Car rental Hawaii – compare offers of Honolulu Airport car hire online
Honolulu Airport – NHL, the busiest airport of Hawaii serves the capital of the archipelago, Honolulu, on the island of Oahu.
Oahu is the third largest of the Hawaii islands, located just under the tropic of Cancer, in the Pacific Ocean. Every passenger arriving at Honolulu Airport is greeted with a tropical flower necklace and a cordial 'Aloha'.
Jeep Liberty, a popular hire car from Honolulu Airport in 2014, available in, for example, Dollar car rental fleet
Use Cartrawler, a quick and efficient internet tool, to compare prices of Honolulu Airport car hire and to book the ideal Hawaii rental car online.
Honolulu Airport car hire companies
Car hire on the larger of the Hawaii islands (Hawaii – the Big Island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai) is a popular and, in many cases, inexpensive solution for moving around, without having to depend on public transportation.
The stunning and varied landscapes of Hawaii invite to exploring and a road trip is often an interesting way to enhance your Hawaii holiday experience.
Major car hire providers operate in Honolulu Airport, amongst them: Enterprise, Budget Hawaii, Dollar, Thrifty, Avis Rent-A-Car, Alamo, National Car Hire, Advantage Rent-A-Car and Hertz Car Hire Hawaii. For the most advantageous rates of Honolulu car hire it is often worth to check the offer of the local suppliers, A-1 Rent A Car, and JN Car and Truck Rental Oahu.
Rent a car Hawaii - a cheap hire car at Honolulu Airport Hyundai Accent
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Prices of the cheapest rental cars to be picked-up in Honolulu Airport usually start from approx. £130 for a week car hire of a Chevrolet Aveo or a similar vehicle in the economy class.
SUV cars to rent in Honolulu, popular for road trips in the mountainous interiors of the island are also quite cheap, when compared to the European price level for the same group of rental vehicles. You will often find on Cartrawler offers of Ford Escape, Jeep Liberty or similar SUV to rent in Honolulu Airport with prices starting from around £180 for a 7-days rental period.
Convertible car hire Hawaii – Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro
To enjoy the pleasant, mild climate of the Hawaii, rent an open top car in Honolulu Airport.
The all American Ford Mustang Convertible can be found at Honolulu Airport, with prices from approx. £280 for a week. Another popular cabriolet to hire in Honolulu is Chevrolet Camaro Convertible.
Chevrolet Camaro Convertible model 2014
Please note, that many of Honolulu Airport car hire offers have zero excess insurance. Find more information about Hawaii car hire rate details in ‘Rental conditions’ displayed with each Cartrawler offer.
Usually there are no major fluctuations in price of car hire in Honolulu, due to the fact the Hawaii is a year round holiday destination.
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Honolulu weather throughout the year – high season in Hawaii
The island of Oahu, much like the rest of Hawaii enjoys tropical climate with mild temperatures and plenty of sunshine throughout the year.
The average temperatures in Honolulu range between the comfortable 20 and 30 degrees Celsius. See Honolulu temperatures chart.
Please note that within each island there may be different variations of the climate, depending on the altitude: on the Big Island, for example, it is possible to swim in the ocean and play in the snow on the same day, if you venture to the highest parts of the mountains in the island’s interior.
Despite the fairly stable weather in Hawaii throughout the year, two peak seasons can be distinguished in the tourist traffic to the archipelago: one in the summer, from June to September and one in the winter, between December and January, which corresponds to the summer and winter school holidays.
Honolulu Airport location and distances
Honolulu Airport is located on the southern shore of the Oahu Island, close to the mouth of the famous Pearl Harbor. The bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese force in 1941 led to the United States entering the World War II on the side of the Allies.
Two major roads: Queen Liliuokalani Freeway and Nimitz Highway (a part of the Route 92) pass by Honolulu Airport allowing access to the major points of interest on Oahu Island.
See below approximate road distances from Honolulu Airport:
- distance from Honolulu Airport to Downtown Honolulu: 5 miles
- distance from Honolulu Airport to Waikiki: 7.5 miles
- distance from Honolulu Airport to the North Shore (surf location): 28 miles
- distance from Honolulu Airport to Aulani Disney Resort & Spa: 20 miles
- distance from Honolulu Airport to Hanauma Bay: 17 miles
See map of major roads in Oahu, Hawaii.
Flights to Honolulu
A large majority of flights operated at Honolulu Airport are services to and from mainland US destinations. On international routes, the available destinations are: Vancouver, Calgary, Beijing, Tokyo, Manila and Sydney.
In early 2014, there were no direct flights from Europe to Honolulu.
Terminals and airlines at Honolulu Airport
There are three terminals:
- Overseas Terminal, also known as John Rodgers Terminal, is the main terminal of Honolulu Airport, receiving international flights to Oahu Island. The busiest international routes at Honolulu Airport are: Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Sydney and Auckland. In early 2014, no flights from Europe to Honolulu, Hawaii were available.
- Interisland Terminal serves larger aircrafts operating routes between Hawaiian islands, as well as flights to some major mainland destinations in the US. Hawaiian Airlines is the main carrier at this terminal.
- Commuter Terminal hosts go!Mokulele, Island Air and other smaller commuter airlines of the Hawaii.
The terminals are accessible via Wiki Wiki buses. Honolulu Airport shares some of its facilities with the nearby Hickam Air Force Base. One of the airport’s runways, known as Reef Runway, for being built entirely off shore, is an alternate landing site for NASA.