🚗 Do tourists need a license to drive a car in Aruba?

  • No, tourists do not need a local license to drive in Aruba if they have a valid driver's license from their home country.
  • However, they must be at least 18 years old to rent a car.
  • It is important to follow the traffic rules and regulations in Aruba to ensure a safe and enjoyable driving experience.

🚓 Driver rules in Aruba

  • Speed Limitations: The general speed limit in Aruba is 60km/hour (37mph) in built-up areas, and 80km/hour (50mph) outside built-up areas.
  • Mobile Phone use: It is illegal to use a mobile phone while driving in Aruba, including using a hands-free device.
  • Drunk Driving: The legal blood alcohol limit in Aruba is 0.05% for drivers of motor vehicles, and 0.02% for drivers of commercial vehicles. Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is strictly prohibited and can result in severe penalties.
  • Insurance: All drivers in Aruba are required to have third-party liability insurance, which covers damages caused by the driver to other people or their property while driving.
  • Age Limitations: Drivers in Aruba must be at least 18 years of age or older to legally hold a driver's license.