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Cheap Car Rentals in Thailand from $17

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Thailand car rentals in 2024

Get helpful information to start your search for the perfect car rental in Thailand. The average price data is based on the last 12 months and was last updated on February 26, 2024.

Most popular company

Hertz

Most common car type

Economy

Average price per day

$32

Cheapest price per day

$17

What are the car rental prices for popular cities in Thailand?

Discover the price range for renting a car in popular cities across Thailand, helping you budget and make informed decisions for your upcoming travel. There are 204 pickup locations in Thailand to choose from. Price data has been averaged over the last 12 months and was last updated on February 26, 2024.

Price

$12 - $24

Out of all the popular cities in Thailand, Bangkok is the cheapest city to rent a car in at just $12/day. Renting a car in Bangkok is 50% cheaper than renting one in Nan where the per day rate is around $24. Other fairly inexpensive cities in Thailand to get a rental car in are: Chiang Rai ($16/day), Krabi ($18/day), and Rayong ($18/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 $12/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?

Discover the most affordable period to rent a car in Thailand and save money on your trip. The monthly average price data is based on historical data over the last year and was last updated on February 26, 2024.

January

$29

February

$31

March

$30

April

$32

May

$25

June

$25

July

$28

August

$27

September

$24

October

$24

November

$26

December

$34

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.

Compare available car types for rental in Thailand

Compare and contrast the various car types offered for rental in Thailand to find the perfect fit for your trip. Price data is based on averages over the last 12 months and was last updated on February 26, 2024.

Small cars

$23 - $44

All Car Types

$37 - $67

To rent a small car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of $28/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a small car in Thailand (~$23/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$44/day). In fact, September is about 18% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a small car rental for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Thailand, renting a small car saves you 38% 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 car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a medium car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of $49/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a medium car in Thailand (~$40/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$66/day). In fact, March is about 19% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a medium car rental for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Thailand, renting a medium car is 9% 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 car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a large car in Thailand, you would pay an average price of $64/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a large car in Thailand (~$57/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$86/day). In fact, March is about 13% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a large car rental for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Thailand, renting a large car is 31% 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 car rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV in Thailand, you would pay an average price of $55/day. March is the cheapest month to rent a SUV in Thailand (~$43/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$73/day). In fact, March is about 22% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Thailand, renting a SUV is 19% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a van in Thailand, you would pay an average price of $62/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a van in Thailand (~$48/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$77/day). In fact, September is about 23% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a van rental for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Thailand, renting a van is 28% 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 rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a pickup truck in Thailand, you would pay an average price of $44/day. September is the cheapest month to rent a pickup truck in Thailand (~$35/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is December (~$94/day). In fact, September is about 21% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a pickup truck rental for Thailand. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Thailand, renting a pickup truck saves you 3% 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.

Mini Hatch$17/day
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Nissan Versa$17/day
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Kia Picanto$18/day
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Top rental agencies in Thailand

Explore the leading car rental agencies in Thailand known for their outstanding service and extensive range of vehicles to choose from. There are currently 8 car rental companies in Thailand. Reviews were last updated on February 26, 2024.
Book your reservation with one of the top rental car agencies located in Thailand, including those serving the greater Bangkok, Phuket City and Rayong area. See what past customers have to say, compare prices, and review other key details before deciding.

THAIRENTACAR

33 locations

Drive Car Rental

32 locations

Avis

29 locations

Sunnycars

26 locations

Budget

22 locations

Sixt

22 locations

Hertz

21 locations

Thrifty

19 locations

Best Thailand car rental deals found

Browse through a selection of recently found affordable car rental deals in Thailand. Plan your trip with ease and find the perfect rental option for your needs. There are currently 8 rental car agencies in Thailand with an average daily rate of $32. Data was last updated on February 26, 2024.
Browse some of the deals we've come across on car rentals in the Thailand region, including options close to Bangkok, Phuket City and Rayong. Come back soon if you don't find what you're looking for as deals are updated often.
Mini Hatch$17/day
4
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A/C
Mini Hatch
Nissan Versa$17/day
4
M
A/C
Nissan Versa
Kia Picanto$18/day
2
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A/C
Kia Picanto

Car rental FAQs

Find answers to frequently asked questions about car rentals in Thailand, including policies, requirements, and more. FAQs were last updated on February 26, 2024.

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

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Hertz (9.1 rating), Sixt (8.6 rating) and Budget (8.5 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Thailand.

What is the most popular car rental provider in Thailand?

The most popular rental car company in Thailand is National. With prices on ECONOMY starting at $12/day about 32% more people book with National than other companies in the country.

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

At $20/day, the cheapest car rental price in Thailand was found in Rayong. On average, Ko Pha Ngan has the cheapest daily rental car price ($27/day), which is 23% 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.

Car rentals by fuel type in Thailand

Browse car rentals by fuel type in Thailand. Currently, Gas/Diesel cars are the cheapest to rent in Thailand. Deals were last updated on February 26, 2024.

Browse through car rental deals by fuel type in Thailand. There are currently 3 fuel types to choose from with Gas/Diesel being the cheapest ($17+).

Electric

Electric

Gas/Diesel

Gas/Diesel

Hybrid

Hybrid

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