Category Archives: Malaysia

Johor Bahru

Do you need a car in Johor Bahru? To follow. To follow. To follow. Do you need a car in Johor Bahru? Yes, a hire car could be useful here.

Kota Kinabalu

Should you rent a car in Kota Kinabalu? There’s no need for a hire car if you just plan on staying in a resort and heading into the centre of Kota Kinabalu. Plenty of buses and taxis are availablein and around the city. A car would certainly be useful for visiting places like the orang… Read More »

Kuala Lumpur

Is it worth hiring a car in Kuala Lumpur? Kuala Lumpur is an intriguing mix of modern skyscrapers and American style suburban sprawl. There’s a healthy balance between downtown and out-of-town places of interest. So what is the best way to make the most of this Malaysian metropolis? [why2 num=”143″] Why is it worth hiring a… Read More »


Should you rent a car in Miri? Situated in Malaysian Borneo just south of the border with Brunei, Miri is an important gateway to the Malaysian jungle, and especially to the hugely impressive Mulu Caves. We don’t really think it’s worth hiring a car in Miri. You could hire a car to drive south along… Read More »


Should you rent a car in Pattaya? Pattaya is a popular beach resort with locals escaping from Bangkok, but it still falls some way short of more famous destinations like Koh Samui, Krabi or Phuket when it comes to attracting international visitors or longer term expats. If you’re planning to visit Pattaya as your escape… Read More »


Should you rent a car in Penang? It’s easy enough to reach Penang by land and sea from Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur, for example, by taking the train to Butterworth and then taking a ferry from there, or by taking a bus across the bridge into Georgetown. Penang also has its own airport, and you… Read More »