Waikiki

Cheap Car Rentals in Waikiki

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Waikiki, WA, Australia
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Waikiki?

January

$52

February

$50

March

$60

April

$66

May

$74

June

$81

July

$114

August

$77

September

$135

October

$52

November

$117

December

$60

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Waikiki is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is September. 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 Waikiki

Small Cars

$24 - $61

All Car Types

$17 - $143

To rent a Small car in Waikiki, Australia, you would pay an average price of $29/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Waikiki, Australia (~$24/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$61/day). In fact, January is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Waikiki. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Waikiki, renting a Small car saves you 42% 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 Medium car in Waikiki, Australia, you would pay an average price of $39/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Waikiki, Australia (~$17/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is May (~$173/day). In fact, August is about 58% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Waikiki. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Waikiki, renting a Medium car saves you 20% 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.

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Waikiki?

You must be at least 21 years old with a valid credit card to purchase cheap car rentals in Waikiki. If you're younger than 25, you'll incur "Youthful Driver" charges and will be restricted to certain vehicle classes. Most car rentals in Waikiki will allow you to drive an economy rental car with an active temporary license. Non-U.S. renters with non-English driver's licenses must attach an International Driver's License for the purpose of translation. EU drivers with a current license can rent and operate any rental cars in Waikiki.

What are the laws for driving in Waikiki?

Waikiki has a lot of foot traffic; therefore, be sure to yield to pedestrians using crosswalks and keep to the posted speed limit of 25 mph in the downtown area or city center. Avoid driving rental cars in Waikiki with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. Your Waikiki car rental should have functioning seat belts and booster seats for children under eight. We recommend checking with the relevant Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in the region to be up to date on current traffic laws in Waikiki.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Waikiki?

One excellent way to discover Oahu's coastline is aboard a classy standard-sized convertible like a Ford Mustang. An economy or compact car is ideal for adventurers who want to travel in comfort without breaking the bank. If you're traveling with family or a large group of friends, you can't go wrong with a mid-sized SUV or fuel-efficient passenger van rental. Currently, Honolulu has over 150 fast-charging stations that are readily available for those environmentally conscious travelers with their electric car rentals.

What are the best places to park in Waikiki?

While you may be better off if your hotel has on-site parking, be prepared to part with about $30-50 per night for parking. Finding free parking spots (Ala Wai Boulevard) or inexpensive parking (Waikiki Banyan, east Waikiki or Wai Boat Harbor, and west Waikiki) is challenging. While there is metered street parking on Kuhio and Kalakaua Avenues, beach parking on Ala Moana Beach, and even parking garages, most of these are first-come-first-served and are often full. If you do find a spot, expect to pay upwards of $1.50-3.00 per hour.

What are gas prices like in Waikiki?

The average gas price in Waikiki is $3.97/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $47 and $68 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Waikiki for a week from Budget?

Renting a car in Waikiki for a week can be a great option for travel. Budget, the most popular car rental company for this area, offers rental cars for around $325/week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Waikiki?

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