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    Driving Information Bahamas

    Driving Licence Requirements

    In order to drive a vehicle in Bahamas you must be at least 18 years old and have a full driving licence valid in your country of residence. You will also need to obtain an international drivers licence.

    Age Restrictions

    To drive in the Bahamas you must be at least 25 years old (age may vary by the car hire category) and have held your license for one year. You must also hold an international driver's license.

    Driving Distances

    • Nassau to Lucaya - 208kms

    • Congo Town to Coral Harbour - 90kms

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General Bahamas driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in Bahamas is on the left hand side of the road.

    • Seat belts when driving a car in Bahamas are mandatory.

    • 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.

    • There are plenty of petrol stations in the Bahamas open from 7am to 7pm. You should have no problem locating a petrol station when travelling in Nassau.


    There are no tolls in the Bahamas

    Parking Information

    The islands are only small in size, so please be considerate of others when parking your vehicle. If you are staying in Freeport, you can check if your hotel provides parking when you book your holiday.

    We hope that this Bahamas driving information helps you on your car hire holiday.

    Useful Links

    Bahamas Airport Information

    Bahamas Travel Information

    Bahamas on Wikipedia

    Google Maps Bahamas