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North Shore Turtle Cove Guided Snorkeling Tour

North Shore Turtle Cove Guided Snorkeling Tour
2 hours
USD 69.00
Explore the underwater world with a professional snorkeling instructor at the world famous North Shore.This 2-hour small-group outing ensures a personalized experience. We take you to the real open water for an unforgettable experience. View the tropical fish, sea life, and the amazing underwater world of Hawaii<strong>.</strong> <strong></strong><strong><br /></strong>

Dirt Mountain Biking in Kaaawa Valley

Dirt Mountain Biking in Kaaawa Valley
6 hours 30 minutes
USD 125.00
The dramatic beauty of the lush Kaaawa Valley, majestic Koolau Mountain cliffs and stunning Pacific coastline are the backdrop for this epic mountain-biking experience on Oahu. Following your guide on a ride through the Hawaiian countryside, visit a local village, World War II bunkers and scenic filming locations from movies such as 'Jurassic Park' and 'Godzilla.' This is a great introduction to off-road mountain biking and also offers challenges for experienced riders. A deli-style lunch, cold drinks and hotel pickup and drop-off from Waikiki are included. <p></p>

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Honolulu Airport (HNL) Car Rental

Welcome to the car rental Honolulu Airport information page with information on Honolulu Airport car rental options, including which side do you drive on, transmission types, local Honolulu driving stress, licences, and more. You may also compare your Honolulu Airport car rental options and search for the best available Honolulu car rental rates in the search box below.

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Honolulu Airport Car Rental Desk Locations

A rental car in Honolulu is easy at the HNL Honolulu International Airport as there are many car rental companies represented. Honolulu car rental booths are located on either side of the baggage claim area at the HNL airport.


Honolulu car rental  shuttles may be caught outside the baggage claim area.


A new Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CONRAC) is under construction, and scheduled for completion in 2017. In the meantime, expect some disruptions during construction, and leave extra time.

Honolulu car rental booths are located on either side of the baggage claim area at the HNL airport.

Honolulu Airport Car Rental Companies

Advantage, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National,


A-1 Rent A Car Alamo Dollar JN Car & Truck Rentals Thrifty

Honolulu Driving Information

Driving is on the right side of the road.

All Honolulu Airport rental cars are automatic transmission.

Your local drivers' licence is required.

An International Drivers' Permit (or IDP) may be required, especially if your local drivers' licence is in a language other than the local language (you may inquire when you pick up your car).

Honolulu Driving Stress Level: 5/10

Many of Oahu's main tourist resorts and destinations are located close to Honolulu, on the southern side of the island. Many tourists staying in Honolulu choose to drive to Waipahu, which is situated around 14 miles / 23 kilometres to the northwest, with a journey time of approximately 20 minutes. Parking is rarely a problem in Honolulu, with many of the best resort hotels having their own parking areas and nearby garages. The main cars parks can be found along Alakea Street, Queen Street, Bishop Street and at the Fort Street Mall.


 HNL Honolulu Airport Car Rental Shuttle

Honolulu International Airport Car Rental Shuttle

All HNL airport car rental companies have their cars located off site from the Honolulu Airport. Wait outside for your Honolulu car rental company shuttle and they will transfer you to the off site location. You do not need to call them for pickup.

Car Rental Shuttle Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, USD 1-2

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Last Updated: 18 Sep 2016