The Palmetto Dunes Buggy starts service on Sunday, May 17 and will run seven days a week from 8am-9pm. The Buggy provides courtesy transportation within Palmetto Dunes, Leamington, and Shelter Cove. Visit the beach, golf courses, restaurants, shops and tennis courts, as well as Shelter Cove Harbour, Shelter Cove Towne Centre, and the Plaza at Shelter Cove. This is an on-demand service and vehicles will be dispatched on a first-come, first-served, basis as requests are received. One handicapped accessible van is available. For a pickup, call 843-689-4222.
Due to increased safety measures, the wait time may be higher than normal. Some of the new safety measures are:
- Vans will continue to be cleaned every night. Vans will be wiped down throughout the day by drivers.
- Drivers will wear masks for their protection and the protection of the passengers.
- Drivers will open all doors getting in and out, to avoid excessive shared contact.
- Drivers will NOT load or unload personal beach gear – (chairs, coolers etc.).
- Passengers will be spaced out inside vans unless they are staying together in one home.
- Small groups (4 or less) will be asked if they are willing to share a van with another small group.
- For the first 2 weeks of van service, vans will be rotated and get an additional cleaning on off days.
- No one will be permitted in the front passenger seat – (Drivers may make exceptions.)
- Every van will have hand sanitizer.