Cheap car rental in Thailand
Book a rental car in Thailand and explore the beautiful country like a free bird. Whether visiting Northern Thailand’s Chiang Mai, South Thailand’s Phuket Island, Gulf or Andaman coast regions, with VIPCars.com, you can find the perfect rental deal for the location of your choice in no time.
Should I rent a car in Thailand?
Car hire in Thailand is necessary if you want to travel with absolute freedom.
Thailand, previously known as Siam, is a treasure trove of attractions, popular for its cuisine, beaches, temples, and tropical climate. From mountains, breathtakingly beautiful beaches, waterfalls, vibrant nightlife, and Thai cuisine to temples & rich architecture, Thailand is bursting with places to visit. All you need is a cheap car rental in Thailand to fully discovered any desired location.
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Car rental companies
VIPCars have tie-ups with some of the finest car rental suppliers in Thailand, which makes it easy for us to provide the best car rental deals in all categories that travelers can book as per their travel plans, group size, and budget needs. The following are the car rental companies in Thailand associated with VIPCars.
- Hertz Rent A Car
- Sixt Rent A Car
- Thrifty Rent A Car
- National Car Rental
- Budget Rent A Car
- Thai Rent a Car
- Chic Car Rent
Car rental types in Thailand
- Cheap car rentals in Thailand: Economy, mini, compact, and sedan cars are offered at very affordable per-day rates. They are great for city travel.
- Luxury car rental in Thailand: Our suppliers offer various sports & luxury car types like Mercedes, Ford, & BMW. Note that the renter has to be at least 25 years old to be eligible to rent a luxury car.
- Van rentals Thailand: For people who are traveling with a group of family and friends, can rent minivans or vans with seating capacities, varying from 7, 8, and 9 to 12 seats per vehicle.
Car rental deal types for Thailand
Many people rent cars in Thailand on the basis of the trip type, the duration and occasion may majorly differ from renter to renter. Below are a few Thailand car rental deal types VIPCars provides:
- Long-term rental deals: You can easily rent a car for a month or more in Thailand. Make sure you choose a car with good mileage.
- Short-term rentals: This type covers weekend, weekly, and one-day car rental deals in Thailand.
- Last-minute rentals: We are always there to help you if you want to book a rental at the very last minute
Car hire pick-up locations in Thailand
Once you have your holiday planned out, we let you find Thailand cheap car rentals for top locations such as Bangkok, Bowin, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Krabi, Surat Thani, Ko Sumai, Phuket, and other major cities and their airports. Top airport car hire locations in Thailand are listed as follows:
- Hat Yai Intl Airport
- Chiang Rai Intl Airport
- Don Mueang Intl Airport
- Phuket Intl Airport
- Suvarnabhumi Airport
- Krabi Airport
- Chiang Mai Intl Airport
- Udon Thani Intl Airport
Tips for driving a rental car in Thailand
In Thailand, drivers drive on the left-hand side of the road and overtaking is allowed on the right hand-side
Pay heed to the traffic lights, don’t drive if you are drunk, wear proper seat belts and take U-turn with caution.
Driving in Thailand is totally different from driving in western countries, make sure you have all your attention on the road while you are driving.
Honking, tail-gating and changing lanes is quite common in Thailand, so be mentally prepared for all these things.
Police may ask you to pull over for a small check. Always have your documents and car rental agreement and follow the rules to avoid any penalties.
Drivers usually never stop at an intersection and don’t assume that the drivers going before you will remain in the same lane.
You can park your Thailand car rental almost anywhere, just make sure it is not hampering the flow of the traffic.
FAQs- Car rental Thailand
The minimum age to rent a car in Thailand is 21 years. And in most cases, renters under 25 need to pay a Young Driver’s Surcharge.
Yes, you can book a one-way car rental within Thailand through most of the suppliers. But taking your car rental outside Thailand is not allowed.
Yes, US citizens can rent a car in Thailand. The main driver is required to be at least 21 years old and would require an International Driving Permit (IDP) with the original driver’s license.
Economy car rental is the best – most popular car rental booked in Thailand. These cars are fuel efficient and have lower rental costs.
Yes, you can reserve a luxury car rental in Thailand. Visit www.vipcars.com to book from a wide variety of car types at the most reasonable prices.