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Visitors to Bequia have numerous options for getting around the island and its surrounding area, which include by car, van, taxi, water taxi and ferry.
There are numerous Rental Car Companies around the island of Bequia. However, before deciding to get behind the wheel of a vehicle, check out the
“Bequia Driving Rules” that can be found at the bottom of this Bequia Facts link. Note that driving permits are required for visitors on the island.
The Dollar Vans are the island of Bequia’s replacement for buses. These vans are the least expensive way of getting around the island, and they go to many of the popular tourist beaches and town areas. For route and timetable information, visit the Tourist Office in town. Fares are generally EC$1.
The taxis on the island are pickup trucks with covers over the back. Bench seats line the bed of the truck, and these taxis can take numerous passengers at one time. There are multiple Taxi Companies around the island. The best way to get a ride is to call one of the companies ahead of time to arrange for a pickup.
Water taxis are available at a few docks around the island. The boats will take passengers to certain popular destinations around the island. For more information, inquire at the local Tourist Office.
Ferry service is available from Bequia to some of the neighboring island such as Saint Vincent. For more, check out this Ferry Information page.