Expat Car Leasing and Rental in Thailand

Relocation support for all your mobility needs!

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A Destination Service Created For Expats Moving to and Living in Thailand

With the foreign professional in mind, you do not need an Thailand credit history to be approved. We have included auto insurance in the lease payments. You will work with your own Personal Car Shopper, who will assist you with all your questions, provide quotes and ensure a hassle-free delivery of your new car.

Flexible Expat Lease Terms

12 to 36 months lease agreements.

No Down Payment

No down payment required

Expat Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is included


Our lease contracts include maintenance

We can assist you in all of Thailand

All major cities and all smaller cities, we’ll be there for you: Bangkok, Pattaya City, Nonthaburi City, Nakhon Si Thammarat City, Pak Kret City, Nakhon Sawan City, Hat Yai City, Laem Chabang City, Chaophraya, Surasak City, Rangsit City, Nakhon Ratchasima City, Phuket City, Udon Thani City, Nakhon Pathom City, Chiang Mai City, Ubon Ratchathani City, Surat Thani City, Chiang Rai City, Khon Kaen City, Phitsanulok City and the list goes on…

Contact us for more information and our current lease offers

We often get great deals available on first come first serve basis. Fill out the contact form below and receive a link to our current offers. We will guide you through the options and the process of getting your new car.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do you require a down payment to start a lease?

    No, a down payment is not required.

  • What documents are needed to start my lease?

    The following documents are required:
    • Copy of passport
    • Copy of driving license
    • Copy of work permit
    • Valid address in Thailand

  • What features are included in the lease?

    The following is included:
    • Unlimited mileage
    • Annual full comprehensive insurance
    • Vehicle registration expenses and Vehicle taxes
    • Vehicle maintenance costs throughout the contract period
    • Replacement car in case of car break down or accident
    • 24 hours Emergency Assistance

  • I understand most cars in Thailand have manual transmission. Do you have cars with automatic transmissions available through your program?

    Yes, vehicles with automatic transmission is available upon request.

  • Do you have any limitation in what Make/Models you can offer?

    No, we work with most brands but the brands in stock will vary.

  • What is the time frame for car delivery?

    New car order will take 3-9 months depending on manufacturer and model. Used car in stock generally delivers within 7 days.

  • Is ExpatRide specialized in only supporting expatriates, or is it available for short-term and domestic needs?

    ExpatRide’s primary focus is on workforce mobility services. It includes all employees’ transportation needs, be it short-term international assignments or long-term and permanent moves. We can assist employees moving domestically and internationally.

  • How can ExpatRide support our corporate relocation service needs?

    We work with you to establish a global mobility program for all aspects of car transportation. Aligning customary transportation across continents, budgets, allowances, self-pay, approved vehicles, individually tailored solutions, and centralized direct billing arrangement across all services.

    If you work with a Relocation Management Company. We can support and implement the plan mentioned above together with the RMC, including coordinating expense management for your employees, thus utilizing the relocation support services infrastructure already provided to you by the RMC. We work with all the major RMCs and Destination Services Providers.

    Please see more information on our “Corporate page”

  • Do you offer corporations direct billing via invoicing instead of credit card payment?

    Yes, we offer different payment options worldwide for corporations. This is individually accessed and may not be available for all.

  • Do you support Global Mobility HR with their expats’ transportation needs?

    Yes, we can assist corporate human resource divisions in coordinating all transportation needs for their employees on international assignments.

Practical Information on Driving in Thailand

Speed Limits

Town and city: 60 km/h
Open Roads: 90 km/h
Motorways: 120 km/h

Minimum Age

The minimum age to drive a motor vehicle is 18.


A Thai document is required to drive in Thailand. In addition to the international driving license, certified copies (from the Thai Embassy or Immigration Police) of the passport and the page of the passport itself in which there is the entry stamp in Thailand must be presented.

Alcohol and Driving

Don’t do it! Under Thai law, drunk drivers can face fines of up to 200,000 baht and/or 10 years in jail plus suspension or revocation of their driving licenses.

Auto Insurance

All drivers must have third-party insurance at minimum, but it is advisable to have comprehensive insurance.

Phone and Driving

The Land Traffic Act modified in 2008 prohibits drivers from using mobile phones while driving, except in cases where a supplemental accessory such as a Bluetooth headset is used.

Seat Belts

On April 5, 2017, a new law came into effect stating that passengers in the rear seat of a car are now required to wear seat-belts in addition to the driver and front seat passenger.

Driver's License

According to the UN Traffic Act of 1949 and the Thai Traffic Act of 1979, an IDP is not required if you are a tourist/visitor in Thailand as long as your license is in English, has a photo, and your country is a contracting state of the 1949 treaty, which most are.

How to Exchange your foreign driver’s license

For an international driver’s license (Can only be done at The Department of Land Transport) An international driving license is accepted if it is valid, but a foreign license is not accepted in Thailand. If you are a resident and eligible, you should obtain a Thai Driver’s License.

Please see more details on the website of the Department of Land Transport.

Note: Information may not be up-to-date. Please check official government information for latest laws and regulations.

We finance many makes and models nationwide

We offer the following car brands Thailand

Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chrysler, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford,Genesis, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Lancia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mini, Mitsubishi, MG, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Porsche, Renault, Rolls-Royce, Skoda, Smart, Subaru, Suzuki, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo

"So responsive and a pleasure to deal with"

– Neil from Britain, BMW X1

”The service we received was amazing! Out of everything we've had to do with our move overseas, getting our new car was the easiest and most stress-free."

- Jochen from Germany, VW Tiguan

We are ready to assist!

    • Start process before or after arrival to Thailand
    • Competitive interest rates
    • Choose from many makes and models
    • Online and phone service saves time and hassle with visiting dealers
    • Intercultural assistance throughout the term in regards to registration, renewals etc.