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Car hire Kota Kinabalu International Airport

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Car rental offers Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Whether you're looking for a small rental car or a station wagon for the entire family, we will always have a suitable car for the lowest price. Below are a few examples from our selection in Kota Kinabalu International Airport.

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Passenger van

Rental car options at Kota Kinabalu International Airport

The following car rental companies received the highest ratings in Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Compare the ratings and prices of these rental companies with a single search.

  • Hertz

    9.2 (7042)
    From £ 21 / day
  • Avis

    8.4 (6134)
    From £ 24 / day
  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.9 (3578)
    From £ 21 / day
  • Europcar

    7.6 (8356)
    From £ 23 / day
  • Sixt

    8.1 (3482)
    No rates available
  • Hawk Rent A Car

    3.4 (7)
    No rates available

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Kota Kinabalu International Airport average daily price per month

Car rental location Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Location information for Kota Kinabalu International Airport

Serving the coastal city of Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia's Kota Kinabalu International Airport is a hub for national carrier Malaysian Airlines and low-cost carrier AirAsia. It has an annual passenger throughput of over five million and is the country's second-busiest airport. It can be found eight kilometres from the city centre, with car rental in Kota Kinabalu Airport a convenient way to make this journey.

Kota Kinabalu Airport facilities

There are two terminal buildings here, of which Terminal 1 is the main terminal and features 64 check-in counters, 17 gates, shopping outlets, eateries and VIP lounges. Low-cost carriers use Terminal 2, where 26 check-in counters, six gates and other standard facilities are provided. Car hire in Kota Kinabalu Airport is on offer in both terminals; however, to guarantee availability, it is recommended to arrange this service before landing.

Kota Kinabalu Airport excursions

Jalan Lintas connects the airport to the city centre, making transfers with car rental in Kota Kinabalu Airport painless. Most travellers use Kota Kinabalu as a base for daytrips. Many spend a day or two exploring Mount Kinabalu National Park, Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park or the Monsopiad Cultural Village, 30 minutes' drive southeast.

Best time to visit

The temperature in Kota Kinabalu sits at between 22°C and 32°C year round although October and November experience heavy rainfall and are therefore best avoided. June, July, August, September and December are wet, making January, February, March and April the best times to visit.

Car rental in Kota Kinabalu Airport

All main roads in the region start in Kota Kinabalu and are in good shape, although the city itself is small enough to walk around. This makes car rental in Kota Kinabalu Airport best suited to exploring the nature parks outside of the city. To ensure the lowest rates, compare car hire options online ahead of time.

Practical information

  • Currency
    Malaysian ringgit
  • Driving direction
  • City speed limit
    90 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 km/h
  • Language
  • Popular car category

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.

Is the cheapest?

Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town.

What do I need to do when picking up a car?

To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient.

Are there any additional costs?

In general, our rates are all-inclusive. Should there be any additional costs, our booking department will get in touch with you before issuing the invoice. Should you object, you can always cancel your reservation with no obligations attached (at least 48 hours in advance).

What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental?

In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car.

What is a worry-free label?

Only rental companies with a high level of customer satisfaction are eligible to be included in our Worry-Free selection. This rate includes excess cover and unlimited kilometres. Your vehicle will be provided and must be returned with a full tank of fuel. With a vehicle from our Worry-Free selection, you can travel with peace of mind and no hidden costs.

How can I change or cancel my reservation?

You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less).

When will I get a confirmation of my booking?

Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).

Which car rental companies are compared by at this location?
  • Hertz
  • Avis
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Sixt
  • Hawk Rent A Car
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