Lightning Bugz Rentals provides affordable, eco-friendly Low Speed Vehicles and Charleston golf cart rentals to vacationers and commercial businesses. We take the hassle out of getting around your destination. Whether it is going from your rental property to the beach, wedding and event set-up and transportation, or property maintenance needs, we have a Bug just for you. We provide LSV and golf cart rentals in Charleston, Isle of Palms, Sullivan’s Island, Folly Beach, Kiawah, and Seabrook. We also serve Anna Maria Island, Florida!

Mark Thorn (843) 609-8776
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Isle of Palms



All regular automobile driving and parking laws and restrictions apply to your LSV rental in addition to the following location specific restrictions:

  • NO driving on bike paths, sidewalks, golf course paths, beach accesses or the beach!
  • You CAN NOT cross the bridge to Mt. Pleasant
  • You CAN NOT drive on Palm Blvd from Sullivan’s Island bridge to 41st Avenue. (You could go a block if needed as long as you don’t hold up traffic)
  • You CAN NOT park at any beach access from 41st to 57th Avenue.  You can drop off at the access and then go park on Palm Blvd though.
  • Oceanside/Seaside Cabins REQUIRES written permission from it’s Management to allow cart rentals.
  • All riders must be seated in a seat and use seatbelts.

What makes us different than other rentals on the island?

  • You CAN drive after dark!
  • The ONLY GAS LSV option!