rent a car??

Old Jan 23rd, 2015, 07:02 AM
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rent a car??

Noticed our destination on grace bay Provinciales-) is just a short hop from the airport-Is there any point to renting a car? Bus service on island? (we're there only 4 days) Lew
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Old Jan 23rd, 2015, 07:49 AM
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No bus service

I say yes to cars-- you can explore Taylor and Sapodilla Bays, see the amazing Chalk Sound (most turquoise water you'll ever see, do not miss) check out Long Bay kitesurfing, snorkel Coral Gardens or Smiths Reef, eat at restaurants further than where you're staying, loading up groceries from supermarket, visit Bugaloos and Da Conch Shack.....

Taxi will cost so much more! (5 minute per person one way keeps adding up)

So yes!
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Old Jan 23rd, 2015, 09:53 AM
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I totally agree with Blamona! We just got back from Turks two weeks ago. Roundtrip from Grace Bay to area restaurants was averaging $15 per person in a taxi.
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I am wondering the same for our trip next week. We would like to rent for a few days, staying at Villa del Mar. Which company is the best? Any thoughts?
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In 35+ years of travel I've never regretting renting a car but on some occasions when I decided against renting a car more times than not it turned out to be a mistake.

Car fares can mount up quickly - budget for a rental car. You'll be glad you did.
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Old Mar 7th, 2015, 06:09 PM
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Taxi cost more, but all cars might be sold out at this late notice

Grace Bay Car Rental
Thrifty
Avis
Rent a buggy

Avoid at all costs:
Budget
Hertz
Caicos Wheels
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