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Huahine's airport is on the flat peninsula paralleling the north side of the island, 3km (2 miles) from Fare. Unless you have previously reserved a rental car or are willing to walk into Fare, take your hotel minibus. At other times, Moe's Taxi (tel. 72.80.60) or Enite's Taxi (tel. 68.82.37) will carry you around. Fares are about 600CFP (US$7.50/£3.80) from the airport into Fare, and about 2,500CFP (US$31/£16) to the southern end of Huahine Iti.

Avis (tel. 800/230-4898 or 68.73.34; www.avis.com), Europcar (tel. 800/227-7368 or 68.82.59; www.europcar-tahiti.com), and Hertz (tel. 800/654-3131 or 68.76.85; www.hertz.com) have agents in Fare. Europcar's vehicles start at 9,400CFP (US$118/£60) a day. Avis charges about 12,000CFP (US$150/£76) a day for air-conditioned cars. Europcar rents scooters for 6,200CFP (US$78/£39) a day, bicycles for 2,000CFP (US$25/£13) a day. Huahine Lagoon, on the Fare waterfront (tel. 68.70.00) has bicycles for 1,500CFP (US$19/£9.50) for 8 hours. On Huahine Iti, Moana Turquoise (tel. 68.85.57), at Pension Mauarii, rents scooters for 6,500CFP (US$81/£41) a day and bicycles for 2,500CFP (US$31/£16) a day.

Each district has local buses, which run into Fare at least once a day, but the schedules are highly irregular. If you take one from Fare to Parea, for example, you might not be able to get back on the same day.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.