Places in Martinique

Getting around Martinique


Air Antilles ( operates flights from Martinique to neighbouring islands.

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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.


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


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.

Getting around towns and cities

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

By 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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