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Hilo Airport Mini Guide

Hilo Airport is the second largest airport on the island of Hawaii. Most flights go there from Honolulu International. Mokulele and Hawaiian Airlines are the two main local airlines to operate out of Hilo Airport. There are also flights with Continental Airlines to Los Angeles and San Francisco.

The car rental company offices are found across the road in a separate building and you should pre-book a rental car to ensure availability as there is no public transportation apart from taxis at the airport.

Cheapest car hire at Hilo Airport

Intermediate

Jeep Compass

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 106.91 EUR/day
Jeep Compass

7 Days rental at 748.41 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Chevrolet Spark

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 106.93 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 748.51 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Chevrolet Spark

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 106.93 EUR/day
Chevrolet Spark

7 Days rental at 748.51 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Special

Mystery Car Compact or Larger

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 106.93 EUR/day
Mystery Car Compact or Larger

7 Days rental at 748.51 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Nissan Versa

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 107.41 EUR/day
Nissan Versa

7 Days rental at 751.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Compact

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 107.41 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 751.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Intermediate

Nissan Sentra

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 110.49 EUR/day
Nissan Sentra

7 Days rental at 773.47 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Standard

Kia Sorento

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 110.56 EUR/day
Kia Sorento

7 Days rental at 773.96 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Luxury

Lincoln MKS

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 111.69 EUR/day
Lincoln MKS

7 Days rental at 781.83 EUR from 22/08/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

*daily rates in Hilo Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

  • Hilo Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Hilo Airport including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, DOLLAR, HERTZ, NATIONAL, THRIFTY.

Useful to know about Hilo Airport

  • To prepare the land for building Hilo Airport, labour was used from a local prison with inmates getting rid of the rocks.
  • Following the Pearl Harbour attacks in 1941 a state of martial law was declared and all Hawaiian airports came under American military control.
  • Hawaii is one of the premier surfing destinations in the world with the Pipeline break being a spot on the International Surfing Tour.
  • Over the years Hilo Airport has had money injected into it by the Works Progress Administration and the Civil Aeronautics Administration.
  • The first jumbo jet to arrive at Hilo Airport was a Boeing 747 flown by Braniff International Airways in 1971.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Hilo Airport

Best car rental companies in Hilo Airport

8.2
No.1: ALAMO,
based on 3295 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
19 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.2: ENTERPRISE,
based on 1368 reviews
80
80
70
80
80
17 min (average wait time)
7.3
No.3: NATIONAL,
based on 303 reviews
70
70
70
70
80
14 min (average wait time)

Hilo Airport car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    ALAMO ehi
  • € 748.37
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 106.91
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 66
    Most Popular Type:
    Standard
  • 22
    Most popular model:
    Volkswagen Jetta
  • 282
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Hilo Airport

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January€ 89
February€ 93
March€ 86
April€ 80
May€ 95
June€ 97
July€ 87
August€ 104
September€ 85
October€ 88
November€ 85
December€ 102
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January€ 85
February€ 87
March€ 81
April€ 76
May€ 92
June€ 99
July€ 86
August€ 104
September€ 89
October€ 86
November€ 88
December€ 100
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January€ 125
February€ 126
March€ 120
April€ 113
May€ 122
June€ 144
July€ 126
August€ 140
September€ 94
October€ 126
November€ 106
December€ 107
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January€ 105
February€ 103
March€ 95
April€ 96
May€ 99
June€ 114
July€ 99
August€ 116
September€ 91
October€ 103
November€ 93
December€ 112
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January€ 123
February€ 120
March€ 117
April€ 101
May€ 102
June€ 117
July€ 108
August€ 139
September€ 110
October€ 95
November€ 136
December€ 92
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January
February
March
April€ 61
May
June€ 60
July€ 78
August€ 60
September€ 57
October€ 57
November
December
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January€ 103
February€ 114
March€ 102
April€ 101
May€ 108
June€ 122
July€ 104
August€ 128
September€ 90
October€ 116
November€ 97
December€ 123
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January€ 161
February€ 164
March€ 151
April€ 136
May€ 159
June€ 190
July€ 164
August€ 167
September€ 97
October€ 160
November€ 99
December€ 128

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire at Hilo Airport

How much does car hire at Hilo Airport cost?

Car hire at Hilo Airport costs as little as €106.90 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Economy class vehicle is €146.80 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €269.60 per day from HERTZ for a Nissan Armada.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Hilo Airport?

6 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Hilo Airport, including ENTERPRISE, ALAMO, THRIFTY, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Hilo Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Hilo Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Hilo Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, ALAMO ehi has the highest customer rating for car hire at Hilo Airport with a score of 8.2/10

with Enterprise rated second best with a score of 8.0/10

.

How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Hilo Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Hilo Airport is €751.92 per week from THRIFTY.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Hilo Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Hilo Airport is THRIFTY, with prices for a Intermediate class car such as the Jeep Compass available from as little as €748.37 per week.

How much is fuel at Hilo Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.244/ltr of petrol and €1.409/ltr of diesel at Hilo Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Hilo Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Hilo Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DOLLAR, ENTERPRISE, HERTZ, NATIONAL, THRIFTY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Hilo Airport?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Fullsize Elite, Intermediate, Luxury, Premium, Special and Standard class rental cars at Hilo Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Hilo Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire at Hilo Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car at Hilo Airport is €838.96 per week from THRIFTY for a Chevrolet Camaro Convertible.

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Hilo Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Hilo Airport at the moment, however THRIFTY rates start from just €748.37 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €748.37 from THRIFTY in Hilo - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week at Hilo Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Hilo Airport is €748.30 per week with an average price of €1027.60 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Hilo Airport

Most popular car hire companies at Hilo Airport

  • Dollar (tel: (866) 434-2226)
  • Alamo (tel: 8449130734)
  • Enterprise (tel: 8449130733)
  • National (tel: 8449130732)
  • Budget (tel: 808-935-6878)
  • Avis (tel: 808-935-1298)
  • Hertz (tel: 8089352898)
  • Thrifty (tel: (877) 283-0898)
  • Hertz (tel: 8089352898)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Hilo Airport

  • Dollar (1 GENERAL LYMAN FIELD, SUITE 13, HILO, HI (HI), UNITED STATES, 96720-4667)
  • Alamo (2350 KEKUANAOA ST, HILO, 96720, Hawaii, HI, Hawaii)
  • Enterprise (2350 KEKUANAOA ST, HILO, 96720, HI, Hawaii)
  • National (2350 KEKUANAOA ST, HILO, 96720, HI, Hawaii)
  • Budget (1 General Lyman Field, Hilo, 96720, HI, Hawaii)
  • Avis (1 General Lyman Field, Hilo, 96720, HI, Hawaii)

Car hire company reviews at Hilo Airport

  • ALAMO ehi: Rated 8.2/10 from 581 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 8.0/10 from 305 reviews
  • NATIONAL ehi: Rated 7.3/10 from 77 reviews
  • BUDGET ABG: Rated 6.8/10 from 634 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 6.6/10 from 604 reviews
  • AVIS ABG: Rated 6.5/10 from 342 reviews

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