Car rentals in Kapolei: All you need to know
A Kapolei car rental allows you to go where you want, when you want. You can check out all the sights, and even see what else the rest of Hawaii has to offer. CarRentals.com has collected the most frequently asked questions about car rentals in Kapolei. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How can I find a bargain rental car in Kapolei?
CarRentals.com always tries to get you the best price. But, there are a more ways to increase your savings. You can:
- Compare all the deals available
- Book as far in advance as possible. You'll usually save more and get the car of your choice
- Check the fuel and mileage policies. This way you'll avoid any surprises on your final bill
- Decide what car you'll need for your trip. Don't get more car than you need
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Kapolei.
What rental suppliers have agencies in Kapolei?
From budget-friendly brands like Budget and Thrifty to global names like National and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Read through the reviews to help you figure out which one meets your needs.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Kapolei?
That depends on your needs and what you'll be doing when you visit Kapolei. If you're having a bit of trouble deciding, be sure to look over the chart below. We've compared the most popular categories for you:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Luxury||When you deserve the best||Infiniti Q50, Mercedes Benz CLA, or similar|
|Minivan||Family vacations where you need additional room||Hyundai Santa Fe, Nissan Quest, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||Easy to park and have great miles per gallon||Chevrolet Spark, Vauxhall Corsa, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Kapolei?
Generally, to rent a car in Kapolei you must be at least 21—the same as it is across the rest of the USA. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read through the rental agreement to find any additional fees will be before you rent your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Kapolei?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you're renting a car. With that said, you might already be insured by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, those policies might not totally cover your rental, and you'll need to add it to your booking for Kapolei. Look into it before you book and, if it is required, you can conveniently include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
Are there different fuel policies?
Most suppliers give you a choice of fuel policies. Here is a list of the typical policies.You will have to search for a gas station near the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||You'll have a full tank when you pick up your car. Use as much petrol as you like and top it off when you return your car when you are done. As long as you replace the fuel before returning the car, you won't face any extra fees||You only need to replace the fuel you used. If you only use half of a tank, it's only necessary refill half of a tank, and therefore avoid paying for fuel you don't need. You can fill up at any station you want and you'll only be charged refueling fees or service charges if you don't fill up the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank of gas upfront and bring the car back with the tank empty. Several providers offer a refund for any unused fuel. Be sure to confirm with them beforehand||You won't need to find a fuel station near your rental drop-off location||The supplier usually charges a higher rate for the fuel than a local gas station|
|Empty to empty||You won't have a full tank when you pick up the vehicle, and you won't have to refill the gas when you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you can shop around for the cheapest local prices||You'll need to locate a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
We usually recommend that you opt for the full-to-full policy. This policy simply means you bring your rental back to the full, and you're all set.
Should I get unlimited miles when I rent a car in Kapolei?
If you wish to explore all that Kapolei and maybe even the rest of Hawaii offers, you are going to want unlimited miles. You won't have to worry about extra charges if you decide to drive all over Kapolei. Go over the fine print to be certain they are truly "unlimited."
Before you leave the lot
Before you get going on your Kapolei trip, go over a few items prior to leaving the lot. It's important to:
- Walk around the vehicle and be sure there is no damage or scratches. If so, write it down on your paperwork
- Make you have a properly inflated spare tire, lug wrench, and jack in the trunk
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Figure out how to work the navigation and entertainment. It's best to limit any unneeded distractions when you are driving around a new city
Book your Kapolei car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Kapolei has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the great restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Kapolei.