Getting to JQ Mall
Buses are an extremely affordable option for travelers. Fares are rarely more than $5(USD). Fares from Castries to the north start at EC$1.50, which is less than $0.60(USD). From Castries to the south, fares are EC$7.00 - under $2(USD).
Taxis in St. Lucia are not metered, but have fixed fares for standard trips. For example, the fare for up to four people from Castries to Hewanorra Airport is EC$120, about $45(USD). Up to four people can travel from Castries to Rodney Bay for EC$40, about $15(USD). Travlers can often find a listing of fares to common destinations published by the tourism board to help them with their on-island travels. Visitors should negotiate the fare with the driver before embarking on a trip, and agree on whether the fare will be paid in United States Dollars (USD) or Eastern Caribbean Dollars (EC).
Rentals from most of the major providers range from $50(USD) to $60(USD) per day. Cars or sport-utility vehicles with four wheel drive are available at several of the local rental companies where rates start at $45(USD) to $50(USD) per day, depending on the size of the vehicle. Few providers offer unlimited mileage.