Transport in Hua Hin – How to get around Hua Hin?
How To Move Around Hua Hin When You Travel For Holidays? It is fairly easy to move around the beach town and explore on foot.
For us girls, we wanted to cram as much as possible in our day so, we limited our walks to the German Bakery for our daily breakfast.
The adventurous and energetic would prefer to drive or ride around town.
Here’s a list of transport in Hua Hin to check out.
- Tuk Tuk
- Taxi Rental
- Motorbike Taxi
Cycle Around Hua Hin
Bicycles are an excellent transport mode and can be rented at many places for about 30 baht an hour or 150 baht for the day.
Tip for Cycling around Hua Hin
- Some hotels have bicycles for hire. Do check with the reception.
- Be sure to lock your Bicycles when you park it as sometimes thefts do occur.
Motorcycle and Scooter Rental in Hua Hin
If you are adventurous, you can rent a motorbike for about 200 baht a day. The rental starts by day, week or month. The price depends on the cc and type of vehicle.
You need to check with the vendor directly to negotiate a good price. However, some owners may nitpick every scratch and demand compensation. Do check properly before taking the bike.
Tips for Motorcycle and Scooter Rental
- Choose a reputable vendor and drive carefully.
- Be sure to wear your helmet as most serious motorbike accidents involve head injuries.
- There are discounts for long-term rental of a minimum of 3 months.
Tuk-tuks are great for short trips around Hua Hin
It’s so convenient to hop on a tuk-tuk for a joy ride. For shoppers, this is the best option to move around. For a fair price, check with your hotel reception for a rough estimate.
Generally, the tuk-tuks are about the same price. Sometimes when it’s late at night, or fewer tuk-tuks are plying the route, it may cost a bit more.
Tips for using tuk-tuks around the city.
- Be sure to negotiate your fare before hopping on board.
Hua Hin Taxi Rental for Mini Self Tours
Going further from Hua Hin town, a great option is to rent a taxi. The taxi driver act as “tour guides” and have laminated tour packages for half-day or full-day sightseeing.
We booked a taxi that took us to Pala-U Waterfall and Wat Huay Mongkol.
Rent a Car in Hua Hin for Self Drive
Car rentals are also available with numerous local companies with lower prices. You will be required to have a valid international driver’s license. Otherwise, your insurance will be void.
Tip: Remember to drive defensively and do give way to larger vehicles.
Jump on a Motorbike Taxi
For a cheap, quick, convenient ride around Hua Hin, you can jump on a motorbike taxi. You can see a gaggle of drivers wearing brightly coloured vests. They normally hang around their motorbike.
Trips in town cost about 40 baht. Most of the motorbikes taxis do not have a helmet. In case your driver rides like a speed monster, don’t hesitate to ask him to slow down by saying Cĥā lng h̄ǹxy (ช้าลงหน่อย)
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