General Conditions for car rental in St. Kitts


At time of rental, when picking-up a car, AVIS customers may choose to accept or to decline optional coverage or insurance by checking into the corresponding box (accept or reject). Once the contract is signed and coverage/insurance is accepted, it will not be refundable.

• Currency:
East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
• Tax:
• Minimum age:
25 years.
• Maximum age:
75 years.
• Driver’s License/Passport:
At the moment the Rental Agreement is opened, a valid Driver’s License, the driver’s passport or ID, and a local driver’s permit must be presented. The local driver’s permit costs USD 24.00 and is valid for 30 days. The local driver’s permit is available at the Avis office. The Driver’s License should have been issued at the country of origin. International driving license is required only for countries with non-Roman alphabet. International driving license is a translation only. In those cases where an International Driver’s License is presented, it must be presented with the Driver’s License of the country of origin of the driver and the driver’s passport or ID. 
• Credit Card:
An International credit card accepted by AVIS will be required at the time you collect your vehicle; said credit card will be blocked to be used as a guarantee and to cover any extra charge not included in the Voucher, such as, gas, insurance deductible, etc.
• Debit Cards:
Debit cards are not accepted.
Avis and Avis licensees reserve the right to refuse any request for rental including requests for  persons under age, persons not in possession of a recognized full and valid driver's license, persons unable to satisfy credit or cash requirements, or  persons who, in the opinion of Avis, constitute a risk.

Insurances and Coverages

• Motor Liability Insurance
Civil Liability and third party property damage insurance is included in the rates. Ask for the limitations of this coverage. 

• Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
Coverage that partially releases the renter of financial responsibility in case of theft, loss or damage to the rental car, with a deductible. Coverage does not cover damage, loss or theft of accessories. With CDW, the renter will be responsible for a deductible from USD 600.00 depending on the rented car group. The renter will be responsible for the full cost of the damage if the car is driven in violation of the rental agreement, is abused or driven recklessly or while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Some rates include this coverage in their price.

Additional Charges

• Additional driver: USD 10.00 per day, per driver. Maximum USD 50.00 charge.
One Way Rentals
It is not allowed to return the car in a different Avis location from where it was picked-up. For more information:

Travel into other countries

An Avis car rented in St. Kitts cannot leave this country.

Last Update: 04/06/2017