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Book Dollar hire cars in Kailua-Kona

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Dollar car hire prices in Kailua-Kona

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Reviews for Dollar in Kailua-Kona

Pros

" and accommodating."(in 1049 reviews)
"We had a ."(in 361 reviews)
" and accomodating."(in 1049 reviews)

Cons

"I will dollar again."(in 256 reviews)
"The was bad."(in 326 reviews)
"I'll your services!"(in 256 reviews)
Overall rating6.4 OkayBased on 214 reviews
Cleanliness
7.2
Comfort
7.3
Overall
6.4
Pick-up/Drop-off
6.4
Value for money
6.3

Recent reviews

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8.0
Car could have been cleaner inside.Reviewed 17 Apr 2024
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10.0
All went well. No issues.Reviewed 18 Mar 2024
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2.0
I reserved an ECONOMY car and was given a Dodge Charger, a high performance car. I had to spend almost $100 just on gasoline for those two days.Reviewed 8 Dec 2023
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4.0
Very, VERY poor customer service experiences. When we picked up the car and when we dropped it off. Was not prepared to start my vacation off when an aggressive employee that was potentially the rudest i’ve ever been treated.Reviewed 3 Dec 2023
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10.0
Service was greatReviewed 30 Sep 2023
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6.0
I stood in line for 1 1/2 hours to get the car. And when I got in the car, I found out they had rented the same car to someone else. They upgraded me but when I drove away I noticed the tank was only 3/4 full.Reviewed 22 Sep 2023
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4.0
The oil at 0% was a little disturbing. When I called, the woman on the line basically told me to keep driving as according to her there were 2,000 miles before an oil change. I said I wouldn't do that and she agreed to exchange vehicles for me. Only problem was I had to go back to the airport to pick the vehicle up. They wouldn't deliver one to me. Also, on the exchanged vehicle, the key fob battery gave out so that didn't work!Reviewed 14 Mar 2023
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5.9
We needed a car for four. The camaro, although way cool was not a good fit for us. I wish we weren’t so tired after getting there to go back in and get something more appropriate for us.Reviewed 6 Jul 2021
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6.0
Cons:Dollar rental charged me for gas despite me having returned the tank full. Their customer service line has a menu option for this exact problem which means they are doing this all the time.Reviewed 30 May 2021
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10.0
Pros:EasyCons:Nothing. They were greatReviewed 27 May 2021
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10.0
Pros:Easy transactionReviewed 25 May 2021
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4.0
Pros:The car was good and they held my reservationCons:I don't know whose fault this is, Dollar's or Kayak's, but I chose to pick up the car at an off airport site because the price was right and the pick up spot was close to my lodging. However, when I made the reservation to pick up the car at 4 pm on Friday, there was no notice and I was not informed that the pick up counter closed at 4 pm on Friday and did not open again until 8 am Monday. Therefore, when I showed up to pick up the car the counter was closed and we didn't have a car for the whole weekend. Luckily, it didn't impact our trip too much and Dollar didn't cancel my reservation for not showing up on Friday. It would've been nice to get some kind of warning about the hours of the reservation desk at King Kamehameha Hotel so that I didn't have to spend Saturday morning on the phone with Dollar trying to make sure that they wouldn't give my reservation away.Reviewed 16 May 2021
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Where can I find Dollar hire cars in Kailua-Kona?

Address

73-200 Kupipi Street

Hours

Monday05:00 - 22:30
Tuesday05:00 - 22:30
Wednesday05:00 - 22:30
Thursday05:00 - 22:30
Friday05:00 - 22:30
Saturday05:00 - 22:30
Sunday05:00 - 22:30

Phone

+1 866 434 2226

Address

75-5660 Palani Road

Hours

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00

Phone

+1 866 434 2226

Address

78-128 Ehukai Street

Hours

Monday08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday08:00 - 16:00
Thursday08:00 - 16:00
Friday08:00 - 16:00
Saturday08:00 - 16:00
Sunday08:00 - 16:00

Phone

+1 866 434 2226

Good to know

Most popular location

73-200 Kupipi Street

Most popular car type

Intermediate

Top tips for hiring a car from Dollar in Kailua-Kona

  • Situated on the western coast of Hawaii Island, which is better known as Big Island, Kailua-Kona is only about 20 square miles in terms of size. But it’s filled with so many beautiful beaches, including some that are off the beaten path, that you’ll want to explore when you’re visiting the town. What better way to do this than by looking into renting a convertible when you book Dollar car rentals in Kailua-Kona? Although Dollar won’t be able to guarantee that a specific make and model will be available, you can request the type of rental car you would like when you’re in Kailua-Kona so that you can make the most of driving around.
  • Even though Kailua-Kona might not be that large, it’ll be easy to get lost in the area if you aren’t familiar with it. To avoid this, you may want to explore the idea of taking advantage of the GPS systems that Dollar can provide for you. For a small fee, you’ll be able to get access to a GPS system that will lead you down the right paths as you’re making your way around both Kailua-Kona and the Big Island as a whole.
  • When you book Dollar car rentals in Kailua-Kona, you’ll be able to pick up your rental car in any of the three Dollar locations in the area. Dollar is also one of the rental car companies that will allow you to return a rental car to any Dollar location. You might want to consider taking advantage of this by picking up a Dollar rental car at one location and returning it to another, simply so that you can do more sightseeing along the way. It’ll allow you to take every opportunity to see what the Big Island has to offer.
  • Taking a trip to Hawaii can be a little stressful since it will involve flying from the continental U.S. to The Aloha State, which sits out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. To alleviate some of this stress, you should utilize the customer service team at Dollar if you have any questions or concerns about your rental car. A friendly representative will be able to assist you in the days leading up to your trip to Kailua-Kona. They can ensure your rental is all ready to go as soon as you arrive.
  • Intermediate car hire from Dollar in Kailua-Kona are around 15% cheaper than other car types, on average.

FAQs about hiring a car from Dollar in Kailua-Kona

  • What is the best pickup location for a Dollar rental car in Kailua-Kona?

    When you book Dollar car rentals in Kailua-Kona, you’ll be able to choose from three pickup locations. Each of them will be conveniently located, but the 73-200 Kupipi Street location might end up being the best option of the bunch. It’s situated at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA), so your rental car will be right there when you land on the Big Island.

  • What benefits will I enjoy when I rent a car from Dollar in Kailua-Kona?

    If there is a particular kind of rental car you would like to drive when you’re in Kailua-Kona, Dollar will do its absolute best to accommodate you. Dollar has various rental cars available, including compact cars, standard station wagons, and almost any size SUV you might want. You should be able to find a rental car that you’ll be able to enjoy using during your Kailua-Kona visit.

  • How hard is it to find parking for a Dollar rental car in Kailua-Kona?

    You won’t be able to find much to complain about when you’re visiting Kailua-Kona, but parking might be one thing that will present a problem at times. There isn’t much on-street parking available in the area. You will either need to be patient while searching for a parking spot or turn to one of the paid parking lots in town. It might be worth looking for parking on Ali’i Drive since it’s often the easiest place to find it.

  • What is the most popular car hire from Dollar in Kailua-Kona?

    Intermediate (Toyota RAV4 or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type from Dollar in Kailua-Kona.

  • How many car hire locations does Dollar have in Kailua-Kona?

    Dollar has 3 hire locations in Kailua-Kona. Take a look at our Dollar hire location map to find the best car hire near you.

  • Does Dollar have a car hire location at the airport: Kona Intl airport (KOA)?

    Yes

  • Does Dollar offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Kona Intl airport (KOA)?

    Yes