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Kuching Airport Guide
Kuching international airport which is also abbreviated by the code KIA was built by the British government in the 1940s and over the years has undergone a series of renovations and expansions and is now a hub to some of the airlines in Malaysia. Some of the airlines that operate under the airport are Air Asia, Hornbill Skyways, Malaysia Airlines, MASwings, Silk Air, Tiger Airways and Batavia Air. The airport also operates cargo airlines where goods are flown in to the country. It is located about 6.8 Miles South of the city of Kuching city centre. It is one of the largest airports in Malaysia and is also the fourth busiest airport in the country. Past research shows that the airport has handled over three million passengers at the end of every year.
Where to stay during your visit to Kuching
There are several hotels that offer the best services to their guests in Kuching and they are close to the airport itself, however the distances vary with the closest hotel being 2 kilometres (1.2 miles) away. Considering the distances the hotels will be quite convenient as you will hardly come across any traffic. Some of these hotels are;
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Merdeka Palace Hotels and Suites
The Lime Tree Hotel
Batik Boutique Hotel
Even though the area has a wide choice of hotels to choose from, Kuching is also a tourist destination with various sites or places of interest to choose from. The various sites or attractions are known for their unique qualities. Below is a list of the attractions;
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The Main Bazaar; where you can get a chance to buy souvenirs,
Semenggoh Orangutan wildlife Centre; you will have the chance to see the Orangutan roaming freely as they are not caged.
The Cat Museum; which is known to be the first museum devoted to cats and
The Sunday open market; where you can get a wide range of handicrafts big or small, bead work, woven cloth and many other items made by the locals.
Of course, for you to get out or to the airport, hotel or even the various tourist destinations you will need transport services. There are a number car rental companies that are recognised both internationally and nationally and they are available at the Kuching airport. The care hire companies will offer you their best rates. The car rental companies include; Kuching Budget Car Rental, RG Car Rental Services, Kuching City Car Rental and Green Matrix Car Rental among many others. Although there are other means of transport like the buses and taxis it is best to rent a car. It is cheaper and less cumbersome for you as it will save you the trouble of boarding one bus to the next or one taxi to the next. You are, however, advised to make the necessary arrangements prior to your landing in Kuching to avoid the hustle of rushing at the last minute.
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Park your rental car in Kuching Airport
Parking your rental car in Kuching Airport can best be done in a garage. Its safer for you and your rental car. There might be the possibility to park your rental car in the outskirts of Kuching Airport and move around by public transportation which is not too expensive and will compensate for the parking fee you will need to pay if parking in the city center.
Take in mind that many big cities have a city center only accessible for locals or delivery purposes.Age requirements to rent a car in Kuching Airport
Most car rental agents allow you to rent a car when you are 21, however a young drivers fees will be applicable up to 24 years and normally with 21 years you can only rent mini to compact categories. Maximum age to rent a car is 75 years but this depends on car rental agent. We advise you, to check the detailed terms and conditions of each car rental agent. Sightseeing with my rental car in Kuching Airport
Renting a car is a good way to go sightseeing, especially if there is a lot of distance in between the different sightseeing sites. This way you don’t depend on any buses or trains and you will be able to move around in the time schedule that you wish. This will give you more time to enjoy a scenery or simply pass more time in one place.Need help choosing a rental car
If you are not sure which car to rent or do not understand completely how it works, you can always contact our call center by phone or live chat. We can help you out by selecting the right car for you and advising there where its needed.Where to rent a car
Rentalcargroup.com offers car rental in more than 35000 locations, at all major airports and cities and railway stations. Below on this page you see a map with all the car rental companies we work with in Kuching Airport.