Signpost directing to Maui

1. If we talk about the climatic conditions, the greatest amount of precipitation falls from October to early April. June is the hottest month of the year. Basically, hot and sunny weather reigns on the island.

2. All the locals perfectly speak English, so do not be afraid that you won’t be understood. Of course, getting ready for the trip, learn a couple of pleasant and useful phrases in the Hawaiian language, saying that, you certainly will please the locals.

3. At the beaches you can rent not only chairs, but also various sports equipment, as well as special disposable cameras that are suitable for underwater photography.

4. The most convenient transportation around the island is a car that you can rent in one of the many car rental stations. To use this service, you need to have a driver's license, a copy of the passport and a credit card to pay for services. Age limit: 21 year.

5. Be careful with the road traffic regulations. The most dangerous is speeding, and open alcohol bottles in a car. These violations may lead to the loss of the right to drive a car.

6. As for the taxi, it is quite expensive transport. Before you get into the car to be sure to ask the taxi driver about the price, because drivers tend to add more money to the official rate.

7. Shopping malls and stores are opened from 9.30 am till 17:30. It should be noted that in the big cities the shopping centers are working 24/7.

8. Tourists should be aware of the fact that alcohol can be bought only in specialty stores, conventional supermarkets sell only beer. And in order to buy alcohol you need to be 21.

9. Tipping in restaurants and cafes is calculated at a rate of 10-15% of the total bill. Exactly the same tip should be left to the taxi driver, but the tip of the receptionist can be from 0.5 to 1 U.S. dollar.

М. Petrova