FAQ about car rental in Sint Maarten airport



What is the minimum age to rent a AVIS car?

The minimum age to rent a AVIS car is 21 years. Drivers that are between 21-25 years will be charged a young driver fee for each day of the rental with a maximum of 10 days.

Do you have a counter inside the airports?

St. Maarten: Yes, inside of Princess Juliana International Airport arrival hall.St. Maartin: Yes, in front of Grand Case Regional Airport.

Do I have to refuel the car before returning it to AVIS?

You are advised to return the car with the same amount of fuel as when you collected it. Any missing gas will be billed at current AVIS rates.

Do you provide baby seats?

AVIS will take care of your children by providing baby seats. Do not forget to inform us when reserving your vehicle if you wish to have a baby seat. Baby seats and child boosters are charged at a nominal fee..

Can I leave the rented car in another AVIS St. Maarten / St. Martin location?

Yes, AVIS gives you the possibility to leave the car in any AVIS location on the island.

Are there possibilities to bring the AVIS car after hours?

The vehicle should be returned during the normal AVIS station opening hours. Any vehicle returned outside the opening hours will stay under the customer's responsibility until the start of the next AVIS working day. The rental period will stop when the AVIS office re-opens, then the rental agreement is terminated and the amount charged will be calculated accordingly.

How do I get from Princess Juliana International Airport to my AVIS car?

A free AVIS shuttle bus picks you up from the Princess Juliana International Airport and brings you straight to your car half a mile away.

What happens if my plane is delayed?

If the Flight number is mentioned on the car reservation, AVIS will wait for you in case of delay.

What extra coverage does AVIS St. Maarten / St. Martin offer?

We offer a Collision Damage Waiver (LDW) and Personal Assistance Insurance (PAI). Please check our Extra Coverage Section for detailed information.

Who can drive my AVIS car?

Only drivers mentioned in the rental agreement are authorized to drive the AVIS vehicle. Clients should notify the station of any extra driver when collecting their vehicle.

What should I do if something happens to the AVIS car?

During the opening hours contact the nearest AVIS St. Maarten / St. Martin station. During AVIS closing times, AVIS Emergency will help you.

Does AVIS provide GPS?

Yes, Garmin GPS are available at each AVIS counter.

How many airports are on St. Maarten / St. Martin?

There are 2 airports on the island.

The St. Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) where following airline flights land:American Airlines | Air Canada | Air Caraibes | American Eagel | Air France | Air Transat | Arkefly | Caribbean Airlines | Continental Airlines | Corsair | Delta Airlines | Dutch Antilles Express | Insel Air | Jetblue Airways | KLM | Spirit Airlines | Sisserou Airways | St Bart Commuters | Sun Country Airlines | Sky Service | Tam Airlines | United Airlines | US Airways | West Jet.

The St. Martin Grand Case Regional Airport (SFG) where following airline flights land:Air Antilles | Air Caraibes | St. Barth Commuters.

Is there a border control between St. Maarten and St. Martin?

There are no customs or immigration controls between St. Maarten and St. Martin.