Penang

Cheap Car Hire in Penang, Malaysia from RM 86

Penang, Malaysia
24 Apr — 1 May
Driver's age: 26-65
Penang, Malaysia
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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 17 April 2024.

Most popular company

GALAXYASIACARRENTAL

Price of petrol per litre

RM 2.06

Average price per day

RM 166

Cheapest price per day

RM 86

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 17 April 2024.

January

RM 186

February

RM 201

March

RM 153

April

RM 181

May

RM 162

June

RM 172

July

RM 177

August

RM 181

September

RM 172

October

RM 162

November

RM 172

December

RM 205

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 17 April 2024.

At RM 86/day, small car is the cheapest car type available for hire in Penang in the past week. Out of 14 car hire agencies operating in Penang, there are, in total, 15 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Economy

Economy

RM 86+

Compact

Compact

RM 91+

Intermediate

Intermediate

RM 176+

Full-size

Full-size

RM 100+

People carrier

People carrier

RM 149+

Passenger van

Passenger van

RM 161+

Intermediate SUV

Intermediate SUV

RM 187+

Compact SUV

Compact SUV

RM 207+

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 17 April 2024.

Small cars

RM 147 - RM 206

All Car Types

RM 217 - RM 312

To rent a small car in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 177/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Penang, Malaysia (~RM 147/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~RM 206/day). In fact, March is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Penang, renting a small car saves you 36% 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 rent a medium car in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 299/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Penang, Malaysia (~RM 242/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~RM 354/day). In fact, January is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Penang, renting a medium car is 9% 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 rent a large car in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 436/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Penang, Malaysia (~RM 347/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~RM 582/day). In fact, November is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Penang, renting a large car is 38% 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 rent a SUV in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 340/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Penang, Malaysia (~RM 278/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~RM 424/day). In fact, May is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Penang, renting a SUV is 20% 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 rent a van in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 352/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a van in Penang, Malaysia (~RM 295/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~RM 422/day). In fact, January is about 17% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Penang, renting a van 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 van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a luxury car in Penang, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of RM 561/day. July is the cheapest month to rent a luxury car in Penang, Malaysia (~RM 951/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~RM 1,172/day). In fact, July is about 69% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a luxury car rental for Penang. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Penang, renting a luxury car is 51% 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.

Proton PersonaRM 86/day
2
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A/C
Proton Persona
Hyundai i20RM 91/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20
Honda CityRM 204/day
4
M
A/C
Honda City

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 17 April 2024.
Choose from the top rental car agencies available in Penang, including Kasina, Merge Car Rental and Agtran. Read through reviews, double check the pickup location, and other important information before making your selection.

Kasina

1 location

Merge Car Rental

1 location

Agtran

2 locations

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

Hawk

1 location

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 RM 196. Data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Some of the most attractive options when it comes to renting a car in Penang. If these deals don't completely appeal to you, check back soon for alternative offers.
Proton PersonaRM 86/day
2
M
A/C
Proton Persona
Hyundai i20RM 91/day
4
M
A/C
Hyundai i20
Hyundai SonataRM 100/day
5
M
A/C
Hyundai Sonata

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 17 April 2024.
  • What are the requirements to hire a car in Penang?

    In order to pick up car hires in Penang, you'll need to be aware of a couple of requirements you'll have to meet. To start with, you cannot hire a car in Penang if you're under the age of 23 and if you're between 23 and 25, you can expect to have an additional young driver surcharge added to your car hire fee. You must have held your licence for at least 12 months to be able to hire a car in Penang. When heading to the rental desks to pick up your hired car, you'll need to present a valid credit card with your name on it, a valid photographic ID like a passport, and your confirmation details. Bear in mind that you'll need to use a credit card whose owner is present, you won't be able to hire a car in Penang with someone else's credit card.

  • What are the rules for driving in Penang?

    To make sure you and other drivers are safe while operating your cheap car hire in Penang, it's important to be aware of the important rules of the road in the city. You'll also want to stay up to date with local vehicle departments to be aware of sudden changes made to the driving rules. When driving in Malaysia, remember to stay on the left-hand side of the road and pass on the left. The driver and all of the passengers are required to wear their seatbelts at all times while in the vehicle. Between 7 pm and 7 am, you must have your headlights on at all times. Children under the age of eight years old need to be restrained in a child safety seat. Driving under the influence of alcohol is prohibited in Penang and if your blood alcohol level is over 0.05%, you're likely to incur hefty fines or even face jail time.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Penang?

    If you're trying to decide on what car hire is the right choice in Penang, you'll be glad to know that there isn't really a right or wrong choice, it mostly depends on your own needs and wants. Keep in mind that traffic can be heavy, you may want to stick with a smaller model vehicle if you have fewer passengers, this will make manoeuvring the city easier. The Toyota Innova is a reliable, spacious choice if you plan on road-tripping with the family.

  • Where are the best places to park in Penang?

    Parking in Malaysia has recently improved thanks to a Smart Parking app that can be downloaded from various app stores. This will give you the opportunity to pay for parking ahead of time and determine where and when you can park. Most of the parking in the city is metered and on-street parking, which you can find all over the city. There are certain areas where you'll find free on-street parking, though these are often snapped up quickly. Steer clear of parking on red or yellow lines.

  • What is the cheapest hire car found in Penang?

    In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under RM 166/day when booking a car hire in Penang. The absolute best deal a user found was for RM 111/day from Galaxy Asia Car Rental, booked on Apr. 14.

  • 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 (RM 86/day), keddy by Europcar (RM 100/day), and Suria Car Rental (RM 161/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), Hertz (4.0 rating) and Galaxy Asia Car Rental (2.0 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 RM 2.06/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between RM 93 and RM 134 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Penang for a week from Galaxy Asia Car Rental?

    Galaxy Asia Car Rental is a popular option for travellers looking for car hire in Penang. You can expect the average cost of car hire to be about RM 1,012 per week.

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

    Booking your car hire early can save you up to 49%. Aim to book your car hire at least 65 days in advance to take advantage of a below average price in Penang.

  • 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?

    Our recent data shows that Galaxy Asia Car Rental can potentially be 40% below the average car hire price in Penang. Check prices and availability for Galaxy Asia Car Rental and save on this extended car hire. The cost of hiring a vehicle in Penang is on average RM 4,336 a month or RM 145 a day. Search on Cheapflights for the most updated pricing and availability for your Penang car hire.

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

    It costs RM 174 for a weekend car hire in Penang, 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 Penang in May, prices are RM 150 per day on average.

  • What car do most people hire in Penang?

    Perodua Bezza, which is a Full-size vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Penang according to Cheapflights users.

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Luxury car rentals in Penang, Malaysia

Find luxury car rental deals in Penang, Malaysia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. luxury car rentals in Penang, Malaysia cost an average of RM 951 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
Browse through some of the best options we've found for luxury car rentals in Penang. If these car rental deals don't suit your needs, make sure to check back soon as we're constantly finding new offers for our users.
BMW 3 SeriesRM 916/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 926/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series
BMW 3 SeriesRM 927/day
5
M
A/C
BMW 3 Series

Van rentals in Penang, Malaysia

Find people carrier rental deals in Penang, Malaysia from well-known providers in the area and save on gas mileage with the options provided below. people carrier rentals in Penang, Malaysia cost an average of RM 257 per day. Price data was last updated on 17 April 2024.
If you're in need of a larger vehicle, check out some of the deals we've found on van rentals in Penang. If you're not finding the right deal for your van rental, check back soon as deals are constantly being refreshed.
Toyota InnovaRM 149/day
5
M
A/C
Toyota Innova
Proton ExoraRM 149/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora
Proton ExoraRM 189/day
5
M
A/C
Proton Exora

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 17 April 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 (RM 21+).

Hybrid

Hybrid

RM 78+

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

RM 21+

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