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The car rental station of Avis Car Hire Penang International Airport can be contacted at either the company’s official website www.avis.com or by telephoning +60 04 643 9633. The office hours are Sunday 08.00 hours to 17.00 hours, Monday to Friday 08.00 hours to 21.00 hours and on Saturdays the office is open from 08.00 hours to 17.00 hours.
Hiring a car for the day from Avis Penang International Airport is not expensive and is a great way to explore the state of Penang and Penang Island.
From RGT 129.99 one can hire a Proton Waja or similar from the Compact class of vehicles, a 4-door automatic transmission car with air conditioning and space for up to 5 passengers. In the Intermediate class Avis car hire Penang International Airport can offer a Toyota Altis or a Honda Civic type car and in the Premium range there are cars like the Toyota Camry on offer.
For even more space customers can hire a van from the Intermediate Van category, like the Toyota Innova MPV for example. For a fast car with plenty of style and appeal there are the convertibles and sports cars, like the Nissan X-Trail for example.
Avis car hire Penang International Airport allows tourists the freedom to discover the many amazing sights that Penang Island has to offer. Penang Hill, also known as Flagstaff Hill (Bukit Bendera) rises 821 meters above sea level and offers stunning panoramic views over the entire island. It also provides a welcome respite from the heat in the valley below. One can either drive to the foot of the hill and then climb or take the funicular train all the way to the too, an unforgettable train journey that takes around 30 minutes. On top of the hill visitors will find a restaurant catering for thirsty and hungry travellers’ bodily needs and a Hindu temple, a mosque and a church administering to their spiritual needs. For entertainment there’s a snake show, where tourists are allowed to have their picture taken with a tame python!
One of Penang’s most stunning sights is the Kek Lok Si Temple complex, reputedly the largest Buddhist temple in South East Asia. Perched high on top of a hill overlooking Air Itam village, the more than 100-year-old temple and gorgeous gardens comprises of a seven-tiered pagoda, aptly named the Pagoda of One Thousand Buddhas. It is home to an enormous collection of Buddha statues made from all manner of precious metals and the pagoda itself is a glittering white , red and gold structure that embraces Thai, Chinese and Burmese influences.
Driving down Penang Road is a little like driving down Hollywood’s Rodeo Drive. Avis car hire Penang International Airport has great deals on sports cars and as a treat there’s nothing like cruising down Penang Road, past nouveau-riche glamour and glitz and old-world charming architectural gems hidden in between. Penang road comes to life at night, when it is lit up in garish colours. The long road is divided into four distinct sections, with Upper Penang Road representing Penang Island’s party central and other parts being home to the monthly Little Penang Street Market, upmarket restaurants, karaoke bars and famous The Garage Nightclub and the City Bayview Hotel, both favourites with the fashionable young living on Penang Island.
For more information about Avis Penang International Airport, please visit the company’s official website at www.avis.com