Some car hire companies in Bangkok which have updated their car rental health and safety policies due to COVID-19 to make sure vehicles are clean and disinfected include Europcar and Thrifty
On average a hire car in Bangkok costs €16 per day.
The average price of fuel in Bangkok is €3.65 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between €44 and €58, depending on the car size.
Standard (Class Standard Van or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Bangkok.
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A Standard car hire in Bangkok costs €45 per day, on average.
In Bangkok, cars are most frequently rented at Chic Car Rent Don Mueang Domestic Airport, Vipavadee Rangsit Rd (19 km from city centre ).
On average hiring a car in Bangkok costs €113 per week (€16 per day).
On average a car hire in Bangkok costs €486 per month (€16 per day).
An economy car is a safe bet when driving in Bangkok, as it will be easier to navigate through the narrow lanes, and also will fit into more of the rather limited parking opportunities. A smaller car will also eat less petrol and be cheaper overall. Always make sure the insurance covers everything and check the car beforehand for scratches.
All speed limits in Thailand are given in km/h, so familiarize yourselfwith the conversion if you’re unfamiliar with the metric system. In the city, usually 50 km/h (31 mph) is allowed and 90 km/h (55 mph) on open country roads. On highways, drivers can speed up to 120 km/h (75 mph).
The average liter of petrol costs approximately 27 Thai Baht (which is about $3.32 per gallon). In Thailand, the attendants at the petrol stations usually refill the tank, so always check everything is set to zero before the refill starts. Often, attendants will also ask passengers to leave the car while the tank is refilled and wait outside for safety reasons.
On-street parking is very limited in Bangkok, but there are parking opportunities in malls or next to parks for a charge. When there is a red, yellow, or white line on the curb, don’t park there, as it is not permitted. If you don’t mind walking for a while to get into the city or taking public transport, parking lots like the Song Phochana Parking are also a good option.