Thailand has a good network of well-maintained roads and highways are usually well constructed and easy to follow. Most of the north-south route is dual carriage way. Road signs follow’s international convention and are in both Thai and English, although directions in the remote provinces may be written in Thai. It is not recommended travelling on the road at night on the open road due to heavy truck traffic.
Pick up your car hire in Bangkok and you will be in the Indochina Time Zone (ICT). This makes Thailand time difference 7 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +7).
Enjoy your travels in Thailand by learning a little of the language before you arrive. The official language is Thai, with Chinese and Malay also spoken. English is also widely used, making picking up a hire car in Phuket easy and convenient.
Electricity in Thailand is 220 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles AC, although different kinds of sockets are used around the country. Most hotels have a point for shavers, and some have 110 Volt sockets. It is best to bring along your own adaptor along with you on your Thailand cheap car hire travels.
When travelling with your cheap car hire in Thailand you will need to have with you the correct currency, which is the Baht (THB). There are plenty of ATM machines in the main cities.
When planning your holiday with a car hire be sure to have a look at the official Travel Thailand website to find out Thailand tourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling.
For travel up to 30 days in Thailand no visa is required. Take a look at Thailand Tourist Visas to choose the one which befits your holiday needs. The British Embassy is located in Bangkok. To know more about UK Embassies in Thailand and other information, visit the website provided.
Before you book your car hire in Thailand it's probably worth having a look through some essential Thailand travel information, useful to guide your holiday arrangements.