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Frequently Asked Questions

FOR CHARTER GUESTS

1) Why choose Royal Star Hawaii? The ROYAL STAR® DIFFERENCE guaranteed, since 1996!

  • On-Time Guarantee®: We are on time, or the first hour is free! Click here
  • 100% Seat Belted & DriveCam-Equipped fleet
  • No hidden costs & 15-Minute Increment Charge Click here
  • Signature Deluxe Gold Motorcoach Fleet: All new fleet with onboard restroom, mint and hand towelette service and more! Both 58-seater and 34-seater mortocoaches available. Click for Profile, Tariff Charts, Virtual Tour.
  • Smart Silver Motorcoach Fleet: Best price point especially with our 55-seater or 63-seater motorcoaches. Click for Profile, Tariff Charts, Virtual Tour.
  • Aloha on Wheels®: We deliver “Aloha on Wheels” not just transportation! Click for testimonials.

2) What are your credentials?

  • Recipient of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 3 years in a row.
  • TripAdvisor, Yelp and The Knot: 5 out of 5 rating on top review sites.
    TripAdvisor
    Yelp
    The Knot
  • Arizona Memorial City & USS Missouri daily tour is ranked #4 out of 339 TripAdvisor tours in Honolulu! (as of 3/19/18) Click to read.

3) What are your hours of operation? How can I contact you?

Sales
Hours: 8:00AM - 5:00PM (Hawaii Standard Time)
Phone: (808) 841-7827
Fax: (808) 832-5574
sales@royalstarhawaii.com

Reservations
Hours: 5:00AM - 9:30PM (Hawaii Standard Time)
Phone: (808) 832-5572
Fax: (808) 832-5574
reservations@royalstarhawaii.com

4) What information will I need to provide to receive a quote?

Simply provide your:
1. Date of your charter, point of origin, destination and passenger count
2. Contact information (email, phone)
3. Vehicle preference (Currently we list all vehicle types)

58 seats – Deluxe Gold Motorcoach /$202.99 per hour

34 seats – Deluxe Gold Motoroach / $168.00 per hour

63 seats – Silver Motorcoach / $186.00 per hour

55 seats – Silver Motorcoach / $174.00 per hour

14 seats – Executive Van / $113.00 per hour

7 seats – Executive SUV / $84.00 per hour

Click here for our free online Quote Form.

5) How do I get picked up at the Airport or Pier Terminal?

  • Call us at 808-832-5572 for the vehicle number(s) for your charter, and the place to meet. It’ll take approximately 7 – 10 minutes for your vehicle(s) to arrive after contact.
  • For Local Tour Operators: Upon gathering your guests, have your airport / pier terminal staff call us at 808-832-5572.
  • For Tour Operators from the Continental U.S., Direct and Kama’aina Groups: Upon gathering your guests and/or luggage, call us at 808-832-5572.

6) May I eat, drink or smoke on my vehicle?

  • No.  We offer a smoke-free environment and ask that all food and beverages be consumed before boarding the vehicle.

7) Does my child need a car seat on the vehicle?

  • No, it is not needed for commercial motorcoaches.
  • Yes for SUVs and Vans only. Child seats are required for children age 7 years and under; specify child age when you reserve at least 24 hours in advance.

8) What is your payment / cancellation policy?

  • 50% deposit is required for confirmation.
  • Full balance is due 15 days prior to charter date.
  • All deposits / payments are non-refundable.
    Click for more detail.

9) Do you charge a surcharge for credit cards?

  • No.

10) Do you have vehicles that can accommodate guests with wheelchairs?

11) What is “Barn Time”? (Travel or Transit Time)

  • Vehicle travel time from our bus yard to your pick up point and back.
    Click for details.

 12) Can we leave our luggage on the vehicle?

  • Yes, for the duration of your charter segment or until you reach your final destination, whichever comes first.

13) Do you have Kama’aina or Military discounts?

  • Yes with valid Hawaii I.D. or Military I.D. Call us for pricing.

14) How much luggage can your vehicles hold?

Vehicle Seats Bags
Deluxe Gold Motorcoach MCI 4500 Series 58 90
Deluxe Gold Motorcoach Temsa 30 Series 34 28
Silver Motorcoach MCI 102 Series 63 88
Silver Motorcoach MCI 102 Series 55 70
Executive Van 6 12
Executive SUV 7 5

In addition, small hand-carry bags are allowed in the vehicle.
Click for vehicle profiles of each (Gold 58-seater, Gold 34-seater, Silver 63 or 55-seater, Van 14-seater, SUV 6-seater)

15) Do you have printable versions of all information and terms so that I may present them to my group?

Certainly!

16) Do you have a Charter Planner in printable format?

17) May I arrange Lei Greeting service with your company?

  • Certainly, we are the only company offering “Orchid Lei by Hula Dancer,” and “Hawaiian Greeting at the Airport with Ukulele, Hula & Lei” and more!  Click here

18) Can you recommend and book activities and dining options on Oahu?

  • Certainly! Our sister companies (Star of Honolulu, Dolphin Star and Rock-A-Hula) offer the most popular sunset dinner cruises, whale watch cruise, dolphin watch and snorkel cruises and Waikiki’s biggest Hawaiian show. All have received TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 3 years in a row!

FOR ARIZONA / MISSOURI TOUR GUESTS

1) Reasons to choose Royal Star Hawaii’s Arizona City & USS Missouri Tour

  • Ranked #4 out of 339 TripAdvisor tours in Honolulu!
  • Awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 3 years in a row!
  • Deluxe Gold Vehicles for your maximum comfort! Includes onboard original historical video, mint and hand towelette service.
  • Includes reserved tickets for the Arizona Memorial and USS Missouri.
  • A Royal Star Driver Guide makes your tour memorable! No extra charge for the “Aloha”!
    Click to read about our drivers.

2) Can wheelchair guests go on this tour?

Certainly!

  • You will be assigned to our specially trained driver.
  • A minimum of 24 hours notice prior to tour is required.
  • At the USS Missouri, only the main deck is accessible.
  • Maximum wheelchair size: 30” wide by 48” long.
  • Total weight: Weight of guest and wheelchair must total less than 500 lbs.
  • Acceptable types: Most regular wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs with “joystick” are acceptable as long as they meet the above requirements. We regret that we are not able to accept larger wheelchairs, scooters, or guests and wheelchairs that exceed 500 lbs. total.

3) What is the recommended attire?

  • We recommend comfortable walking shoes and casual attire for light walking.
  • We also recommend sunglasses and a camera.

4) May I leave my bag in the vehicle?

  • No, our driver will leave the vehicle unattended to escort and guide you to the visitor center for the Arizona and USS Missouri memorials.
  • The Arizona and USS Missouri memorial security measures apply for this tour: bags are not allowed. Storage facilities are available at the visitor center for a small fee.

5) Can I join the Arizona tour if I have to be back in Waikiki by 1:00 p.m. for another tour?

  • Yes most days, except on unusual days when the Arizona memorial and/or traffic is congested, unavoidably delaying your return.  Note:  Arizona / Missouri Combo is scheduled 8:00AM – 4:00PM.

6) May I meet up with the driver at the Arizona Memorial if I miss my pick up?

  • Unfortunately no.