Malaysia

Cheap Car Rentals in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13 Feb — 20 Feb
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Malaysia?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Malaysia

Price

฿607 - ฿1,128

Out of all the popular cities in Malaysia, Langkawi is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just ฿607/day. Renting a car in Langkawi is 46% cheaper than renting one in Kota Kinabalu where the per day rate is around ฿1,128. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Malaysia to get a rental car in are: Johor Bahru (฿931/day), Penang (฿960/day), and Kuala Lumpur (฿972/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Johor Bahru should expect to spend around ฿931/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Malaysia is Johor Bahru.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Malaysia?

January

฿1,267

February

฿733

March

฿767

April

฿833

May

฿967

June

฿1,067

July

฿1,167

August

฿1,167

September

฿1,100

October

฿1,100

November

฿1,067

December

฿1,300

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Malaysia is February. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. 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 Malaysia

Small cars

฿877 - ฿1,401

All Car Types

฿1,052 - ฿2,421

To hire a Small car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,095/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Malaysia (~฿877/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿1,401/day). In fact, February is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Small car saves you 43% 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 Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,127/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Malaysia (~฿1,315/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~฿3,036/day). In fact, February is about 39% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Medium car is 11% more expensive. 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 Large car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,386/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Malaysia (~฿2,408/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is November (~฿4,493/day). In fact, September is about 0% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Large car is 21% more expensive. 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 SUV car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,736/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Malaysia (~฿1,608/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is August (~฿2,959/day). In fact, May is about 8% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a SUV car saves you 9% 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 Van car in Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,798/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Malaysia (~฿1,315/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~฿2,753/day). In fact, February is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Malaysia. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Malaysia, hiring a Van car saves you 6% 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.

Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Malaysia?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, KK Rent A Car (10.0 rating), Kasina (10.0 rating) and Merge Car Rental (9.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Malaysia.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Malaysia?

When hiring a car in Malaysia, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is Paradise, and with prices around ฿847/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from Paradise is ECONOMY, which starts as low as ฿552/day.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Malaysia?

At ฿590/day, the cheapest car rental price in Malaysia was found in Langkawi. On average, Langkawi has the cheapest daily rental car price (฿607/day), which is 40% below average price for cities in Malaysia.

What side of the road do you drive on in Malaysia?

Cars travel on the left side of the road in Malaysia.

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