Car rental: Rent a car on Koh Phangan. More and more guests on Koh Phangan prefer to rent a car instead of a scooter. There can be various reasons for this. You can find out the advantages and disadvantages and what you should pay attention to here!

If you have as much as possible on Koh Phangan see and experience If you want to, you almost can't avoid renting a vehicle. There is no such thing as “public transportation,” except Motorbike taxis and Taxi pickups, Motorbike taxis are cheap and fast, but often only at parties or on the Pier to find. The pickup taxis on Phangan are, in principle, collectible taxes, where each passenger pays a certain amount per way. Of course this also means that with just one or two passengers, the price per trip can be relatively high.

The still most common alternative on Koh Phangan is rented scooters and motorcycles, Scooter is already available from 150 Baht per day, long term rental can be even cheaper, especially in the low season. The Driving in the open air is fun, the fuel consumption is low and with appropriate driving skills can be achieved with a scooter on Phangan meanwhile almost every part of the island. The biggest disadvantage of two-wheelers on Koh Phangan is the safety aspect. Bad road conditions, left-hand traffic that was unfamiliar to us and “unconventional driving behavior“In combination with tourists’ often lack of experience, riding a scooter in Phangan can be very dangerous.

The alternative: By car on Koh Phangan

You are safer and more comfortable with the car. Especially who traveling with children or transporting expensive photographic equipment, for example, is better advised to drive a car. Of course, rented cars are more expensive than scooters, the Rental price per day from 1.200 THB however, it is reasonable. Hospital costs or the repair of the often uninsured scooters can cost many times more! Ultimately, you are better protected in the car from rain showers and other road users.

Car rental: Rent a car on Koh Phangan – What should you pay attention to?

You should definitely make sure that the vehicle you are renting is insured with “First Class Insurance” which must apply to all drivers! You should also find out how to return the vehicle (full tank?). In any case, please check the rental vehicle for any existing damage in Check the signing of the lease!

As a driver, you are required to carry an international driver's license or a driver's license with English translation. If you stay more than 6 months in Thailand musst You can show a Thai Driving License!

The best way to inform yourself is how to proceed in the event of an accident or breakdown.

Car hire on Koh Phangan: Our recommendation

If you decide, one Car hire on Koh Phangan We recommend that you use it Janny Car Rental. You get a Toyota Yaris that offers enough space for a family, but is also fuel-efficient and maneuverable. The vehicle will be driven to your hotel free of charge and picked up there again. Child seats are also available for children of all ages. Of course the vehicle is insured. You will have one when booking or if you have any questions later German-speaking contact person.


Child seat?

Small car prices
  • 1-6 days: 1.500 THB / day
  • 7-13 days: 1.350 THB / day
  • 14-21 days: 1.200 THB / day
Pickup prices
  • 1-6 days: 2.200 THB / day
  • 7-13 days: 2.000 THB / day
  • 14-21 days: 1 THB/day
SUV prices
  • 1-6 days: 2.500 THB / day
  • 7-13 days: 2.250 THB / day
  • 14-21 days: 2.000 THB / day
  • automatic transmission
  • Air conditioning
  • 4 or 7 seats
rental contract

Minimum age: 21 years. Passport or 20.000 THB must be deposited as security.

Tank filling is not included in the rental price.

Delivery and collection of the vehicle between 6 a.m. and 18 p.m. free of charge.

The rented vehicle is with Viriyah Insurance Co. Ltd. insured. Deductible: 10.000 THB (Yaris) / 20.000 THB (Fortuner).

Janny Car Rental Rental Rates

A rental car from Janny Car Rental will cost you 1.500 THB per day. From seven days or more you can get the Toyota Vios / Mazda CX-3 for 1.350 THB, from two weeks for 1.200 THB per day.

  • 1-7 days: 1.500 THB per day
  • 8-13 days: 1.350 THB per day
  • 14 days to three weeks: 1 THB per day
  • 1 month and above: 30.000 THB per month

Request a rental car

You can book your rental car on Koh Phangan directly here: Janny Car Rental Koh Phangan

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