Phuket City car rentals

Phuket City car rentals

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Phuket City, Thailand
Aug 11 — Aug 18
Same drop-off
Phuket City, Thailand
Wed 8/11
Noon
Wed 8/18
Noon

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Phuket City car rental information

Pick-up locationPhuket City
Car typesCompact, Compact SUV, Economy, Full-size, Full-size SUV, Intermediate, Intermediate SUV, Mini, Minivan, Passenger van, Standard SUV
Rental locations25
Airport locations18
Popular agenciesBudget, THAIRENTACAR , Drive Car Rental, Thrifty, Europcar

Cheap car rentals in Phuket City

$11/dayEconomy
$11/dayCompact
$25/dayIntermediate
$48/dayFull-size
$59/dayMinivan
$33/dayFull-size SUV
$15/dayMini
$36/dayPassenger van
$38/dayCompact SUV
$43/dayIntermediate SUV
$43/dayStandard SUV
Best rates found by KAYAK users in the past hours.

Car rental insurance in Phuket City

Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) & Theft Protection Waiver

Some Phuket City car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Phuket City.

Deductible

Keep in mind that car rental insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Phuket City car rental.

Phuket City car rental reviews and directory

From $20/dayRated #1
Europcar
Best rated
9.7 Excellent (3 reviews)
1 location in Phuket City
Europcar
Locations in Phuket City
Car Rental Area, Arrival Hall (int)+66 81 904 6521
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 10
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
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From $18/dayRated #2
Budget
Most popular
8.8 Excellent (6 reviews)
3 locations in Phuket City
Budget
Locations in Phuket City
222 Moo 6 Maikhao+66 76 327 744
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
36/5 Moo 6 Maikao+66 76 205 396
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
Patong Merlin Hotel+66 76 292 389
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
  • 8.6
  • 9.3
  • 8.6
Recent reviews
10.0 ExcellentJan 8 2019
Pros: Brand new car. No hassle pickup and dropoff
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From $16/dayRated #3
Thrifty
8 Excellent (1 review)
1 location in Phuket City
Thrifty
Locations in Phuket City
211/2 Maikhaw+66 76 328 545
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
  • 10
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  • 8
  • 2
  • 10
Recent reviews
8.0 ExcellentNov 2 2019
Pros: Car was good and clean. Apparently, picking up/returning a car in Thailand is not something that is done much. No signs at any of the airports for car rental/return. Took a while to find it in Phuket to pickup and about an hour to find in Bangkok to return.Cons: Airport signs for car rental/returns.
From $16/dayRated #4
THAIRENTACAR
Cheapest deal
8 Excellent (2 reviews)
1 location in Phuket City
THAIRENTACAR
Locations in Phuket City
Phuket Intl Airport 222 Mai Kwaw Exit 2 International Arrival Meeting Point B+66 76 351 718
Monday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 05:00
Tuesday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 05:00
Wednesday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 05:00
Thursday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 05:00
Friday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 05:00
Saturday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 05:00
Sunday06:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 05:00
  • 8
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 8
Recent reviews
6.0 GoodApr 25 2019
Pros: Quick pickupCons: Car was in poor tech condition (however what you pay is what you get)
10.0 ExcellentMar 14 2018
Pros: This car used very little gas.
From $22/dayRated #5
Avis
6.2 Good (6 reviews)
2 locations in Phuket City
Avis
Locations in Phuket City
Patong Beach,baumanburi Htl
Monday07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday07:30 - 19:00
Thursday07:30 - 19:00
Friday07:30 - 19:00
Saturday07:30 - 19:00
Sunday07:30 - 19:00
Phuket Airport
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
  • 6.3
  • 7
  • 5.6
  • 6
  • 6.3
Recent reviews
2.0 MediocreJan 22 2018
Bad servicePros: Hi, I recently used Avis Phuket Airport services from 17/01/2018 to 21/01/2018 and was unfairly charged 3,210THB for having dogs in my vehicle. The reason this was unfairly charged is because I merely transported the dogs from Soi Nai Yang 13 (Avis car pick up location) back to Phuket Airport to arrange a taxi for my maid and dogs to be transported to my hotel. The dogs were kept in their cage at all times and the travel was less then 2km back to the airport. Below are reasons why this is unfairly charged and hence my dispute. 1. The Avis staff members who picked us up from Phuket Airport to Soi Nai Yang 13 in the van saw the dogs and did not inform us dogs are not allowed. If they had informed me at the airport, I would have got my maid and dogs to travel together via taxi. 2. Upon arrival to Soi Nai Yang 13 I was rudely informed that no dogs are allowed. This is no problem as I would arrange a taxi for them. The Avis staff pointed out a taxi driver across the road. I went to the taxi driver and showed him the address of my hotel. The taxi driver could not understand English and after asking another driver he could not work out the location of my hotel. From here I am left with no choice but to transport my maid and my dogs back to Phuket Airport in the Avis rental car to arrange a taxi from Phuket Airport. 3. I had arranged my Avis car through Kayak and the terms and conditions did not say no dogs are allowed. Further on your Avis Global website it states that Avis does not have strict pet policy and to ensure vehicle is returned in clean condition. 4. Lastly, when I had returned the vehicle, the staff mentioned I had dogs in my vehicle. I had informed her that I only drove them to the airport for taxi. Then she said “ok no problem”. Why did she not inform me about the additional charge? In conclusion, I had merely transported my maid and my dogs from Soi Nai Yang 13 back to Phuket Airport to arrange for taxi as I had not been informed prior by the Avis pick up staff at the airport. For less than 2km travel and car returned in clean condition (see pictures), I have been unfairly charged 3,210THB. Please have my money returned. Thank you.
5.2 OkaySep 21 2017
Didn't accept the insurance I purchased.Pros: I purchased the added insurance from Kayak, so I didnt have to get it from Avis. Avis didnt understand what it was and made up buy it again from directly. Very disappointing experience. I did attempt to call the insurance provided directly, but there phone lines were busy. Waited for 20 mins then hung up.Cons: Avis dropped us off at our resort, instead of back at the airport. It was only an extra 5min different, but we appropriated they willingness.
5.6 OkayNov 26 2016
Poor servicePros: Avis agent could not find my Kayak car reservation
5.2 OkayJul 15 2016
Horrible CarsCons: The Toyota Vios i was assigned was old (150K km), the front tyres were nearly bald, car was full of scratches, headlamps weren't even bright and filthy! Steering wheel was sticky and ... the list goes on. Shall stop before i lose my lunch. The thugs operating the garage obviously won't be interested to give you a replacement.
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From $17/dayRated #6
Sixt
1.9 Horrible (1 review)
2 locations in Phuket City
Sixt
Locations in Phuket City
Kamala Beach 333 Moo 3+66 91 119 9720
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
Maikhao, Thalang+66 87 513 3444
Monday00:00 - 05:00
Tuesday00:00 - 05:00
Wednesday00:00 - 05:00
Thursday00:00 - 05:00
Friday00:00 - 05:00
Saturday00:00 - 05:00
Sunday00:00 - 05:00
  • 10
  • 10
  • 1.9
  • 1.9
  • 1.9
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1.9 HorribleJul 25 2021
Sunnycars
3 locations in Phuket City
Sunnycars
Locations in Phuket City
222 Moo 6 - Maikao
52 Taweewong Rd., Tumbon Patong, Ampher Kratu
Tambon Mai Hkao, Aumphur Thalang
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Drive Car Rental
2 locations in Phuket City
Drive Car Rental
Locations in Phuket City
22/1 Moo 6, Maikhaw,Talang, Phuket - International Terminal Gate 6+66 847 004 387
Monday00:00 - 05:00
Tuesday00:00 - 05:00
Wednesday00:00 - 05:00
Thursday00:00 - 05:00
Friday00:00 - 05:00
Saturday00:00 - 05:00
Sunday00:00 - 05:00
Phuket Patong Downtown Holiday Inn Hotel 52 Taweewong Rd.,Patong,Kratu, Phuket+66 847 004 386
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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From $17/day
National
2 locations in Phuket City
National
Locations in Phuket City
22/1 Moo 6, Maikhaw, Talang+66 2 722 8487
Monday00:00 - 05:00
Tuesday00:00 - 05:00
Wednesday00:00 - 05:00
Thursday00:00 - 05:00
Friday00:00 - 05:00
Saturday00:00 - 05:00
Sunday00:00 - 05:00
Holiday Inn Resort+66 84 700 4386
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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Abaa Car Rentals
1 location in Phuket City
Abaa Car Rentals
Locations in Phuket City
211/2 Maikhaw+66 76 510 388
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From $21/day
ASAP Car Rentals
1 location in Phuket City
ASAP Car Rentals
Locations in Phuket City
211/2 Maikhaw+66 632 178 798
Recent reviews
From $19/day
Bizcar Rental
1 location in Phuket City
Bizcar Rental
Locations in Phuket City
Phuket International Airport
Recent reviews
From $17/day
Chic Car Rent
1 location in Phuket City
Chic Car Rent
Locations in Phuket City
211/2 Maikhaw+66 922 742 552
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Dollar
1 location in Phuket City
Dollar
Locations in Phuket City
211/2 Maikhaw+66 76 328 545
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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From $21/day
Hertz
1 location in Phuket City
Hertz
Locations in Phuket City
211/2 Maikhaw+66 76 328 545
Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 18:00
Sunday08:00 - 18:00
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From $19/day
keddy by Europcar
1 location in Phuket City
keddy by Europcar
Locations in Phuket City
222 Tambon Mai Khao
Recent reviews
From $21/day
Yesaway
1 location in Phuket City
Yesaway
Locations in Phuket City
Phuket International Airport (HKT), Mai Khao, Amphoe Thalang, Chang Wat Phuket , Thailand
Monday07:00 - 23:59
Tuesday07:00 - 23:59
Wednesday07:00 - 23:59
Thursday07:00 - 23:59
Friday07:00 - 23:59
Saturday07:00 - 23:59
Sunday07:00 - 23:59
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19 travelers who rented a car in Phuket City gave the car agency they used an average rating of 7.6

Car rental locations in or near Phuket City

Good to know

Most popular agency

Budget

Most popular car type

Economy

Average price

$24/day

Good deal

$18/day

When to book a rental car in Phuket City

Average daily price per month
Rental car prices as pick-up date approaches

Top tips for renting a car in Phuket City

  • One of the most exciting aspects of any trip abroad is exploring the countryside. This is especially so in Phuket City because of its vibrant surroundings. However, if you truly want to get out and explore, then driving your own vehicle is the best means to get off the beaten path car, as the only other options in the city are taxis, buses, or tuk tuks.
  • Excited to begin your trip in Phuket City? If so and you are planning on renting a vehicle during your time in the city, Phuket International Airport’s rental car counters can be found in the Arrivals Hall.
  • Drivers new to Phuket City should make sure to keep their eyes peeled for any animals or pedestrians crossing the road suddenly. In the case of animals, there are many strays located in the outskirts of the city that often enjoy sunbathing by the road, so be cautious when driving. In terms of pedestrians, Phuket City is a lively town (especially at night), so many pedestrians will be out and about.
  • Rush hour in Phuket City is luckily not nearly as severe as it is in Bangkok. On a normal day, the morning rush hour is a mere hour long and lasts from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. during the work week. However, the afternoon and evening rush hour is somewhat more severe and it generally starts at around 4:00 p.m. and then tapers off at around 7:00 p.m.
  • 25% of our users found rental cars in Phuket City for $18 or less
  • Book your rental car in Phuket City at least 5 days before your trip in order to get a below-average price
  • Off-airport rental car locations in Phuket City are around 53% more expensive than airport locations on average
  • Economy rental cars in Phuket City are around 38% cheaper than other car types, on average

FAQs about renting a car in Phuket City

  • Some car rental companies in Phuket City which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Budget, Europcar and Thrifty

  • On average a rental car in Phuket City costs $24 per day.

  • In the past 72 hours, the cheapest rental cars were found at THAIRENTACAR ($11/day), Drive Car Rental ($15/day) and Thrifty ($16/day). In the last 72 hours the cheapest rental car price was found at THAIRENTACAR Phuket Intl Airport 222 Mai Kwaw Exit 2 International Arrival Meeting Point B 83110 (1 miles from city center).

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

  • The average gas price in Phuket City is $4.27 per gallon over the past 30 days. Filling up a gas tank costs between $51 and $68, depending on the car size.

  • Economy (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most frequently booked rental car type in Phuket City.

  • Car rental companies onsite at Phuket airport include Budget, Europcar, Chic Car Rent, Sixt, Thrifty, National, Avis, THAIRENTACAR, ASAP Car Rentals and Bizcar Rental.

  • Car rental companies that offer shuttle or pick-up services from Phuket airport to off-airport locations include Budget, Europcar, Sixt, Thrifty, National, Avis, THAIRENTACAR, Bizcar Rental, keddy by Europcar, and Hertz.

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

  • A Economy car rental in Phuket City costs $24 per day, on average.

  • A Premium car rental in Phuket City costs $49 per day, on average.

  • A Compact car rental in Phuket City costs $36 per day, on average.

  • In Phuket City, cars are most frequently rented at Europcar Car Rental Area, Arrival Hall (int) (17 miles from city center).

  • On average a rental car in Phuket City costs $167 per week ($24 per day).

  • On average a rental car in Phuket City costs $717 per month ($24 per day).

  • Phuket City’s streets are, for the most part, large and well maintained. Drivers should have no issues driving all sorts of vehicles, from SUVs and trucks to sedans and compacts. If you plan on exploring the countryside, it may even be advantageous to have a larger vehicle. In the city, however, some of the streets can get narrower, so larger cars may have to stop at times to let other cars pass. Large cars are popular in Thailand, though, so drivers shouldn’t have any problems.

  • Speed limits in Phuket City and Thailand are set at four general standards. Specifically, 50 km/h (31 mph) in dense urban and residential areas, 80 km/h (50 mph) on larger roads in built-up areas, 90 km/h (56 mph) outside of built-up areas, and 120 km/h (75 mph) on motorways.

  • The average price per liter of gas in Phuket City is ฿28 ($0.85), which is the equivalent of ฿106 ($3.23) per gallon of gas.

  • For the most part, parallel streetside parking is the most common option available to drivers in Phuket City. Additionally, drivers can expect most businesses and restaurants to have their own private parking. Aside from those two options, there are some parking lots and garages in the city, but they are not too common as streetside parking is so amply available.

  • Finding the right price, understanding the add-ons and staying up to date with policy changes can be a challenge. That’s why KAYAK has produced the ultimate guide to renting a car to help you cut though the jargon and make the right choice for your rental car. Find tips and insights for how to book your rental, what car rental insurance you’ll need, how to deal with a car rental agency and what extra fees to expect (and avoid!).