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Getting Around Jamaica

1. Private Driver - Fulltime

Type Cost Prepay
Fulltime van and driver ~ 10-seater (7 passengers plus luggage for transfers) $1,065 per week
(add 15% tip to rates)
PREPAY
Fulltime van and driver ~ 14-seater (10 passengers plus luggage for transfers) $1,420 per week
(add 15% tip to rates)
PREPAY
Fulltime van and driver ~ 23-seater (18 passengers plus luggage for transfers) $1,800 per week
(add 15% tip to rates)
PREPAY

Rates include dedicated, licensed drivers/tour guides for up to 10 hours per day.  If 10 hours are exceeded in one day, an additional US$35 per hour is to be paid directly to your driver. The minimum period for fulltime service is 4 consecutive days. All gas will be at the expense of the guest. Vans will commence booking with a full tank of gas and should be returned with a full tank of gas.  Guests are responsible for gas.

Fulltime service includes airport transfers service beginning and ending at the MBJ (Montego Bay), LAM (Private Jet Centre, Montego Bay) & The Ian Flemming International Airport (Oracabessa). Fulltime service to KIN (Norman Manley) airport will incur extra charges of $160 (one way) & $320 (roundtrip) plus Toll Charges for new highway (pay locally in cash - approx. $30 each way). Trips to Port Antonio will incur an extra charge of $320 + tip (roundtrip). *Please add 15% tip to rates.

Child car seats are rented for $10 per airport transfer ($20 round trip) or $50 per week.

2. Airport Transfers Only (round trip) - MBJ Arrivals

 

Standard GuestsAdditional GuestsPrepay

1-4 Guests $110 Round Trip to Montego Bay Villas (10 seater)
Each Additional Guest
+ $21 Round Trip to Montego Bay Villas
PREPAY
1-4 Guests $210 Round Trip to Discovery Bay/Runaway Bay (10 seater)
Each Additional Guest + $42 Round Trip to Discovery Bay/Runaway BayEach Additional Guest
+ $42 Round Trip to Discovery Bay/Runaway Bay
PREPAY
1-4 Guests $210 Round Trip to Negril (10 seater)
Each Additional Guest
+ $42 Round Trip to Negril
PREPAY
1-4 Guests $252 Round Trip to Ocho Rios (10 seater)
Each Additional Guest
+ $53 Round Trip to Ocho Rios
PREPAY
1-4 Guests $426 Round Trip to Treasure Beach (10 seater)
Each Additional Guest
+ $50 Round Trip to Treasure Beach
PREPAY
Guest count exceeding 7 passengers + luggage requires a second van + additional transfer fee.  Our drivers may substitute 2 vans for one large van, depending on availability.  The cost will be the same.  Pay for driver services with final villa payment. Please tip your driver locally. Child car seats are rented for $10 per airport transfer ($20 round trip) or $50 per week.

3. Airport Transfers Only (round trip - KIN Arrivals)



Standard GuestsAdditional Guests

1-4 Guests $780 Round Trip to Montego Bay Villas (10 seater) + Toll Charges RatesEach Additional Guest
+ $160 Round Trip to Montego Bay Villas

1-4 Guests $800 Round Trip to West Montego Bay Villas (10 seater) + Toll Charge RatesEach Additional Guest
+ $160 Round Trip to Montego Bay Villas

1-4 Guests $750 Round Trip to Discovery Bay/Runaway Bay (10 seater) + Toll Charges Rates               
Each Additional Guest
+ $130 Round Trip to Montego Bay Villas

1-4 Guests $650 Round Trip to Ocho Rios (10 seater) + Toll Charges RatesEach Additional Guest
+ $120 Round Trip to Montego Bay Villas

1-4 Guests $750 Round Trip to Treasure Beach (10 seater) + Toll Charges RatesEach Additional Guest
+ $130 Round Trip to Montego Bay Villas

Guest count exceeding 7 passagers + luggage requires a second van + additional transfer fee.

Our drivers may substitute 2 vans for one large van, depending on availability.  The cost will be the same.

Pay for driver services with final villa payment.  Please tip you driver locally.  Chil car seats are rented for $10 per airport transfer ($20 round trip), or $50 per week



From Montego Bay Villas (12 Seat Van) to:1-6 Guests  Each Additional Guest
Montego Bay (Town) shopping or beach$84 + Tip
$11
Round Hill$42 + Tip$6
The Tryall Club$53 + Tip$6
Rose Hall - Shopping/golf$116 + Tip
$16
From Spring Farm Villas (10 seat van) to: Pay Locally
Half Moon Resort $42 + Tip
From Almond Hill & Coconut Cottage (10 seat van) to: Pay Locally          
Round Hill Resort $25 + Tip


From Montego Bay Villas (12 Seat Van) to:1-6 Guests  Each Additional Guest
Montego Bay - Night time clubs/bars$150 + Tip
$30
Negril Day Trip$200 + Tip
$40
Ocho Rios Day Trip$280 + Tip$50
Mayfield Falls$200 + Tip
$40
Appleton Rum Tour$350 + Tip$50
Black River /YS Falls$300 + Tip$45
Chukka at Good Hope$230 + Tip$40
Glistening Waters$230 + Tip$40
Bob Marley - Nine Mile$350 + Tip$50
Hampden Rum Tour$230 + Tip$40
Stush in the Bush$300 + Tip$40
Margaritaville/Montego Bay Yacht Club - Catamaran$120 + Tip$30

Guests who use wheelchairs or have disabilities

Fulltime

  • 6 Guests including wheelchair passenger ~ $1,000 (add 15% tip to rates)
  • 8 Guests including wheelchair passenger ~ $1,200 (add 15% tip to rates)

Airport Transfers Only (round trip)

For our guests who require their wheelchairs during the transfer from the airport to the villa, three of our vans are equipped with automatic lifts. The passenger is transported while seated in his wheelchair. These special vans can carry five passengers with luggage, plus a wheelchair passenger.

Rates for this service are as follows:

  • Airport to Montego Bay villas - $130 + Tip - 1-6 guests, extra guests $26 per person
  • Airport to Discovery Bay villas - $210 + Tip - 1-6 guests, extra guests $46 per person

Arrival & Departure transfers for locations outside of Montego Bay will attract additional fees when using a full-time driver.

NOTE: Drivers for some villas may charge slightly higher rates for various trips if carrying more than four passengers but will still be in conformance with Jamaica Tourist Board-approved rates.

Cancellation Policy

Fulltime Driver:

Full refunds are given for cancellations made eight days or more prior to the travel date, less a 10% cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations made within seven days of travel.

Airport Transfers:

Full refunds are given for cancellations made within three days of travel, less 10% cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellations made two days or less before travel. (exception - flight cancellations)

Travel Partners

We appreciate your business and are happy to commission you for each villa rental.

To help you organize your client‘s record, use our PDF questionnaire. Fill out the PDF, save it, and email a copy to info@jamaicavillas.com. If you prefer, you may print and fax the form to 407-551-1797

To ensure that your clients' requests are met, we must have this form in hand no less than 3 weeks prior to travel date. Requests received later may not be honored.

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Flights

Travel 100 Group

Your time is valuable! We can connect you to Travel 100 Group who, with one call, will find the lowest airfares available for your dates of travel when you identify yourself as a Jamaica Villas client.

Simply call (847) 897-7061 or e-mail linda@t100g.com to receive an instant quote. Be prepared to provide your date of birth and your name as it appears on your passport. Travel 100 Group will advise our office of your itinerary so we can schedule your transfers without bothering you.

Club Mobay’s lounge experience enhanced with an unrivaled visual journey through Jamaica’s history provides the perfect place to unwind before departure.

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General Information

Tourism is Jamaica's leading industry, so reserve flights early. Your destination is Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Please review our FAQ for frequently asked questions and additional information about travel documents and other helpful advice regarding your Jamaica villa vacation.

When booking flights, please note that check-in time is 3:00 p.m. on arrival day and check-out time is 12:00 p.m. on departure day.

Travel Protection

Unfortunately, unexpected events can leave you with canceled plans and significant unbudgeted expenses. Because we understand that you can't do anything to prevent unforeseen illness, the tragic loss of a loved one or even job termination, we recommend that you cover your investment from those unforeseen circumstances that may arise before or during your trip. The following plans, brought to you by LeisureCare, provide valuable coverage at an affordable price.

LeisureCare

Please speak to one of our villa specialists to add this affordable coverage to your vacation, and sit back, relax and get ready to enjoy the villa experience of a lifetime. Or, call our Plan Administrator at 1-800-453-4036 with any questions.

Please read our COVID-19 FAQ for more information about the plan

This is a brief overview of the coverages. Subject to terms, conditions, and exclusions. Please review the plan description for details (insert URL). Travel insurance benefits are underwritten by Arch Insurance Company, with administrative offices in Jersey City, NJ. NAIC # 11150 under Policy Form series LTP 2013 and applicable amendatory endorsements.

This plan provides cancellation coverage for your trip and other insurance coverages that apply only during the covered trip. You may have coverage from other sources that provides you with similar benefits but may be subject to different restrictions depending upon your other coverages. You may wish to compare the terms of this policy with your existing life, health, home, and automobile policies. If you have any questions about your current coverage, call your insurer, insurance agent, or broker. 

What travel documents do I need for Jamaica? A valid passport is required for all passengers including infants. This must be presented at the airline check-in counter to ensure you will be permitted to board a flight to Jamaica. All US citizens are required to carry a valid US passport to travel outside the country. If you have questions about this requirement or are a citizen of another country, call 1-800-233-4582 (Jamaica Tourist Board). In the US, you can also check with the Embassy of Jamaica: 1520 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036 | tel (202) 452-0660. Elsewhere, contact your local embassy.