You definitely don’t need an 4WD. We are renting a jeep this coming week for a few days just because it’s more fun than a little car. The car would have cost about 125 for three days and the jeep is going to cost 175.
Do you need a car on St. Croix?
If you plan to do some serious sightseeing on the island, you’ll need to rent a car, as getting around by public transportation is a slow, uneven process. Remember to drive on the left. In most rural areas, the speed limit is 35 mph; certain parts of the major artery, Route 66, are 55 mph.
Do you need a 4 wheel drive in St Thomas?
Generally 4 wheel drive is not necessary but if the home is at the top of a steep hill on a dirt road with gullies and ruts then you may need 4 wheel drive, but it is impossible to tell without knowing with what you are dealing.
Do you need an SUV on St Thomas?
You don’t need 4WD for STT or for day trips to STJ but an SUV (not 4WD) which has more ground clearance will give you a more comfortable ride on our roads which tend to be rather scattered with potholes – and give you that extra space for gear.
Why do you drive on the left side in the Virgin Islands?
Cars drive on the left hand side of the road, but nearly all the automobiles on the island have left-side steering columns. Due to the terrain, roads are often narrow, steep, and take with sharp turns. They tend to be poorly surfaced.
What side of the road do you drive in St Croix?
Here on St. Croix we do, in fact, drive on the left. Some historians believe that driving on the left was a custom carried over from the horse and buggy days, and no one ever bothered to change it.
Is St Croix walkable?
For many, the charms of the island of St Croix are still some of the best-kept secrets in the Caribbean. And that includes the wonderful historic town of Christiansted, a vibrant, charming, eminently walkable downtown.
Does St John need 4 wheel drive?
Do I need 4 wheel drive? Yes, for 2 reasons. First, some island roads are rough, and 4 wheel drive greatly enhances driving ability. Second, St John has some very steep hills plus concrete roads that get very slippery when it rains.
Do you need a car in St John USVI?
John is by car, and it’s recommended that you rent a four-wheel-drive vehicle, which you can get in town or reserve in advance. Always remember: Drive on the left and follow posted speed limits, which are generally very low. There are only two gas stations on St.
Is it safe to drive around St Thomas?
Visitors to St. Thomas should be very cautious of traffic. Drivers in St. Thomas drive on the lefthand side of the road instead of driving on the righthand side as is typical for other US locations.
Is it difficult to drive in St Thomas?
St. Thomas is a laid back island that is easy to navigate. Driving on the left will take a little getting used to before you feel completely comfortable. But, by the end of the trip, it will feel like second nature.
Is there Uber on St Thomas?
Thomas does not have Uber or Lyft. However, there are numerous Taxi Associations and private drivers on St. Thomas.
How long does it take to get from one side of St. Croix to the other?
The crossing takes just 90 minutes to get to Christiansted on the northern side of St. Croix.
Can you drink and drive in St. Croix?
DRINKING AND DRIVING IS ILLEGAL IN ST. CROIX.
Can you turn left on red in St. Croix?
Yep, go left on red if no one is coming. The only weird spot for that is what mgpilot mentioned. I always feel so illegal when I run that straight! You should feel illegal ’cause it is.