Rental requirements

Passenger Capacity

Origin of our Name

Red Bug Motors rents electric neighborhood vehicles for touring Jekyll Island to see all of the historic sites, woodlands, lakes and wildlife with a very low impact on the environment.



Rental rates



500 Riverview DrJekyll IslandGeorgia 31527, United States

The name comes from the first vehicles rented on Jekyll Island beginning in 1919.  They were manufactured by Red Bug Motors and sold all over the world.

We offer two, four and six passenger electric street legal cars on Jekyll Island.

Drivers must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driving license, full coverage auto insurance and a active credit card.

hours of operation

  PHONE NUMBER 912-635-9330


During Summer Season 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM

 Off Season  9:00 AM until 4:00 PM

(Please Phone ahead if you are arriving late)

Closed on Christmas Day and Easter


                 Daily (24 Hours) Rental

                     2  Passenger     $105.00               

                     4  Passenger     $125.00                                                            6  Passenger     $160.00     

                             5 Day Rental

​         ​            2  Passenger     $315.00       

                     4  Passenger     $375.00     

                     6  Passenger     $480.00

               * 7% Sales Tax will be added to rates