A country located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia

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How can I respectfully greet in Thailand?

I am in Thailand now, and this morning I tried to shake hands with our guide, but although she shaked my hand, it seems like this is not the way it should be done here. What is the best way to greet ...
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Where on Ko Samui can I find a clean, non-touristic beach?

I am going to Thailand in a few months but I still don't know where to stay. I read many things about the northern islands. Some of them are beautiful but very touristic. Is there any place that is ...
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Should I be worried about airline safety

I'm making a trip to Thailand at the beginning of March. I've booked tickets from Bangkok to Phuket on AirAsia. However, after reading recent articles around AirAsia recent airline crash, I was ...
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Can I get a Mongolian visa if I'm already on the road?

I am an Australian citizen and as such, require a visa for Mongolia. I leave Australia in late February and am planning on visiting Mongolia in late May. This means if I applied for a visa from home, ...
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Applying Australia Tourist Visa from Bangkok, for Nepali

I am Nepali citizen working/living in Thailand, can I apply for Australia tourist visa from Bangkok? I plan to go for 2 weeks visit in april 2016.
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OFII stamp issue [closed]

I am a Thai citizen and I am currently living in France with a student long-stay visa (1 year). I am planning to go back to Thailand this December for two weeks however my concern is about my ...
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Vaccines for Thailand: Should I still try to get them?

I'm afraid I dropped the ball completely when it comes to getting vaccinations for my trip. I am leaving to Thailand in one week for an eight-day stay and completely forgot to get my necessary ...
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How much money would be ideal for 3.5 months in SE Asia? [closed]

I will be spending roughly 3.5 months (January to April) in Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. Given the price of food and accommodation in those countries, and transport between countries, how much money ...
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What's the status of this border crossing between Thailand and Cambodia?

Google Maps has suggested this crossing from Thailand to Cambodia located at 14.4339183,104.8108152 but I'm having trouble finding information about it. Which name(s) does it generally go by? Is it ...
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Is a Cambodian visa on arrival available at the Chong Sa Ngam / Anlong Veng crossing from Thailand?

It looks like I'm probably crossing from Laos to Thailand in the next few days. I'll be using my 14 days in Thailand to head for Cambodia and I'm considering my options. I can find that there's a ...
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Crossing the Lao/Thai border at Ban Than - no border office?

My brother and I are biking from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai just realized our bike route takes us through a border crossing with no immigration office. Is this a problem? I know we can do 15 days ...
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Can I get into Thailand if my outgoing flight is 3 months later?

I'm arriving in Thailand and spending 1 month there, traveling other countries for 1 and a half months and then returning for 2 weeks before catching my flight out from Bangkok. Is it true that they ...
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Safety in Bangkok [closed]

I am going to BKK at the beginning of October and being a tourist and a photographer, I wouldn't renounce to take my camera with me (it's not a bullseye for thieves, but still...). Do I need to stay ...
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Food options in Bangkok

I will be in Bangkok for some days in the beginning of October, after which I will be on a guided tour up in Chiang Mai. The second part of this trip will be fully guided and I don't have to plan ...
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5 Hours (at least) to spend in BKK Suvarnabhumi or what else?

I'm travelling from Munich to Bangkok via Muscat at the end of September (economy class, so no lounge available). The Airport in which I'll land will be the Suvarnabhumi International Airport and the ...
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Can a Canadian citizen travel to Thailand (Visa-on-Arrival) if they have drug charges on their record?

My friend is thinking about coming to South-East Asia with me, but he has drug charges on his criminal record. We'll be landing in Bangkok, Thailand. Is that a problem with tourist visa's (VOA)?
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Entering Thailand with a type O non-immigrant visa

I am traveling from the United States to Thailand with a non-immigrant type O visa. Do I need an exit flight in order to enter Thailand even with a Visa?
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Thailand transit visa for Pakistani citizen?

Hi I want someone to help me in this That I am transiting from Thailand. Being Pakistani Citizen will I get the transit visa upon arrival in Thailand? Also important to mention here is that I will go ...
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Bringing brand new iPad and tablet

I planning to buy brand new iPad and tablet from the UK as I live here to take to Thailand for my cousin and my grandchild. Do I need to pay for custom tax?
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3G/4G Internet access in Bangkok

I'm going to be visiting Bangkok for one week, and would like to have a contingency plan in case the hotel WiFi is unusable. What are my options for a data only SIM card for one week?
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Is American Express accepted in Bangkok?

I'll be traveling to Bangkok soon and I was wondering if restaurants and vendors accept AmericanExpress?
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Thailand Travel Advice: Destinations & Activities For A Family [closed]

We are planning a family vacation to Thailand next July and we are looking at options for family friendly activities and places to visit. We will be flying into Bangkok as a starting point. We have ...
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Dual Citizen Lebanese - Russian Travelling to Thailand

I am dual citizen (Lebanon/Russia) permanently residing in Lebanon. I would like to go to Thailand on my Russian passport because Russians get a 30 day visa on arrival in Thailand, while Lebanese ...
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Is it possible to play with Tigers in Thailand?

A friend of mine told me that some Thai temples holds tigers and that is possible to touch, play with them and take pictures. What are the most famous and safe places to go?
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Does Thailand have islands like those in “Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason”?

In the movie, you can see some islands that look like those from Vietnam or China: they come out suddenly from the water, and the bottom of them look like solid rock. Do such islands occur in ...
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Outdoor climbing tour in/departing from Bangkok

I'll be in Bangkok for 3 days (and only Bangkok). I haven't been able to find any guided tours for rock climbing in Thailand that are based in Bangkok. I've only been able to find indoor climbing in ...
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Thailand in October - Weather

I am going to stay in Thailand for 10 Days (5 in Bangkok, 5 in tour) in October (1st to 5th October in Bangkok, 6th to 10th in the locations below), and I would really appreciate a couple of hints on ...
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Are there any online search engines for buses in Southeast Asia? I wish to plan a bus trip in Thailand

I am planning a trip in Thailand. As public buses or so called government buses seem to be more reliable I'm focusing on these bus operators. The website 12Go is good for researching which bus I have ...
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What is “officially registered…single status” in Thailand?

Whilst scouring the voucher sites I came across this in the fine print: Qualifying Criteria: .... singles officially registered with single status are allowed... What is "officially ...
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Strange qualification criteria for a Thai resort [closed]

Whilst scouring the voucher sites I came across this in the fine print: Qualifying Criteria: Couples married or co-habituating for two or more years, traveling together, singles officially ...
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Malaysia to Thailand and again Malaysia Visit

I am from Nepal, i planing to visit Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. My plan first i visit Malaysia stay 3 days and go Thailand by land stay 1 days and again return malaysia by land and go Singapore ...
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How do I go from Vientiane to Chiang Mai?

I heard that there are buses available for me to travel from Vientiane to Chiang Mai. The only problem is that I don't think there are websites or agencies that have services to book the tickets. May ...
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Group jungle trek in Chiang Mai

I'm looking for some 2 or 3-day jungle treks in Chiang Mai (preferably 2 days). Since I'm traveling alone, I would like to join a group and not have a private trek on my own. I already kinda have a ...
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Bus ticket from Bangkok to Huahin

I'm considering going to Thailand in August 1st till 9th and somewhere along the line, I would like to go to Huahin. Should I book the bus ticket before hand or book it when I reach Bangkok? Where ...
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How much Indian currency can I carry to Thailand from India?

I will be moving back to Thailand, as I got job there. How much Indian currency can I carry when I travel to Thailand alone? I have tried to transfer online, which was not possible for me.
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Traveling to Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore on Canadian Passport without tourist visa [closed]

I am going on an Asia Tour. I have a Canadian passport. Do I need any visa for going there? Do I need a return ticket as well to enter there? can I use a one way ticket to Malaysia and also buy a ...
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UK Citizen travelling in and out of Thailand over a 31/32 day window: what visa will I need?

In June, I will be travelling to South East Asia. I land in Bangkok on the 6th of June, before beginning a tour of countries. My partner and I move across the border to Cambodia and circle east and ...
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Easy way to get from Kanchanaburi to Thong Pha Phum National Park?

I'm going to Thailand in July. I was browsing my Lonely Planet Thailand book as a prepatation, where I read about sleeping in treehouses in Thong Pha Phum National Park. But the book doesn't offer a ...
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Less than 6 months on New Zealand passport and travelling to Thailand

Will I be allowed into Thailand with less than 6 months on my New Zealand passport
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US visa from Bangkok, Thailand and wish to visit another country

I live in Thailand and hold a B1/B2 visa to the US. If I wish to visit Canada or some other place can i enter Canada or other place with my B1.B2 US visa?
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Place with well-treated elephants in Ko Samui/Chiang Mai?

I'll be travelling around in Thailand in July and I actually want to do an elephant trek, but I've read a variety of blogs/articles/etc about the elephants being mistreated. Is this the case at every ...
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Malaria pills needed for jungle trip in Chiang Mai?

I'm from Belgium and I'll be visiting China (Beijing & Zhangjiajie) and Thailand (Chiang Mai, Bangkok & Ko Samui) in July. I've googled something on a website my doctor gave me a year ago ...
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What's up with low visibility in Thailand?

While I was in Thailand in February (Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Krabi), I noticed low visibility throughout the country. It was like smog and it never got away. When flying I noticed this "smog" was ...
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Dual Citizen - Ireland/UK entering Thailand

If I enter Thailand one week with my Irish passport and a few weeks later with my British one, will immigration know I am the same person? My issue is that on a recent scuba trip there I entered on ...
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Booking a flight in the airport right before departure

I'll be making a trip through Thailand and I only have 18 days. I already booked a flight to Chiang Mai and a flight from Bangkok back home. I'm also going to book a flight from Bangkok to Ko Samui ...
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Thailand Visa on Arrival Duration

When I search online I get two conflicting results for how long a visa on arrival is valid for. I thought it was 30 days based on google searches but am realizing now that it might be from older ...
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Got Refused Entry to Thailand [closed]

My Uncle went to Thailand on Saturday 14th 2015 and when he arrived at Bangkok airport he got refused entry when he asked them why they said speak to your government in UK. he had to come back home. ...
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Maeklong Railway Timetable

First timer heading to Bangkok and am trying to figure out timing of the Maeklong train heading towards Samut Songkhram and back, but while the railway website has an English translation, the ...
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Offensive Tattoo (Thai)?

I grew up in SE Asia (Singapore) and am planning to go back for a few weeks this year with my husband. While doing some travel research, I found a photo of a quote in Chiang Mai that really resonates ...
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How to report hotel booking fraud?

I've booked on-line the hotel in Thailand via some agency. After I've check-out the hotel charged without my knowledge the deposit (4 times more than agency booking) and agency took the money as well, ...