This notable island with rainforest, rivers, reefs, beaches and a unique laid-back atmosphere is situated in the azure waters of the Caribbean Sea. Come to Jamaica for the relaxed atmosphere invoked so naturally by the birthplace of reggae music. Laze on the beach, walk through the rainforest, swim beneath waterfalls, visit historic cities and discover the Caribbean.
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To get into town from the airport, you can rent a car, grab a taxi or meet with customer representatives from your hotel or tour operators right after Customs clearance. There are two taxi companies operating at the airport, JUTA Taxi and JCAL Taxi as well as eight (8) rental car companies to choose from. For more information, you can check out the Ground Transportation page on the Sangster International Airport website.
Enjoy the sunny weather and walk to many of your destinations! The places you'll be going to are most likely in close proximity to your hotel. Or take a route taxi, its the primary mode of transportation in Jamaica! For a fixed price, each taxi operates a route that picks up and drops off passengers along the way almost similar to UberPool. Travel to Jamaica between May to mid December during off seasons for fewer crowds and less expensive accommodations.
Don't be afraid to ask a local for the best restaurants and things to do. Did you know in Jamaica they drive on the left-hand side of the road? Also Jamaica was where reggae music was born!