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Driver for a day

Melbourne, Australia
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111 posts
44 reviews
Driver for a day

Hi all,

Have searched through previous posts looking for advice on hiring a driver for a day to take us to / from Patong, as well as take us to a few places along the way. It would seem that many of the posts are a little dated, or have been closed. Also, plenty of advice on Taxis / transfers however we are looking to hire on a daily basis.

Can anyone recommend a driver (with a vehicle of course!) in / around Khao Lak that we can hire for the day? There will be a group of either 4 or 6 adults.

Many thanks in anticipation!

Poulton Le Fylde...
Destination Expert
for Khao Lak, Khao Sok National Park
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45,458 posts
107 reviews
1. Re: Driver for a day

I'm sure in your searches on this forum you have come across Bossat Cheaper than Hotel Taxis. He will, or used to, offer a driver service. Contact him on cheaper_khaolak@ymail.com

Also if you look at this FAQ on Finding a Tour Guide from the main Thailand Forum page you will find drivers listed also under Phujet. Mr. Sam is one regularly recommended. See tripadvisor.com/Travel-g293915-c125475/Thail…

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589 posts
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2. Re: Driver for a day


We used Boss two weeks ago to take two people to Patong for the day. The driver waited for approxomately 5 hours while we did what we had to do. Met us at a pre arranged point and returned to Khao Lak. Depending what time of year you are going, you may well get a very good price in the low season.


Cape Panwa, Thailand
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3. Re: Driver for a day


If you are wanting a driver from Patong to Khao Lak for many years I have used Mr Sam from Phuket email siam_intouch@yahoo.com . He speaks very good english and you can hire on a daily basis. I have also used him from Khao Lak as well for sight seeing he is highly recomended.


Melbourne, Australia
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111 posts
44 reviews
4. Re: Driver for a day

Thank you everyone for your help. We will pursue all recommendations.

5. Re: Driver for a day

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