Europcar is proud to offer six locations within the Pacific Asian paradise of Malaysia, four around Kuala Lumur, one in Penang International Airport, and one in Kota Kinabalu Airport. So, whether you're travelling for business or on an extended family vacation, we can help with all your car hire needs. Useful services like easy online booking, express pick-up, optional satellite navigation, child seats and additional driver cover, can help to make your driving experience around any of Malaysia's well documented attractions a pleasure. Plus, Europcar 's fleet of safe and reliable vehicles are standing by to allow you to select the hire car that best accommodates, however many passengers, however much luggage, or whatever size budget you have.
Two roughly equal regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia, separated by the South China Sea make up this subtropical nation, listed as one of the most megadiverse countries on the planet with endemic species including its own species of elephants, tigers and monkeys among many others. Ranked as the ninth most visited nation in the world, and hosting upwards of 25 million tourists every year, the country offers some of the most beautiful tropical beaches and islands in the world along with a dizzying array of national parks and nature reserves. And, just like the plants and wildlife, Malaysia's culture is also rich and diverse, combining many languages, religions and ethnic groups, mixing Malay with Chinese and Indian, then adding Persian, Arabic and British influences too. This also gives rise to a unique cuisine as well, combining Indian, Chinese, and Thai, thanks to the country's place on the ancient spice routes. Even though Malaysia is mainly Islamic, the large number of practising Buddhists and Hindus mean the are many ancient and exotic temples to be found outside of the major cities.
The City of Kuala Lumpur - The capital and most populous city in Malaysia is home to an estimated two million people, with a further seven million living in the surrounding Greater Kuala Lumpur area, also known as the Klang Valley. The cityscape combines traditional Asian architecture with colonial influences, amongst many ultra-modern skyscrapers. Nine million people visit the sixth most popular city in the world every year, which means most of the worlds large hotel chains are represented. Kuala Lumpur also has a growing reputation for world-class shopping and restaurant facilities. Amongst the other sights to enjoy in Kuala Lumpur are Merdeka Square, the House of Parliament, Petaling Street and the National Palace.
Tropical paradises - Malaysia has a number of tropical islands off its coasts that are frequently voted the most beautiful in the world. Amongst them are the diving and snorkelling Meccas of Kapas Island, Mabul and Sipadan; the white sands and crystal clear waters of the Perhentian Islands; and the leatherback turtles' home of Rantau Abang Beach, all of which can be easily reached by local ferry services.