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Hilo car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Hilo. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on May 29, 2024.

Most popular company

DOLLAR

Price of gas per gallon

$3.90

Average price per day

$60

Cheapest price per day

$27

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Hilo?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Hilo and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on May 29, 2024.

January

$54

February

$65

March

$66

April

$65

May

$57

June

$61

July

$71

August

$64

September

$52

October

$56

November

$52

December

$74

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Hilo is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Hilo

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Hilo to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on May 29, 2024.

Small cars

$53 - $108

All Car Types

$59 - $114

To rent a small car in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $73/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Hilo, the United States (~$53/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$108/day). In fact, May is about 29% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Hilo, renting a small car saves you 11% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Hilo small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $74/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Hilo, the United States (~$52/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$102/day). In fact, May is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Hilo, renting a medium car saves you 11% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Hilo medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $95/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Hilo, the United States (~$77/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$122/day). In fact, May is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Hilo, renting a large car is 14% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Hilo large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $85/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Hilo, the United States (~$54/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$109/day). In fact, May is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Hilo, renting a SUV is 4% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Hilo SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $105/day. February is the cheapest month to rent a van in Hilo, the United States (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$158/day). In fact, February is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Hilo, renting a van is 22% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Hilo van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $51/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Hilo, the United States (~$74/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$131/day). In fact, January is about 42% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Hilo, renting a pickup truck saves you 38% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a luxury car in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $108/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Hilo, the United States (~$62/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$152/day). In fact, October is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Hilo, renting a luxury car is 24% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a convertible in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $94/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Hilo, the United States (~$78/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$108/day). In fact, May is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Hilo, renting a convertible is 13% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Hilo convertible rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Kia Picanto$27/day
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Kia Picanto
Kia Soul$38/day
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Kia Soul

Top rental agencies in Hilo

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Hilo known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Hilo. Reviews were last updated on May 29, 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Hilo, such as Alamo, Hertz and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Make sure to read reviews, pricing info, location, and other important details before choosing a rental car agency.

Alamo

9.0
Wonderful
35 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.2

Overall

8.9

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.3

Hertz

8.7
Very good
69 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.6
Very good
31 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.1

Comfort

9.1

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.1

Value

8.7

Dollar

7.5
Good
33 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.0

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.0

National

10.0
Wonderful
14 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Payless

9.0
Wonderful
12 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.9

Thrifty

8.2
Very good
13 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

7.8

Budget

8.0
Very good
17 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.8

Best Hilo car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Hilo. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Hilo with an average daily rate of $43. Data was last updated on May 29, 2024.
Peruse the best Hilo car rental deals we've found. Double check the details of your car rental reservation before booking to ensure no unwanted surprises.
Kia Picanto$27/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto
Ford Fusion$29/day
5
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A/C
Ford Fusion
Jeep Grand Cherokee$33/day
5
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A/C
Jeep Grand Cherokee

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Hilo, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on May 29, 2024.
  • What are the requirements to rent a car in Hilo?

    Car rentals in Hilo require the renter to be at least 18 years old. Keep in mind, though, that most car rental locations in Hilo will charge an underage driver fee for anyone under the age of 25. If you are renting and you are 21 or older, you will need to have a major credit or debit card in your name. All renters, regardless of age, must have a valid driver’s license with no restrictions. If you are looking for Hilo car rentals and you’re not a US citizen, you will also need to provide your International Driver’s Permit and your valid passport when you pick up your rental.

  • What are the rules for driving in Hilo?

    The rules for driving in Hilo are pretty standard along with the driving rules in the rest of the US. Perhaps the most important thing to note is that it’s illegal to use your cell phone at all while driving. If you need to use your phone, you need to pull over to the side of the road and turn the engine off before using it. Speed limits in Hilo change often, and Hawaii’s speeding penalties are strict, so keep your eye out for signs indicating any change. Seat belts are required for all passengers and children will need to ride in safety seats. It is prohibited to drive under the influence of alcohol and a blood alcohol content of 0.08% is considered a DUI. It is always a good idea to check with Hilo's Department of Motor Vehicles for any recent law changes before your trip.

  • What kind of car is recommended for driving in Hilo?

    If you are looking for car rentals in Hilo, you may want to look for an electric car rental, if possible. The gas prices are significantly higher in Hawaii than in the mainland US because of the shipping costs, so if you get an electric car, you’ll save on gas money. Otherwise, you’ll likely want a sedan or a smaller SUV, something fuel-efficient because you’ll be relying on this to get around the island with the lack of public transport. Hilo car rentals like a small sedan will also allow easy parking at the beach or within the downtown area.

  • What are the best places to park in Hilo?

    Parking your car in Hilo can be somewhat challenging. If you are staying at a hotel, most hotels in the area will provide overnight parking for an additional fee. If you are out and about during the day, there is a lot of metered parking within the city. However, be sure to read all signs posted in your chosen parking area to avoid any mishaps. Many of the attractions you’ll visit, including beaches and national parks, will have their own parking for a small fee, as well.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Hilo?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $60/day when booking a rental car in Hilo. The best deal a user found was for $35/day from Surprise Agency, booked on May 26.

  • What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Hilo?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Hilo from the following companies over the past two weeks: Thrifty ($27/day), Dollar ($41/day), and Turo ($42/day).

  • Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Hilo?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), Payless (9.0 rating) and Alamo (8.9 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Hilo.

  • What are gas prices like in Hilo?

    The average gas price in Hilo is $3.90/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $46 and $67 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Hilo for a week from Dollar?

    Dollar is a popular option for travelers looking for car rental in Hilo. You can expect the average cost of rental car to be about $378 per week.

  • How far in advance should I rent a car in Hilo for the best price?

    Booking early can save you upwards 34% on your rental. Booking your vehicle at least 7 days in advance can you get you a great below-average price in Hilo.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Hilo?

    Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Hilo however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Hilo for a month?

    Generally, a month-long car rental in Hilo can be found for about $1,622, with the average price for a rental being around $54 a day. Book with Surprise Agency, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 54% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Hilo.

  • How much is a car rental in Hilo for a weekend?

    For a weekend car rental in Hilo, you can expect the average price to be around $77. Usually a Economy rental in Hilo is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Economy for June, it will cost approximately $83 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Hilo?

    The majority of Cheapflights travelers prefer to rent a Economy (Chevrolet Sonic Sedan) in Hilo, making it the most popular option.

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Small car rentals in Hilo

Find small car rental deals in Hilo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Hilo cost an average of $80 per day. Price data was last updated on May 29, 2024.
Hyundai i10$65/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$67/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$68/day
2
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A/C
Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Hilo

Find luxury car rental deals in Hilo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Hilo cost an average of $66 per day. Price data was last updated on May 29, 2024.
Check out some of the best deals we've found on luxury car rentals in the Hilo area. If these car rental deals don't suit your needs, make sure to check back soon as we're constantly finding new offers for our users.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$42/day
5
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Chrysler 300$44/day
5
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A/C
Chrysler 300
Chrysler 300$46/day
5
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A/C
Chrysler 300

Van rentals in Hilo

Find van rental deals in Hilo from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Hilo cost an average of $72 per day. Price data was last updated on May 29, 2024.
Have a look at some of the best options for renting a car in Hilo we've found at this time. Be sure to check back often to find alternative deals on van rentals.
Dodge Grand Caravan$52/day
5
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Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$52/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan
Dodge Grand Caravan$52/day
5
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A/C
Dodge Grand Caravan

Car rentals by fuel type in Hilo

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Hilo. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Hilo. Deals were last updated on May 29, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Hilo. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($49+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

Airport car rentals in Hilo
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