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Pattaya car rental information

Pick-up locationPattaya
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Rental locations15
Airport locations4

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KAYAK’s top tips for renting a car in Pattaya

  • Suppose you want to do an extensive tour of Pattaya. If that’s the case, it is wise to rent a car from one of the top car rentals in Pattaya for a smooth traveling experience. A rental car will offer you comfort and convenience that you will not get with public transport. Moreover, you will be able to reach your destinations more swiftly as you will not be traveling by schedule or stopping too often as buses do. With a rental, you can also take a road trip to neighboring towns such as Naklua, Rayong, Sattahip, and Bang Saray.
  • If you decide to take a flight to Pattaya, you will land at U-Tapao Rayong-Pattaya International Airport (UTP), which is 28 miles from the town center. At this airport, there are several Pattaya car rentals, so it will not be a hassle to rent a car. Their counters are located inside the airport terminal building, but at different points. At the Arrivals Section, signage for different car companies are available. To get to your preferred agency, clearly follow its signs.
  • Driving on Pattaya roads requires a certain assertiveness, as Thai drivers can be quite aggressive and unpredictable. So, it is crucial to maintain a safe distance between you and other cars as a cautionary measure. While most Pattaya roads are well-maintained, some side streets or rural areas may have potholes, so you should be very careful while driving. You should also note that motorcycles and scooters are prevalent on Thai roads, so it is important to follow traffic rules, stay alert and exude patience.
  • In Pattaya, traffic can be quite congested, especially in the city center and popular tourist areas. As a bustling city with many vehicles on the road, major roads like Beach Road and Second Road experience heavy traffic, especially during peak hours. Peak hours are typically early mornings, from about 7:00 am to 9:00 am, and late afternoons, usually from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, when people are commuting to and from work. To mitigate traffic, it is recommended to plan your travel routes and leave a time allowance for reaching your destination.
  • Book your rental car in Pattaya at least 4 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Intermediate rental cars in Pattaya are around 68% more expensive than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Pattaya

  • Can I rent an automatic car in Pattaya?

    Yes, automatic cars are available in most car renting companies in Pattaya. As cars with manual transmission are more common in many countries, you might have to pay an additional charge for renting an automatic car.

  • How much is gas price in Pattaya?

    The average gas price in Pattaya is C$ 6.62 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between C$ 79 and C$ 106, depending on the car size.

  • What is the most popular rental car in Pattaya?

    Intermediate (Honda CR-V or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Pattaya.

  • Which car rental companies are at Suvarnabhumi airport (BKK)?

    Car rental companies onsite at Suvarnabhumi airport include Budget, THAIRENTACAR, keddy by Europcar, Yesaway and Chic Car Rent.

  • Which car rental companies will pick you up at Suvarnabhumi airport (BKK)?

    Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Suvarnabhumi airport to off-airport locations include Hertz, Sixt, Budget, THAIRENTACAR and keddy by Europcar.

  • How can I find car rentals near me in Pattaya?

    Take a look at our extensive car rental location map to find the best rental cars near you.

  • How much does an Intermediate car rental cost in Pattaya?

    An Intermediate car rental in Pattaya costs C$ 63 per day, on average.

  • How much does an Economy car rental cost in Pattaya?

    An Economy car rental in Pattaya costs C$ 40 per day, on average.

  • How much does a Premium car rental cost in Pattaya?

    A Premium car rental in Pattaya costs C$ 38 per day, on average.

  • What type of car is recommended for driving in Pattaya?

    Car rentals in Pattaya boast a wide range of vehicles to suit the travel needs of different customers. You can rent an Economy rental or a Mini Rental if you are traveling alone. If you are a group of 4 to 5 people, consider renting a Compact or a Full-size to have a comfortable traveling experience. The rental you settle on should also be drivable to the destinations you intend to visit. Suppose you intend to get to destinations served by gravel and dirt roads. If so, it’s in your best interest to rent an SUV.

  • What’s the speed limit in Pattaya?

    As with most of Thailand, the general speed limit in the urban areas of Pattaya is 60 km/h (37 mph). The low-speed regulation is because there are many motorists and pedestrians on most Pattaya roads. The speed limit also applies to residential areas and roads within the built-up areas of the town. Still, speed limits may vary according to the condition of the road, so look out for signage that indicates speed limits to avoid getting in bad books with traffic police.

  • Where are the best places to park in Pattaya?

    If you are worried about renting a car from one of the car rentals in Pattaya because you may not be able to find parking spaces, then you need not worry. The town offers various parking options, such as street parking, public parking lots, and shopping mall parking for those who want to stop and do some shopping. Street parking lots are typically marked with white lines and may require you to pay parking fees at a rate of around ฿10 to ฿20 ($0.29-$0.58) per hour. Public parking lots in Pattaya are bigger and have more parking spaces. Parking fees in these lots are usually charged based on an hourly rate of ฿20 to ฿50 ($0.58-$1.44) per hour. Most shopping malls' parking services are free. However, they offer limited parking periods, such as two hours or so.

Pattaya car rental reviews and directory

Drive Car Rental

9.0

Wonderful

1 review

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

9.0

Value for money

9.0

One location in Pattaya

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212/14-15 Moo 5, Pattaya-North Road, T.Na-klua A. Banglamung Chonburi Thailand.

+66 847 004 385

Monday08:00 - 20:59
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8.0 Very good

May 2023

KAYAK
Good. Suggestions for improvements: 1. Rental price in selectable currencies. 2. Pick-up location map.

1 out of 1

Avis

4.4

Mediocre

1 review

Cleanliness

6.0

Comfort

6.0

Pick-up/Drop-off

2.0

Value for money

4.0

One location in Pattaya

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Dusit Resort Pattaya Hotel

Monday08:00 - 20:59
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4.4 Mediocre

Nov. 2019

KAYAK

Pros:

The car was in good shape and fairy clean.

Cons:

After the drop off they asked me for more money. It was 55 Baht more so if you change it to dollars is not much.. But still, I signed a different price at the beginning. I don't think is fair to sign for a set price at the pick up and when you drop it off they tell you that they made a mistake and you have to pay more.. after you used it for the whole day. That'd be my only complain and I am very upset about it because the mistake with the price wasn't my fault. Now I have 2 different charges on my credit card.

1 out of 1

National

10.0

Wonderful

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One location in Pattaya

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212/14-15 Moo 5, Pattaya North

+66 2 722 8487

Monday08:00 - 20:59
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Hertz

9.2

Wonderful

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665 Moo 5 Pattaya Naklua Rd

+66 98 282 5615

Monday08:00 - 20:59
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Thrifty

8.9

Very good

No reviews available

One location in Pattaya

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665 Moo 5 Pattaya Naklua Rd

+66 38 416 648

Monday08:00 - 20:59
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THAIRENTACAR

8.3

Very good

No reviews available

2 locations in Pattaya

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369 1 moo 9 Central road Nongpure Banglamung Chonburi

+66 838 875 252

Monday08:00 - 20:59
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The Smile Land Pattaya, 155 Moo.9 Petchtrakul Rd., Banglamung, Pattaya, Chonburi, Thailand

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Yesaway

8.3

Very good

No reviews available

One location in Pattaya

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U-Tapao Pattaya International Airport, 70 Mu 2, Banchang, Rayong District

Monday09:00 - 20:00
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Chic Car Rent

7.3

Good

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2 locations in Pattaya

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345/16, Moo 6

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U-Tapao International Airport

+66 922 740 440

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Europcar

6.9

Okay

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One location in Pattaya

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70, Moo 2, Tambon Phla

+66 632 182 666

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Dollar

5.9

Fair

No reviews available

One location in Pattaya

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665 Moo 5 Pattaya Naklua Rd

+66 38 416 648

Monday08:00 - 20:59
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Sunnycars

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2 locations in Pattaya

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212/14-15 Moo 5, Pattaya-North Road, T.Na-klua A.

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79/1 Moo 6 Sukhumvit Road

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Bizcar Rental

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One location in Pattaya

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The Village Shopping Centre, Room No A22 No 383/2 Moo 12

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2 travellers who rented a car in Pattaya gave the car agency they used an average rating of 5.9

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Most popular car type

Intermediate

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