Hawaiian Cruise Ship Car Rentals
 

Hawaiian Discount Car Rentals –Cruise ship car rentals

Welcome Travelers to Hawaii!

Honolulu, Nawiliwili, Kahului and Hilo Ports: Click here for reservation instructions.

Lahaina and Kona Ports: Click here for reservation instructions.

Dollar car rentals offer service for cruise ship passengers at all major Hawaiian ports of call at excellent rates.  This is a nice way to see the beauty and difference of each island in the Hawaiian chain from the lush, tropical beauty of Kauai to the lava fields of the Big Island

With the exception of Kona, all rental cars originate from their airport locations with the car rental company sending a shuttle to pick you up at the dock and take you back to the airport. Dollar sends out a shuttle bus automatically to meet the arrival of each cruise ship with the exception of Honolulu and Lahaina.

Please note that the majority of the cruise ship lines allow passengers which have signed up for company sponsored activities (such as golf) to leave the ship first. Also, if your are not on a cruise ship sponsored activity, the ship will not wait for you when it is time to leave so please allow adequate time to return to the ship in a timely manner.

Time/Distance: The harbor in Hilo is about ½ mile from the airport and the shuttle bus ride takes approximately 5 minutes. Honolulu Harbor is a 15 to 20 minute shuttle bus ride and can be affected by traffic. There are two major harbors on Maui, Kahului and Lahaina. Kahului harbor is about 5 miles from the airport and the ride should take about 15 minutes. In Lahaina, the ship docks outside the harbor and you get tendered into shore. The harbor is “U” shaped. You disembark on the right side and the pick up site is on the left side of the harbor across the street from the courthouse. The shuttle bus ride takes about 10 minutes but they only send a 12 passenger van and can only bring the driver back to the rental office. Don’t worry though, you are in prime shopping area here as you wait for the driver to return. Nawiliwili is the main harbor on the island of Kauai. Kauai’s airport is Lihue and it is located up the hill about 3 miles away. Again, I would expect a 10 to 15 minute shuttle bus ride here.

Use the Port of Call pick-up locations listed below in making your reservations:

Hilo Harbor, Hawaii – ITO
Honolulu Harbor, Oahu – HNL
Kahului Harbor, Maui – OGG
Nawiliwili Harbor, Kauai – LIH

MAKE ONLINE RESERVATION NOW!

1) Fill in your rental information and click GO.

2) Check "SEE CORPORATE RATES" to reserve and fixed, posted rates and receive additional benefits. (No charge for drivers under 25 or additional driver)

3) Check "SEE STANDARD RATES" to view current rental rates, updated daily and heavily discounted according to car class supply. Note, this option does not offer the additional benefits given to corporate rates.

Alternatively, you can call Thrifty Hawaii at 800-367-5238 (request rate code HT14004112).

You must request rate code HT14004112 to ensure you're getting the pre-negotiated discounted rate and the associated corporate benefits.

 

 

Use the Port of Call pick-up locations listed below in making your reservations:

Lahaina, Maui – JHM
Kona, Hawaii – KOA

MAKE ONLINE RESERVATION NOW!

1) Fill in your rental information and insert 44710 in the PROMO CODE field. You must insert the promo code in order to receive our corporate benefits. (Young drivers (21-24), NO young driver surcharge, NO Additional Driver fees)

2) Dollar does not service Kona from the airport but rather from the King Kamehameha Hotel (KOAN02) located at the end of the disembarkement pier.  This location is not in our contract so placing the promo code here does not help.

Alternatively, you can call Dollar Hawaii at 800-367-7006 (request rate account 44710).

You must request rate code 44710 to ensure you're getting the pre-negotiated discounted rate and the associated corporate benefits.

Methods for accessing free shuttle service from the harbors to the rental agency (please check with security at the gangway for the pick up location):


Location

Dollar Car Rentals

Thrifty Car Rentals
Hilo Harbor, Hawaii – ITO Dollar - Courtesy shuttle is sent to the pier to meet the ships automatically.

Call (808) 961-3568 30 minutes prior to docking to arrange for a shuttle bus.
Honolulu Harbor, Oahu – HNL Service is out of Waikiki only. Call (808) 952-4264 to request a shuttle bus.

Call (808) 831-2266 45 minutes prior to docking to arrange for a shuttle bus.
Kahului Harbor, Maui – OGG Courtesy shuttle is sent to the pier to meet the ships automatically.

Call (808) 877-7208 30 minutes prior to docking to arrange for a shuttle bus.
Lahaina, Maui - JHM Call (808)667-2651 45 minutes prior to docking to arrange for a shuttle bus.

Thrifty does not service this port.

Kona Harbor, Hawaii

Dollar does not service this port from the airport. You will need to find alternate arrangements to KOA airport to pickup and dropoff your rental car.

Thrifty does not service this port from the airport. You will need to find alternate arrangements to KOA airport to pickup and dropoff your rental car.
Molokai - MKK Shuttle runs to pier on the following schedule: 8:45 am   12:15 pm   7:30 pm

Thrifty is not located on this island.
Nawiliwili Harbor, Kauai – LIH Courtesy shuttle is sent to the pier to meet the ships automatically.

Call (808)245-3652 30 minutes prior to docking to arrange for a shuttle bus.
 

 

DOLLAR Cars for 2009 (Valid Jan 2, 2009 - Jan 1, 2010)

For Hawaiian Vacation Rental’s special negotiated Dollar rates, see below.
Car Type  

Economy, 4 DR
(Chevrolet Aveo or similar)

Compact Car
(Dodge Caliber or similar)

Intermediate Car
(Chrysler Sebring or similar)

Full Size Car
(Dodge Charger or similar)

Sebring Convertible
(Sebring or similar)

Jeep Wrangler (soft top)

Jeep Grand Cherokee Loredo

7 Pax Mini Van
(Dodge Caravan or similar)

N/A

Luxury Car
(Chrysler 300 Ltd or similar)


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