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Economy Rent a Car Kingston
16 Melrose Avenue Kingston 5
(786) 975-2222

Location Address: 16 Melrose Avenue Kingston

KINGSTON, Jamaica Car Rentals

Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica. The city has one of the finest harbors in the West Indies and exports sugar, rum, molasses, and bananas. The city's industries include tourism, food processing, and oil refining. Kingston was founded in 1693 on a deep harbor. The former capital, Port Royal, at the tip of the long, narrow peninsula forming the harbor, was inundated after an earthquake in 1692; the capital was then moved to Spanish Town and, in 1872, to Kingston. After fire destroyed the new Port Royal in 1703, Kingston became Jamaica's leading commercial city. It has suffered from urban unrest as well as damage from several hurricanes and an earthquake in 1907. Kingston is famed for its lively calypsos and its relics of buccaneering days. In the suburb of Mona are the University of the West Indies and the Royal Botanical Gardens, noted especially for their orchids.
Travelers to Jamaica would be best served to rent a vehicle upon arrival into Kingston to ensure they can see the many beautiful areas this city has to offer. Economy Rent A Car serves the Norman Manley International Airport and has a wide selection of vehicles to choose from. Whether you want to visit the beautiful botanical gardens in a convertible, or cruise the coastline in a minivan with the family, Economy Rent A Car has the vehicle you need at a great price. Be sure to check our wide selection of vehicles and prices when making your car rental reservations for Kingston.