Exploring Huahine on foot is possible, but is an adventure in itself. Indeed, the island is huge! For example, 20 km separate the villages of Fare and Parea: the journey by motorized vehicle takes about thirty minutes. To visit Huahine, it is therefore preferable to have a means of transportation at your disposal. In this article, we will look at how to find a car rental in Huahine. Whether it’s an electric car, a 4×4 or an SUV, this type of vehicle is ideal for both sightseeing and getting around the island.

Transportation from Huahine airport

As is often the case in the Pacific islands, public transportation and cabs are a bit haphazard. Huahine is no exception — that’s part of its charm. But how do you get around from the airport? Most travelers who land on the island have already booked their nights in a hotel or guesthouse. Therefore, it is possible to make arrangements with your landlord to pick you up upon arrival. Simply note that these transfers are usually charged. Depending on the distance from the village of Fare, the price of the trip varies between $15 and $40 per person.

However, it is also possible to use a car rental agency serving the Huahine airport. The village of Fare is located right next to the airport. After agreement, the service provider will bring the vehicle directly to your arrival at the airport. The price of the vehicle delivery is included in your package. If you want to know which car rental company to contact, read on: that’s the next topic we’ll cover!

Where to find a car rental agency in Fare?

In addition to the local Avis Location Huahine car rentals branch, the best option would be to direct you to the services of two local agencies. One of them is located in downtown Fare. The car rental can of course be arranged over the phone and the service provider will deliver the car to your place of residence.

Practical details: Payments are made in Pacific Francs (XPF). Credit cards are rarely accepted. However, money can be withdrawn at the Bank of Tahiti located in Fare.

Aerial view over Huahine Island

Europcar

This small agency offers many vehicles for rent, with daily packages. The cars for rent are mainly Dacia Duster and Fiat Panda. But there are also several two-wheelers like scooters and quads. More picturesque and charming, the agency offers the luxury of providing its customers with Mini Moke. These are a kind of electric jeeps which are very pleasant in good weather, a little less in case of rain. You can find the agency’s website here.

Pension Fare Maeva

Still in Fare but a little more out of the way, this guesthouse offers different vehicles for rent. The family cars are among the most popular and can carry up to 9 passengers. Weekly packages are available. Count about 100€ for a 4-seater vehicle for a day and more than 600€ for a week. To find these offers, as well as their terms and conditions, click here.

Alternatives to rental cars or motorcycles?

There are several possibilities for travelers who do not wish to use a rental agency. First of all, people staying in a vacation rental can benefit from a vehicle put directly at their disposal. Second, you may be able to arrange your own transportation with your hotels in Huahine. This is the best solution for travelers who do not wish to drive or do not have a driver’s license. Finally, another alternative is the guided tour. A local agency will be able to organize all your travels to the sites of interest on the island. In other words, being motorized does not necessarily mean that you are the driver.

These options offer a variety of ways to enjoy Huahine’s seamless beauty. Depending on whether you prefer the freedom of movement or the comfort of an all-inclusive stay, your choice will be one or the other. If you have any questions, our team is at your disposal to help you organize the road trip of your dreams. Do not hesitate to contact us, and we will be happy to study with you the different options available, for a successful stay in Huahine and the rest of French Polynesia!