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Lihue Car Hire

Sun 4/12 Pick-up
12:00
Mon 5/12 Drop-off
12:00
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Lihue car hire reviews and directory

Advantage
advantage
Car hire reviews:
Good (6.9, 36 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Advantage
Locations in Lihue
LIHUE AIRPORT
(800) 777-5500
  • 6.9
  • 6.6
  • 7.2
  • 6.6
  • 7.4
Recent reviews
8.0 Good
4 Dec 2015
Kauai Sdvantage rental
Pros: Close to terminal Quick pick up by shuttle
Cons: Reserved a full size car Got a Mazda 6 That's not full size! Car not that clean, could have been better The car worked fine but I don't consider it full size
7.6 Good
6 Apr 2016
Pros: the price.
Cons: car had very little power. made noises at times suggesting it needed maintenance. interior a bit worn.
10.0 Excellent
17 Oct 2015
Great Accent
Pros: The Hyundai Accent hatch back did very well for us. The little car swallowed all of our luggage, had great cup holders, and was very nimble on the windy roads up and down the mountains/canyons.
Cons: They really will try and push you to upgrade to a larger car, but it's not necessary. A nice hatch back like the Accent works perfectly for a party of 2.
8.0 Good
18 Oct 2015
Pros: Great service at site
Cons: Vehicle missing exterior body trim and passenger inside ceiling handle broken
4.0 Mediocre
28 Oct 2015
Paid double what I was quoted
Cons: I made a reservation for a small car at $15/day. Had to pay double my quoted price because agency didn't have that type of car available at the moment thus forcing me to pay more. Terrible experience.
10.0 Excellent
1 Nov 2015
Great people
Pros: The employees are fun and engaging cars are not over priced and I enjoyed the overall experience
2.8 Mediocre
15 Nov 2015
Roaches
Pros: The vehicle drove nice
Cons: The shuttle was late to pick us up after we had seen an alamo and enterprise bus pass 5 times. We picked up the car and after driving we found roaches. We returned the car and very next car I checked had roaches. The third vehicle had roaches the third day but I decided to get Roach traps instead of dealing with advantage again
8.8 Excellent
28 Nov 2015
Cons: Customer service rep who checked us in tried to upsale us on insurance and gas in an unappreciated manner
2.0 Poor
29 Nov 2015
I felt discriminated against.
Cons: I was told because I lived in Hawai'i, I had to put down an extra $200 deposit. She also insisted they know my hotel and give proof that I had a return flight. She also gave me a warning that I would be charged extra if I got the car dirty or dragged sand in the interior. I am a medical doctor and I fly lots of places for both business and pleasure. I strongly recommend you never use this car rental company. Hertz and Avis have always given me excellent service and never demanded that I justify myself.
10.0 Excellent
12 Dec 2015
Pros: Outstanding service , car, and price. Quick and easy checkout and price
Dollar
dollar
Car hire reviews:
OK (6.0, 21 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
2 locations
Dollar
Locations in Lihue
2440 Hoonani Road
+1 808 742 8351
3273 Hoolimalima Place
+1 866 434 2227
  • 5.9
  • 5.6
  • 6.3
  • 5.6
  • 6.6
Recent reviews
2.4 Mediocre
12 Oct 2015
Pros: The car was cheap on gas.
Cons: Inside was very dirty at pick up. Outside the car was very scratched up and just bad quality.
5.6 OK
19 Oct 2015
Dollar car rentL
Pros: Price of car was excellent in Kauai
Cons: Waiting in three different lines to get the car. First line 20 mins only two people working and 2 people just walking around . Then another line waiting for someone to bring the car. That person hurriedly went away then had to find someone waiting in another line to understand how to report the damages to the car
5.6 OK
3 Nov 2015
Waited forever to pickup and drop off
Pros: The office location is convenient.
Cons: We had to wait two hours to get the car. They only had a couple employees waiting on dozens of customers. They know when the flights come in - why don't they staff up??
4.0 Mediocre
23 Nov 2015
Cockroaches
Pros: The free upgrade for our anniversary.
Cons: Cockroaches infested car got cockroaches in all our food.
9.6 Excellent
4 Dec 2015
Pros: Service
3.6 Mediocre
20 Dec 2015
Nightmare beginning to Paradise Vacation
Cons: Facilties in Lihue are abysmal. Waited nearly TWO HOURS to stand in line and pick up the rental car. Two/three people working the front counter and then even after you wait the first hour and a half, they make you wait longer while they "wash" and pull forward the car you just rented. It was so horribly organized, employees are unfazed by the enormous, show moving line. All in all TERRIBLE.
10.0 Excellent
3 Jan 2016
Pros: They were very easy to work with! Numerous buses were available to pick up and drop off from airport, star was very friendly and knowledgeable, everything was clean, and everyone was nice. Overall great experience and I will rent from Dollar again.
5.6 OK
8 Jan 2016
Cons: Car was dirty, paperwork had been returned by the customer in front of me and issues directly to me with out any checks
8.4 Excellent
23 Jan 2016
Long lines, bad customer service
Pros: The car was well equipped and fun to drive.
Cons: The line to pickup took over 30 minutes. The customer service staff member was rude when I tried to extend the length of use, and was not interested in helping find an alternate vehicle.
8.4 Excellent
1 Mar 2016
Pros: Went very smooth
Thrifty
thrifty
Car hire reviews:
OK (5.9, 13 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Thrifty
Locations in Lihue
3273 Hoolimalima Place
+1 877 283 0898
  • 6.0
  • 5.5
  • 6.8
  • 5.5
  • 5.5
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent
12 Nov 2015
Pros: Excellent customer service. Check out and returning the car was effortless and the car was very clean.
Cons: The automatic cvt on the car was pretty weird overall. It's awkward at low speeds. This doesn't really have anything to do with Thrifty, just letting you know.
3.6 Mediocre
14 Nov 2015
Disappointing ordeal
Pros: The car was a good price. The staff were friendly. It was fun having a Jeep, but the car had some damage and an engine light on.
Cons: We had to wait 30 minutes for our first car. It was old and had bad technology. A day later, the brakes started having a rubbing sound, so we took the car back. The next car was a Jeep as it was the only car available. It had a terrible smell. A day later an engine light appeared. It seemed as if all the car there were defective.
8.8 Excellent
18 Nov 2015
GREAT DEAL!
Pros: We got a screaming deal! We paid for a small SUV and got a 2015 Nissan Pathfinder; best value for our money, hands down. The car was relatively clean: we found wrappers and trash in the seat back pockets, but other than that, it was all good. Other friends paid more for an older model minivan that broke down. It was right then that I realized the deal we got! The service at the counter when we arrived was quick and friendly, as was the service when we dropped off the car. There was a discrepancy in the price per day, but when I said something, the representative gave me the quoted price, no questions asked. Also didn't feel pressured into buying the insurance or pre-pay the return gas. In fact, I loved the convenience of pre-paying - saved us time AND money. Loved driving this car so much, I might actually consider one for my next car. Thanks, Thrifty and KAYAK, for hooking us up with a sweet car for our vacation in paradise!
10.0 Excellent
29 Nov 2015
Great
Pros: Shuttlebus Picked us up from the airport and a 1-2min drive to the location. Pick up was super easy, friendly staff!!! I recommend a jeep or another 4x4 to see the island. When it came to drop off that was easy as well. Just pulled up and waited for someone to check the vehicle, out in 5min.
Cons: Make sure you check to see the amount of gas they said they gave you to what is actually in the car.
4.4 OK
3 Jan 2016
Troubles with the rental car....
Pros: Fixed the problems
Cons: Had to return our first rental car because the battery on the key was dying and if it went out the car would not start. The second car they gave me had a lot of dents in it. Then I noticed that they charged me more than what I was quoted when I rented the car. They honored the price, but of course it took time to do this.
3.6 Mediocre
18 Jan 2016
Pros: Nothing.
Cons: The car seemed old and had no usb ports. Wipers were substandard and windshield was hard to see through. Windshield and mirrors were dirty. I waited a long time in line at 11:30 p.m. after traveling for 10 hours and had a copy of my reservation ($135) in hand when I finally got to the counter. Agent insisted that in spite of my excellent insurance coverage and additional coverage through American Express, I needed Thrifty's liability insurance because "Hawaii is different. You absolutely need this, I promise you." Bill went from $135 to $278 for a really crappy car. Will not rent from Thrifty again.
8.8 Excellent
10 Apr 2016
Pros: Clean, newer vehicle. Very fast drop off and shuttle service.
Cons: Gave us a significantly larger vehicle than we reserved. Long wait at pickup. Tried to convince us to buy extra insurance and several other nickle and dime tactics.
6.8 Good
12 Apr 2016
Pros: The car was easy to drive, good on gas and reliable. Drop off service was good and quick - Vernon did an great job!
Cons: The car was not throughly vacumed and looked dirty. They did however quickly address this issue once I complained.
5.6 OK
15 Apr 2016
Pros: Good midsize car but was scratched up
Cons: Waited FOREVER (over an hour) at 10pm with two little kids to get my car because they were horribly understaffed.
2.0 Poor
9 May 2016
Cockroaches
Pros: The car ran.
Cons: Found a couple cockroaches during the course of our trip. Not a big deal for me but wifey not too pleased. By the third roach, we bought traps and put them under our seats. Didnt check them until we dropped the car off. My wife refused to know how bad a problem it could be. When i checked the traps at drop off i found, no joke, 70-80 roaches of verying sizes. Total infestation. i think someone had a roach farm going under the seats.
Budget
budget
Car hire reviews:
Good (7.4, 6 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Budget
Locations in Lihue
3285 Hoolimalima Place
+1 808 245 9031
  • 7.7
  • 7.0
  • 7.7
  • 7.3
  • 7.3
Recent reviews
8.0 Good
13 Jan 2016
Cons: No water was in the windshield washer well. Completely dry. Had to buy some at local AceHardware store.
9.2 Excellent
14 Jan 2016
price was awesome, free upgrade
Pros: price, easy drop off and pick up
Cons: waited over an hour AFTER paperwork was done to get car
10.0 Excellent
9 May 2016
Pros: Fast friendly service
3.6 Mediocre
2 Jul 2016
Car full of bugs
Pros: nothing
Cons: Car was dirty, looked like the exterior was rinsed down, and the inside hasn't seen a cleaning in at least 3 or 4 rentals before I rented it. Shortly after driving it for about 4 miles we stopped to do some shopping at Costco. When we returned to the car we found several weird looking colored bugs in the Center Console. We went to our destination and parked the car. Next morning as we entered the car we saw several (at least 10 or more) cockroaches scatter for cover. They went everywhere into the dash, the center console under the seats, and on and on. Needless to say we will not be renting from Budget again.
9.6 Excellent
28 Sep 2016
Fantastic!
Pros: Not only did everything with our rental go smooth but when my wife lost her wedding band under the seat and we couldn't find it, the manager showed genuine concern and had us take the car to maintenance right away where another nice employee took the seat out and helped me find it, which we did. Can't say enough about the service there in Honolulu. Great finish to the trip!
4.0 Mediocre
14 Oct 2016
Meh in Lihue
Pros: The car worked and got us to all the places we needed.
Cons: The car was worn and had no washer fluid? Had to buy it myself .
Alamo
alamo
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (9.9, 5 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Alamo
Locations in Lihue
3276 Hoolimalima Pl
+1 888 826 6893
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 9.6
Recent reviews
9.6 Excellent
15 Jul 2016
Pros: The vehicle was in excellent condition and ran great, and the staff was quick, efficient and friendly.
Cons: The cost of insurance and the additional fees makes me lean towards renting with a cheaper agency.
10.0 Excellent
21 Aug 2016
Easy and convenient
Pros: Friendly and flexible agents made it easy.
10.0 Excellent
10 Oct 2016
Really easy
Pros: The electronic check in was a little slow but faster than the line. Picking a car was convenient. Overall smooth experience.
10.0 Excellent
22 Nov 2016
Efficient
Pros: Speed and lack of paperwork on pick up and drop off. Staff pleasant and helpful. Really inpressed.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
30 Nov 2016
Everything was easy.
Pros: Everything was easy. Drop off took 30 seconds. Yes. 30 seconds. No exaggeration.
Payless
payless
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (9.1, 5 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Payless
Locations in Lihue
3285 Hoolimalima Place
+1 808 245 9295
  • 8.8
  • 9.2
  • 8.8
  • 9.6
  • 9.2
Recent reviews
7.2 Good
30 Apr 2016
No wiper fluid and squeaky brakes
Cons: Down the road we noticed that the brakes were a bit noisy on this 30K+ mile vehicle. And there was no wiper fluid which was a contributing cause of a bird incident. Poor thing.
9.6 Excellent
2 May 2016
Great
Pros: Easy pick up and drop off
10.0 Excellent
31 Aug 2016
Ryan was super in his customer service!
Pros: The pickup and drop-off could not have been easier! Just what I needed!
10.0 Excellent
2 Oct 2016
Great service
Pros: Everything was easy and great
Cons: N/A
8.8 Excellent
17 Oct 2016
Really good car
Pros: Great mileage, comfortable car, quick and easy return service.
Hertz
hertz
Car hire reviews:
Good (6.3, 4 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Hertz
Locations in Lihue
3250 Hoolimalima Pl
+1 808 245 3356
  • 6.0
  • 7.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.0
  • 6.5
Recent reviews
6.8 Good
24 Sep 2016
Pros: service of rental and return
Cons: gas mileage and power....no more jeeps
8.0 Good
5 Oct 2016
Billing confusing
Cons: We reserved our car online & were quoted 225.09. When we turned in the car we were charged $103.56 which seemed like a lot since we had prepaid. It took a phone call to Hertz and checking my credit card statement to find out that our ACTUAL prepayment was $143.xx and not 225.09. This was confusing because we thought we were being charged a full third more & that did not "feel good." Thankfully, it all turned out ok. Our total was only a few dollars more than the quoted price.
6.0 OK
9 Oct 2016
Customer Service
Cons: The staff member that I dealt with was rude and pushy with the extra add one.
4.4 OK
4 Nov 2016
Bait and Switch
Cons: We chose Hertz because it said clearly on the website that AAA members did not have to pay extra for a spouse to drive. the Lihue personnel would not honor this eventhough we had it in writing. This is a breach of contract and we will not choose Hertz again
Avis
avis
Car hire reviews:
Good (8.0, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Avis
Locations in Lihue
3259 Hoolimalima Place
+1 808 245 7995
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
  • 8.0
Recent reviews
8.0 Good
15 Oct 2016
Car was clean but old
Pros: 45 thousand miles on a rental is to much
Cons: Too old
Economy Rent a Car
economy
Car hire reviews:
Mediocre (4.0, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Economy Rent a Car
Locations in Lihue
3501 Rice St 1009
808 652 1985
  • 4.0
  • 4.0
  • 4.0
  • 4.0
  • 4.0
Recent reviews
4.0 Mediocre
15 Oct 2016
Stay away
Pros: The people were friendly and helpful
Cons: We 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.
Enterprise
enterprise
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (10.0, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
2 locations
Enterprise
Locations in Lihue
3073 Aukele St
+1 808 246 0204
Non-airport: 3257 Kuhio Hwy
+1 808 241 5580
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
Recent reviews
10.0 Excellent
13 Jul 2016
Friendly and helpful
Pros: This branch was extremely helpful and kind. Wouldn't think twice about using them again.
National
national
Car hire reviews:
Excellent (8.8, 1 reviews)
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
National
Locations in Lihue
3073 Aukele St
+1 888 826 6890
  • 10.0
  • 10.0
  • 8.0
  • 10.0
  • 6.0
Recent reviews
8.8 Excellent
27 Nov 2016
Good experience
Pros: Pick 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.
Cons: Expected a RAV4 - got a Hyundai SUV instead. Not a big deal though.
Europcar
europcar
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Europcar
Locations in Lihue
Please Go To The Advantage Counter
+1 808 245 5823
Fox Rent a Car
foxcar
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Fox Rent a Car
Locations in Lihue
3416 Rice St 505
Sunnycars
sunnycars
Car hire locations in Lihue:
1 location
Sunnycars
Locations in Lihue
3276 Hoolimalima Pl
94 travellers who hired a car in Lihue gave the car agency they used an average rating of 6.9

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