Over the years Thailand has become the “go to” European holiday destination. Chiang Mai which is in the north of thailand has also become very popular with the expat community. Mostly due to the cost of living and life style that is obtainable there. With this influx in new tourism we have seen a rise in travel agents and car rentals in and out side of the city. Many new car rentals in chiang mai such as Alpha, have been able to offer competitive rates due to their location outside of the city. Agents operating within the main city center and airport often have worse rates and can be up to 2x more expensive.
Santitham, this is north west outside of the moat. Generally cheaper area to find a guesthouse or hotel in chiang mai. Very close to one of the larger shopping malls and nimanheamin district that is full of bars and restaurants. Continue reading