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no rental car

After we check in at the Royal Palm we need to pick up groceries. Without a rental car, what is the best form of transportation to store and back? Will a cab sit and wait on you? Any idea of price?

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1. Re: no rental car

There is a good sized grocery store within walking distance of your hotel. Ask the front dest for directions.

St. Maarten-St...
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2. Re: no rental car

It's called Market Garden

Mahopac, New York
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we did a tour of island and our driver Mike from Scenic Tours and transportation services (721-522 -3680) (email boatmj@hotmail.com) threw in the grocery shopping for free. He was great because he would set price in advance for whatever you wanted and gave us a free return trip to airport as well. Even though the stores are in walking distance, hard to carry all groceries back at least for initial stop. He dropped us off and picked us up quite a few days - very dependable, safe and pleasant

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4. Re: no rental car

how was the royal palm? close enough to restaurants to walk? any casinos around there to walk / or bus?

thanks

NH
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5. Re: no rental car

Just came back from St Maarten and RP...already miss it!...plenty of restaurants within walking distance as well as food shopping...enjoy!

NH
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6. Re: no rental car

Sorry and casino right down the street as well as one up on the hill near Flamingo

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7. Re: no rental car

I will be staying at the RP next month for my birthday I can't wait...I too am debating about getting a rental because I have heard so many horror stories

Auburn Washington
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8. Re: no rental car

Get a car. Driving isn't bad at all and you'll miss 90% of the island experience by not having a car at your disposal. Not sure of what the horror stories are. Been renting for the lat 13+ years without any issues.

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9. Re: no rental car

I think the biggest issue is the parking...there is not any!! Grand Case and Phillupsburgh are tough

Auburn Washington
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10. Re: no rental car

Plenty of places to park in the pay lot (cheap) amd all along the salt pond (free).