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Kota Kinabalu

Cheap Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
3 Mar — 10 Mar
Driver's age: 26-65
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on 25 February 2024.

January

฿1,113

February

฿1,221

March

฿1,149

April

฿1,293

May

฿1,293

June

฿1,221

July

฿1,365

August

฿1,437

September

฿1,329

October

฿1,257

November

฿1,257

December

฿1,329

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Compare available car types for rental in Kota Kinabalu

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Kota Kinabalu to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Small cars

฿1,163 - ฿1,939

All Car Types

฿1,242 - ฿3,127

To hire a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿916/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~฿1,163/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~฿1,939/day). In fact, April is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a small car saves you 32% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To hire a medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,013/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~฿1,336/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿2,430/day). In fact, January is about 31% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kota Kinabalu, hiring a medium car saves you 25% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

Top rental agencies in Kota Kinabalu

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Kota Kinabalu known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Kota Kinabalu. Reviews were last updated on 25 February 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Kota Kinabalu, including KK Rent A Car, Agtran and Avis. Skim reviews, rental company locations, prices, and more before making your decision.

KK Rent A Car

31 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Agtran

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Avis

1 location

Europcar

2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

8.4

Suria Car Rental

7.3
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

7.3

keddy by Europcar

3 locations

Sixt

1 location

Green Matrix

3 locations

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Kota Kinabalu, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 25 February 2024.

Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Kota Kinabalu?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, KK Rent A Car (10.0 rating), Agtran (8.0 rating) and Suria Car Rental (7.3 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Kota Kinabalu.

What are petrol prices like in Kota Kinabalu?

The average price of petrol in Kota Kinabalu is ฿15.45/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿695 and ฿1,004 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week from Suria Car Rental?

From Suria Car Rental you can hire a car in Kota Kinabalu from about ฿8,367 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Kota Kinabalu for the best price?

Booking in advance not only ensures a better chance of getting your vehicle of choice, it can save you up to 46% on your car hire. For a below average price in Kota Kinabalu, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 82 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Kota Kinabalu?

Yes, you can rent a car for a month in Kota Kinabalu. Check Cheapflights for the latest prices and car type availability.

What car do most people hire in Kota Kinabalu?

The most popular car chosen by those travelling to Kota Kinabalu is Compact (Perodua Axia) based on our Cheapflights data.

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