Lihue

Cheap Car Rentals in Lihue from $33

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car rental in Lihue with a pick-up date of 9/7 and drop-off date of 9/14. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of rental.
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Lihue car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Lihue. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on julio 22, 2024.

Most popular company

SIXT

Price of gas per gallon

$3.82

Average price per day

$66

Cheapest price per day

$33

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Lihue 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 julio 22, 2024.

January

$56

February

$64

March

$63

April

$58

May

$57

June

$61

July

$68

August

$60

September

$57

October

$54

November

$51

December

$61

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Lihue is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is July. 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 Lihue

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Lihue to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on julio 22, 2024.

Small cars

$57 - $81

All Car Types

$70 - $97

To rent a small car in Lihue, the United States, you would pay an average price of $66/day. June is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Lihue, the United States (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$81/day). In fact, June is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Lihue. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lihue, renting a small car saves you 17% 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 Lihue small car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Lihue, the United States, you would pay an average price of $68/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Lihue, the United States (~$60/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$82/day). In fact, October is about 14% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Lihue. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lihue, renting a medium car saves you 14% 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 Lihue medium car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Lihue, the United States, you would pay an average price of $90/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Lihue, the United States (~$71/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$117/day). In fact, October is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Lihue. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lihue, renting a large car is 12% 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 Lihue large car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Lihue, the United States, you would pay an average price of $82/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Lihue, the United States (~$68/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$103/day). In fact, April is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Lihue. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lihue, 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 Lihue SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Lihue, the United States, you would pay an average price of $118/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a van in Lihue, the United States (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$173/day). In fact, October is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Lihue. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lihue, renting a van is 33% 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 Lihue van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Lihue, the United States, you would pay an average price of $68/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Lihue, the United States (~$51/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is April (~$89/day). In fact, January is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Lihue. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lihue, renting a pickup truck saves you 14% 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 Lihue, the United States, you would pay an average price of $107/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Lihue, the United States (~$82/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$156/day). In fact, November is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Lihue. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lihue, renting a luxury car is 26% 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 Lihue, the United States, you would pay an average price of $99/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a convertible in Lihue, the United States (~$79/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~$117/day). In fact, November is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a convertible rental for Lihue. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Lihue, renting a convertible is 20% 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 Lihue convertible rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Ford Fiesta$37/day
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Ford Fiesta
Toyota Corolla$39/day
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Tips for renting a car in Lihue

Browse helpful tips for renting a car in Lihue including age restrictions, car type suggestions and more. Tips were last updated on julio 22, 2024.
  • Renting a car in Lihue allows you to design your itineraries, visit less accessible or remote destinations, and spend as much time as desired at each location without worrying about buses or trains fixed schedules. Moreover, with the convenience of a rental car, you can easily access remote beaches, hiking trails, and scenic viewpoints, maximizing your overall experience on the island. Some of Lihue's accessible attractions with a rental car include the Kauai Museum, Kalapaki Beach, Ninini Point Lighthouse, and Wailua Falls. A rental car also proves cost-effective for families or larger groups, as the cost can be split among passengers, reducing expenses significantly compared to individual public transport tickets.
  • Morning rush hour in Lihue usually takes place from around 7:30 am to 9:00 am, and evening rush hour from around 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm. During these periods, the main roads and highways leading into and out of Lihue, including Kaumualii Highway and Kuhio Highway, can become extremely congested. The majority of the rush-hour traffic in Lihue is caused by the daily commute of workers, especially those who reside outside the city and commute to Lihue for work. During rush hour, motorists in Lihue must exercise patience and allow for extra travel time for their trips.
  • The roads in Lihue are in good condition. The roads are paved and in good shape, allowing for comfortable driving. The majority of Lihue's roads are properly marked with lane markers, signs, and traffic signals, ensuring the safety of both pedestrians and motorists. Moreover, regular road maintenance is performed to remedy any potholes or damage caused by the elements. Generally, the streets in Lihue are sufficiently wide to facilitate traffic flow, and the city's infrastructure is designed to accommodate the number of vehicles on the road. However, as with any location, occasional road maintenance may result in temporary inconveniences, such as detours or light traffic congestion.

Top rental agencies in Lihue

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Lihue known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Lihue. Reviews were last updated on julio 22, 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Lihue, including Hertz, Budget and Dollar. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Hertz

7.0
Good
113 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.3

Overall

7.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.7

Value

6.5

Budget

6.5
Okay
102 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.5

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.4

Dollar

5.4
Fair
139 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

6.8

Overall

5.4

Pick-up/drop-off

5.4

Value

5.6

Alamo

9.3
Wonderful
89 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.7

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

9.2
Wonderful
52 reviews3 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

8.2

Value

8.6

Advantage

6.8
Okay
46 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.8

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.7

Payless

5.8
Fair
65 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.1

Comfort

7.1

Overall

5.8

Pick-up/drop-off

5.3

Value

5.7

National

9.2
Wonderful
8 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.8

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.2

Pick-up/drop-off

9.0

Value

8.7

Best Lihue car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Lihue. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Lihue with an average daily rate of $44. Data was last updated on julio 22, 2024.
The best prices on car rentals in Lihue we've found at this time. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Nissan Leaf$33/day
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Nissan Leaf
Nissan Sentra$34/day
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Nissan Sentra
Ford Fiesta$37/day
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Ford Fiesta

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Lihue, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on julio 22, 2024.
  • What is the minimum age to rent a car in Lihue?

    The minimum age to rent a car in Lihue varies depending on the car rental provider and the type of vehicle being rented. Generally, most rental suppliers require you to be at least 21 years old to rent a car in Lihue. However, some rental providers may subject drivers under 25 to an additional young driver surcharge fee. Some car rentals may also have restrictions for renting luxury cars or SUVs, with a minimum age requirement of 25. It is recommended to check with the specific car rental provider in Lihue to inquire about their age requirements before renting a vehicle.

  • What roads are the most congested in Lihue?

    Lihue features major traffic congestion on some of its major roads, including Kaumualii Highway (State Route 50) and Kuhio Highway (State Route 56). These roads serve as vital thoroughfares linking the airport, commercial districts, and residential neighborhoods to other sections of Lihue and the surrounding area. Due to the inflow of visitors and the limited capacity of the road infrastructure, traffic jams are quite common during peak hours and tourist seasons on these routes. As a measure to reduce traffic congestion on these roads, you should adhere to the traffic signal timings and lane discipline, plan your journeys accordingly, or explore public transportation options.

  • What is the most convenient location in Lihue for renting a car?

    The most convenient car rental location in Lihue is at Lihue Airport (LIH), the island's primary gateway for travelers. The car rental center is just a quick 5-minute drive from the main terminal, making it easily accessible upon arrival. There, you'll find a selection of major car rental providers, including Dollar, Enterprise, Alamo, and Budget. Simply head to the shuttle bus pick-up area outside the baggage claim zone upon arrival, board any of the car rental shuttle buses, and you'll be whisked away to the rental desks to complete your rental agreement hassle-free.

  • What is the cheapest rental car found in Lihue?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $66/day when booking a rental car in Lihue. The best deal a user found was for $37/day from Turo, booked on Jul. 14.

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

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Lihue from the following companies over the past two weeks: Thrifty ($33/day), NU Car ($37/day), and Sixt ($41/day).

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

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (9.4 rating), Alamo (9.2 rating) and Sixt (9.2 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Lihue.

  • What are gas prices like in Lihue?

    The average gas price in Lihue is $3.82/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $45 and $66 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Lihue for a week from Sixt?

    Renting a car in Lihue for a week can be a great option for travel. Sixt, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $447/week on average.

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

    Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting the vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 11% on your car rental. For a below average price in Lihue, Cheapflights recommends booking your car rental at least 82 days in advance.

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

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Lihue for a month is certainly possible.

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

    We’ve recently found that Turo offers you prices that are 55% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Lihue for a month is $1,916. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

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

    $89 is, on average, how much a car rental costs for the weekend in Lihue. To save money, consider booking a Intermediate car rental, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car rental in August, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $77 per day.

  • What car do most people rent in Lihue?

    The most popular car to rent while in Lihue is the Mazda CX-9, which is a Standard vehicle.

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Small car rentals in Lihue

Find small car rental deals in Lihue from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. small car rentals in Lihue cost an average of $53 per day. Price data was last updated on julio 22, 2024.
Hyundai i10$53/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$53/day
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Hyundai i10
Hyundai i10$53/day
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Hyundai i10

Luxury car rentals in Lihue

Find luxury car rental deals in Lihue from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Lihue cost an average of $54 per day. Price data was last updated on julio 22, 2024.
Reserve a luxury car rental in Lihue by selecting one of these great deals available. Before completing your reservation, make sure the deal you've selected matches your car rental needs and budget.
Chrysler 300$43/day
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Chrysler 300
Mercedes-Benz C-Class$43/day
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Chrysler 300$44/day
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Chrysler 300

Van rentals in Lihue

Find van rental deals in Lihue from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. van rentals in Lihue cost an average of $53 per day. Price data was last updated on julio 22, 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Lihue. To provide you with as many options as possible, we're constantly adding new deals so check back soon if you're not finding the one right for you.
Kia Sedona$47/day
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Kia Sedona
Nissan Quest$48/day
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Nissan Quest
Kia Sedona$50/day
5
4
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Kia Sedona

Car rentals by fuel type in Lihue

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Lihue. Currently, Hybrid cars are the cheapest to rent in Lihue. Deals were last updated on julio 22, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Lihue. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Hybrid being the cheapest ($42+).

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Electric

Hybrid

Hybrid

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