Our Arrive & Drive Away service ensures our renters will never wait longer than 10 minutes to receive their vehicle. Once you exit the Princess Juliana International Airport your vehicle will be parked curbside awaiting your arrival. This service is free for all rental bookings exceeding $125. For customers arriving on cruise ship your vehicle will be awaiting your arrival near the Philipsburg Harbor.
Our direct airport drop off service allows renters to return their vehicle at the airport terminal free of charge. Customers staying at the Belair Beach Hotel have the option to return their vehicle at the hotel and utilize our free airport shuttle service or return the vehicle to the airport terminal. The benefit of terminal drop off is that it allows renters the opportunity to make last minute stops. Be sure to fuel up your vehicle before returning it at the airport terminal.
Yes, vehicles can be returned at a variety of locations, however this must be agreed upon during the registration process. Depending on your drop off location a fee may be applied. Renters should never leave their vehicle unattended with the keys inside or the doors unlocked. The key must to be returned to an authorized Starlite Car Rental agent.
We do not have a minimum renting period. A fixed daily rate is charged based on a 24HR period.
The legal driving age on St.Maarten/ St.Martin is 18 years old, however in order to rent a vehicle the renter must be over the age of 22. If younger than 22, the renter must be accompanied by an someone over the age of 24 at all times while driving.
The law of St.Maarten/ St. Martin requires children under 7 to be restrained in a car safety seat. Toddlers and infants are also prohibited from sitting in the front seat of a vehicle. We offer a variety of child safety seats such as; boosters and car seats for all ages at a cost $5 per day.
Bookings can be completed online via our website, via email or by telephone. In order to book a vehicle a valid driver license and credit card is required. We do not accept credit card information online. Payment processing is completed upon arrival.
There are no cancellations fees applied to bookings online. However, as a courtesy we request that all cancellations are communicated 48hrs prior to arrival.
For more information regarding Insurance Protection Coverage please refer to our Insurance Policy page.
During the registration process a standard authorization hold is placed on your credit card in the form of a security deposit. At the end of the rental period once the vehicle is returned, the card on file is charged for the actual rental amount.
We accept all major credit cards; Visa, Mastercard, Discovery and American Express.
A security hold is placed on the credit card on file in the form of an "Authorization Only hold" during the registration process. The amount is dependent on your vehicle category; Cars $750, Minivans, SUV's & Jeeps $1200. There are exceptions to the rule, however a credit card is mandatory.
All Starlite vehicles are equipped with an automatic transmission, power windows, A/C, USB ,AUX and Bluetooth capabilities.
The vehicle must be returned with the same amount of fuel as recorded during the checkout inspection. Failure to refuel will result in a charge of $75.00.