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Car Hire: Patong, Phuket

Patong, located on the island of Phuket in Thailand, is a bustling beach town known for its vibrant nightlife, beautiful beaches, and a wide range of activities. While Patong itself is relatively compact and walkable, there are several advantages to hiring a car in this popular tourist destination  Experience the vibrant energy of Patong with Rhino Car Hire. Located in the heart of Phuket's most lively resort town, Rhino Car Hire offers travelers a convenient way to explore Patong and its surrounding attractions. From the golden sands of Patong Beach to the bustling streets lined with shops, restaurants, and nightlife, having your own rental car provides the freedom to immerse yourself in the excitement of this popular destination.

Advantages of Hiring a Car with Rhino Car Hire:

  • Convenience: Pick up your rental car directly in Patong, saving time and hassle.
  • Flexibility: Explore Patong and the rest of Phuket island at your own pace, with the flexibility to create personalized itineraries.
  • Comfort: Choose from a range of vehicles to suit your needs, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable travel experience amidst Patong's bustling atmosphere.
  • Local Knowledge: Benefit from Rhino Car Hire's expertise and insider tips to navigate Patong's streets and discover hidden gems off the beaten path.
  • While Patong has plenty to offer, having a rental car allows you to explore the rest of Phuket Island. You can easily drive to other stunning beaches like Karon Beach, Kata Beach, or visit quieter and more secluded areas on the island.
  • Scenic Drives: Phuket offers beautiful coastal roads and scenic drives with panoramic ocean views. Renting a car lets you take advantage of these picturesque routes, such as the drive to Promthep Cape for stunning sunsets.

    Ease of Airport Transfers: Renting a car can be particularly convenient for airport transfers. You can pick up and drop off your vehicle at Phuket International Airport, saving time and hassle.
    Exploration of Nearby Islands: Phuket serves as a gateway to nearby islands like Phi Phi, James Bond Island, and Coral Island. Having a rental car gives you the flexibility to reach the piers for boat tours conveniently.

    Tips for Driving in and around Patong:

  • Traffic in Patong: The streets of Patong can be busy, especially in the high season. Exercise caution, particularly on the narrow roads and when navigating through bustling areas.
  • Parking: Finding parking in Patong can be challenging, particularly near the beach or Bangla Road. Look for designated parking areas or consider parking a bit farther away and walking.
  • Explore Early: To avoid the crowds at popular spots like the Big Buddha and Promthep Cape, consider driving there early in the morning.
  • Rental Requirements: Ensure you have an international driver's license if required, and always carry your rental documents and passport when driving.

Booking Early with Rhino Car Hire:

If you are planning a trip to Patong, booking your car hire early with Rhino Car Hire is highly recommended. By reserving your vehicle in advance, you can secure the best rates and availability, ensuring that you have access to the perfect car for your needs upon arrival in Patong. Additionally, booking early provides peace of mind, knowing that your transportation arrangements are taken care of well before your trip. This allows you to focus on planning your itinerary and enjoying all that Patong has to offer.

In conclusion, hiring a car in Patong, Thailand, provides travelers with the freedom to explore beyond the immediate surroundings, discover scenic routes, and enjoy the convenience of private transportation. Whether you're interested in beach hopping, exploring natural wonders, or simply moving around with ease, a rental car can enhance your Phuket experience and make your visit more enjoyable.


Current Rental Rates in Patong

Toyota Yaris

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 24.06 EUR/day
Toyota Yaris

7 Days rental at 168.44 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Almera

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 24.98 EUR/day
Nissan Almera

7 Days rental at 174.92 EUR from 21/07/2024

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Sylphy

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 34.11 EUR/day
Nissan Sylphy

7 Days rental at 238.80 EUR from 21/07/2024

  5 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Leaf Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.90 EUR/day
Nissan Leaf Electric

7 Days rental at 251.31 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

BYD Atto 3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 43.97 EUR/day
BYD Atto 3

7 Days rental at 307.82 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Nissan Kicks E-Power

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 35.93 EUR/day
Nissan Kicks E-Power

7 Days rental at 251.53 EUR from 21/07/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
Renting a car from Patong, the pulsating heart of Phuket, Thailand, opens the door to exploring the island's stunning beaches, lush landscapes, and vibrant street scenes. Here's how to make the most of your car hire adventure from Patong:

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Patong: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Phuket Old Town: A drive to Phuket Old Town reveals Sino-Portuguese architecture, colorful streets, and unique boutiques. The area is rich in history and culture, with excellent local cuisine to explore at the Sunday Street Market.

  • Big Buddha: Perched atop Nakkerd Hill, the Big Buddha is one of Phuket's most iconic landmarks. The drive offers panoramic views of the island, and the statue itself is a peaceful place for reflection.

  • Promthep Cape: For breathtaking sunsets, drive to Promthep Cape, the southernmost point of Phuket. It's a popular spot for its stunning ocean views, especially at dusk.

  • Wat Chalong: Among Phuket's most important temples, Wat Chalong is a short drive from Patong and offers insight into Thai Buddhism, adorned with intricate designs and surrounded by a serene atmosphere.

  • Phang Nga Bay: While a bit farther, a drive to the east coast allows you to join boat tours to explore the majestic limestone cliffs and emerald-green waters of Phang Nga Bay, including James Bond Island and the enchanting sea caves.

 

Patong - Popular Destinations

  • Phuket Old Town: ~15 km (about 30-40 minutes by car)
  • Big Buddha: ~25 km (about 40 minutes by car)
  • Promthep Cape: ~30 km (about 50 minutes by car)
  • Wat Chalong: ~20 km (about 30 minutes by car)
  • Phang Nga Bay: ~75 km to the boat tours (about 1.5 hours by car)

Our Most Popular Rated Local Car Rental Suppliers from Patong

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Patong car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Drive Car Rental
  • € 168.42
    Average price:
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  • € 24.06
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    Most Popular Type:
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    Most popular model:
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  • 6
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Average prices per day in Patong

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Exploring from Patong by rental car offers an exciting opportunity to discover the diversity of Phuket, from its historic temples and stunning viewpoints to the natural beauty of the surrounding areas. Whether you're here for the vibrant nightlife, cultural sites, or breathtaking landscapes, a hire car gives you the freedom to experience Phuket's best at your own pace.

"Phuket Awaits: Discover the Island's Jewels from Patong with Car Hire!"

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