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Car pickup at night

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Car pickup at night

Hi,

I'm landing in the middle of the night in Phuket in early Jan and have been trying for a while now to rent a car that I can pickup immediately when I land without success.

I want to have this car so I can drive to my hotel in Khao Lak without having to pay for a Taxi.

In addition its the hot season, and some car rental companies don't even have any cars to rent.

Any advise?

Thanks

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Phuket
Phuket
Thailand
Khao Lak
Khao Lak
Phang Nga Province, Thailand
Poulton Le Fylde...
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1. Re: Car pickup at night

Most local based operators close overnight but international ones like Budget, Avis or Hertz make arrangements for pick ups during the night. However, if this your first time in and drive to Khao Lak, it may be advisable to book a taxi (Boss of Cheaper than Hotel Taxis in Khao Lak only charges 1000 baht - contact cheaper_khaolak@ymail.com) and then hire through the local Budget franchise in Khao Lak for delivery to your hotel. Contact is through Smile Restaurant at http://smilekhaolak.com/

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Khao Lak
Khao Lak
Phang Nga Province, Thailand
Cheaper than Hotel Taxis
Cheaper than Hotel Taxis
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Khao Lak, Thailand
Tel Aviv, Israel
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2. Re: Car pickup at night

Hi,

Thanks for your reply, I scanned this forum a bit, and mailed different local car rental companies. Andaman car rent replied and offered a pickup at night. So problem solved :)

Poulton Le Fylde...
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3. Re: Car pickup at night

A good company. Hope you've got your International Driving Permit. Drive safely and enjoy!

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