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Cheapest car hire in Chiang Mai

Mini

Toyota Yaris

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 19.98 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 139.87 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Yaris

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 20.35 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 142.51 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.76 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 145.38 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Yaris

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 20.92 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 146.48 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Yaris

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 21.48 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 150.42 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Yaris

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.02 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 154.19 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Mini

Toyota Yaris

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 22.02 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 154.19 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Nissan March

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 22.61 EUR/day
Nissan March

7 Days rental at 158.31 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Economy

Honda City

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 23.12 EUR/day
Honda City

7 Days rental at 161.90 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

*daily rates in Chiang Mai based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

  • Chiang Mai car hire special offers

    We currently have 2 special offers for car rental in Chiang Mai including;

  • Free additional driver
    With this car you get 1 free additional driver available from YESAWAY.
  • Guaranteed model
    We guarantee that the model displayed is the model you will receive at pick-up available from YESAWAY.

Useful to know about Chiang Mai

  • The name Chiang Mai means ‘New City’.
  • Founded in 1296 it was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Lanna.
  • The city nestles amongst the foothills of the Himalayas.
  • It’s the unofficial capital of Northern Thailand.
  • Over five million tourists, including two million from abroad, visit each year.
  • Bangkok is approximately 700km south east of Chiang Mai.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Chiang Mai

Best car rental companies in Chiang Mai

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No.1: NATIONAL,
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No.3: ASAP RENT A CAR,
based on 91 reviews
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No.2: HERTZ,
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Chiang Mai car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
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  • € 139.86
    Average price:
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  • € 19.98
    Best Price:
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    Most Popular Type:
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    Most popular model:
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  • 39
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Chiang Mai

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FAQs about car hire in Chiang Mai

How much does car hire in Chiang Mai cost?

Car hire in Chiang Mai costs as little as €20.00 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €24.80 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €86.40 per day from YESAWAY for a Toyota Fortuner.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Chiang Mai?

2 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Chiang Mai, including SIXT, EUROPCAR, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Chiang Mai?

None of the car hire companies in Chiang Mai are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent in Chiang Mai?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, National Direct has the highest customer rating for car hire in Chiang Mai with a score of 8.9/10

with Hertz Direct rated second best with a score of 8.8/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Chiang Mai?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Chiang Mai is €162.72 per week from BUDGET.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Chiang Mai?

The cheapest car hire company in Chiang Mai is THRIFTY, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Toyota Yaris available from as little as €139.86 per week.

How much is fuel in Chiang Mai?

You can expect to pay €1.376/ltr of petrol and €0.882/ltr of diesel in Chiang Mai. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Chiang Mai?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Chiang Mai with leading car hire companies such as ASAP RENT A CAR, BUDGET, DOLLAR, DRIVE CAR RENTAL, HERTZ, SIXT, THAI, THRIFTY, YESAWAY as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Chiang Mai?

We can arrange Compact, Economy, Fullsize, Fullsize Elite, Intermediate, Mini, Standard and Standard Elite class rental cars in Chiang Mai.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Chiang Mai?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire in Chiang Mai, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car in Chiang Mai is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Chiang Mai?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Chiang Mai at the moment, however THRIFTY rates start from just €139.86 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €139.86 from THRIFTY in Chiang Mai - Airport or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week in Chiang Mai?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Chiang Mai is €140.00 per week with an average price of €173.60 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Chiang Mai

Most popular car hire companies in Chiang Mai

  • Thai (tel: +66 (0) 53 281 345 /(66) 87 50 50 504)
  • Avis (tel: +66 89-9698677)
  • Sixt (tel: +66-875128333)
  • National (tel: +66 (0)84 700 4384 / +66 (0)5327 1293)
  • Hertz (tel: +66 8 5917 9983)
  • Chic car rent (tel: +6653 820 326 / +66 92274 6662 / + 66 92274 6667)
  • Drive car rental (tel: +66847004384 / +6653271293)
  • Europcar (tel: 66 63 2723773)
  • Yesaway (tel: +66631904509 )
  • Thrifty (tel: +66 8 5917 9983 /+66 5327 3011-2)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Chiang Mai

  • Thai (Chiang Mai Intl. Airport 60 Mahidol Road, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50200, 50200)
  • Avis (Chiang Mai International Airport, Muang District, Chiang Mai, 50200)
  • Sixt (Sanambin Road, Moo.3,Suthep, Chiang Mai, 50200)
  • National (1st Floor Arrival Hall, International Terminal between Gate 10-11, Chiang Mai International Airport, Chiang Mai 50200, 50200)
  • Hertz (1st floor Domestic Passenger Terminal, 60 Moo 3, Airport Road, Suthep, Muang, Chiang Mai, 50200)
  • Chic car rent (Exit 1, Domestic Arrival Hall, 60 Moo 3, Mahidol Rd, Muang Chiang Mai District,, Chiang Mai , 50200)

Car hire company ratings in Chiang Mai

  • National Direct: Rated 8.9/10 from 21 reviews
  • Hertz Direct: Rated 8.8/10 from 9 reviews
  • ASAP Rent a Car: Rated 8.8/10 from 6 reviews
  • Thai Rent A Car: Rated 8.4/10 from 8 reviews
  • SIXT Franchise: Rated 8.4/10 from 7 reviews
  • Chic Car Rent: Rated 8.2/10 from 10 reviews

Chiang Mai Mini Guide

The “New City”
Chiang Mai literally means “the new city”, despite the fact that it celebrated it's 700th anniversary in 1996.  For many years tourist have visited Chiang Mai solely with the intention of visiting hill tribes and going trekking, however they have been pleasantly surprised on their arrival when they have discovered just how interesting and exciting a visit to Chiang Mai city itself can be.

A Massage or a Cookery Course?
There is so much to see and do in Chiang Mai, a lot of it “something different” rather than just the usual historic places of interest on the tourist trail.  The old city of Chiang Mai does have several historical temples well worth a visit, but it also has numerous workshops teaching Thai massage, dance and cookery. So why not learn a new skill whilst on holiday?

Always Wanted to Ride on an Elephant?
Although elephant riding is available all over Thailand, Chiang Mai is known as the centre for elephant trekking.  An unforgettable way to spend a day (or longer if you're really brave!!), elephant trekking is a must on a visit to Chiang Mai for all ages.  These beautiful , generally placid creatures are so cute when tiny and so majestic when fully grown, they never seem to object to having people riding on them as they trundle their way around.  Please make sure though, that you visit a reputable elephant camp as some are not “elephant friendly” and these practices need to be discouraged.

Getting Out Into the Countryside
Why not hire a car in Chiang Mai and explore for yourself?  There are hill tribes in the surrounding countryside who welcome visits from travellers.  Maybe you'd like to try some bird watching or visiting some of the local farms and wineries, even hot air ballooning for a tranquil overhead view of the beautiful north Thailand landscape.

Feeling Energetic?
Then there is always white water rafting or hill trekking for 2 or 3 days.  These are the sort of activities in Chiang Mai which draw the large number of backpackers and young people to the area. There is a wide range of sporting activities available at many of the local tourist and travel agents which can be booked when you arrive in the city, depending on your mood.

Chiang Mai Cuisine
The Thai cuisine is one of the finest in the world and Chiang Mai is a centre for it. So there is no reason at all why anyone should go hungry!  Most menus in Thai restaurants read almost like a phone book there is so much to choose from. Don't worry too much about any language barrier as even in the most local of places, there are either pictures of the dishes on the menu or you can see what is being cooked (as with the street stalls), so you have at least a vague idea of what will be put in front of you. 

Like everywhere else in the world it's a case of “when in Rome” and you really should try to at least attempt to eat the local food, plus the fact that it's normally so much cheaper than eating in westernised restaurants, but should you prefer something with chips there are plenty of western restaurants and fast food outlets in the city.

Chiang Mai is a lively and thriving city in the north of the country. It’s visited for its temples, various outdoor activities and also for its festivals. The Loi Kraton festival celebrates the goddess of water and involves thousands of banana leaf boats being released on the river. Many lanterns are released into the sky too making it a magical occasion.

Songkran, the Thai New Year is also very big there with the customary paint and water fights. It’s a great place for white water rafting which attracts thousands of adventurers each year.

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