Car rentals in Bangkok: All you need to know
You need a great vehicle to take you around Bangkok whether you're traveling for a business trip or a vacation. Check out the top sites around town and park in front of the best restaurants in Bangkok. CarRentals.com has answered your most popular questions about renting a car in Bangkok. Read on to see the dos and don'ts of renting a car.
How can I find a great deal on a rental car in Bangkok?
You're well on your way to locating the best rate on your car rental when you use CarRentals.com. However, you can remember a few things to keep your next booking affordable. Make sure to:
- Compare the prices of vehicles
- Avoid airport pick-ups or drop-offs, which typically are more expensive
- Determine ahead of time the amount of mileage/fuel you may use
- Search and reserve as far in advance as you can
These tips can help you save even more on your next car rental in Bangkok.
What rental suppliers have outlets in Bangkok?
We have around a half-dozen car rental providers to choose from in Bangkok. You'll find some of the best suppliers, like Hertz. Read through the online reviews to help you figure out which is best for you.
What types and makes of rental cars are on offer in Bangkok?
Whether you want a roomy family vehicle or a low-cost economy car, the sheer wealth of options in this town means you're bound to find an automobile that suits your needs. Some options include:
What's the age requirement to rent a car in Bangkok?
Typically, the age limit for car rentals in Bangkok is 21—the same as it is across most of the country. However, you might need to pay a surcharge if you're under 25. Be sure to read over the supplier's terms to figure out any additional charges will be before you book your rental.
Will I need insurance to get a car rental in Bangkok?
Insurance is always needed, no matter where you rent a car. With that said, you might already be covered by your existing car or credit card policies. Keep in mind, your policies may not cover you 100%, and you'll have to add it on to your booking. Check in advance and, if it's needed, you can just include it at the CarRentals.com checkout.
What is the fuel policy for Bangkok rental cars?
Most suppliers allow you to choose which policy you want. Here is a list of the typical policies.
You will need to find a gas station close to your rental car supplier
What type of fuel policy should I choose?
Most rental car suppliers provide you a full tank policy. We suggest bringing your car back topped off. If you want to save some money, fill up your tank before you return the car.
Is it worth getting unlimited miles?
Unlimited miles is a great choice if you decide to do a little sightseeing or visit a lot of business associates all over Bangkok. You can cruise wherever you like and not incur additional charges. Review your rental agreement to find out if there are mileage restrictions.
What are some things to do in Bangkok?
There is lots to see and do in this city. Some of Bangkok's most popular attractions are:
- Bangkok Art & Culture Centre
- Grand Palace
- Wat Arun
- Jim Thompson House
Lucky for you, you'll be able to cruise to whichever one you want or visit them all.
Know before you go
Be sure you check out a few items prior to leaving the lot. You should:
- Check out your car and determine if there is any dents or scrapes. Be sure to make note of it on the paperwork, or you may get charged for it
- Inspect the trunk to determine if the spare is properly inflated and the necessary tools to change it are there
- Get familiar with the controls of your car. Adjust the mirrors and seats to your liking, and figure out how to turn on the lights and wipers
- Get comfortable operating the radio or entertainment features. You don't want any unneeded distractions in a new city
Book your Bangkok car rental today
Use CarRentals.com to get the best wheels Bangkok has to offer. Before you know it, you'll be going between the highly-rated restaurants, world-famous landmarks, and all the must-see sites in Bangkok.