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another rental car question?

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another rental car question?

Thanks to Trip Advisor, we got a Blue Chip card for Thrifty and are using many other tips gleaned from the site. Booked a car in Maui for our post-cruise stay with no problems. However, we're having a few issues booking a car for 2 days, from the port in Kahului, during our cruise. Thrifty says they are sold out of cars from the port, (our fault, you snooze, you lose) but we can book a car from the airport, not too far away.

We called Alamo, Avis and Budget and they all say that they only rent from the airport and have no shuttle to the port.

Dollar has a shuttle but is more expensive than Thrifty.

Should we book with Dollar and the shuttle or Thrifty and pay a taxi to take us to the airport? Any suggestions?

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1. Re: another rental car question?

Try Enterprise.

They have a big office near the kahului port.

You would do well to rent a small car.

Maui parking spots are very small, thin and not many available in Lahaina.

Dickenson Street and Lahainaluna Streets have spots where two big cars can not pass each other.

Plus Lahaina has some small lanes in the 800 block downtown that are barely single lane.

If you have any handicap placard bring it with you.

If it is current and the qualifying person is with you then it is valid for use in Maui.

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2. Re: another rental car question?

To be honest... Don't over think this. The difference between paying a bit more and paying for the cab is probably a wash. Don't stress. It's just a 2 day rental. Me, I'd go for Dollar and the shuttle. Done! Now start thinking about your fun days. No worries!

Aloha

Mike

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