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Car rentals in Makawao: All you need to know

A Makawao car rental gives you the opportunity to go where you want, when you want. You can explore all the sights, and even see what the rest of Hawaii has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about renting a car in Makawao. Read on to see which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.

Where do I get a bargain rental car in Makawao?

CarRentals.com makes it a breeze to book budget-friendly rates. Just type in your travel dates and go down the variety of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Makawao. You can also:

  • Compare the prices of vehicles
  • Try to avoid pick-ups and drop-offs at airports, which can be more expensive
  • Know ahead of time how much fuel/mileage you may use
  • Search and reserve as far in advance as you can

Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Makawao rental car.

What rental suppliers have retailers in Makawao?

From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like Hertz and Sixt, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Look through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.

What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Makawao?

That all depends on your needs and what activities you want to do in Makawao. If you're having difficulty choosing, make sure to go over the table below. We have compared the most popular vehicle categories for you:

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Makawao?

Typically, to rent a car in Makawao you must be at least 21. Please note, you may find that there is an added fee if you are under 25 or for higher category rentals. Read over the supplier's terms to find what any additional charges is before you book your rental.

Do I need insurance to rent a car in Makawao?

When cruising through Makawao or the rest of the U.S. of A., you'll need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you pick up your car. The majority of countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase temporary insurance through the rental agency. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also book Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.

The major credit card issuers (American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover) will typically offer coverage. However, many of them have restrictions, like not covering larger vehicles like premium models or some SUVs. Be sure to call and find out what kind of coverage is offered before you head to Makawao.

Are there different fuel policies?

Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.

You will need to find an open gas station close to the drop-off location

What fuel policy do you recommend?

Many suppliers offer a range of fuel policies. However, the stand-out choice is usually full-to-full. It simply means returning the car with the same level of gas as you got it with, so you'll never pay for anyone else's road trips through the Makawao.

Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Makawao?

Unlimited mileage is a good choice for those who don't want to worry about watching the odometer their whole trip. Just make sure that your policy really provides unlimited miles. Check the details on mileage limits before you book.

Before you leave the lot

Before you begin on your Makawao vacation, make sure you check a few things prior to leaving the car rental lot. It's worth the time to:

  • Walk around your car and determine if there is any dents or scratches. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
  • Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the jack and lung wrench are there
  • Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats, and note how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
  • Get comfortable operating the entertainment and GPS (if available). It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new area

Book your Makawao car rental today

Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Makawao has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Makawao.