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Cheap Car Rentals in Kota Kinabalu

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What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu 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 21 July 2024.

January

AED 113

February

AED 128

March

AED 113

April

AED 117

May

AED 128

June

AED 121

July

AED 143

August

AED 146

September

AED 135

October

AED 128

November

AED 128

December

AED 135

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu is January. The most expensive time to rent a car is August. 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 Kota Kinabalu

Explore the most popular car models available for rent in Kota Kinabalu and choose the one that suits your needs. The price data is sourced from various car rental companies and was last updated on 21 July 2024.

small car is the cheapest car type you can hire in Kota Kinabalu this past week from 56 hire locations out of 17 hire agencies. Prices for a Kota Kinabalu small car hire start from AED 125/day. Check out available deals for 1 car type currently offered at listed car hire agencies here:

Economy

Economy

AED 125+

Full-size

Full-size

AED 114+

Compare available car types for rental in Kota Kinabalu

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Kota Kinabalu to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on 21 July 2024.

Small cars

AED 92 - AED 276

All Car Types

AED 99 - AED 303

To rent a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of AED 66/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~AED 92/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~AED 276/day). In fact, January is about 37% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a small car saves you 50% 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.

Top rental agencies in Kota Kinabalu

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Kota Kinabalu known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Kota Kinabalu. Reviews were last updated on 21 July 2024.
Rent a car with one of the top providers serving the Kota Kinabalu area such as KK Rent A Car, Agtran and Avis. Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Kota Kinabalu, including KK Rent A Car, Agtran and Avis.

KK Rent A Car

31 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

10.0

Comfort

10.0

Overall

10.0

Pick-up/drop-off

10.0

Value

10.0

Agtran

1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Overall

8.0

Pick-up/drop-off

8.0

Value

8.0

Avis

1 location

Europcar

7.6
Good
2 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Overall

7.6

Pick-up/drop-off

7.6

Value

8.4

Suria Car Rental

7.3
Good
1 review1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.6

Comfort

6.6

Overall

7.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.6

Value

7.3

keddy by Europcar

3 locations

Sixt

1 location

Green Matrix

3 locations

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Kota Kinabalu, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on 21 July 2024.
  • Which car hire company is considered to be the best in Kota Kinabalu?

    Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, KK Rent A Car (10.0 rating), Agtran (8.0 rating) and Europcar (7.6 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Kota Kinabalu.

  • What are petrol prices like in Kota Kinabalu?

    The average price of petrol in Kota Kinabalu is AED 1.62/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between AED 73 and AED 105 to fill up a car’s fuel tank.

  • How much does it cost to hire a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week from keddy by Europcar?

    Hiring a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week can be a great option for travel. keddy by Europcar, the most popular car hire company for this area, offers hire cars for around AED 693/week on average.

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

    Generally, for a better deal in Kota Kinabalu it’s recommended to book in a timely manner (to save up to 50%). Cheapflights recommends you book around 82 days prior to your pickup date. Booking as early as you can also increases the likelihood that you’ll get the ideal car.

  • Can I rent a car for a month in Kota Kinabalu?

    Typically, how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Kota Kinabalu however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

  • What car do most people hire in Kota Kinabalu?

    Perodua Axia, which is a Compact vehicle, is the most popular to hire at Kota Kinabalu according to Cheapflights users.

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Car rentals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu. Deals were last updated on 21 July 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Kota Kinabalu. There is currently 1 fuel type to choose from.

Petrol/Diesel

Petrol/Diesel

AED 106+

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