Trip Planner

Items Collected: 0

Plans Created: 0

Search Activity

By Category: By Activity:

By Destination:

Keywords :
Self drive

Hiring a car and exploring Thailand on your own is an outstanding way to see the real Thailand, as hiring a Thai car is a cheap way of seeing rural areas and meeting everyday Thai people. Whether you hire a car to explore around Phuket or to see the countryside around Chiang Mai, renting a car is generally an easy and fairly inexpensive proposition. One way rentals between destinations (e.g. Bangkok-Chiang Mai) are also a possibility, though you should expect to pay a drop-off fee.

Avis, Hertz and other international car hire agencies are well represented in Thailand, although many rental companies will not rent a Thai car or provide insurance to drivers who do not have an international driving license. While it is technically legal to drive in Thailand with a valid foreign driver’s license, having an international license will make renting and driving a Thai car potentially less problematic.

Furthermore, Thailand has an excellent network of well maintained roads and highways between all the provincial capitals and major towns and cities in between.

Most roads and highways are in good condition, and have two or three lanes on each side, including a majority of the north-south route (from Chiang Mai to Bangkok to the southern beaches). Road signage follows international convention and is in both Thai and English, though some are only in Thai (like 'Stop' and 'Give Way'). Buy a decent road map before you set off, though it’s well to remember that Thai words aren't always romanized consistently (e.g. Petburi road on the map and Phetchaburi road on the street sign are one and the same).

Recommended Activities
Incoming Asia Co., Ltd

l miglior modo per scoprire questo paradiso in terra... Uno spettacolo della natura che vi regalerà panorami ed emozioni incredibili, grazie anche alla serietà e professionalità dei nostri fornitori.

Add to Travel Planner
iKohChang.com

Koh Chang Hotels, Resorts, Bungalows, Huts, Villas, Homestays, Guesthouses Reservation Services and Koh Chang Travel Guides

Add to Travel Planner
Pummara Travel.Co.,Ltd

Our company established since 1985. We provide Package tour in every places in Thailand or Outside Thailand as you want. Futhermore, we do Visa, Hotel, Air Ticket and also Wedding & Honeymoons Trip. We have a profes...

Add to Travel Planner
Renown Travel

Thailand has plenty to offer for everyone's taste. Besides sun bathing on one of the magnificent palm tree fringed beaches you can make a fun trip to the floating markets of Damnoen Saduak or see some of Bangkok's most f...

Add to Travel Planner
BM Travel and Service

Phuket Travel and Tours operates six Tour Counters in Patong Beach, Phuket. We are able to provide competitive prices for all Phuket, Phang Nga and Krabi activities, shows, tours and excursions. We are also able to provi...

Add to Travel Planner