Places in Jersey

Getting around Jersey

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Car hire

Available in St Helier. Persons wishing to hire a car must: (a) be over 21 years of age; (b) have had a full licence for at least one year; and (c) have a valid full licence with no endorsements or disqualifications for dangerous driving or driving over the alcohol limit within the previous five years.


Mopeds can be hired from a number of companies in St Helier. Crash helmets must be worn. Addresses and telephone numbers of all these companies can be obtained from Jersey Tourism.



There is a speed limit of 64kph (40mph). Motor caravans and trailers may not be imported.


Visitors who wish to drive must have a valid Certificate of Insurance or an International Green Card, and a valid driving licence or International (not UK International) Driving Permit (not photocopies). Nationality plates must be displayed.

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.