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Guadeloupe

Car Rental in Guadeloupe

Have fun cruising a tropical island in a SIXT Guadeloupe car rental with unlimited mileage. Some of the islands that make up Guadeloupe, such as Les Saints, are more remote. Others, like Pointe-à-Pitre, are more populated and provide opportunities to shop, explore history and experience nightlife. This French territory in the Caribbean is surrounded by beaches and national parks. SIXT offers a wide selection of cars, including sporty SUVs, which are perfect for hiking. A sedan is perfect for solo travelers who want to explore. With your car rental in Guadeloupe, you'll have 24/7 access to our English-speaking customer service team. 

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Sixt Services in Guadeloupe

Rent a car in Guadeloupe online or in the SIXT app ahead of time for the best selection. We can accommodate your needs, whether you need a one-day rental or long-term rental. Our diverse fleet is available at convenient locations around Guadeloupe, including Pointe-à-Pitre Airport. If you're traveling on a budget, you can save money with an economy car from SIXT. A spacious sedan will give you the comfort that you need for driving around the islands. We also offer a range of SUVs with ample cargo room. For a more comfortable trip, add extras like GPS and child seats to your rental. 

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Good to know when you’re visiting Guadeloupe

Accepted payment methods

We accept all major credit cards in the renter’s name, except American Express and Diners Club. Prepaid and debit cards and cash are not accepted. 
 

Car rental under 25 in Guadeloupe

The minimum age for a SIXT car rental in Guadeloupe is 21, with a license held for at least 2 years. Some car categories have a higher minimum rental age, and an underage driver fee applies to those under 25. 

Documents you need to rent a car in Guadeloupe

All drivers need a valid driver’s license held for at least 2 years, plus an ID or passport. If your license uses a non-Roman alphabet like Arabic, you will also need an international driving permit. 

One-way car rental in Guadeloupe

We generally allow one-way rentals between SIXT stations on Guadeloupe, depending on the rental rate. 
 

Driving Tips in Guadeloupe

Driving is on the right-hand side of the road. You will be driving about 50 km/h in cities, and up to 110 km/h on highways. On Basse-Terre, the mountainous terrain and roads can be dangerous, so take care and avoid nighttime driving. Also avoid parking under palm trees where falling coconuts can damage your vehicle. 
 

Flexible rental options

Select the flexibility option when booking and cancel or change your reservation free of charge if your plans change. 

Best places to visit in Guadeloupe

  • Grand-Terre & Basse-Terre: These are the two largest islands in Guadeloupe. Guadeloupe National Park with its active volcano and waterfall is located in Basse-Terre. Across the bridge is Grand-Terre, which is known for its many beaches, charming towns with quaint shops and beach hotels, and sugar cane fields. 
  • Pointe-à-Pitre: This is the historical and cultural hub of Guadeloupe. There is a world-class museum about the island’s history of slavery, outdoor markets, a large aquarium and an art museum. 
  • La Desirade: Take the ferry from Pointe-à-Pitre to La Desirade for a quiet getaway. This island is surrounded by palm trees and has a botanical garden, a cotton factory, a lighthouse and a beach for tourists to enjoy. 
     

Summer in Guadeloupe

In the summer months of June, July and August, it is hot on Guadeloupe. Therefore, many visitors will spend their vacation days on the beach enjoying activities like surfing, snorkeling, kayaking and swimming. Summer festivals, such as the Guadeloupe International Zouk Festival (in July) and the Creole Blues International Festival (in June), are celebrated during this time of the year.   

Why rent with Sixt?

Why rent with Sixt?
  • New cars - on average 3 months old
  • Premium fleet of german cars
  • Car rental made quick and easy
  • Unlimited miles on standard vehicles
  • Free cancellation when you pay on arrival
  • Friendly 24/7 customer service

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