Jersey is a popular tourist destination in the Channel Islands, and as much as it may be small, its highly individual. Jersey only measures about twelve miles across and has a population of around 100,000 people, making it more like a city in size - and easy to explore by car. Car hire in Jersey Airport is available at the airport which is about 8.7km away from St Helier, the islands capital. St Helier attracts many of the islands tourists due to the fact that the southern coast of Jersey is lined with beaches. Hiring a car in Jersey allows you to visit them all.