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Thai Rent a Car are a local Thai rental company, but with international standards, and are well respected within the car rental industry in Thailand. Their cars can be a little older than Budget car rental Thailand and other international brands, but this is reflected in the price. The maximum of the fleet rental cars age is 3 years, whilst Budget it is  just18 months. They have a good network of depots, which makes them a popular choice for Thailand one way car hire.

Thai Rent A Samui International Airport (USM)

Thai Rent A CAr

Krabi International Airport, 1st Floor, Arrival Hall Terminal,
133 Moo 5.,Nuea - Klong, Nuea - Klong, Krabi 81130

Phone : 082-668-5063 , 087-505-0506

Open Hours : 08.00 a.m. – 20.00 p.m

Hotline : +66 (0) 98-280-6247

Pickup Rental Instructions Samui Int Airport

Terminal Meeting Point area 99 Moo 4, Bophut Subdistrict, Koh Samui District Surat Thani 

Thai Rent a Car Samui FAQ's

Should I Rent A Car In Samui?

It is a good idea to rent a a small car for your stay in Samui.  The car will let you get around the small island and explore at your own pace, it is also useful to visit the many restaurants come evening time.  We do not recommend the other option of renting a motorbike as it the roads can be dangerous for those on a motorbike.

What is the minimum age with Thai Rent A Car Samui?

Minimum age is 21, no Maximum age. No charge is made for additional drivers, however, they must be nominated and have their names entered on the rental agreement at the time of rental.

What Documents are required with Thai Rent A Car Samui?

Thai rent a Car will request the following before handing over the rental keys

  • Car Rental Voucher (printed or on phone) 
  • Original driving licence ( Driving licence from country of residence is acceptable ) Keep both in car when driving.
  • Passport or Proof of ID, example ID card or Thai driving licence if you are a Thai National or Expat
  • Credit card in name of the lead driver ( no other forms of security payment will be accepted )

What Insurance is included with Thai Rent A Car Samui?

Thai rent a Car will request the following before handing over the rental keys

Thai Rent A Car include :  First class insurance, but with an excess. The excess will depend on the car category.  The insurance does not cover the underside, wheels/tires, lost keys and damage to interior.

Excess Amount For vehicles size SS, ES, S, M, L, XL, the customer must be responsible for the first damage cost of 5,000 baht

Excess Amount For Mercedes-Benz vehicles The customer is responsible for the first damage cost of 10,700 baht

Thai Rent A Car offer a local SLDW or PLDW deductible insurance that will waive the excess fee and provide full cover.

What Extras Can I Book with Thai Rent A Car Samui?

Extras are bookable in advance.  child seats being the most popular. Thai Rent A Car charge a daily rate, but it is capped at maximum. This means it will not cost a fortune if you are after a long rental. If you wish to save, you should consider bringing your own child or baby seats. You will also be familiar with how to fit inside the car, plus you know it is the correct size for the infant.

Child Seats

Child seats (6 months to 3 years old only) at THB100/day - Max charge THB1500/rental/seat. Baby capsules for infants under six months are not available.10 SEATERS - cannot fit - only in front passenger seat, but Budget 10 seaters do allow Thai Rent A Car Comments (24 Nov 2010) : Our seat belts in Hiace Van is only two point style (waist locked), but baby seat have to be fitted with three point style (shoulder and waist locked) that for safety reason

Will Thai Rent A Car Wait if my Flight is Delayed 

Yes, if you have submitted your flight arrival details when booking, the staff will wait for late arrivals. 

Can I take the Car off the Island

Cars are not allowed on any ferries

Can I drive outside of Thailand, example Laos?

Thai Rent A Car like all suppliers do not let cars outside of Thailand.

Thai Rent A Car Samui Fuel Policy

To avoid fuel charges, return the car with the same amount of fuel as when the car was picked up. Example half full return half full.