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O'ahu car rentals

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Cheap car rentals in O'ahu

Economy$24/day
Compact$25/day
Intermediate$27/day
Standard$27/day
Full-size$28/day
SUV$70/day
Minivan$38/day
Full-size SUV$41/day
Mini$64/day
Premium$36/day
Luxury$57/day
Convertible$43/day
Pickup truck$44/day
Premium SUV$42/day
Intermediate SUV$31/day
Standard SUV$35/day
Open air all terrain$37/day
Compact SUV$40/day
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past 48 hours.

Top tips for renting a car in O'ahu

  • An important consideration for renting a car on Oahu is that your choices for rental cars are most likely going to be in the southeastern part of the island near larger cities like Honolulu. In fact, to find the best selection of cars available, you most likely should rent a car at the airport in Honolulu. When choosing a rental car think about what you need to use the car for during your stay on Oahu. Because Oahu contains some smaller narrow roads, plus there is some rougher terrain, an SUV or a four-wheel-drive vehicle could be a good choice if you plan on exploring these areas. If instead, you would just like to stay on the major highways and go sightseeing, a nice sedan is a great choice.
  • The island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii has some specific rules and regulations regarding children riding in vehicles. All children that are under the age of four need to ride in a child safety seat when they travel in a vehicle. These children should sit in the backseat of the car as this is the safest place for them to ride. You cannot put a rear-facing child seat in the front seat of a car if it has an active airbag. For children that are ages four to seven, they must ride in an approved booster seat. Once the shoulder strap of the seat belt fits correctly over the chest of the child, they no longer need to ride in a booster seat.
  • One important thing to keep in mind as you drive around the island of Oahu is that while there are plenty of gas stations near the major city of Honolulu, you may not find any gas stations at all as you get farther out on the island. This is especially true along Highway 83 on the eastern side of the island and Highway 93 on the western side of the island. As such, if you plan on exploring the island extensively, make sure you fill up before you head out on your trip.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in O'ahu for $50 or less
  • Book your rental car in O'ahu at least 1 day before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in O'ahu are around 81% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Intermediate rental cars in O'ahu are around 43% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in O'ahu

  • Should I rent a car in O'ahu?

    While there is some public transportation available on the island of Oahu, most of it operates in the city of Honolulu. There is also some public transportation that will travel between other towns on Oahu to the city of Honolulu, but most of this public transportation is for commuters making the trip between the cities. If you are coming to Oahu to take part in some of the great outdoor adventures you will find here, especially if you have a larger group, you will most certainly need a great rental car to experience all this great island has to offer.

  • What is driving like in O'ahu?

    Driving on the island of Oahu in the state of Hawaii is not going to be much different than driving in any other state in the United States. One very important thing to keep in mind when you drive here, especially if you're coming from a larger metropolitan city with large interstate freeways and a lot of traffic, is to drive slowly and enjoy the scenery. Most drivers in Hawaii take their time getting from place to place, so just go with the flow and enjoy your drive. That said, make sure you do not get distracted by all the scenery that you will experience when you drive. It's a common mistake for visitors to spend too much time looking at the beautiful surroundings and not paying attention to where they are driving. Because Oahu can receive so much rain, be aware of lower visibility, slippery roads, and potential flooding and potholes while you drive in the rain.

  • How old do you have to be to rent a car in O'ahu?

    On Oahu, most rental car companies will expect you to be at least twenty one years old to rent a car. If you are less than twenty five years old, you may incur an additional charge for your rental. People that are less than twenty five years old may have limits on the type of car they can rent. Additionally, if you want to use a debit card, you will most likely need to be at least twenty five to do so.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in O'ahu?

    On average a rental car in O'ahu costs $51 per day.

  • What is the most popular rental car in O'ahu?

    Intermediate (Class Intermediate SUV or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in O'ahu.

  • What is the cheapest car rental company in O'ahu?

    In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Economy Rent a Car ($24/day), Thrifty ($31/day) and Lucky Owl Car Rental ($31/day).

  • What is the best rental car company in O'ahu?

    Based on ratings and reviews from real users on KAYAK, the best car rental companies in O'ahu are Alamo (9.0, 187 reviews), Enterprise Rent-A-Car (8.2, 139 reviews), and Sixt (7.8, 217 reviews).

  • How can I find car rentals near me in O'ahu?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Where should I rent a car in O'ahu?

    Based on car searches on KAYAK, the most popular cities to rent a car in O'ahu are Honolulu (100% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in O'ahu), Kapolei (0%) and Kailua (0%).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car for a week in O'ahu?

    On average a rental car in O'ahu costs $420 per week ($60 per day).

  • How much does it cost to rent a car long term for a month in O'ahu?

    On average a rental car in O'ahu costs $1,800 per month ($60 per day).

Car rental directory

  • enterprise

    Enterprise Rent-A-Car car rental locations in O'ahu

    22 Locations

  • hertz

    Hertz car rental locations in O'ahu

    10 Locations

  • dollar

    Dollar car rental locations in O'ahu

    6 Locations

  • avis

    Avis car rental locations in O'ahu

    5 Locations

  • alamo

    Alamo car rental locations in O'ahu

    4 Locations

  • budget

    Budget car rental locations in O'ahu

    4 Locations

  • national

    National car rental locations in O'ahu

    3 Locations

  • sixtrentacar

    Sixt car rental locations in O'ahu

    3 Locations

  • ace

    Ace car rental locations in O'ahu

    2 Locations

  • acerentalcars

    Ace Rental Cars car rental locations in O'ahu

    2 Locations

  • routescartrk

    Routes Car & Truck Rentals car rental locations in O'ahu

    2 Locations

  • sunnycars

    Sunnycars car rental locations in O'ahu

    2 Locations

Good to know

Most popular agency

Sixt

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Average price

$60/day

Good deal

$50/day

When to book a rental car in O'ahu

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