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Kota Kinabalu car and bike rental

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Kota Kinabalu car and bike rental

Hi, going there in a week and wondering if there are many car and bike rentals around town? Is it best to pre book something or walk into any place on the street and bargain for a price? Need a car for about 5 days and bike for 3. Thanks.

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we had just rented a car for 3 days with KMT Global Rent a Car. They are in the Wisma Sabah building across from the big Suria Sabah Mall at Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen. If you take the side entrance you find 3 rental car companies there.

First we had tried to rent from GoGoSabah. They have an office at the Jesselton Pier. They were willing to come down in the price but the car - which was supposed to be a new one - turned out to be an old banger when it was brought to the hotel the next day. We refused to take it and got our deposit back.

At KMT they were quite professional. They too came down with the price a little and we looked at the car first to make sure it was big enough. They were dead on time when they came the next day. It was not the car we had looked at though but one that was a bit older but also a bit bigger. We were very satisfied with the 'Proton'. It was strange that we couldn't exceed a speed limit of 100kmh. Supposedly the engine will cut out when you do that. However, we drove close to that speed a few times and there was no problem. We don't know if that applies to every rental car or only a certain size. Goog luck!

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there is a fake gogosabah in KK now...

Gogosabah DOSENT HAVE any OFFICE in Jesselton Pier.

so people remember. the real GOGOSABAH just only in WISMA SABAH and THAT'S IT

the fake gogosabah's website is www.gogosabah.NET

the real gogosabah's is www.gogosabah.COM

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3. Re: Kota Kinabalu car and bike rental

Hi Ken,

It all depends on the period you will arrive in Kota Kinabalu. Normally from mid Nov to end of Dec is quite a busy month due to school holidays. Bargaining would totally be based on availability of the vehicle. For car rental, a mid-size range would be sufficient. ie. Proton Saga 1.3A, rate between RM130 and above.

For motorbike, you could try www.gogosabah.com

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