Car rentals in Waikiki: All you need to know
You want a great automobile to take you around Waikiki whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Explore the famous sites around town and pull up in front of the best restaurants in Waikiki. CarRentals.com has gathered your most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Waikiki. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain car rental in Waikiki?
CarRentals.com makes it a cinch to snag the cheapest rates. Simply type in your travel dates and scroll through the variety of rental car companies, pick the top rental locations, and find the most wallet-friendly offers in Waikiki. You can also:
- Compare vehicle pricing before you book
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs, which can be more expensive
- Know ahead of time the amount of fuel/mileage you may use
- Search and book as far in advance as you can
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save big on your Waikiki rental car.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Waikiki?
From global names like National and Hertz to budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which one is best for you.
What type of rental car should I get for my trip to Waikiki?
That depends on how many people you are traveling with and what activities you want to do in Waikiki. If you're having a bit of trouble choosing, make sure to read over our chart below. We have compared the most popular categories for you:
What age do you have to be to rent a car in Waikiki?
Normally, the age limit for renting a car in Waikiki is 21. Please note, there might be an additional fee if you are under 25 or for higher category cars in particular. Go through the terms to determine what any additional charges is before you rent your car.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Waikiki?
Insurance is always needed, wherever you're renting a car. With that said, your current car insurance may cover you. Additionally, if you pay using your credit card, the card's benefits may also insure you. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it is needed, you can simply include it at checkout.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Below is a list of the most common ones.
What fuel policy should I get?
We usually recommend that you choose the full-to-full policy. This policy is the most straightforward, and you simply top off the tank before you bring it back.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
If you wish to check out all that Waikiki and maybe even the rest of Hawaii offers, you're going to need unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Waikiki. Read the fine print to make sure they are actually "unlimited."
Know before you go
Before you begin on your Waikiki vacation, be sure you check a few things prior to leaving the rental lot. You should take time to:
- Look over your vehicle and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. If you notice any, write it down on your paperwork
- Check the trunk to determine if the spare is inflated and both the lug wrench and jack are there
- Familiarize yourself with the car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and windshield wipers
- Figure out how to work the entertainment and GPS (if available). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Waikiki rental car today
Maybe you're traveling solo, maybe you're bringing your partner or kids, or maybe you're carpooling with co-workers to and from the hotel to the conference center. No matter the situation, CarRentals.com has a car that can suit your requirement and not deplete your travel piggy bank.