General Conditions for car rental in St. Thomas


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:
American Dollar (USD)
• Minimum age:
25 years.
A Young Driver fee will apply to drivers between the ages of 21 and 24. The Young Driver Fee is USD 25.00 per day, per driver.
Luxury cars, mini-vans, sport utility, full size SUV’s and premium SUV’s car groups are only rented to drivers aged 25 or more, exclusively.
• Driver’s License/Passport:
At the moment the Rental Agreement is opened, a valid Driver´s License and the driver´s passport must be presented. The License should have been issued at the country of origin. 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. International Driving Licence together with the Driving License of the country of origin.
• Driver’s License Requirements:
Valid driver's license from country of residence is required. International driving license is required only for countries with non-Roman alphabet. International driving license is a translation only.
• 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
Public liability and property damage is included with the minimum liability limits required by law.

• Collision Damage Waiver (CDW)
Waiver of financial responsibility in case of loss or damage to the rental car. Coverage does not cover loss or theft of accessories. Damage to the rental car while traveling on the ferry to St. John will not be covered  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.

Additional Charges

• Additional driver: USD 10.00 per day, per additional driver. The additional driver must be 25 years or older. All additional drivers must meet the same driver's license requirements and credit card requirements as the renter. All additional drivers must be present at time of pick-up of the rental vehicle.
One Way Rentals
Avis allows renters to return the car in a different Avis location from where it was picked-up, always within St. Thomas, at no additional cost. Subject to availability at time of booking. For more information:

Travel into other countries

Avis cars rented in St. Thomas are not allowed to cross borders into other countries. Exception: Rental car can be ferried to St. John from St. Thomas, certain conditions apply. Please verify at time of booking.
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Last Update: 04/04/2018