News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – Rugged Rentals, a Bermudian minicar rental company, is the official vehicle partner for the Butterfield Bermuda Championship, being held in Bermuda in October.

The official minicars for the event are part of Rugged Rentals new fleet, Gem. Event staff and volunteers will drive the new, stylish Gem cars throughout the tournament. The partnership comes as part of Rugged Rentals expansion plan.

Rugged Rentals owner, Tallent Clark says: “We are thrilled to be named the official vehicle for the Butterfield Bermuda Championship this year. It’s a great opportunity for the public to see our new fleet and garner interest in the minicars. At Rugged Rentals, we are committed to creating an exciting rental experience while providing customers with a high level of satisfaction and excellent service. Our new fleet complements the mini Hummers that were launched in 2019 and we look forward to serving existing and future customers.”

The new Gem is a compact, yet spacious option for minicar rentals in Bermuda. Its range allows drivers to travel the island almost four times and it can be charged at home with a regular outlet in the event of no access to Rugged Rentals charging stations. Additionally, Gem has air conditioning, which is necessary for the warmer seasons in Bermuda.

Danielle Baiunco, Tournament Director, says: “We at the Butterfield Bermuda Championship are excited to partner with Rugged Rentals, the addition of this new rental option allows for ease of movement throughout the island in a fun and stylish way. We look forward to growing together in the years to come and cannot wait to show off the Gem in October.”

The Gem is available for multi-day rentals for $175 per day. Drivers will receive savings of five to 28 percent off the regular price for seven-day and longer rentals. The range for the Gem is 93 miles or 150 kilometers. It also features Bluetooth radio, automatic windows and reverse camera.

The Gem can be booked online at