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Renting a car is easy on Turks and Caicos, as there are about a dozen agencies including AVIS, Budget, Hertz and T&C, with all sorts of car options depending on your needs (such as Jeeps for off-road or rugged terrain travel). If you are the type of person that likes to contribute to the only foreigner owned company, you should look into renting from Todd Foss with Grace Bay Car Rentals (Grace Bay Car Rentals and Sales). Todd and crew offer the highest level of service and have a good selection of cars, SUV's, and even minivans. They offer some of the best rates on the island. The government tax rate is 10%; be aware some agencies choose to charge more. You must also be 25 years old to rent a car from most agencies.
All you need is a valid driver’s license from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom or one of the Caribbean countries, which you may use for up to three months in the islands. Drivers from other countries will need to go to the Transportation Department in Providenciales to get a temporary driving permit. To rent a scooter, you must be over the age of18. If you rent a vehicle of some sort, REMEMBER TO DRIVE ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE ROAD.
Taxis can be found on all of the islands, and there are always plenty of taxis to be found outside the airport. The going rate is about $2 per mile traveled, though it is always a good idea to verify the fee with the driver beforehand. Cabs can also be ordered in advance to take you on day long sight seeing trips.