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Johor Bahru

Getting around

Car & motorcycle


Car hire in JB is considerably cheaper than in Singapore, but check that the hire firm allows cars to enter Singapore. Car hire prices begin at around RM168 per day (per month RM1900) for a Proton Wira 1.5l automatic; prices are inclusive of insurance and tax.

Avis (224 4824; G1, Tropical Inn, 15 Jln Gereja)

Hertz (223 7520; Podium 1-1 C, Menara Ansar 65, Jln Trus) In a tower block behind Ruofo Temple.

Mayflower (224 1357; www.mayflowercarrental.com.my; Level 2A, Plaza Seni, Jln Trus)

Orix (224 1215; G9, Tropical Inn, 15 Jln Gereja)

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Bus & tram


Local buses operate from several stops around town, the most convenient being the stop in front of the post office on Jln Ibrahim.

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Local transport


Taxis in JB have meters, and drivers are legally required to use them. Flagfall is RM2, with an average trip costing RM7. Taxis can be hired at around RM25 per hour for sightseeing.

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