Rent a Car at Lihue Airport (LIH)

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Lihue Airport (LIH)

Address: 3285 Hoolimalima Place, Lihue, HI, Hawaii, 96766, United States
Phone: (1) 808-245-9031
Location Type: Corporate
Hours of Operation: Sun - Sat 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Free pickup service available

If flying in, shuttle to both the rental counter and car lot.


Location Information

Our rental facility is open for car rentals.  To reach us via phone, please give us a call at the number listed on this page.

Aloha, travelers. Welcome to the beautiful Kauai Island. When you rent a car from Budget, we want to help make your trip to Hawaii as enjoyable as possible. We offer many different rental cars and options to make traveling a simple, stress-free experience for our customers.

Where is Budget Car Rental at Lihue Airport?

After your long flight across the Pacific, you’re probably more than ready to start exploring the island, get to your first meeting, or take a nap at the hotel. Fortunately, it’s easy to find the Budget rental counter.

Follow the airport signs for baggage claim. Once there, collect your bags, then exit and walk across the street to find the Budget booth. The shuttle picks up directly behind our booth and will take you to the car lot.

Lihue Airport Rental Car Return

Return your Lihue Airport car rentals to 3285 Hoolimalima Place, Lihue, HI, 96766. Our shuttle can take you from the car lot to the airport terminal.

This location does not accommodate after-hours returns. All rental car returns should take place between 5:30 AM and 11:30 PM.

How old do you have to be to rent a car in Lihue, HI?

At our Lihue Airport car rental location, drivers must be at least 21 years old. However, all renters who are between the ages of 21 and 24 will incur a $27-per-day underage surcharge.

What is the best type of car to rent in Lihue?

Once you’ve decided to rent a car from Budget, the next step is to decide what type of car rental will best match your trip. The widgets below can help you decide which type of rental car is best for you.

Van Rental

Passenger van rental is often the best choice for large groups. Each van fits 12 or 15 passengers, depending on the model.

Traveling families will enjoy the space and comfort of our minivan rentals. Pack up your little ones and check out the Kauai Museum or Kalapaki Beach during your stay.

SUV Rentals

An SUV rental is the perfect match for travelers with a love of adventure, and Lihue is full of perfect opportunities to spend time in the great outdoors. Gather your gear and your buddies and check out Wailua River, Kauai Waterfall, and more.

Long-Term Car Rental

If long-term travel is in your plans, then you’ll love our monthly car rental options. Rent a car for up to 11 months, and feel free to switch out your car to accommodate your plans—just call to schedule a swap.

Luxury Car Rental

There’s no better way to enjoy the beautiful scenery and weather of Hawaii than in a convertible car rental. Maluhia Road features century-old eucalyptus trees lining either side of the road, earning this drive the nickname “Tree Tunnel Road.” Kuhio Highway offers stunning beach views.

Jeep Rental

There’s nothing quite like exploring the island of Kauai in a Jeep rental. Check out the incredible views from Waimea Canyon Drive and the Na Pali Coast. When you hear the call of adventure, feel free to answer, but remember to be smart and safe when driving your Jeep rental. 

Fastbreak Service
Proceed to the Budget counter Fastbreak line/or normal line if no Fastbreak line designation/or follow directions to the Fastbreak Kiosk. Present identification and receive your rental agreement. The counter representative will give the customer the keys & directions to their car.
FASTBREAK RETURN: Follow the airport signs for Car Rental return. You do not need to return to the counter to complete your rental. Record your mileage and fuel level on the rental agreement and drop it in the Budget Fastbreak return box. A closed rental agreement will be mailed to you within 48 hours.
General Directions
**Our rental facility is open for car rentals. To reach us via phone, please give us a call at the number listed on this page.**
COUNTER: Follow signs to the baggage claim area. Proceed directly across the street from the airline counters and board the Budget courtesy bus.
CARS: On airport property, a 5-minute shuttle bus away.
RETURNS: Same as pick-up.
When you arrive, go to the Budget counter in the baggage claim area. The manager or key person will have your contract ready and personally escort you to your vehicle.
Valet Return: If offered, you will be told about our service as you are escorted to your car.

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