Hilo

Cheap Car Rentals in Hilo

Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States
27 Apr — 4 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Hilo, The Big Island, HI, United States
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Hilo car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car hire in Hilo. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 April 2024.

Most popular company

DOLLAR

Price of petrol per litre

$1.74

Average price per day

$94

Cheapest price per day

$77

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Hilo?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Hilo and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 20 April 2024.

January

$91

February

$110

March

$112

April

$118

May

$101

June

$108

July

$123

August

$108

September

$90

October

$95

November

$88

December

$125

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Hilo is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular car types in Hilo

Explore the most popular car models available for hire in Hilo and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car hire companies and was last updated on 20 April 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Hilo this past week from 16 hire locations out of 13 hire agencies. Prices for a Hilo small car hire start from $63/day. Check out available deals for 5 car types currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

Compact

Compact

Intermediate

Intermediate

Standard

Standard

Full-size

Full-size

People mover

People mover

Full-size SUV

Full-size SUV

Convertible

Convertible

Compare available car types for rental in Hilo

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for hire in Hilo to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 20 April 2024.

Small cars

$56 - $174

All Car Types

$62 - $156

To hire a small car in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $87/day. October is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Hilo, the United States (~$56/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~$174/day). In fact, October is about 36% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hilo, hiring a small car saves you 20% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a medium car in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $99/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Hilo, the United States (~$70/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~$233/day). In fact, April is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hilo, hiring a medium car saves you 9% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a SUV in Hilo, the United States, you would pay an average price of $83/day. December is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Hilo, the United States (~$90/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~$186/day). In fact, December is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Hilo. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Hilo, hiring a SUV saves you 24% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Hilo

Explore the leading car hire agencies in Hilo known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car hire companies in Hilo. Reviews were last updated on 20 April 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Hilo, such as Alamo, Hertz and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

Alamo

9.0
Wonderful
35 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.2

Value

8.3

Hertz

8.7
Very Good
69 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.7

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.8

Value

8.5

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

8.4
Very Good
31 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.7

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.3

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.5

Dollar

7.5
Good
33 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

7.4

Pick-up/drop-off

7.9

Value

7.1

National

10.0
Wonderful
14 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.6

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

9.3

Payless

9.0
Wonderful
12 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

8.9

Overall

9.0

Pick-up/drop-off

9.3

Value

8.9

Thrifty

8.3
Very Good
13 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.5

Overall

8.4

Pick-up/drop-off

8.4

Value

7.7

Budget

8.0
Very Good
17 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.1

Comfort

8.4

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.3

Value

7.8

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car hires in Hilo, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 20 April 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Hilo?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $94/day when booking a car hire in Hilo. The absolute best deal a user found was for $77/day from Hertz, booked on Apr. 14.

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Hilo?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, National (10.0 rating), Payless (9.0 rating) and Alamo (9.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Hilo.

  • What are petrol prices like in Hilo?

    The average price of petrol in Hilo is $1.74/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between $78 and $113 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Hilo for a week from Dollar?

    Hiring a car in Hilo for a week can be a great option for travel. Dollar, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around $696/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Hilo for the best price?

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 35%. Aim to book your car hire at least 7 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Hilo.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Hilo?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Hilo for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Hilo for a month?

    The average cost of a car rental in Hilo for a month is $2,983. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • How much is a car hire in Hilo for a weekend?

    $0 is, on average, how much a car hire costs for the weekend in Hilo. To save money, consider booking a Standard car hire, which is the cheapest car during the weekend. If you are looking for a car hire in May, we’ve seen prices on Cheapflights for as low as $91 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Hilo?

    The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Hilo is Standard (Volkswagen Jetta) based on our Cheapflights data.

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