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    Driving Information St. Martin

    Driving Licence Requirements

    The driving licence requirements in St. Martin state that you must have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence. An international drivers licence is also required when picking up a car in Philipsburg and other locations on the island.

    Age Restrictions

    In order to hire a car successfully in Saint Martin you must be at least 18 years and have held your license for two years.

    Driving Distances

    • Orient Bay to Sandy Ground - 13kms (20mins)

    • Philipsburg to Rambaud - 13kms (20mins)

    Road Rules and Petrol Stations

    General St Martin driving information, laws rules and regulations:

    • Driving in St Martin is on the right hand side of the road.

    • It is customary for drivers to use their horns to great each other.

    • Seat belts when driving a hire car in St Martin are mandatory.

    • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid drivers licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

    • Petrol stations in St Martin are not hard to find and generally open from 7am to 8pm.


    There are no toll roads on the island of St Martin.

    Parking Information

    Most hotels in St Martin will have private parking. As the island does not have busy roads you can park up pretty much anywhere, as long as you do not obstruct the flow of traffic.

    When driving in Cole Bay it is important that you have looked through the above St Martin driving information, rules and regulations to ensure you have the safest possible journey.

    Useful Links

    St Martin Airport Information

    St Martin Travel Information

    St Martin on Wikipedia

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