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Penang Car Rental Mini Guide

Located on the northwest coast next to Strait of Malacca, Penang is a separate state within Malaysia. With a rental car you can see much of the fascinating culture of the southeast Asian country. Indeed, many people come to Penang on their way through Malaysia to the famous Thailand island of Koh Phan Nang.

We recommend prebooking your car rental inadvance to make sure you receive the vehicle you require at the abolute best price and if you are hiring a car in Malaysia for the first time, we recommend reading our Drive Smart Malaysia guide to ensure you know the rules of the road and can drive safely in and around Penang.

Cheapest car hire in Penang

Proton Saga

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 34.88 EUR/day
Proton Saga

7 Days rental at 244.22 EUR from 22/08/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Proton Persona

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 42.75 EUR/day
Proton Persona

7 Days rental at 299.28 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Vios

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 50.86 EUR/day
Toyota Vios

7 Days rental at 356.08 EUR from 22/08/2022

  4 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Honda BR-V

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 56.27 EUR/day
Honda BR-V

7 Days rental at 393.95 EUR from 22/08/2022

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Toyota Camry

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 99.56 EUR/day
Toyota Camry

7 Days rental at 696.92 EUR from 22/08/2022

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Penang car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Penang including;

  • Free additional driver
    With this car you get 1 free additional driver available from HAWK.

Useful to know about Penang

  • Penang is the second smallest state in Malaysia.
  • The name means island of the nut palm.
  • The state is also known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’.
  • The state is found partly on the mainland and partly on Penang Island.
  • The city is a major banking centre in the Far East.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Penang

Best car rental companies in Penang

8.3
No.1: HAWK,
based on 604 reviews
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72
85
13 min (average wait time)
7.7
No.2: KASINA,
based on 421 reviews
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81
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80
10 min (average wait time)
2.0
No.3: CAR RENTAL 2 GO,
based on 40 reviews
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25
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20
40 min (average wait time)

Penang car hire information

  • 8.4/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Hawk Rent A Car
  • € 244.16
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 34.88
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 2
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 1
    Most popular model:
    Proton Persona
  • 5
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Penang

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FAQs about car hire in Penang

How much does car hire in Penang cost?

Car hire in Penang costs as little as €34.90 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €34.90 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €99.60 per day from HAWK for a Toyota Camry.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Penang?

0 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Penang, including , see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Penang?

None of the car hire companies in Penang are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Penang?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Hawk Rent A Car has the highest customer rating for car hire in Penang with a score of 8.3/10

with Kasina Rent a Car rated second best with a score of 7.7/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Penang?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Penang is €299.28 per week from HAWK.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Penang?

The cheapest car hire company in Penang is HAWK, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Proton Saga available from as little as €244.16 per week.

How much is fuel in Penang?

You can expect to pay €0.46/ltr of petrol and €0.482/ltr of diesel in Penang. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Penang?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Penang with leading car hire companies such as HAWK as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Penang?

We can arrange Compact, Fullsize, Intermediate and Mini class rental cars in Penang.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Penang?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Penang, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Penang is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Penang?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Penang at the moment, however HAWK rates start from just €244.16 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €244.16 from HAWK in Penang - City Centre or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

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

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Penang is €244.30 per week with an average price of €244.30 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Penang

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Penang

  • Kasina (tel: 04-8811181)
  • Hawk (tel: 04-2022102 / 016 207 6516)
  • Car rental 2 go (tel: 04-2022102 / +6016 207 6516)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Penang

  • Kasina (Good Hope Hotel, 22,Kelawei Road, Georgetown, Penang , Penang, 11100)
  • Hawk (417-B,Lebuh Chulia,, Georgetown, Penang, 10050)
  • Car rental 2 go (417-B,Lebuh Chilia, Georgetown,Penang, 10020)

Car hire company ratings in Penang

  • Hawk Rent A Car: Rated 8.3/10 from 9 reviews
  • Kasina Rent a Car: Rated 7.7/10 from 6 reviews
  • Car Rental 2 Go: Rated 2.0/10 from 6 reviews

Other car hire locations in Malaysia

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