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Daily Car Hire Rates in Malaysia

  • Mini
    Perodua Viva
    4 |
    2 |
    3 |
    From € 23.42
  • Compact
    Proton Persona
    5 |
    3 |
    3 |
    From € 25.49
  • Economy
    Proton Saga
    5 |
    2 |
    3 |
    From € 28.06
  • Standard
    Proton Preve
    5 |
    4 |
    4 |
    From € 37.40
  • 5 seat minivan
    Perouda Alza
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 42.87

*daily rates in Malaysia based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

Whether you are travelling to Malaysia for business reasons or to take a well deserved holiday, Rhino has a superb selection of rental cars for you to choose from. We have numerous locations all over the country where you can collect your car hire and pick up points include Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur Airport, Penang and Penang Airport. Don't waste hours trawling through lots of car hire websites, we do the hard work so you don't have to by comparing prices from all the main suppliers like Avis, Hertz and Dollar.

Our standard prices rates include insurance, collision damage and theft waiver, local taxes and unlimited mileage so there are no hidden charges or extra costs when you arrive. Booking online with Rhino is quick, easy and secure and you can obtain a quote in moments. Try us today for a quote on your car hire in Malaysia and see how cheap our prices are.
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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Customer questions about Malaysia car hire

Hi, I am looking to rent a car for 3 days from kualalumpur airport?

Hi, we have lots of car types available including mini / economy, up to premium and SUV's. If you can confirm pick up and return date/times and car type required, we can firm up a quote.

Hi, I just wanna check the rates, does it include comprehensive insurance cover?

Hi, yes all of our rentals include full insurance cover, however as with any car insurance policy there is an excess should you make a claim (damage the car etc). You can add on our Full Protection cover to insure this excess, or take the agents own policy, however both are optional, all the insurance covered required to legally drive the car is included as standard.

Just checking if you have 7 seater vehicle at Langkawi?

Hi, if you can please let me know your rental dates / times I will check this for you. Do you require Langkawi Airport pick up / return?

Useful things to know about Malaysia

  • Approximately 27.5 million people live in Malaysia.
  • The currency in Malaysia is the Ringgit (MYR).
  • In 1971 the government created a 'National Cultural Policy' which defined the culture of Malaysia.
  • A popular dish in the country is Nasi Lemak which is rice steamed with coconut milk and served with hard boiled eggs, fried anchovies, peanuts, cucumber and a spicy chilli paste called sambal.
  • Malaysia is estimated to contain around 20% of the world's animal species.
Fuel Prices in Malaysia by Month
Month, YearDiesel €/ltrUnleaded €/ltr
Jan , 2020 0.48 0.46
Dec , 2019 0.48 0.45
Nov , 2019 0.47 0.45
Oct , 2019 0.47 0.45
Sep , 2019 0.48 0.46
Aug , 2019 0.47 0.45

Malaysia Mini Guide

The country of Malaysia in South East Asia is split into two land masses. Part of it is located on a peninsula which has land borders with Thailand while the rest of Malaysia is located on the Northern third of the huge island of Borneo.  This tropical country has a very diverse population with people celebrating many religions there including Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism. This incredible mixture also makes Malaysian food so interesting as meals can have combinations of Malay, Chinese and Indian dishes.

kuala lumpur city view

The capital of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur and its other major cities are Malacca, Kuantan, Miri, Kuching, George Town, Putrajaya, Kota Kinabalu and Johor Bahru. Most westerners can get into Malaysia without a visa and they are likely to arrive at Kuala Lumpur International airport. The other airports which have international flights are Johor Bahru, Miri, Malacca, Langkawi, Ipoh, Penang, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. Air Malaysia is the national carrier while Air Asia does flights to most South East Asian destinations and countries such as Australia too.

If you have rented a car from Rhino Car Hire in Malaysia you may be able to take it to Thailand as part of your trip. If you plan to do this or go to Indonesia, Brunei or Singapore by road it is best to have an international driver’s licence. To Indonesia the main crossing is at the Tebedu-Entikong checkpoint on the Kuching-Pontianak road.

For Brunei the Kuala Lurah-Tedungan checkpoint is used for traffic travelling between Bandar Seri Begawan and Limbang in Sarawak. To Singapore the two crossings are the Causeway which links Johor Bahru with Woodlands in Singapore, and the Malaysia-Singapore Second Link which links Tanjung Kupang in Johor with Tuas in Singapore.

Traffic drives on the left in Malaysia and the road network there is good, though you should watch out for cyclists at all times. If you want to have a relaxed trip then avoid driving in the cities which can be confusing and congested and use the car to explore the countryside of Malaysia.

beach in malaysia

Driving from Malaysia to Thailand you can do the whole journey on the north-south expressway road. You are advised not to drive at night for security reasons so plan stops into your travel and that way you will enjoy the journey more. It is worthwhile carrying some Malaysian currency (Ringgit) with you at all times.

Driving in Malaysia - Need to know



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    MYR  2.23/Ltr

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Next Upcoming Holiday


    Friday 10 Apr 2020

    Good Friday - Common local holiday

Fuel Prices in Malaysia

  • Price of petrol in Malaysia in January

    € 0.46/Ltr

    ($ 0.56/Ltr | MYR 2.23/Ltr)
  • Price of diesel in Malaysia in January

    € 0.48/Ltr

    ($ 0.59/Ltr | MYR 2.33/Ltr)

Cost to fill a rental car in Malaysia in January

  Petrol Diesel
Economy € 18.40  ($ 22.53) | € 19.20  ($ 23.51)
Compact € 18.40  ($ 22.53) | € 19.20  ($ 23.51)
Full Size € 23.00  ($ 28.17) | € 24.00  ($ 29.39)
SUV € 27.60  ($ 33.80) | € 28.80  ($ 35.27)
Carrier € 32.20  ($ 39.43) | € 33.60  ($ 41.15)

Useful Links if Renting a Car in Malaysia


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Malaysia is a very tropical and humid country and for the comfort of our customers all of our cars have air conditioning systems to keep you cool in the heat. We have a large variety of different cars you can hire in Malaysia, depending on your budget and requirements. If you have a number of passengers to transport then we have larger capacity vehicles available such as the Dodge Caravan or Toyota Minibus 9 seater. If you're travelling on a budget and want economy car hire then we have a great range of cars such as the Toyota Yaris or Ford Focus available to hire. In order to customise your car rental booking, there are a number of optional added extras you can add on such as luggage rack, child seats and infant seats. We also offer sat nav as an option, which is really useful when driving in a foreign country when you're not familiar with the road signs or areas.

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