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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Kata?
If your trip to Kata is all booked but your itinerary is looking a bit empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.You’ll need to roll out of bed early if you want to check out all the notable attractions that this place has to offer. Big Buddha and Chalong Temple are no-brainers. Promthep Cape and Bangla Road can’t be missed either.Stop by Kata Beach. It’s one sight you’ll usually find on many visitors’ must-do lists. If you still have some space on that itinerary, Kata Noi Beach and Nai Harn Beach will keep you on the go as well.
What are the best road trip destinations near Kata?
If you want to put some miles on the clock, head out on a road trip to Thalang. Situated 17 miles away, it’s a great place to begin exploring the surrounding area.
Where are the best beaches near Kata?
Nothing says vacation like jumping in the car, blasting some tunes and heading to the coast. Kata has some lovely beaches close by, so grab your favorite book (and a kite if it’s breezy) and head to one of these popular options:

  • Ao Sane Beach (3 miles away).
  • Nai Harn Beach (3 miles away).
  • Rawai Beach (4 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Kata?
Sure, you can explore Kata without a car. But with so much to see and do, having one is sure to make your trip more memorable. If you’re hoping to head out into the great outdoors, choose something with a little extra power. A full-size car or an SUV will do the job in style. A smaller car, like a mini or a compact, is a popular choice for those embarking on shorter trips.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Kata?
There’s loads of choice when it comes to renting a car in Kata. From swish SUVs with loads of space for luggage to economy rides that are a snap to park, you’ll find it all here. Deciding on your perfect match of course depends on your budget and where you plan to go. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas other adventures require no more than an engine and four wheels. Which will it be this time?
What side of the road do they drive on in Kata?
In Kata, you’ll be driving on the left-hand side of the road. This means the driver’s seat is on the right-hand side. If you’ve rented a ride with a manual transmission, you’ll need to get used to shifting gears with your left hand.
Is it difficult to park in Kata?
It can be tricky to get a parking space in Kata. Once you get your hands on one, make sure you read the signage carefully. Overstaying the specified time limit or leaving the car in a restricted zone can take a big chunk out of your vacation budget.
Are there speed limits in Kata?
Speed limits vary in and around Kata, but usually range from 60km/h to 120km/h. Most residential zones have a top speed of 60km/h unless signed otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Karon?
Usually, your chosen rental company will charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may share your contact details with the relevant local authority so they can send a fine to you directly.
Are seat belts compulsory in Karon?
Yes. Although, there are a few exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation networks.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Kata?
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while driving around Kata, and you may even be charged a fine for just holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your focus remains on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Kata?
While behind the wheel in Kata, it’s against the law to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.05%. Planning to have a few drinks while you’re out? Consider grabbing a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Kata?
Road rules in Kata permit drivers at a red light to turn into the lane nearer to them, without having to wait for it to turn green. Before making the maneuver, the car must come to a complete stop and the driver must be sure that the way is clear before continuing on.

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