Exploring Aruba

Exploring Aruba


  • Like in the United States, Arubans like to drive on the right-hand side of the road.

  • The minimum age of 21-25 and the maximum about 65-70 may vary depending on the company’s policy.

  • International driving license or any valid license held for at least two full years is required otherwise you can not rent a car.

  • Unlimited mileage as if you where to go drive over 500 miles on a small island; rates subject to change without notice.

  • Deposit of US$500 or open signed credit card. Yes sir you better take good care of your rental car otherwise you will never see those $500 again.

  • Towing service available 24 hours a day. Even in odd places like when you get stuck offroad however you’ll have to walk to a phone to call the towing service so try to be careful.

  • Most carrentals offer pick up service, with some exceptions, at the cruise terminal. And at the cruise terminal of Port of Call you will find the various tour operators waiting for tourists. You can go there to get a guided tour of the island.

  • Insurance recommended, but does not cover if the driver is intoxicated in a car accident. So beware don’t drink and drive,…If want to go for a bar hopping tour try the Chiva Paranda Bus.



There is inexpensive and reliable daily bus service between all the districts and the hotel areas. Check at your hotel for schedules and hours. Beware for the pick pockets on the bus, Aruba is a friendly place but you can never be too careful.


The dispatch office, which can also arrange taxi tours. Taxi rates are fixed they have no meter. Phone (297) 58-22116 or (297) 58-21604. Ask the taxi driver for information about where to dine or where to go, they know all the island little secrets.