Book a Jeep today!

Please fill in all required fields.

Thank you for booking.

We try to respond as soon as possible, so we will get back to you within a few hours to confirm your booking.

Your Booking

Please, check your booking

Reservation Form

You will receive an email confirmation within 24 hours. You do not have a reservation until you receive an email confirmation. If you do not receive one within 24 hours, email us immediately at

If you are booked at one of our Villas please enter the followng information:

If you are not booked at our villas, or if your villa agent is unable to pick you up at the ferry dock, we are a short walk straight off the ferry dock. Your email confirmation will have a map, directions to our location & contact information as well as instructions for meeting for vehicle pick-up after business hours.

We strongly encourage you to reserve early! For most of the year, there are more visitors than available vehicles. Vehicle availability can change by the HOUR for much of the year.

We have a 5 day minimum for reservations made more than one month in advance.

We take VISA/MC only. No debit cards. Please note we do not offer a CDW. There is no charge for additional drivers/Unlimited Miles

Drivers MUST be 25 years or older. Any NON-U.S. licensed driver must purchase a $25 V.I. Govt. Temporary Foreign Driver’s Permit.

VEHICLE PICK UP: Vehicles are available for pick up starting at 12 NOON on the pickup date.

VEHICLE RETURN: Vehicles are due back at or before 12 NOON on the return date.

If an early vehicle pick up or late return is important to you, please plan on reserving starting the day before or returning the day after. Or reserve with an agency that requires a 9 or 10 AM return time. Do not expect a vehicle to be available prior to Noon.

Vehicles are for use on the island of St. John only.

OFFICE HOURS: We are open 9am - 7pm Monday through Saturday.

Sundays we are available at our office only for vehicle pickups so be sure we have your flight arrival information, and your villa greeter contact info if applicable, so we know when to expect you.

Late arrivals are easily accommodated provided we have your expected arrival time and your villa greeter contact info.

We are closed for vehicle pick up December 25th, January 1st, July 4th, and Easter Sunday. A key drop will be available for returns.

WINTER RATES run from November 14th to April 30th (except during designated holidays)

SUMMER RATES run from May 1st to November 13th

HOLIDAY RATES include the week of Christmas, New Years, and the month of February.

About Us

The best way to see the island of St. John is to experience it the way the residents do. For the past 30 years, Donald & Deborah Schnell have been helping travelers do just that. Their company, Bougainvillea Leasing Ltd. – not only offers vacationers easy access to the island through jeep and SUV rentals, but their sister company Artistic Villas, along with their concierge services, offer the rental of traditional island Caribbean villas as well as customized services that create a uniquely perfect vacation experience for anyone traveling to the island.

Read More


Bougainvillea Leasing Ltd. – is located at The Amoré Center – a short walk from the Ferry Dock. See our additional notes and map for more information on our location and policies.

Read More

Our Studios

The Donald Schnell Studio on St. John creates a variety of exciting, handcrafted ceramics, from water fountains, lights, signs, planters, and vases to musical windchimes and dinnerware. The Studio’s creations capture the feel of the island. Coral sand and melted glass reproduce the vibrant colors of the rocks and water of the Caribbean.

Read More

The Island

Get to know the island paradise that we’ve called home since 1975. We hope this guide helps you to learn about our island and is a useful reference during your stay with us.

Read More

What clients say about us?