Bahamas Express — Bahamas Express is a company dedicated to maritime transport, that offers fast-ferry service between Port Everglades (Florida) and Bahamas (Bimini and Grand Bahama island). It is owned by the Spanish group Baleària. Call (866) 699-6988 or see www.ferryexpress.com for rates and other information.
Jitney buses: This is the closest thing to mass transportation in Nassau. These buses run between the downtown area to Cable Beach and Paradise Island from early morning until about 7 p.m. at 30-minute intervals. Fares vary (though they’re generally about $1.25 per person, each way), depending on the route. Exact change is required. The […]
Bahamas Ferries – this company offers high-speed ferry service between Nassau and a variety of other Bahamian destinations, such as Spanish Wells, Harbour Island, George Town, Freeport (Grand Bahama), Governor’s Harbour (Eleuthera), Morgans Bluff (Andros), South Abaco, and Fresh Creek (Andros). Call (242) 323-2166 or see www.bahamasferries.com for rates and other information.
Mopeds – these services provide moped rentals in Nassau (at rates running from $65 – $85 per day). They also offer hourly rates: www.bahamasscooterrentals.com http://ridebahamas.com/nassau/scooter.html www.uniquerentalsbahamas.com
TAXI – Taxis are plentiful and can be hailed everywhere, be it right by your ship or at all the hotels and restaurants. Count on sharing the taxi with other tourists and locals. Rates are fixed by law. Typical fares from Nassau to nearby Paradise Island are $9 (plus $1 bridge toll and a 15 […]
Authorized taxi companies operating in the Bahamas include: Bahamas Taxi Cab Union (Nassau): (242) 323-5818 Freeport Taxi Co. (242) 352-6666 Grand Bahama Taxi Co. (Grand Bahama): (242) 352-7101 Happy Days & Sons (Nassau): (242) 361-4101 Jermaine’s Taxi & Tours (Nassau): (242) 425-1789 Jolly Green Giant Taxi Service: (242) 394-8294 Union Cab (Grand Bahama): (242) 352-7101
CAR RENTALS – a rental car isn’t needed as most places can be reached easily by taxi, which is generally the best and most convenient way of getting around. Taxi rates are set by the government. If you do decide to rent a car, rental car agencies can be found at the airport and downtown. […]