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Get a quote from us for the best price possible. Make reservations for Surat Thani airport rental cars through our secure booking engine. Car hire Surat Thani has a huge fleet of cars which come with a GPS system for easy navigation. The city is located at the mouth of the Tapi River on the Gulf of Thailand covering an area of 68.97 square kilometers. It is also the Gateway to the Koh Samui Islands. It is a major trade centre as well as an industrial center, transporting rubber and coconuts from the entire province. The city was given the name Surat Thani meaning the City of Good People by King Rama VI. Rent a car in Surat Thani airport and take advantage of our promotions which include, free insurance, free fuel, unlimited mileage, Insurance waivers and Discount offers.

History of Surat Thani

The first inhabitants were the Semang and the Malayan tribes. From the 3rd to the 13th century the region was under the Srivijaya who ruled the Malay Peninsula. After the fall of the Kingdom the city was ruled by the Nakhon Si Thammarat kingdom. The city was previously known as Bandon and was changed to Surat Thani in 1915 by King Rama VI. They got the name because of the citizen’s dedication to religion. In 1935 was upgraded from a village to municipality status. The area was further enlarged and by 2007 it was covering an area of 68.97km² from an initial 2.67 km² in 1935. On May 4th of 2007 Surat Thani was given city status.

Attractions in Surat Thani

Visit the Chaiya National Museum, a fascinating small museum next to the Phra Borom That Chaiya. It has exhibits from the prehistoric and the historic era. Another museum in the vicinity of the town is the Folklore Museum. For outdoor adventure visit the Khao Sok National Park and see the virgin forest with limestone mountain ranges and the Tai Rom Yen National Park which covers the Ban Na San, Kanchanadit and Wiang Sa Districts. Of all the parks in the province, the Mu Koh Ang Thong Marine National Park is the most fascinating, consisting of 40 islands just a 2 hour boat ride from the mainland. Here you can gaze at the beauty of marine life with coral reefs and beautiful white sandy beaches. You can also visit the Island of Koh Samui and enjoy the beaches and also the nightlife in the island. Surat Thani also has several temples which are a must see. The ones that stand out are the Wat Khao Suwan Pradit founded by some of the most revered Buddhist monks in Thailand as well as the Wat Suan Mokkhaphalaram. Make it a point to visit the Koh Nang Yuan. This is a group of three islands with the most amazing of views and a favorite spot for snorkeling and diving. Whether you’re travelling for holiday or business car hire Surat Thani airport has top quality vehicles to suit your requirements. Hire car Surat Thani airport for all your travel needs at the lowest cost.

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