Kuching

Cheap Car Rentals in Kuching

Kuching, Malaysia
15 Dec — 22 Dec
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Kuching, Malaysia
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Kuching Car Rentals in 2022

Most popular companyAGTRAN
Price of petrol per litreRM 1.98
Average price per dayRM 38
Cheapest price per dayRM 27

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

January

RM 149

February

RM 149

March

RM 123

April

RM 123

May

RM 145

June

RM 158

July

RM 167

August

RM 167

September

RM 153

October

RM 158

November

RM 149

December

RM 171

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kuching 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 Kuching

At RM 15/day, Small is the cheapest car type available for hire in Kuching, Malaysia in the past week. Out of 13 car hire agencies operating in Kuching, there are, in total, 16 hire locations. View below for 4 offered car types:

Compare available car types for hire in Kuching

Small cars

RM 127 - RM 229

All Car Types

RM 261 - RM 339

To hire a Small car in Kuching, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 167/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Kuching, Malaysia (~RM 127/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~RM 229/day). In fact, March is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Kuching. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuching, hiring a Small car saves you 45% 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 Kuching Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Kuching, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 269/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Kuching, Malaysia (~RM 200/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is January (~RM 432/day). In fact, April is about 26% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Kuching. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuching, hiring a Medium car saves you 11% 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 Large car in Kuching, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 355/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Kuching, Malaysia (~RM 312/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is October (~RM 453/day). In fact, June is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Kuching. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuching, hiring a Large car is 16% 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 Kuching Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Kuching, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 382/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Kuching, Malaysia (~RM 271/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is July (~RM 606/day). In fact, January is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Kuching. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuching, hiring a SUV 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 Kuching SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Kuching, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 377/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Kuching, Malaysia (~RM 311/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is February (~RM 440/day). In fact, June is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Kuching. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Kuching, hiring a Van 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. Here are the best Kuching Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Proton PersonaRM 15/day
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Proton Persona
Toyota CorollaRM 24/day
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Toyota Corolla
Honda CivicRM 28/day
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Honda Civic

Top rental agencies in Kuching

All major car rental suppliers in Kuching

Europcar

2 locations

keddy by Europcar

2 locations

Mayflower

2 locations

Agtran

1 location

Avis

1 location

Green Matrix

1 location

Hawk

1 location

Hertz

1 location

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Kuching?

When you're considering cheap car rentals in Kuching, you'll need to be aware of a couple of requirements to meet and some information worth knowing. If you're younger than 23, it's unlikely you'll find somewhere to rent a car from in Kuching. Between the ages of 23 and 25, you're likely to be charged a young driver surcharge on top of your rental. Before heading to the car rental places, make sure you have your confirmation details, a valid credit card with your name on it, and photo identification like a passport. Bear in mind that you'll need the same credit card used to make the online booking and the owner of the card must be present.

What are the rules for driving in Kuching?

In order to keep yourself and your fellow drivers safe, it's important to know what the rules of the road are in Kuching. By keeping up to date with the local department of motor vehicles, you ensure you're aware of sudden rule changes. Keep to the left-hand side of the road when driving your car rental in Kuching, and pass cars on the right-hand side. You and all your passengers need to wear seatbelts at all times. Drinking and driving is illegal in Kuching and if you're caught with a blood-alcohol level of more than 0.05%, you'll likely receive a large fine and could end up in jail.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Kuching?

Driving your economy car rental in Kuching is relatively easy, except for heavy traffic sometimes. Opting for a smaller, compact car rental means navigating the streets a little easier and also means spending less on fuel. The Proton Saga is a popular choice for cheap car rentals in Kuching. If you're planning a longer road trip with family members, opt for a bigger sedan like the Toyota Innova, which is one of the most popular rental cars in the city.

Where are the best places to park in Kuching?

Finding on-street parking when riding around in your car hire can be difficult in Kuching. The best places to find parking will be local shopping centres. You will find both paid and unpaid parking on the street, be sure to avoid parking near no parking signs or along yellow lines. Many locals do this, but you're likely to get clamped as a visitor. The easiest way to move around is to find parking further from the city centre and get walking.

What is the cheapest hire car found in Kuching?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 165/day when booking a car hire in Kuching. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 121/day from Avis, booked on Dec. 4.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Kuching?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Kuching from the following companies over the past two weeks: Avis (RM 64/day), Agtran (RM 147/day), and Hertz (RM 418/day).

What are gas prices like in Kuching?

The average price of petrol in Kuching is RM 1.98/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 89 and RM 129 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

How much does it cost to hire a car in Kuching for a week from Agtran?

Agtran is one of the top picks in Kuching. They can have you in a hire car for about RM 833 per week on average.

How far in advance should I hire a car in Kuching 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 20% on your car hire. For a below average price in Kuching, Cheapflights recommends booking your car hire at least 90 days in advance.

Can I rent a car for a month in Kuching?

The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Kuching it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

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

Generally, a month-long car rental in Kuching can be found for about RM 3,571, with the average price for a rental being around RM 119 a day. Book with Avis, to take advantage of their cheap prices and pay 45% less compared to the average price of car rentals in Kuching.

How much is a car hire in Kuching for a weekend?

It costs RM 150 for a weekend car hire in Kuching, on average. The cheapest type of car hire you can book on any given weekend is the Economy as prices are generally lower for these hire types due to demand and availability. If you’re planning to book a hire car in Kuching in January, prices are RM 238 per day on average.

What car do most people hire in Kuching?

The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to hire a Economy (Proton Saga) in Kuching, making it the most popular option.

Car type options available for Kuching

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