Jamaica Entry Requirements

    If you are planning to visit Jamaica soon then you must be considering the documentation needed. The Jamaica entry requirement will vary based on several factors:  Your nationality   Reason for visiting   How long you are staying   And so forth   Passport and Identification Requirement Despite this, everyone travelling MUST present a valid travel document that shows their identity and […]

Renting a car in Jamaica: The Complete Guide

    Are you an international who is planning to visit Jamaica soon? Interested in renting a car in Jamaica to explore the island or for business related travel? Well you have come to the right spot. Here at,  Hummingbird Car Rental we have managed to put together the complete guide to car rental in Jamaica.     We cover everything you need to know from preparing […]

The Best Places to Live in Kingston and St. Andrew

  Jamaica is a major tourism and economical hot spot in the Caribbean. There are people here from all over the world who come not just for leisure but business. While north coast destinations like Ocho Rios and Montego Bay are known are known for tourism, Kingston and surrounding areas are becoming popular corporate destinations.   This means the homes […]

Turtle River Falls and Gardens : Ocho Rios Travel Guide

  Despite being right beside the bustling town of Ocho Rios, Turtle river Falls and Gardens is less known than some of the other waterfall destinations in Jamaica, which means less crowds. This is somewhat puzzling as the gardens having so much to offer. From multiple swimming areas to wildlife, scenic trails, tours and a very inexpensive entry fee of […]

Visiting Portland in Jamaica

    Visiting Portland in Jamaica is a truly authentic experience. Many people who visit Jamaica often head for resorts in Montego Bay or Ocho Rios. Some head for Kingston for the nightlife and urban culture. But Portland is a bit different and competes with St. Elizabeth in terms of variety of experiences you can get. It has a host […]

Working and Living in Jamaica

  There are some key things that one should know before working and living in Jamaica. It involves doing extensive research about the country especially if you have a family that would be moving with you. Jamaica is known to be a great vacation destination but vacationing and living there are two completely different things. There are also necessary documents […]

Jamaican Influence in US Black History

Jackie Robinson, Hattie McDaniel, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr. I know what you are thinking, these are famous African American activists and leaders. And you are correct. In 1926, Carter G. Woodson, an African-American historian, author, journalist, and who was one of the first people to study African-American history, established “Negro History Week” to make sure that Black Americans were […]

Why you should explore Kingston when you rent a car in Jamaica

Kingston sits as a playful child between the highest Mountain in Jamaica, The Blue Mountain and the world’s seventh-largest natural harbor, Kingston Harbour. The city boasts a lot of interesting features that draw people from all over the world to visit or move here to work. It is amazing to see how revitalization has introduced modern commodities to the rich […]

South Coast Destinations in Jamaica

  What’s so special about South Coast destinations in Jamaica? Well, it’s the fact that you might have not visited most of them! Despite being the largest economic driver in Jamaica, the tourism industry for years has flocked to the north coast and stayed there for the most part. Whether you are a tourist or you live in Jamaica, Montego Bay and […]

Driving in Jamaica: Road Safety Tips for your Trip to Jamaica

Driving in Jamaica may seem like a daunting challenge at first. And in many ways, it is. There is a combination of factors such as different rules of the road, reckless drivers, and poor road conditions in some areas that make it difficult. Is it possible for our visitors from the US, UK or elsewhere to ever drive comfortably in Jamaica? YES OF COURSE!  Firstly, let’s […]

How I Saved on Cell Phone Charges While Vacationing in Jamaica

Good Bye to local phones, Hello unlimited Data Roam I was in disbelief. My first phone bill after my vacation was $850USD; including roaming and all sorts of charges. So, I vowed to never let that happen again. Since then, all my trips to Jamaica involve my getting a second phone with a local SIM card. I always ensured to […]

Black History Month in Jamaica: A Reminder

February is celebrated as Black History month in Jamaica and many parts of the world. However, there seems to be a virtual silence in Jamaica despite its overwhelming black population. The celebration of black history appears to have been shifted from a physical one, where there are numerous events surrounding the accomplishments of contributors and events, to a mental one […]

How I plan to Travel Somewhere New as a New Year Resolution

It’s the New Year and many of us may have done retrospection and evaluation of the previous year and the choices we made or didn’t make. Through this process, we formulate what we hope to achieve for the New Year and thus make our New Year resolutions. We may decide to earn more money, change our current jobs, eat and […]

A Travel Companion’s Guide to an Awesome Road Trip

Are we there yet? NO! Are we there yet?… This is an annoying question that’s as old as children have been in vehicles. It’s quite adorable…ONLY WHEN SAID BY CHILDREN! An adult companion with childish behavior,  toppled with other exasperating circumstances, can ruin an awesome road trip. I have come to understand that it’s the little things that really get to […]

The best Reggae Song of all time is

The best reggae song of all time is One Love, by Bob Marley.  It is a song that that promotes peace, which is what our Island needs now and always.  We need to understand that we are all one, no reason for hatred and violence.  We should have space in our hearts for One Love, One heart and lets get […]

5 Tips For a Stress-Free Time When Traveling to Jamaica This Winter

“Let the Christmas catch you in a good mood, Let the Christmas catch you feeling fine.” It’s the most wonderful time of the year again and you may be planning a trip to Jamaica. If done as an ad hoc venture, traveling can be a costly and unpleasant experience. So, if you are traveling to Jamaica for the Christmas season […]

My Favorite Reggae Song

I know this may sound a little cliché but Bob Marley One Love is truly my all time favorite.  Its a sound that promotes love and positivity.  I can be in the worst mood, and when this song plays it is like I am alive  again!   The whole world can relate to “One Love”  If you do not know this song, […]

HummingBird Car Rental Jamaica

I think customer service was excellent!!Leonie  and Sharon were extremely helpful and whenever I come to Jamaica this is the only company I’ll be using to rent a car, thanks guys!!!

Why We Like The Nissan Note

Features of the Nissan Note The Nissan Note is one of the vehicles available for rental by Jamaican car Rental Company Hummingbird Car Rental. It is a mini multi-purpose vehicle that is very convenient for a single person, groups of friends or small families. Furthermore, it’s small, compact and great for cruising around the Island in style. It has four doors, […]

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