Book Thrifty car rentals in Lihue

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Reviews for Thrifty in Lihue


" and clean"(in 2376 reviews)
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"Thrifty's was terrible."(in 203 reviews)
" inside."(in 69 reviews)
" is horrible."(in 203 reviews)
Overall Rating7.5 GoodBased on 56 reviews
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Pros:Everything was as expectedCons:check in was busy at no fault of the rental car companiesReviewed May 7 2021
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Pros:The car worked wellCons:Check in procedure. We had to wait in line for over one hour.Reviewed May 3 2021
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Pros:We were unable to go to Hawaii because of COVID. They charged us over $700.00 for a car we never used. I will never book thru Priceline or use Thrifty ever again. Trying to talk to them about this was a waste of time. They just kept repeating that the reservation was not cancelable.Cons:Recognize that the traveler can't foresee state law changes and that charging people for a car they never used is both immoral, bad business practice and pisses people off. I will never use Priceline or Thrifty again. And we travel all over the world.Reviewed Mar 6 2021
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Pros:Dropoff was comparatively easierCons:Waited in line for two hours to pickup the car.Reviewed Nov 29 2020
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Pros:Fast, friendly service. The agents explained everything and made it very easy on me.Reviewed Jun 29 2020
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Pros:Easy process and professional serviceCons:N/AReviewed Apr 14 2020
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Pros:Yes the staff was helpful and friendly.Cons:The extra fees just kept stacking up once we got the car, it ended up being almost double of what paid in advance online, and the extra insurance I paid for ended up not being part of thrifty. The 15$ a day fee for your spouse to drive the car and 90$ for a tank of gas were the toppers!Reviewed Feb 1 2020
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Pros:Check-in and check out was quick and easy.Cons:Car was in very poor shape. Not cleaned properly.Reviewed Jan 22 2020
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Pros:Everything was easy and staff was phenomenalReviewed Jan 8 2020
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Pros:very nice service people at the counter, even provides with location guide , in friendely ayReviewed Dec 24 2019
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Pros:Friendly staff, clean car, quick return!Reviewed Dec 4 2019
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Cons:The vehicle didn’t smell great, but staff was so nice it almost didn’t matter!Reviewed Jul 14 2019
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Where can I find Thrifty car rentals in Lihue?


3250 Hoolimalima Place


Monday05:00 - 23:00
Tuesday05:00 - 23:00
Wednesday05:00 - 23:00
Thursday05:00 - 23:00
Friday05:00 - 23:00
Saturday05:00 - 23:00
Sunday05:00 - 23:00


+1 808 245 3652

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Most popular location

3250 Hoolimalima Place

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Top tips for renting a car from Thrifty in Lihue

  • Something you may want to consider when you book Thrifty car rentals in Lihue is which type of vehicle is going to work best for your trip to the island. If you wish to enjoy the beautiful weather and scenic views of Kauai fully, a convertible can be an excellent choice. Kauai offers a diverse landscape with both coastal roads and more rugged terrain, especially if you plan to explore places like Waimea Canyon or venture off the beaten path. An SUV provides extra space, ground clearance, and all-wheel drive or 4-wheel drive, making it suitable for various terrains.
  • Thrifty Car Rental offers a loyalty program called Thrifty Blue Chip Rewards. This program is a great reason to book Thrifty car rentals in Lihue. Blue Chip Rewards members can enjoy an expedited check-in process at participating Thrifty locations, allowing them to skip the rental counter and proceed directly to their rental car. With the Blue Chip Rewards program, members earn Thrifty Blue Chip points for each qualifying rental. These points can be redeemed for free rental days, providing savings on future rentals.
  • When you opt for prepaid reservations when you book Thrifty car rentals in Lihue, it's essential to understand the company's cancellation policy, as modifications to your reservation can impact your rental charges. Additionally, canceling your reservation more than 24 hours before the scheduled pickup time will incur a cancellation fee. Furthermore, if you neglect to cancel the reservation before the pickup time and do not collect the rental vehicle on the specified date, the entire prepaid amount will be forfeited.
  • Enterprise offers a range of add-ons that you can include with your rental to enhance your travel experience. You can add extra drivers to the rental agreement, which is convenient for sharing driving responsibilities during your trip. For a small additional fee, Enterprise provides child safety seats for infants and children, ensuring their safety while traveling.

FAQs about renting a car from Thrifty in Lihue

  • Where should I go to pick up my Enterprise rental in Lihue?

    One of the most popular places on the island to pick up a Thrifty car rental is at the Lihue Airport (LIH). Since most travelers arriving at the island will do so on an airline flight, picking up their Thrifty rental at the airport is the most convenient way for them to begin enjoying their trip. Even if you are already on the island, and decide to pick up a Thrifty rental, the airport is located close to the city, which makes it easy to pick up your rental.

  • Why should I choose Thrifty when visiting Lihue?

    Thrifty offers competitive rental rates, making it a cost-effective choice for travelers seeking affordability without compromising on the quality of their rental vehicle. Thrifty strives to provide quality customer service, assisting you with your rental needs and ensuring a smooth and stress-free rental process. Lihue serves as a gateway to the beautiful island of Kauai. Renting a car from Thrifty allows you to explore the island at your own pace, visit its stunning beaches, experience its natural wonders, and access scenic viewpoints.

  • Where should I plan on parking my rental in Lihue?

    If you're staying at a hotel or resort in Lihue, there will typically be on-site parking for guests. The cost of parking at hotels can vary, and some may provide complimentary parking as part of your stay. Lihue has public parking lots that are conveniently located in downtown areas and near popular attractions. The cost of parking in public lots can vary, but is usually as a few dollars per hour. On-street parking is available in various areas of Lihue. Pay attention to parking signs and meter regulations, as rules and prices can vary by location. Costs for on-street parking are typically about $1 to $2 per hour.

  • What is the most popular rental car from Thrifty in Lihue?

    Compact (Nissan Juke or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type from Thrifty in Lihue.

  • How many car rental locations does Thrifty have in Lihue?

    Thrifty has 1 rental location in Lihue. Take a look at our Thrifty rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • Does Thrifty have a car rental location at the airport: Lihue airport (LIH)?


  • Does Thrifty offer shuttle or airport pick-up services from Lihue airport (LIH)?