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Renting Cars and Drivers, Phuket: 52 reviews and 48 photos

  The new car, seats 7.
by Tina-Perth
 
  • The new car, seats 7. - Phuket
      The new car, seats 7.
    by Tina-Perth
  • A bad picture, but you can see the van - Phuket
      A bad picture, but you can see the van
    by Tina-Perth
 

Whenever we are in Phuket we use the services of a driver who has a clean, air-conditioned car which can seat up to 8 passengers (at a squeeze - 4 is best). He is prompt, reliable and speaks English well. He helps us with everything you can think of, from great meals at the most incredibly cheap prices to picking up things for us, picks up and drops off our laundry which he gets done at bargain prices, shopping on our behalf to give us new tastes and experiences at the markets or festivals. He also gets us 'Thai prices' when we're out shopping.

He is friendly, fun and incredibly helpful. Having him makes Phuket like a second home for us because we have easy access to anything at any time with local knowledge.

Mai is available for airport transfers at a quoted price, but usually 600 baht, then usually 1,500 baht per day, as fuel costs have risen and he now drives a large commuter van. Longer distances may incur a little extra, but Mai will give you a price up front.

Mai's wife, Nuch (pronounced Nooch) has an email address which she checks every few days. It is listed below. I will include her telephone number as well, as she takes the bookings. If you call Thailand, be prepared to hear a beeping sound, the phone does not make a ringing sound that you are probably familiar with. It does not mean the phone is disconnected or engaged, just hang on.

Mai now has two vehicles, as he has purchased a minibus which can seat 11-12 passengers so he can accommodate group bookings or smaller ones.

Please note the change of email address, the other account no longer works.

Mode: AROUND
othercontact: hknuch@hotmail.com
Phone: +6641 134 809
Type: Car/Motor Home

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 25, 2008
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