The driving licence requirements in Puerto Rico state that you must have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence.
To hire a car in Puerto Rico you need to be at least 25 years old and have held your driver's license for over a year.
San Juan to Aguadilla - 133kms (1hour/40mins)
Manati to Mayaguez - 111kms (1hour/30mins)
Rio Grande to Ceiba - 29kms (30mins)
General Puerto Rico driving information, laws rules and regulations:
Driving in Puerto Rico is on the right hand side of the road, be sure to remember this when driving a car hire in San Juan.
Seat belts when driving a hire car in Puerto Rico are mandatory.
Children under 12 require a child seat and must seat in the back
The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.
Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid driver's licence, registration documents and insurance documents.
Many of the Puerto Rico petrol stations open 24 hours, offering both full and self-service. Keep in mind that petrol is sold by the litre.
Puerto Rico has three toll roads. These are relatively cheap and usually far less congested than other roads, making them a practical alternative for driving around with a car hire in Rio Grande.
Parking in Old San Juan is pretty much non-existent, except for the parking lot La Puntilla, which charges a fixed daily price. Why not check the Puerto Rico parking information with your hotel before you arrive?
Domestic one-way car hire within Puerto Ricois possible. Some restrictions and charges do apply. International one-way car hire is not permitted.
When you book a car hire it's important to take a look at the above Puerto Rico driving information, rules and regulations about driving your car hire, in order to ensure you have the safest possible journey.