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Getting Around Martinique

Air

Air Antilles (www.flyairantilles.com) operates flights from Martinique to neighbouring islands.

Road

Side of the road

Right

Road Quality

The road system is well developed and surfaced.

Car Hire

The island has excellent car hire facilities. You can also hire bikes and mopeds.

Taxi

Plentiful and reasonably cheap if shared. The majority of taxis are Mercedes-Benz. Main taxi stands are at major hotels, resorts and the airport.

Documentation

An International Driving Permit is recommended, but a national driving licence is sufficient, provided you have at least one year's experience. The minimum driving age is 21.

Urban travel

Public buses serve Fort-de-France and beyond. Share taxis are called 'taxicos' and can be a great way to meet locals.

Rail

Water

Scheduled ferries ply between Fort-de-France and the main resorts of Trois Îlets and Sainte-Anne via Anse Mitan, Pointe du Bout, Anse à l'Âne and Anses d'Arlet.

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