2006, 08:01 PM
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I'll bet the folks in Saint John wished that they had the same weather as the Virgin Islands and maybe they could even get some jeepneys!!!
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Sep 12th, 2006, 05:52 PM
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A lovely spot to visit is St. Martin's - and yes, it is in New Brunswick! The small village is just 20 minutes outside of Saint John - couple of covered bridges, sea caves, etc. Not sure if much will be open in late October, but sure the locals can tell you.
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