Thailand

Cheap Car Rentals in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand
4 Dec — 11 Dec
Same drop-off
Bangkok, Thailand
Sun 4-12
Noon
Sun 11-12
Noon
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What are the car hire prices for popular cities in Thailand?

Below are the cheapest cities to rent a car in Thailand

Price

S$ 22 - S$ 48

Out of all the popular cities in Thailand, Chiang Rai is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just S$ 22/day. Renting a car in Chiang Rai is 54% cheaper than renting one in Hua Hin where the per day rate is around S$ 48. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Thailand to get a rental car in are: Krabi (S$ 25/day), Bangkok (S$ 25/day), and Hat Yai (S$ 25/day). While these cities typically have cheaper prices than the rest of the country, travelers looking to rent a car in Bangkok should expect to spend around S$ 25/day on their transportation. The most popular city to rent a car in Thailand is Bangkok.

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Thailand?

January

S$ 37

February

S$ 35

March

S$ 34

April

S$ 38

May

S$ 31

June

S$ 31

July

S$ 34

August

S$ 31

September

S$ 28

October

S$ 34

November

S$ 34

December

S$ 49

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Thailand is September. The most expensive time to rent a car is December. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in Thailand

There are, in total, 342 car hire locations in Thailand that are operated by 23 companies. In the past week, Small is the cheapest car type users can hire (cheapest price last found: S$ 19/day). Explore 5 car types currently offered from Thailand hire providers:

Compare available car types for hire in Thailand

Small cars

S$ 29 - S$ 43

All Car Types

S$ 55 - S$ 87

To hire a Small car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of S$ 35/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Thailand (~S$ 29/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is March (~S$ 43/day). In fact, September is about 20% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a Small car saves you 48% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Thailand Small hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Medium car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of S$ 67/day. August is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Thailand (~S$ 52/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 82/day). In fact, August is about 24% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a Medium car saves you 2% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Thailand Medium hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Large car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of S$ 83/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Thailand (~S$ 52/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 102/day). In fact, February is about 38% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a Large car is 17% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Thailand Large hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a SUV car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of S$ 74/day. February is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Thailand (~S$ 57/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 92/day). In fact, February is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a SUV car is 7% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Thailand SUV hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To hire a Van car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of S$ 83/day. January is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Thailand (~S$ 65/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~S$ 122/day). In fact, January is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van hire for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for hire in Thailand, hiring a Van car is 17% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Thailand Van hire prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

Mazda Mazda2S$ 19/day
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Hyundai AvanteS$ 20/day
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Honda FitS$ 21/day
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Car Rental FAQs

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Thailand?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Thrifty (9.8 rating), Hertz (9.5 rating) and Budget (8.5 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Thailand.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Thailand?

With an average price of S$ 30/day, THAIRENTACAR is the most popular car hire provider in Thailand, booking 273% more hire cars than any other provider.

What is the cheapest city to get a rental car in Thailand?

At S$ 26/day, the cheapest car rental price in Thailand was found in Patong. On average, Patong has the cheapest daily rental car price (S$ 32/day), which is 28% below average price for cities in Thailand.

What side of the road do you drive on in Thailand?

In Thailand, drivers are expected to drive on the left side of the road.

Small Car Rentals in Thailand

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Van Rentals in Thailand

Some people need a little more room to get around comfortably on holiday. Find deals like the ones below for Thailand van rentals.