If your trip to Pattaya is all booked but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Three Kingdoms Park is a notable attraction in this impressive city. Stop by and discover what all the hype is about.Stop by Pattaya Beach. It’s one attraction you’ll usually find on most visitors’ to-do lists. If you still have some room on that travel itinerary, Walking Street and Central Festival Pattaya will keep you entertained too.
If you find yourself with a little extra time and you’re willing to travel 17 miles, check out Ban Chang. This place offers lots of things to keep you busy. See the sights beginning with Ramayana Water Park, Rayong Green Valley Country Club and Eastern Star Golf Course. Situated 30 miles away, Rayong is another popular tourist destination. If you visit, make sure you check out Passione Shopping Destination, Central Plaza Rayong and Hat Laem Charoen.
Nothing screams vacation like hopping in the car, blasting some tunes and cruising to the seaside. Pattaya has some amazing beaches close by, so grab a good book (and a kite if the wind’s blowing) and take a road trip to one of these fantastic options:
Bamboo Beach (2 miles away).
Dongtan Beach (4 miles away).
Ta-Yai Beach (8 miles away).
If you’re here to attend a corporate conference, you’ll find Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall located 3 miles away. During one of the breaks, head to a nearby restaurant to grab some food — socializing and networking can be tiring.
Some people find driving in heavy traffic in big cities challenging. But in a small ride like an economy or compact car, those bustling Pattaya streets will be a walk in the park. Prefer to spend your getaway exploring the surrounding sandy shores? Look up our range of SUVs. With loads of space and oomph under the hood, these bigger vehicles will make those scenic drives even more memorable. Crossing off all the sights and activities that Pattaya is known for has never been easier with your own wheels.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re about to head off on an amazing road trip around Pattaya, a roomy SUV could be your perfect match. If you want the cheapest possible price and plan on doing a lot of city driving, an economy car is a wise pick. All you have to do is work out what’s going to be the best fit, throw your bags in the back seat, and hit the highway.
The left side is where you’ll be motoring along in Pattaya. The controls of your rental car here, like the steering wheel and stick shift (if your car has manual transmission), will be on the other side of what you’re used to.
Grabbing a car space in Pattaya can take time. That’s why many visitors look for a hotel that comes with a parking lot. When leaving the car around the city, take careful note of the signage. Overstaying the specified time limit could land you a big fine.
As the population of Pattaya is approximately 97,300, you shouldn’t encounter too much trouble with traffic congestion. That said, main roads usually get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
Most residential zones in the city of Pattaya have a 60km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits usually range between 60km/h and 120km/h.
Normally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the most common approach. Alternatively, it may give your contact details to the relevant local agency so the fine is sent straight to you.
As with many places, normal cell phone usage is prohibited while driving a car in Pattaya. An exception applies for hands-free or Bluetooth capabilities. Just remember to maintain focus on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit when driving in Pattaya is 0.05%. If you’ve got a big night planned, leave your rental car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
Yes it is. However, before you turn you are required to completely stop the vehicle and only proceed if the lane is clear.
Although there are a small number of exceptions, seat belts are mandatory in Chonburi Province.