On average a rental car in Malaysia costs C$ 42 per day.
Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Malaysia.
In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at Galaxy Asia Car Rental (C$ 15/day), Sixt (C$ 19/day) and Hawk (C$ 36/day).
Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.
Based on car searches on KAYAK. The most popular cities to rent a car in Malaysia are Kuala Lumpur (76% of total searches of users looking to rent a car in Malaysia). Langkawi (13%) and George Town (4%).
On average a rental car in Malaysia costs C$ 248 per week (C$ 35 per day).
On average a rental car in Malaysia costs C$ 1,061 per month (C$ 35 per day).
The law requires that you drive on the left side of the road in Malaysia and all children must wear a seatbelt while the vehicle is in motion. Children under 4 years of age are forbidden to use the front passenger seat and congestion should be regularly expected due to the high volume of vehicular traffic in Malaysia.
All the major rental car companies require that you must be at least 23 and not older than 65 and that you must have been driving for at least 12 months to rent a car in Malaysia. In addition to a valid US driver’s license you will also need to acquire an International Driver’s Permit by the time you arrive in the country to pick up your rental car.
Gasoline prices at the pump are about 2,08 MYR (0.51 USD) per liter and approximately (1.93 USD) per gallon which is actually cheaper than in the United States on average. For diesel driven cars, the prices remain very competitive with a liter costing 2,18 MYR (0.54 USD) and 2.03 USD per gallon.
Before you set out to enjoy the miles of roads that Malaysia has to offer, take a note of the speed limits that must be observed on the highways and byways. The fast speeds of 110 km/h (68 mph) are reserved for highways and motorways with intermediate speeds of 90 km/h (about 56 mph) in rural areas and the lowest speed of 60 km/h (37 mph) when you are traveling within cities and well populated areas.