Mopeds in Barbados?

Jul 5th, 2006, 10:12 AM
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Mopeds in Barbados?

Does Barbados offer mopeds as a source of transporation? I have been researching the different forms of transportation but don't say much about mopeds. If they have them and you think they are a good idea, how much would they approximately run?

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Jul 5th, 2006, 11:49 AM
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Barbados is not an island conducive to Moped type travel. Your best bet is a regular car of some type that you can lock. They offer mini-mokes, but these are open to the elements and do not lock. Check out
and see the types of vehicles available.

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Jul 9th, 2006, 03:28 PM
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I have been informed by my friend who currently lives in Bbdos that mopeds are considered moving targets - you know - 50 points for the tourist on the moped...I am quite certain that this was tongue in cheek but she forbid me (people rarely forbid things) to be on one when I was there....

I agree with Stoutes...we used them during out 11 day stay in 2005 and impeccable service but cars are bloody expensive down there!!
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Jul 9th, 2006, 05:14 PM
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I don't think your friend was being tongue in cheek! They really were moving targets when I lived there a few years ago!

cars are bloody expensive down there

Everything is expensive in Barbados!
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Jul 12th, 2006, 04:37 PM
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Thank you JAGIRL!! I agree and was astounded to find strong opinions to oppose however, if you love an island the passion and determination to make it a good fit runs deep...but I felt that Bbdos was BLOODY EXPENSIVE!!
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Aug 6th, 2006, 01:25 PM
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Barbados is a pricey island..but, so worth get what you pay for...
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