Penang Car Hire

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The Island of Penang is one of Malaysia's main tourist destinations and has a rich multicultural history which is full of Colonial, Chinese and Indian influences. Penang is a shopping paradise with a mix of roadside stalls and department stores, so be sure to find a bargain within Campbell Street, the absolute hot spot for clothing, shoes and some sensational perfume!

While visiting you need to experience the way the Penang locals party! Offering a buzzing nightlife atmosphere some top clubs includes Cuvee @ Precinct 10, The Press, Soju Room, Slippery Senoritas and the list is endless.

Around every corner there is always something new to experience and explore. Penang is a city that will continuously keep giving you a list of places to see, food to eat, culture to understand and history to learn, which will not disappoint you. There is no easier way to get around to each place on your to-do list in a comfortable and affordable way than with a hire car.

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Georgetown’s streets are lined with art, culture and history. They withhold historic buildings dating back to the 19th century and magnificent street art on the walls, making it a unique city unlike any other. With your hire car duck down to experience the local food that is a combination of Malay, Chinese and Indian spices. Some sensational street food you need to try to tingle your taste buds at Char Koay Teo, Penang Assam Laksa and Mee Goreng to name a few!

A fantastic way to view breathtaking scenery is to hop on the 30 minute short cable ride to Penang Hill, a 10 million-year-old forest! Keen hikers might like to hike to the top and then take the cable car back down. Rejuvenate with fresh air and atmosphere by exploring the area with an experienced tour guide, capture some flawless snaps on your camera or even witness wildlife in their natural habitat.

A circuit of Penang will take you through a landscape of jungle, farmland and fishing villages. Continue your self-driving experience to the north coast beaches which are easily accessible, visually stunning, but also a fun place to visit and relax. Don't miss charming Kek Lok Si Temple, where you are able to take in look into the culture of the largest Buddhist shrine in the country!

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Penang to Kuala Lumpur 364 4
Penang to Jitra 132 1.75
Penang to Pasir Mas 322 5.25