Thailand

Cheap Car Rentals in Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand
9 Feb — 16 Feb
Same drop-off
Bangkok, Thailand
Thu 9/2
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Thu 16/2
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

RM 74 - RM 108

Out of all the popular cities in Thailand, Hat Yai is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just RM 74/day. Renting a car in Hat Yai is 31% cheaper than renting one in Chiang Mai where the per day rate is around RM 108. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Thailand to get a rental car in are: Krabi (RM 75/day), Khon Kaen (RM 76/day), and Bangkok (RM 76/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 RM 76/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

RM 132

February

RM 110

March

RM 106

April

RM 119

May

RM 98

June

RM 98

July

RM 106

August

RM 98

September

RM 89

October

RM 106

November

RM 115

December

RM 179

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

At RM 23/day, Small is the cheapest car type available for hire in Thailand in the past week. Out of 24 car hire agencies operating in Thailand, there are, in total, 352 hire locations. View below for 5 offered car types:

Compare available car types for hire in Thailand

Small cars

RM 94 - RM 198

All Car Types

RM 162 - RM 296

To hire a Small car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of RM 121/day. September is the cheapest month to hire a Small car in Thailand (~RM 94/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 198/day). In fact, September is about 23% 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 43% 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 RM 219/day. May is the cheapest month to hire a Medium car in Thailand (~RM 168/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 271/day). In fact, May 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 is 3% 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 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 RM 251/day. March is the cheapest month to hire a Large car in Thailand (~RM 175/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 354/day). In fact, March is about 31% 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 16% 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 RM 221/day. April is the cheapest month to hire a SUV car in Thailand (~RM 147/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 318/day). In fact, April is about 34% 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 5% 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 RM 243/day. June is the cheapest month to hire a Van car in Thailand (~RM 176/day), while the most expensive month to hire that same car type is December (~RM 339/day). In fact, June is about 28% 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 13% 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:

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Proton SagaRM 23/day
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Perodua MyviRM 29/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 (9.6 rating), Hertz (8.7 rating) and Budget (8.4 rating) seem to be the best car hire companies in Thailand.

What is the most popular car hire provider in Thailand?

When hiring a car in Thailand, the most popular provider of hire cars among Cheapflights users is National, and with prices around RM 86/day, it’s easy to understand why. The most popular car type from National is ECONOMY, which starts as low as RM 62/day.

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

At RM 65/day, the cheapest car rental price in Thailand was found in Patong. On average, Patong has the cheapest daily rental car price (RM 71/day), which is 45% below average price for cities in Thailand.

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

Cars travel on the left side of the road in Thailand.

Luxury Car Rentals in Thailand

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Van Rentals in Thailand

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