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Car rental in Malaysia via SIXT

Thanks to SIXT, car rental in Malaysia is quick and convenient. We have a range of car categories with top brands and new cars. You will pick up the vehicle at a convenient location in cities like Penang and Kuantan. If you have any questions about your rental, our customer service is available 24/7. And if you don't speak Malay, our English-speaking branch agents can assist you. Choose from car categories offered at competitive rates and drive to Kuala Lumpur, George Town or Johor Bahru. Our sedans are budget-friendly if you need to make several trips, while vans are roomy to accommodate your group and baggage.

Enjoy SIXT services in Malaysia

SIXT car rental in Malaysia features a diverse fleet to meet your travel needs. Vans and minivans are spacious to accommodate your luggage and loved ones. Economy cars and family sedans are an affordable way to tour the expansive country. If you have a special occasion or business meeting, choose one of our premium sedans. Take advantage of our bookable extras like child seats, GPS and an additional driver. And no matter what your plans are in Malaysia, choose a long-term rental or weekend rental to get the best out of the trip.

Good to know when visiting Malaysia

  • Car rental under 25 in Malaysia: You must be 21 with a valid driver's license held for a minimum of 2 years for a SIXT car rental in Malaysia.
  • Documents you need to rent a car in Malaysia: You will need a valid driver's license held for at least 2 years, plus an ID or passport. Licenses using a non-Roman alphabet like Greek or Cyrillic must be accompanied by an international driving permit.
  • Accepted payment methods: We only accept credit cards from internationally recognized companies like Visa and Mastercard. The renter must be the owner of the credit card.
  • Border restrictions: Cross-border rentals are not allowed in Malaysia. It is also not permitted to take your SIXT rental on ferries within the country.
  • One-way car rental in Malaysia: It is generally allowed to book one-way rentals between SIXT stations in Malaysia, depending on the tariff.
  • Flexible rental options: Are you unsure about your travel plans? Book your SIXT rental with the "Pay Later" option and cancel your reservation free of charge.

Best places to visit in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia's capital city, and it comes with fascinating places to discover. Drive your SIXT car around the city and view the breathtaking Petronas Towers. Afterward, head to the Islamic Arts Museum to see outstanding galleries. The Pavilion Mall is a great place to buy anything you need.

Johor Bahru: In Johor Bahru, the ideal spot to start with is Legoland Malaysia. It's easy to drive to the park and have a fun-filled day with the kids. Visit the Puteri Harbor to appreciate nature and take a boat ride; pass by Danga Bay or simply enjoy the view.

  • George Town: George Town is famous for the Kek Lok Si Temple, an architectural building from the 19th century. Rent a car in Malaysia and drive to Penang Hill to see the city with a panoramic view. Clan Jetties of Penang is a waterfront that might interest you.

    Summer 221 in Malaysia

    Every summer you can learn music and culture through the Rainforest World Music Festival. Drive your rental van to Sekichan to see beautiful birds with friends or family. Use your GPS to drive to the Perdana Botanical Garden in Kuala Lumpur and observe nature, or head to Rawa Island in Johor for kayaking.

    Winter 221 in Malaysia

    Visit the National Museum of Malaysia to escape the cold and learn the country's history. You can try indoor skiing at First Traxx Ski Snowboard and Snowland at Megamall Penang. After that, you can sample Malaysian dishes from multiple restaurants in the city. Hiking at Penang Hill is possible in winter when temperatures aren't extreme.


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