Car rental at Lihue Airport

Car rental at Lihue Airport

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Lihue, Kaua'i, HI - Lihue
Dec 1 — Dec 8
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Lihue, Kaua'i, HI - Lihue
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Cheap car rentals in Lihue Airport

Economy$87/day
Compact$88/day
Intermediate$92/day
Standard$103/day
Full-size$105/day
Premium$127/day
Convertible$112/day
Pickup truck$113/day
Supplier choice$91/day
Intermediate SUV$139/day
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Lihue Airport car rental reviews and directory

Rated #1
Alamo
Best rated
9.1 Excellent (141 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Alamo
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 8.9
  • 9.2
  • 9.1
  • 9.2
  • 8.9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentNov 11 2021
Quick pick up and drop off!
10.0 ExcellentNov 3 2021
Better car options for the deals. Our car service light came on. Little nerve racking, not no issues. The people make the difference here. Handling COVID well.
10.0 ExcellentOct 30 2021
Easy rental. Clean car. Convenient.
8.0 ExcellentOct 25 2021
The check in/out employees were very friendly. The car interior was dirty with a layer of dust over everything, and the floors were poorly vacuumed.
4.0 OkayOct 21 2021
When I went to pick up the car at the Lihue Airport on Kauai on Sunday October 10th at 1:30 PM HST, the Alamo staff screwed up the contract three times. They first failed too hand me a written contract before sending me to find the car. Then, they took 20 minutes to come up with a contract with $1,877 estimated total charges, which was roughly $500 higher than the correct total of $1,344 based on the reservation I had made on line at Alamo{s website over a month earlier. After I pointed out the error, they took another 20 minutes to produce a contract showing $2,880 estimated total charges! I then asked the Alamo staff to let me speak to their manager. He acknowledged the series of errors and apologized for the long delay, and took another 15 minutes to produce a contract with $1,366 in estimated total charges. By that point, my family and I had been sitting in the car at the exit gate. A few hours later,I discovered that they had put both a $2,880 and a $1,877 pending charge on my credit card. When I attempted to call several times between 3:30 and 4 PM for an explanation, I was unable to have my calls answered by a live person rather than recordings, none of which provided an option to talk to someone about a billing issue. I finally reached someone at Alamo{s national 800 numbers, who promised to have an answer from a live person at Alamo{s airport se tal office call me in the morning. The person who called me understood the problem but explained that the $2,880 pending charge had been removed, but said he couldn’t correct the other $1,877 pending charge without deleting the old contract and creating a new one. I had him confirm that he had put a note in your system about the error, and guaranteed that I would not be charged more than $1,344 as long as I returned the car on time without any damage. About 24 hours later, both pending charges had been removed from my credit card, and I was indeed charged only $1,344 when I returned the car at approximately 10:15 AM on Sunday October 20th. Although everything worked out in the end, I am still dumbfounded by the inability of the seemingly completely inexperienced and incompetent Alamo staff at Lihue Airport that day (except for the manager) to produce a contract that was correct and conformed to the reservationI had made on-line over a month earlier.
10.0 ExcellentOct 12 2021
The pick-up and drop-off was very easy. The staff was friendly, and so far, I have not seen any surprise charges. Although I wish the full price were cheaper, it was the cheapest option I had found in Lihue. Will definitely use Alamo again!
10.0 ExcellentOct 2 2021
The front desk gentleman that helped us was so very helpful and so efficient helping us find the best value for our trip! I wish I knew his name but he went above and beyond to give us a great fast experience!
10.0 ExcellentSep 16 2021
We elected for the "suppliers choice" when booking to get the cheapest rate because of the rental car shortage. We weren't expecting much, but had the choice of any minivan or truck on the lot. We chose a fairly new Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 quad cab truck that had less than 2000 miles on it... Sweet!
10.0 ExcellentSep 15 2021
Car's a/c system was erratic. Cleanliness was a little lacking. The pick up and drop off was excellent and staff was very friendly, courteous, and helpful. Price is way up for what you rent but I was afforded a bigger vehicle which I'm grateful for.
10.0 ExcellentAug 24 2021
Solid all around.
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Rated #2
Thrifty
7.6 Good (122 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Thrifty
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 7.7
  • 8
  • 7.7
  • 7.6
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
4.0 OkayNov 11 2021
Waited over two hours standing in line to get the car. Waited twenty minutes to get the shuttle and we were the only ones there.
2.0 MediocreNov 7 2021
Over 2 hours at check-in. Everything else good or very good. Return excellent.
4.0 OkayNov 3 2021
Insane delay to pickup
5.9 OkayOct 5 2021
We got there and all that was available was a van. We had two people and that was the “manager special” Thought I booked a compact car but apparently they just give you whatever is left over. Luckily we were able to upgrade.
10.0 ExcellentSep 18 2021
They surprised us with a car upgrade, completely unexpected and elevated our vacation
3.9 MediocreAug 30 2021
The first car they tried to give us was extremely dirty - visible dirt and sand all over the seats and floors. The second car they tried to give us had bugs crawling all over the front passenger seat which was a hard pass for me. The third car wasn’t much cleaner than the first but at that point we just took it and cleaned it out ourselves. Major cleanliness issues here!
10.0 ExcellentAug 29 2021
All interactions were cheerful and helpful. Thanks for a great experience!
7.9 GoodJul 24 2021
Price was exhorbitant due to insufficient supply of cars at the time I booked.
6.0 GoodJun 16 2021
Service was great!Didn’t like how they try and pressure me into buying their insurance and telling me the insurance I bought from you was inadequate. You guys should really get together and figure this out. It made me not want to use your service or your insurance in the future.
2.0 MediocreJun 11 2021
Staff [while friendly] added a $39.99/day charge to my reservation, rushed me through checkout, and I was just told by customer service: "It's your responsibility to make sure no unexpected charges are being added, not ours." So: be warned that they will attempt to mislead you into spending more than you planned. Don't sign or initial anything without reading it thoroughly first.Really wish they had been upfront about the added charges, giving me a chance to refuse them. I won't rent from Thrifty again.
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Rated #3
Advantage
7.5 Good (120 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Advantage
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 7.4
  • 7.7
  • 7.5
  • 7.2
  • 7.6
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreMay 22 2020
NOTE: I cancelled this reservation due to the COVID-19 pandemic back in March. I do not expect that my credit card will be changed.
7.6 GoodMar 24 2020
Staff were goodreally need to Rain-X the windshields of the cars - it rains most days at least a little, and the glass is already etched by the salt air - really need better visibility in the rain.
7.2 GoodFeb 19 2020
Staff seemed friendly on return of vehicle.Vehicle has some minor electrical problems (interior lighting didn’t work at night) and counter wait time could be improved.
6.4 GoodFeb 11 2020
Picking up the car was great. Got an upgrade and very friendly staffWhen I returned the car I was late (my fault) and the gas station along the way was closed. I returned the car with 78 miles and was charged 50$ claiming it took over 9 gallons to fill up. Then they triple charged me taxes on the daily charges and my couple hour mistake cost me over 160$. There really should be a half day rate for lates returns and not gouge me a full day at top dollar. My two day prepaid was 115$, my 2.5 hours was 160$....... and I’m a resident of Hawaii visiting another island to see my kids. Will not use them again lol
3.2 MediocreJan 22 2020
Rude lady at return sprayed me with the windshield wiper fluid and was hostile.
8.8 ExcellentOct 25 2019
The staff were very helpful and friendly; the car was clean and comfortable.It took a long time to get the car and the signage for where to drop it off was not clear.
2.4 MediocreOct 25 2019
Having the advertised car or a real functional equivalent. A Chevrolet convertible is not the functional equivalent of a VW Beetle convertible. Classic bait & switch.
4.8 OkayOct 14 2019
Staff was okStaff not expressing to check the vehicle for damages prior to leaving the rental agency. There were a lot of scratches and dents. Also extra expenses for cleaning when is outrageous. The super expensive liability insurance was more then the rental expense.
4.8 OkayOct 5 2019
The car was bottom line with no frills. The windows were very dirty making visibility difficult.
6.0 GoodSep 25 2019
Yes, the staff was very friendly.A more expeditious check-in would have been better. We waited in line for approximately an hour upon arrival to the airport. Very unimpressed with the complete lack of disclosure of late opening hours/ our flight was first in the morning. No local telephone number provided. No transport to airp
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Rated #4
Budget
7.4 Good (110 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Budget
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 7.7
  • 7.8
  • 7.4
  • 7.2
  • 7.1
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreNov 12 2021
We got off the plane in LiH and got on the Shuttle to Budget. I waited in line for 3 hours before getting to the Counter of Budget. I had a Reservation, it didn’t matter!! It could have been better if there were enough people working in order to provide the Cars more efficiently!!!
2.0 MediocreNov 7 2021
Terrible car that had windshield wipers that barely worked (during rainy season in Kauai).
8.0 ExcellentNov 6 2021
Did all they could with the crush of tourists in the long lines.
4.0 OkayOct 26 2021
Prebooked our car online but when we arrived to the rental center the associate tried to pressure us into reserving a more expensive vehicle and told us we needed to buy the full coverage. We explained our credit card came with rental insurance and he pretended he had never heard of such a thing. It took us over an hour to get our car and he ended up charging $950 for a $450 rental. Will be disputing with our credit card company if the charges are not sorted out once it’s post pending.
10.0 ExcellentOct 15 2021
Well organized. Rate established. Staff pleasant and cooperative.
3.9 MediocreSep 17 2021
They need more staff at Budget and staff was very rude. Never had an experience like that in 9 trips to HI. They supposedly upgraded the car from a compact to a Camaro convertible. The car rode like a truck even though it had 10,000 miles on it. The prices were extremely high for rentals as well. Not a good experience.
10.0 ExcellentSep 16 2021
Value for $? It was Hawai’i during a rental shortage so I get it, but doesn’t mean I liked it. Supply and demand…
3.9 MediocreSep 11 2021
Bait and switch on the quoted price
1.9 HorribleSep 9 2021
The customer service was horrible from beginning to end. The wait at the airport for the shuttle was 4 times longer than every other rental car company. The service once arriving at the rental center was incredibly slow. I was in line over an hour and there were only 6-7 parties in front of me. 2-3 employees working the counter didn’t appear to run into any snags, just worked slowly and no sense of urgency. More importantly the car was very worn, not clean or sanitized and truthfully felt unsafe
1.9 HorribleSep 8 2021
Was charged double what other competitors were offering! Not happ and never returning!
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Rated #5
Hertz
7.1 Good (129 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Hertz
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 7.4
  • 7.5
  • 6.9
  • 6.6
  • 7
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentAug 19 2017
Price was lower than quoted. I had a small accident with two small dents and they were very reasonable.
5.2 OkayAug 14 2017
Hertz needs a better workflowThe car was fine. The staff is very reasonable and friendly given the challenge at the Lihue-Kauai location.The shuttle buses are too small to accommodate the demand after a flight arrives, so you may have to wait several shuttles to get onboard and to the rental car location. Once there, the line is slow--- not uncommon for rental agencies, but one would think they could figure this out. Most damning, After waiting in line for the rental car and getting the paperwork finalized, we had to wait another half hour for the car to be ready. They said it was being cleaned. We waited with another 40 people. There has got to be a better way to run this location. There's either a management problem or a shortage of employees.
2.0 MediocreAug 13 2017
Terrible rental in Kauai-avoid Hertz!The car was fine but the experience of picking it up in Kauai was so miserable I don't think I would ever use Hertz again. We were told there were no cars when we arrived at the lot. A smug agent informed people that the agreement was for a car sometime that day and not at any particular time. What a way to start your vacation in paradise. It took a long time before they even would predict when a car might be available. Then I was told a car was on the lot but I would need to wait for it to be cleaned. Inconsiderate and incompetent service. A large group of really unhappy customers basically begging to take any car they could find. No apologies.See above.
3.6 MediocreAug 13 2017
Waited 90 minutes for car that was not even ready!The Dodge Journey had decent air conditioning; really can't think of othe positives.In Lihue, I waited over 90 minutes in line at Hertz and then when they told me what vehicle I had, I eventually found it in a long line waiting to be cleaned. Our family was very hungry so we were able to convince them to let us take the car dirty.
6.0 GoodJul 30 2017
Poor customer service. Agent on check in was rude & very unfriendly.
8.0 ExcellentJul 29 2017
They were quick to pick us up from the terminal and the staff were very friendly.We had a warning light appear and could not reach the national or local office for assistance even after many attempts.
7.6 GoodJul 20 2017
Way better than ThriftyNo hard sell to upgrade like I've gotten from Thrifty at Lihue airport. Easy pick up and drop offCar had a few dings but I've learned to take a complete photo/ video survey of my Rental cars ever since renting from Advantage rental in Orlando. Never had problem with Hertz
9.6 ExcellentJul 17 2017
Great car no problemsNo issues.Nothing
3.6 MediocreJul 12 2017
poor car rental experienceextremely long lines during pick-up slow processing of a car rental booked and paid for in advance only one car option
10.0 ExcellentJul 12 2017
Hertz RentalFast and efficientNone
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Rated #6
Dollar
6.9 Good (125 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Dollar
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 6.8
  • 7.3
  • 6.9
  • 7
  • 6.8
Recent reviews
4.0 OkayNov 21 2021
We had a problem with the battery on our original rental, and so had to return the car, wait in line for 35 minutes, then get another. Both cars were dirty on the interior and had around 20,000 miles.
8.0 ExcellentNov 18 2021
The pickup driver was on point. He hustled
10.0 ExcellentNov 15 2021
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8.0 ExcellentNov 13 2021
Ordering a particular style or make of vehicle does not happen. I presime the rental agency is lucky just to have vehicles to rent.
4.0 OkayOct 31 2021
It took about 90 min of waiting in line just to get the car and there were a few hidden fees
10.0 ExcellentOct 30 2021
We were to drop off a car and pick up another one, and we were dreading transferring all our stuff. Not only did they drive the car right to the office, but they also let us keep the same car, so no transferring!
7.9 GoodOct 17 2021
The female agent was helpful and shuttle driver was very friendly.
1.9 HorribleOct 16 2021
The dealership charged us for additional insurance that the incurs we bought from you didn’t cover. Lots of up charges, rented a car in another country for 1/4 of the price that we had this one all week.
1.9 HorribleOct 15 2021
Took over an hour to check in and get a car. Also, the car wouldn’t start on several occasions and we had to sit and wait for the battery to charge.
1.9 HorribleOct 12 2021
The pick up and drop off process was awful need more employees checking people in and getting them in cars not waiting in line. Waited in line over an hour just to receive my vehicle. Didn’t want any upgrades or anything just my vehicle. Felt like the company was squeezing money out of people and not trying to put people in there vehicles. Slow and bad experience would not recommend. I’d have paid more to use TURO as this company is loosing my faith in rental car companies!
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Rated #7
Payless
6.9 Good (75 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Payless
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 7.5
  • 7.6
  • 6.8
  • 6.5
  • 6.7
Recent reviews
5.9 OkayAug 22 2021
The wait to get the car was very long and hot. The car we got was filthy, with windows that would not stay clean due to the gross windshield wipers. The streaks made for very unsafe driving at times. On the plus side, my agent was the friendliest, most amazing person who seemed to make everything okay. I think he name was Alila.
1.9 HorribleAug 7 2021
It was a crazy experience! They couldn’t find keys to cars, other cars were out of service. They didn’t have any cars available in my category (even though my reservation was made months before). They offered me a larger vehicle (Chrysler 300) that was a gas guzzler & it wasn’t clean. But I have to say it was comfortable & had a lot of power.
1.9 HorribleAug 4 2021
Had to wait over an hour to do paperwork
1.9 HorribleJul 8 2021
After a 10 hour overnight flight for our honeymoon, no one was working the Payless counter when we arrived - they literally just didn't show up for work that day. Totally unacceptable. Another rental car company had to loan one of their cars to Payless in order for us to leave with a car. Terrible experience. If I could give 0 stars I would... Keep in mind we booked and prepaid in full several months in advance.
1.9 HorribleJul 6 2021
Waited in line for the car for >2hrs, mostly outside in the heat. The car I got was much worse than the one I booked and was not clean. Horrible experience.
2.0 MediocreJul 1 2021
Staff was mostly friendly.The company needed more service agents. We waited in line for over an hour for our rental. We were 8th in line.
8.0 ExcellentJun 29 2021
The drop-off attendant was very friendly and helpful, and got us checked out quickly.The counter person (at pick-up), was not very friendly, and was difficult to understand. I wasn't given the opportunity to inspect the car - he just handed be empty damage assessment tried to get rid of me. When I insisted on the inspection, he tore off the top page of the form, so there would be no duplicate, and sent me off to fill it out on my own. The car, not the one we we ordered, was well-worn, with lots of chips and scratches and tiny dents, so I filled the card completely. When I brought it back in to verify the issues, he tried to send me away again. But when I complained that there was no official record of the existing damages, he put his initials on the form I had, claiming that would be enough, and waved me off again. Once he'd gotten my credit card info, and had given me the keys, he only seemed interested in trying to get rid of me. Not at all a pleasant experience.
6.0 GoodJun 15 2021
The drop off was super easy.Understaffing at the counter meant that we waited in line for two hours to pick the car. To cover up the fact that they did not have the compact car that we reserved they pushed us to take a convertible with no rear folding seats so we could not fit a surf board in the car. The agent did not mention this even when we asked if a surfboard would fit in the car.
2.0 MediocreJun 14 2021
No, they were not Helpful with the vehicle could not hold for us Flight delay
8.0 ExcellentJun 12 2021
Price and valueWait time wa horrendous. 3 hours to pick up a rental car is ridiculous especially with a reservation made many months in advance
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Rated #8
National
9.6 Excellent (13 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
National
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 9.5
  • 9.6
  • 9.6
  • 9.8
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentNov 17 2021
Easy process when actually picking up our car and when returning. Great people at the rental, so friendly and helpful.
10.0 ExcellentNov 1 2021
Easy process, really expensive for what we got
10.0 ExcellentOct 22 2021
I liked the ease of pick up; I was allowed to go out and choose any car on a particular row that was in the category I had reserved. I wasn't given any high-pressure treatment, trying to get me to upgrade to something I didn't need or buy an unnecessary insurance policy Then it was just a matter of looking the car over for any scratches and proceeding out to our destination. The return was equally straightforward. I applaud the company for this most appreciated streamlined approach!
9.6 ExcellentAug 25 2019
Our experience was great. We were upgraded to a vehicle that best suited our needs at no cost.
8.8 ExcellentJan 2 2019
OverpricedCar was fine staff was fast.4 days cost more than bringing it back & getting an upgrade for a week separately. Together price would have been $1500. Separately (2 reservations rather than 1) was $580 & $340. Ridiculous.
8.8 ExcellentNov 27 2016
Good experiencePick up and drop off went very smoothly. SUV was adequate and handled the island's roads very well. We had a late arriving flight and the office stayed open past normal hours to accommodate our reservation.Expected a RAV4 - got a Hyundai SUV instead. Not a big deal though.
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Rated #9
Enterprise
9.6 Excellent (20 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Enterprise
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 9.5
  • 9.7
  • 9.7
  • 9.2
  • 9
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentNov 10 2021
Both pick up and drop off were handled excellently.
10.0 ExcellentJun 3 2021
Great customer service and was upgraded to a larger vehicle, which ended up saving our trip as the rest of our party booked with Avis who ran out of vehicles and couldn't honor their reservation. With the upgrade we were able to fit everyone in one vehicle!The pickup line was extremely long, so could have had more employees available. Everyone was nice and helpful though!
8.0 ExcellentFeb 2 2018
Kauai VisitVery nice staff at the airport location. They are really helpful. We drove a car with excellent gas mileage.N/A
10.0 ExcellentJun 26 2017
Many thanks for an excellent experience!Friendly staff, from the shuttle drivers to the desk and lot workers. We received two quality vehicles, exactly as booked, and at a good value.
9.6 ExcellentMay 11 2017
Drop off is not well markedThe drop off is different than where the signs direct you. The airport signage should be better for the companies that are not in the main return area.
9.6 ExcellentApr 16 2017
Very easyFriendly staff, price as agreed (plus taxes) and choice of cars - would definitely use againAll car hire companies are reached by courtesy coach from the airport so none based there. Still quite expensive to hire a car at Lihue but thoroughly worth it.
9.6 ExcellentMar 26 2017
Great ServiceVery helpful local staff. Concentrated on good service rather than trying to sell us silly extras we didn't want. Generally behaved like Hertz used to years ago. Funny that Enterprise has become the new Hertz.
9.6 ExcellentMar 7 2017
Would book again!Great, personal service. Quick without being rushed! As quick a shuttle ride as you can find.
10.0 ExcellentDec 11 2016
Nice people, excellent car - brand new.Farther away from the airport than every other car rental place.
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Rated #10
Avis
8 Excellent (24 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Avis
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 7.9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 7.9
  • 7.7
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentDec 23 2019
The check in cashier was super sweet. Had lots of great travel advice, understood that we were tired from our flight and gave top notch customer service.
4.0 OkayDec 17 2019
First car needed maintenance. They should have known this. The battery died in the parking lot.Car might have worked.
8.0 ExcellentJul 9 2019
Rental car pick up had a very long line
10.0 ExcellentApr 7 2019
Is was easy to get and returnThey were super
8.0 ExcellentApr 7 2018
Double price when cruise ship arrives.Car was clean and nice full of fuel and ready to go. Process was fast and easy. Service and car were great, no complaints.When I priced out the same car the day before it was half as much. My fault for not reserving it then I guess. I just don’t like price gouging. Even under the guise of supply and demand.
4.8 OkayApr 1 2018
I do not recommend Avis in LihueCar was very comfortable and had no issues with operations.Pick up and drop off was chaotic, customer service was very poor. Picking up the car took an hour because of long lines and slow service. It was clear they were backed up and did not have enough vehicles clean and ready to rent. Drop off was also poor, the return area was poorly marked and the attendant did nohad promptly acknowledge us or assist in directing us for our return.
7.6 GoodNov 1 2017
Pick up slow, drop off excellent!The drop offThe pick up was slow and arduous
8.0 ExcellentAug 23 2017
Good value.Not the best customer service I've experienced at check-in.
5.2 OkayJun 17 2017
Inside of car was very dirty.
7.2 GoodMar 2 2017
Vehicle problemsUpgrade from full-size to SUV was appreciated.Ford Escape is not a decent vehicle in any case, but mine came with extremely loud road noise from tires, an immediate notice that it was time for an oil change, and another notice that the windshield washer fluid was low.
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Rated #11
Economy Rent a Car
7.1 Good (13 reviews)
1 location in Lihue Airport
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Lihue Airport
  • 7
  • 6.9
  • 6.7
  • 8.3
  • 6.7
Recent reviews
6.0 GoodFeb 8 2020
Car was comfortable - outwardly seemed clean - staff was niceCar smelled like cat pee almost from the time we drove out. The operation was very small and not what we expected from a front line car rental company - obviously contracted out. Not much inventory to pick from and I felt the professionalism was lacking - would never rent from them again. Gave us an uneasy feeling in regards to the paperwork we were given in the onset.
3.6 MediocreFeb 2 2020
Staff was friendlyOur car had major issues. It was 13 years old with 100,00 miles on it. Windshield wipers didn't work, it started to overheat while we were sightseeing, the whole car would shake violently when you braked and the transmission was slipping gears when accelerating from a stop. It was like a bad joke.
4.0 OkayJul 8 2019
Car AC didn’t work, windows would shut, engine check lights on. Staff told us tough luck.Better car or rate reduction for crappy car
8.4 ExcellentMar 24 2019
The staff was great. It was a super quick process.The car was a little older. A newer one would have been nice. But it was still clean and very reliable.
10.0 ExcellentOct 13 2018
5 star serviceWe were picked up by our friendly driver who was happy to answer any touristy question. On our way to the rental company, he called the guy in the office to get our car ready. The process was very speedy.We did not get the type of car we ordered but nevertheless were happy with the rental company overall.
9.6 ExcellentJun 23 2018
Worked Out WellThe pickup and drop off were so easy. Everyone was lovely The car worked well and was clean. All good.The price. But i think it was actually reasonable given the prices in Kauai and probably better than most.
9.6 ExcellentMay 28 2018
Good valuePrice, availability, More convenient than expected for an off airport rental locationNo back-up camera
6.0 GoodMar 5 2017
It did save us money......but was it worth it. The van only had basic features. No A/C in back, no automatic rear doors, minimal driver controls. Battery on key fob went out. Very nice people working there.
4.0 OkayOct 15 2016
Stay awayThe people were friendly and helpfulWe rented a minivan from this place. It was the lowest line of the minivan and old. I was surprised it had automatic windows. No air conditioning in the back. We hoped to save some money, thinking all rental agencies were the same. We were wrong. We ended up spending more money on an inferior product cuz they charged us to have an extra driver, where most places will allow you to include your spouse. The car was falling apart. the lining inside was coming down and one of the interior lights kept falling down too. Halfway thru the trip (we were there for a week), the unlock button on the remote stopped working. Luckily the key fob was new enough to have an actual key in the remote fob. So, we had to unlock the door manually everytime from that point on. Overall, it was a mediocre experience. I wouldn't use this company again.
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Sunnycars
2 locations in Lihue Airport
Sunnycars
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Advance Car And Truck Rental
1 location in Lihue Airport
Advance Car And Truck Rental
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Easirent
1 location in Lihue Airport
Easirent
Locations in Lihue Airport
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Elita Rent A Car
1 location in Lihue Airport
Elita Rent A Car
Locations in Lihue Airport
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keddy by Europcar
1 location in Lihue Airport
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Lihue Airport
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892 travelers who rented a car in Lihue Airport gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

Car rental locations at Lihue Airport

Good to know

Most popular agency

Thrifty

Most popular car type

Mini

Average price

$51/day

Good deal

$42/day

Top tips for renting a car at Lihue Airport

  • A car is the best way to move from Lihue Airport (LIH) to various parts of Kuai. It is also the only means of getting around for tourists because the available bus service only caters to residents. On the other hand, taxis are scarce; hence they do not make the most reliable means of transportation when you have a day full of activities. Consider a car rental at Lihue Airport if you want to get the most out of the time you'll be spending in Kauai. Enjoy the security and comfort of driving a well-maintained car on the many scenic routes of this Hawaiian island.
  • First, think about where you are going before booking a vehicle model through our website. A compact car is probably easier to drive alone in the town of Lihue, while a full-size SUV is perfect for cruising mountainous regions such as Waimea Canyon State Park. Or you can choose a convertible to soak in the tropical air and rich scenery along Kuhio Highway on your way to Ke'e Beach.
  • All you need to make reservations at Lihue Airport car rental is to fulfill the driver's requirements regarding age and driving license. Most companies will give out cars to renters who are 21 years or older. Some rent out to younger drivers (aged 21 - 25) at an additional fee, so read their payment policy carefully. Don't forget your voucher, passport, ID, and credit card.
  • Being one of the busiest Hawaiian airports, LIU receives a multitude of travelers every day. You will want to avoid traffic when picking or dropping off your rental car. Most passengers arrive at around 8 am to 10 am to catch flights, so you can anticipate traffic delays at this time. You might also want to return the vehicle at the airport location earlier than 4 pm before the evening rush hours catch up with you. Moreover, understanding TSA wait times can help plan a flight out of LIH. Return your car an hour before your scheduled flight as security gets busy when large planes are leaving.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars at Lihue Airport for $49 or less
  • Book your rental car at Lihue Airport at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price

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