Car rentals in Laie: All you need to know
You need a great car to take you around Laie whether you're going for a business or pleasure. Check out the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Laie. We've answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Laie. Find out which vehicle is perfect for your trip, and how to get the best rates.
How do I find a great deal on a car rental in Laie?
We always try to get you the best price. However, to increase your savings on your trip to Laie you can do a few things. You can:
- Read through the mileage policy to avoid any surprises
- Reserve your rental as far in advance as you can
- Avoid airport pick-ups and drop-offs if possible; they commonly are more expensive
- Compare daily and weekly rates; you might save more if you rent the car for longer
Just following even a few of these tips can help you save on your Laie rental car.
What rental companies have agencies in Laie?
From budget-friendly brands like Economy and Budget to global names like Advantage and Hertz, CarRentals.com has some of the best brands in the business. Scan through the reviews to get an idea of which is best for your next trip.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Laie?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this Hawaii metropolis means you're certain to find a car that is perfect for you. Some options include:
|Car Type||Best for||Category Includes|
|Full Size SUV||Great for families or groups who want comfort and have safety as a top priority||Jaguar F-Pace, Hyundai Santa Fe, or similar|
|Full Size||Planning a big trip with a large group of friends or family members||Infiniti Q50, Ford Fusion, or similar|
|Economy or Compact Car||For those looking to save the most on their trip||Fiat 500, Nissan Versa Note, or similar|
How old do you have to be to rent a car in Laie?
Usually, the age limit for car rentals in Laie is 21. But, you may find that there is an added fee if you're under 25 or for higher category vehicles in particular. Go through the terms to find what the exact charge will be before you book your vehicle.
Do I need insurance to rent a car in Laie?
When driving in Laie or the rest of the U.S.A., you will need insurance. Almost every supplier needs proof of insurance before you rent a car. Most countries require driver's insurance. You may be able to purchase additional insurance through the rental car dealer, if you know your insurance won't cover your rental during your trip. Additionally, as a U.S. citizen, you can also add on Collision Damage Coverage through CarRentals.com at checkout.
The major credit cards (Discover, American Express, Visa, and MasterCard) will generally provide some coverage. But many of them have restrictions, such as not covering larger vehicles like trucks or SUVs. It is best to find out exactly what your credit card will cover and how much before you travel to Laie.
What are the different fuel policies?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Below is a list of the most common ones.You will have to search for an open gas station close to the drop-off location
|Policy Type||Policy Description||Advantages||Disadvantages|
|Full to Full||There will be a full tank of gas when you get your automobile. Use as much gas as you wish and then refill the tank when you drop the vehicle off 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. Used a half of a tank? Simply fill it back up to full. You won't be paying for any you didn't use. You can shop around for the cheapest prices and you'll only pay service charges if you don't refill the tank|
|Full to empty (pre-paid)||You pay for a full tank when you pick the car up and bring the car back with the tank empty. Check with the supplier to see if they'll refund you for any unused fuel||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 your vehicle, and you won't have to fill the tank back up before you drop it back off||You fill the tank yourself, so you won't pay more than local pump prices||You'll need to find a gas station shortly after you get the car|
What fuel policy should I get?
Many suppliers offer a variety of fuel policies. However, the stand-out winner is usually full-to-full. You simply bring the car back with the same amount of fuel you got it with. .
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited mileage is a good option 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 fine print before you book.
Before you leave the lot
Be sure you check out a few things before you leave the car rental lot. You should take time to:
- Walk around your car and make sure there is no damage or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to see if the spare is inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your 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). You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Laie car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get yourself the best wheels Laie has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be cruising between the well-known restaurants, renowned landmarks, and all the fantastic sites in Laie.