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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 23 July 2024.

January

C$ 42

February

C$ 48

March

C$ 42

April

C$ 43

May

C$ 48

June

C$ 45

July

C$ 53

August

C$ 54

September

C$ 50

October

C$ 48

November

C$ 48

December

C$ 50

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.

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 23 July 2024.

Small cars

C$ 38 - C$ 73

All Car Types

C$ 50 - C$ 116

To rent a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of C$ 42/day. April is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~C$ 38/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~C$ 73/day). In fact, April is about 12% 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 37% 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.

To rent a medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of C$ 32/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~C$ 46/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~C$ 112/day). In fact, March is about 43% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a medium car saves you 53% 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.

To rent a large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of C$ 60/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~C$ 70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~C$ 147/day). In fact, May is about 16% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a large car saves you 12% 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.

To rent a SUV in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, you would pay an average price of C$ 45/day. May is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (~C$ 70/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is August (~C$ 134/day). In fact, May is about 55% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Kota Kinabalu. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Kota Kinabalu, renting a SUV saves you 34% 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 23 July 2024.
Browse through some of the top rental car agencies in Kota Kinabalu, including KK Rent A Car, Agtran and Avis in Kota Kinabalu. Be sure to do your research on pricing, reviews, pickup locations, and other important criteria before choosing.

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 23 July 2024.
  • Which car rental 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 rental car companies in Kota Kinabalu.

  • What are gas prices like in Kota Kinabalu?

    The average gas price in Kota Kinabalu is C$ 0.61/litre over the past month, costing you anywhere between C$ 27 and C$ 39 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

  • How much does it cost to rent a car in Kota Kinabalu for a week from Hertz?

    Hertz is a popular option for travellers looking for car rental in Kota Kinabalu. You can expect the average cost of a rental car to be about C$ 345 per week.

  • How far in advance should I rent 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?

    The length of time you can book a rental for is subject to the inventory of the supplier. When renting a vehicle from Kota Kinabalu it should be possible to rent a car for a whole month if needed.

  • What car do most people rent in Kota Kinabalu?

    The majority of Cheapflights travellers prefer to rent a Compact (Perodua Axia) in Kota Kinabalu, making it the most popular option.

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