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Mini Guide for Phuket Patong

Patong is definitely Asia’s party capital. Hundreds of bars, clubs and top quality restaurants line the seafront and stretch back into the town. Ladyboy clubs and more vie with each other for the tourist baht. The beach is crowded and a little grubby and is the haunt of masseuses during the day and illicit activity at night.

Flights to Phuket are a good mix of domestic and international from all over Europe and Asia. The airport is 22 miles north of the resort and many travel there by taxi or airport transfer. Car hire from Phuket airport is a good idea saving you being ‘retail hijacked’ on the way.

Patong is a great place to hire a car as it is the ideal base for exploring the island of Phuket. At Rhino we have a wide range of hire cars in Patong, ranging from small and cheap to luxury four wheel drive vehicles suitable for exploring the lesser known area of Phuket.

Whichever car you choose, you will know that you will have paid the lowest price available when you booked as we will have searched all the companies that offer car hire in Patong.

Cheapest car hire in Phuket Patong

Toyota Fortuner

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 88.80 EUR/day
Toyota Fortuner

7 Days rental at 621.60 EUR from 23/01/2023

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Useful to know about Phuket Patong

  • Patong is the party capital of Asia
  • Watch out for the Bangla Road is the straight part of Patong and Paradise is the gay part of the strip
  • Until the 1980s, Patong was just a fishing village. The beach was then ‘discovered’ and the resort grew
  • In 2004, the resort was badly damaged by the Indonesian tsunami
  • Be warned that the local police clamp down severely on illegal activity
  • When renting a car in Phuket Patong, you'll be spoilt for choice with international rental agents such as Avis, Budget, Hertz and Thrifty all based here.

 

Popular car hire destinations in Phuket Patong

Best car rental companies in Phuket Patong

8.9
No.1: NATIONAL,
based on 1021 reviews
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13 min (average wait time)
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No.2: DRIVE CAR RENTAL,
based on 6 reviews
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Phuket Patong car hire information

  • 8.8/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    National Direct
  • € 621.60
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 88.80
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 1
    Most Popular Type:
    Fullsize
  • 1
    Most popular model:
    Toyota Fortuner
  • 1
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire in Phuket Patong

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FAQs about car hire in Phuket Patong

How much does car hire in Phuket Patong cost?

Car hire in Phuket Patong costs as little as €88.80 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Fullsize class vehicle is €88.80 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €88.80 per day from DRIVE CAR RENTAL for a Toyota Fortuner.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Phuket Patong?

0 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Phuket Patong, including , see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Phuket Patong?

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

Who is the best car rental agent in Phuket Patong?

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

with Drive Car Rental rated second best with a score of 7.6/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car in Phuket Patong?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire in Phuket Patong is € per week from .

Who is the cheapest car hire agent in Phuket Patong?

The cheapest car hire company in Phuket Patong is DRIVE CAR RENTAL, with prices for a Fullsize class car such as the Toyota Fortuner available from as little as €621.60 per week.

How much is fuel in Phuket Patong?

You can expect to pay €1.196/ltr of petrol and €0.94/ltr of diesel in Phuket Patong. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available in Phuket Patong?

We can arrange great deals on car hire in Phuket Patong with leading car hire companies such as DRIVE CAR RENTAL as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire in Phuket Patong?

We can arrange Fullsize rental cars in Phuket Patong.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car in Phuket Patong?

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

Do you have a discount code for car hire in Phuket Patong?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire in Phuket Patong at the moment, however DRIVE CAR RENTAL rates start from just €621.60 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €621.60 from DRIVE CAR RENTAL in Phuket - Patong Holiday Inn 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 Phuket Patong?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week in Phuket Patong is €621.60 per week with an average price of €621.60 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about the car hire agents in Phuket Patong

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies in Phuket Patong

  • National (tel: +66(0)76370200 EXT.8721 / +66(0)847004386)
  • Drive car rental (tel: +66819705630 / +66847004386)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies in Phuket Patong

  • National (.Patong branch is located inside Phuket Holiday Inn next to the reception area .Holiday Inn Hotel, 52 Taweewong Rd.,, Patong,, Kratu, Phuket 83150, 83150)
  • Drive car rental (Phuket Holiday Inn, 52 Taweewong Rd., Patong, Kratu, Phuket , 83150)

Car hire company ratings in Phuket Patong

  • National Direct: Rated 8.9/10 from 21 reviews
  • Drive Car Rental: Rated 7.6/10 from 6 reviews

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