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Cheap Car Rentals in Penang, Malaysia from ฿950

This price is the cheapest per day rate found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a car hire in Penang with a pick-up date of 15/7 and drop-off date of 19/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available at all agencies or on all dates of hire. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Penang, Malaysia car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Penang, Malaysia. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

Most popular company

HAWK

Price of petrol per litre

฿16.17

Average price per day

฿1,362

Cheapest price per day

฿950

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

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Penang, Malaysia 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 12 June 2024.

January

฿1,432

February

฿1,542

March

฿1,175

April

฿1,248

May

฿1,175

June

฿1,359

July

฿1,359

August

฿1,432

September

฿1,322

October

฿1,248

November

฿1,322

December

฿1,579

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Penang is March. 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.

Popular car types in Penang, Malaysia

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Penang, Malaysia and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

At ฿950/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Penang in the past week. Out of 15 car hire agencies operating in Penang, there are, in total, 17 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

฿950+

Compact

Compact

฿1,037+

Standard

Standard

฿2,301+

Full-size

Full-size

฿1,047+

Passenger van

Passenger van

฿1,598+

Standard SUV

Standard SUV

฿2,358+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

฿2,478+

Compare available car types for rental in Penang, Malaysia

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Penang, Malaysia to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 12 June 2024.

Small cars

฿1,010 - ฿1,549

All Car Types

฿1,321 - ฿3,150

To hire a small car in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿1,183/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a small car in Penang, Malaysia (~฿1,010/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿1,549/day). In fact, April is about 15% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car hire for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Penang, hiring a small car saves you 40% 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. Here are the best Penang small car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a medium car in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,493/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a medium car in Penang, Malaysia (~฿1,656/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is September (~฿3,595/day). In fact, March is about 34% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car hire for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Penang, hiring a medium car is 22% 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. Here are the best Penang medium car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a large car in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,528/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a large car in Penang, Malaysia (~฿2,510/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is April (~฿4,575/day). In fact, March is about 1% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car hire for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Penang, hiring a large car is 23% 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. Here are the best Penang large car hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,183/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV in Penang, Malaysia (~฿1,719/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is May (~฿3,852/day). In fact, February is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Penang, hiring a SUV 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. Here are the best Penang SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a van in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of ฿2,481/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a van in Penang, Malaysia (~฿1,421/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~฿3,768/day). In fact, March is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van hire for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Penang, hiring a van 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. Here are the best Penang van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Honda City฿950/day
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A/C
Honda City
Honda City฿989/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City
Nissan Kicks฿1,037/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Kicks

Top rental agencies in Penang, Malaysia

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Penang, Malaysia known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Penang, Malaysia. Reviews were last updated on 12 June 2024.
Rent a vehicle with one of these top rental car agencies serving Penang, such as Kasina, Merge Car Rental and Agtran. Reviews, pricing info, pickup locations, and other important details are available to aid your decision.

Kasina

1 location

Merge Car Rental

1 location

Agtran

2 locations

Europcar

8.0
Very Good
1 review1 location

Suria Car Rental

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

7.7

Value

8.5

keddy by Europcar

1 location

Hertz

4.0
Mediocre
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

2.0

Comfort

4.0

Overall

4.0

Pick-up/drop-off

6.0

Value

6.0

Galaxy Asia Car Rental

2.0
Poor
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

3.0

Comfort

2.0

Overall

2.0

Pick-up/drop-off

3.0

Value

3.0

Best Penang, Malaysia car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Penang, Malaysia. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Penang, Malaysia with an average daily rate of ฿1,625. Data was last updated on 12 June 2024.
Check out some of the very best car rental deals we've found in Penang. Make sure to check back soon if you're not finding what you're looking for, as deals are updated frequently.
Honda City฿950/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City
Honda City฿989/day
2
M
A/C
Honda City
Nissan Kicks฿1,037/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Kicks

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Penang, Malaysia, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 12 June 2024.
  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Penang?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under ฿1,362/day when booking a car hire in Penang. The absolute best deal a user found was for ฿959/day from Paradise, booked on Jun. 9.

  • What car hire company is typically the cheapest in Penang?

    According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Penang from the following companies over the past two weeks: Galaxy Asia Car Rental (฿950/day), keddy by Europcar (฿989/day), and Hawk (฿1,058/day).

  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Penang?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Suria Car Rental (8.0 rating), Europcar (8.0 rating) and Hertz (4.0 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Penang.

  • What are petrol prices like in Penang?

    The average price of petrol in Penang is ฿16.17/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between ฿727 and ฿1,051 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Penang for a week from Hawk?

    Hiring a car in Penang for a week can be a great option for travel. Hawk, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around ฿8,555/week on average.

  • How far in advance should I hire a car in Penang for the best price?

    Generally, for a better deal in Penang it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 50%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 61 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Penang?

    Yes, renting a vehicle in Penang for a month is certainly possible.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Penang for a month?

    We’ve recently found that Paradise offers you prices that are 43% cheaper than the average rate available for a long-term rental. The average cost of a car rental in Penang for a month is ฿36,665. Check Cheapflights to compare pricing and options for your rental car.

  • How much is a car hire in Penang for a weekend?

    Car hire prices in Penang are typically ฿0 for the weekend. On Cheapflights, you’ll be able to find great car hire deals on any type of vehicle. However, consider hiring a Economy to save money on your trip to ฿0. Our users have found prices for Economy car hire in July to be on average ฿1,150 per day.

  • What car do most people hire in Penang?

    The most popular car to hire while in Penang is the Nissan Almera, which is a Economy vehicle.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Penang, Malaysia

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Penang, Malaysia. Currently, Petrol/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Penang, Malaysia. Deals were last updated on 12 June 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Penang, Malaysia. There are currently 2 fuel types to choose from with Petrol/Diesel being the cheapest (฿26+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

฿61+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

฿26+

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