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Car hire Penang Airport

121CarHire.com compares the prices of well-known car hire companies in Malaysia, including the following location: Penang Airport

Rental car options at Penang Airport

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

  • Hertz

    8.1 (5686)
  • Sixt

    7.8 (2565)
  • Keddy By Europcar

    7.7 (2783)
  • Europcar

    7.2 (6691)
  • Avis

    7.1 (4864)
  • Hawk Rent A Car

    6 (5)

Car rental location Penang Airport

Location information for Penang Airport

Serving Malaysia's island of Penang, Penang International Airport is a hub for Firefly, a subsidiary of national airline Malaysian Airlines. The airport is the third busiest in the country, with an annual passenger throughout of just over four million. It sits nearly 10 miles south of the city of George Town, with car rental in Penang Airport the most convenient mode of arriving at the island capital.

Penang Airport facilities

This single-terminal airport features 32 check-in desks, 11 gates and three baggage claim carrousels. There are a duty-free shop, gift shops, eateries, bars, a newsstand and a VIP lounge on site. Car rental in Penang Airport is on offer, although it is best to pre-book a vehicle ahead of time.

Penang Airport excursions

Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah links the airport to the city centre, making transfers with car rental in Penang Airport hassle-free. The city itself is filled with attractions but many travellers come to relax on the beach at nearby Batu Ferringhi or to catch a view from Penang Hill. Visiting the impressive Penang Botanical Garden and the Penang Butterfly Farm are other popular excursions.

Best time to visit

George Town can be visited year round although many people try to avoid coming in the monsoon season, which runs from August to November. From Christmas to New Year's Day is the busiest time, as is the period around Chinese New Year. To avoid the crowds, it is best to visit in March, April, May or June.

Car rental in Penang Airport

The roads both in the city and around the island are in tip-top condition. City driving is best avoided due to heavy traffic and speeding motorbikes. But for exploring outside of the city, car hire in Penang Airport is highly recommended. The best way to ensure you get the lowest rates is to compare car hire choices online before reserving a vehicle.

Practical information

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

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Is 121CarHire.com 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?

This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you.

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 121CarHire.com at this location?
  • Hertz
  • Sixt
  • Keddy By Europcar
  • Europcar
  • Avis
  • Hawk Rent A Car