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Taxi, Shuttle Service or Rent a car from Airport to Hotel?

vancouver
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Taxi, Shuttle Service or Rent a car from Airport to Hotel?

We will be arriving on Maui 8pm ( even later with our time difference). I am trying to determine if we hire a taxi,

organize a shuttle or rent a car that night to get to the

Grand Wailea. If we use a taxi or shuttle my plan would be to

rent a car from Hertz at the hotel. Apparently they have an office there.

My concerns are that it is late, possible drinks on plane, tired,

first time there and don't know our way, line-ups at the car

rental office(?), two kids in tow.......

Your suggestions are appreciated.

washington
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1. Re: Taxi, Shuttle Service or Rent a car from Airport to Hotel?

Don't drink on the plane and rent the car...it will cost you around $80 for a one way shuttle. Maui is easy to navigate, get a map beforehand and look at the route. You will be fine!

Tokyo, Japan
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2. Re: Taxi, Shuttle Service or Rent a car from Airport to Hotel?

I would rent - think a shuttle is more trouble than worth it.

Go with Alamo, you won't have to line up.

Palm Springs...
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3. Re: Taxi, Shuttle Service or Rent a car from Airport to Hotel?

I hope you have a reservation because this week and next all agencies are sold out totaly.....no cars and the ones that are are going for $100 to $160 a day

This is true on most all islands...get a reservation now

All the rental agencies reduced their inventory 50-60% on all islands....

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4. Re: Taxi, Shuttle Service or Rent a car from Airport to Hotel?

Reserve a car at the airport and rent the car there... drive to Wailea. Don't drink (except water!) Skip the shuttle ... you'll even be later arriving at the hotel. Return the car to the airport at the end of your trip.

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5. Re: Taxi, Shuttle Service or Rent a car from Airport to Hotel?

Thanks so much for your responses. We will be going in

April so I will be reserving soon. Thanks for the head up on the

possibility of short supply . Yes, I should not drink but I HATE

flying....not one to over indulge with the drinks anyways and of course never when driving!!

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