Getting Around the Cayman Islands
On Grand Cayman, rental cars, taxis, and public buses are all popular forms of transportation. The public bus system runs from 6:00 a.m. until midnight. Service runs throughout Georgetown and from Georgetown to West Bay, Boddentown, the East End, and the North Side. The easiest way to get around Georgetown, however, is either on foot or by taxi.
From the airport on Grand Cayman Island, the taxis work on a fixed rate to all hotel and resort destinations. You'll find taxis readily available at all hotels and resorts, as well as at all popular tourist destinations and throughout Georgetown.
Renting a Car
Rental cars are available on Grand Cayman Island. Cars here drive on the left side of the road. A local (temporary) driver's license is required before renting a car. This can be obtained from the police station or from any rental car company. The fee is $7.50, and the driver must present a valid driver's license from their home country.
Most of the major car-rental companies all have offices in the Caymans, including Avis (www.hertz.com). The minimum age to rent a car is twenty-one for drivers who have their own insurance. To purchase daily rental car insurance in conjunction with the rental car, drivers must be at least twenty-five years old. Local rental-car companies in the Caymans include the following:
Andy's Rent A Car: 011-345-949-5579 (Grand Cayman)
Buccaneer Rentals: 011-345-948-2020 (Little Cayman)
Economy Car Rental: 011-345-949-9550 (Grand Cayman)
McLaughlin's Enterprises: 011-345-948-1000 (Little Cayman)
Soto's Jeep and Car Rentals: 800-625-6174 (Grand Cayman)
Sunshine Car Rental: 011-345-949-3858 (Grand Cayman)
Throughout Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, motorized scooters and mopeds are readily available for rent. The average daily rental fee is $25. Both riders and passengers must wear helmets (provided) at all times. Also, drivers of scooters and mopeds must adhere to local driving laws.