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Capital and largest city of Thailand, also known as Krungthep.

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Is transit visa required for Sri Lankan passport in Bangkok, while about to embark JuneYao Airlines?

I'm a Sri Lankan, traveling to China under a student visa. I'm traveling from Colombo to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport through Sri Lankan airlines and from there, traveling to PVG Shanghai Pu Dong ...
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Travel from Indonesia to India via Bangkok(DMK) [duplicate]

I will be reaching DMK by Indonesia Air Asia and have a connecting flight to India in Thai Air Asia. Layover is 9 hrs. Please help me out if I will need a transit visa in Thailand. PS: I have an ...
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Is transit visa required for Indian citizen with 23hr transit between Bangkok's two main airports?

I am an Indian passport holder and travelling from Nanjing to Bangkok to Calcutta (all are connecting flight). There is transit at Bangkok (Bangkok Don Mueang International Airport) for 23 hours, then ...
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Transfer in Pudong Airport to flight to Bangkok. Do I need to go through customs?

I am arriving at Shanghai Pudong airport (from the US) via China Eastern Airlines at 6 PM. Then I have another flight to Bangkok via Air China at 11 PM. Would I need to go through customs? I do have ...
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Visa for a layover of 13 hrs at Bangkok airport

I am travelling to Sydney from India by Thai airways in the first week of June and have a layover of 13 hrs at Bangkok airport. I would like to explore the city and wanted to know which visa should I ...
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Indian Citizen travelling from Vietnam to India via Bangkok

I am travelling from Vietnam to India via Bangkok. My flight details are as below: Vietnam - Bangkok : Vietnam Airlines Bangkok - Mumbai : Air India Layover period at Bangkok : 2h20m I would like to ...
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Visa requirements in Bangkok for work Telex processing stamp

I am indian citizen i want go in Bangkok Indonesia embassy for my Work Telex stamp process. I have Telex copy approved by indonesian embassy. Can I enter in Bangkok on tourist visa as Thailand ...
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Visa in transit at Suvarnabhumi Airport - Bangkok

I'm heading to Bangkok next weekend, will be there for 3 days, then head to Cambodia and return to Bangkok from where I'll be taking a flight back to Hyderabad. Please note that the Cambodia to ...
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Why the deboarding in Bangkok on flight BR61 (Taipei → Bangkok → Vienna)?

I recently flew from Taipei (TPE) to Vienna (VIE) via Bangkok (BKK), with EVA Air BR61. In Bangkok, all passengers had to deboard, and then go through security again and board again, for a ~1 hour ...
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Do I need transit visa in Bangkok for a 12 hour layover

I'd like to know if I need a Transit visa for a 12 hour layover in Suvarnabhumi Intl before my onward flight. My itenary is as follows: Chennai --> Bangkok (arriving at 06.25) 12 hours 20 minutes ...
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Connection flights with different airlines

when flying from manchester to Nha Trang and having two connecting flights one with emirates and the other with Bangkok airways, how many boarding pass will i receive and when do I receive them and ...
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What food options are available past security in Bangkok airport’s domestic section?

I am flying in from Sweden through Suvarnabhumi onwards to Krabi. Having been in Thailand before, I know how long the lines can be, so I would like to clear immigration, customs and security as soon ...
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Why do some receipts in some shops in Thailand indicate “authorized tourist”?

Why do some receipts in some shops in Thailand indicate "authorized tourist"? Example from Tops supermarket in Bangkok:
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How can I get a metered taxi at New Bangkok International Airport (BKK - Suvarnabhumi)?

I read on https://www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g293916-c155301/Bangkok:Thailand:Getting.From.The.Airport.To.Bangkok.City.html (mirror): You have the option of either a flat fee agreed up front or a ...
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Travelling from Khon Kaen to Lom Sak, is it better to go from bus terminal 1 or bus terminal 3?

I want to travel from Khon Kaen to Lom Sak. Is there a bus both from terminal 1 (I mean the old non-air conditioned bus station) and terminal 3 (I mean the new air-conditioned bus station)? Also ...
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What options are there for an 11-hour layover in Bangkok? [closed]

On a flight from Frankfurt to Sydney (in a few weeks) via Bangkok, my layover in BKK (Suvarnabhumi) was changed from 90m to 11 hours... What is there for me to do, so time passes a bit more quickly? ...
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Do I need a transit visa for my Bangkok layover?

I am an Indian passport holder traveling from Cambodia to Taiwan (Taipei) via Thailand (Don Mueang airport Bangkok). On the way there, the layover is 2 hours. Do I need a transit visa for Thailand?...
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Can I reserve return tickets to a layover country and separately reserve return tickets from layover to my destination?

I'm planning a trip from Seattle to Delhi. Can I reserve my tickets in such a way that I have return tickets from SEA -> BKK and separate tickets from BKK -> DEL. I intend to explore the city of ...
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Is 3 hours enough time to transfer between Bangkok airports?

My fiance and I are planning our honeymoon and may have gotten ourselves into a jam without realizing it. Here's the situation: We land from an international flight at Don Mueang International ...
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What is the name of this school? [closed]

What is the name of this school in Bangkok, Thailand? This picture was taken in 1972.
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Who should I go after (Expedia, Finnair or Bangkok Airlines) for a missed flight?

I had a situation in Bangkok yesterday. I was coming with Finnair joined ticked Vilnius -> Helsinki -> Bangkok (landing 7.25) and then my own separate Bangkok Airlines flight (boarding 8.55) Bangkok ->...
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Does Bangkok airport has baggage pick up before customs or one has to recheck in?

I am planning on booking two separate flights one from Helsinki to Bangkok BKK and then separate from BKK to Phnom Penh... I would be bringing baggage. Would i need to go throigh customs get baggage ...
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How does compare by time price and convenience bus and flight when transiting from Cambodia to Bangkok?

Although this question might be seen as opinion based one I believe it can be answered by looking at costs of price, time and convenience... How does compare by time price and convenience bus and ...
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Recommended layover in BKK (from USM to FRA)?

I will be going with Bangkok Airways from Koh Samui (USM) to Bangkok (BKK), where I will switch to Lufthansa to Frankfurt (FRA). I assume I can check through my luggage in Koh Samui. Is then 2 hours ...
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Bangkok roof top bar/restaurants recommendations [closed]

I am looking for suggestions/recommendations on which roof top bars to go and take some sunset photos in Bangkok. Here are some things I've already researched and found out, which is less than ideal ...
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Traveling to Bangkok, Will I go through customs in layover 3rd country?

I am looking at flights to Bangkok from Washington D.C. Most flights go via Iceland, Tokyo and Seoul. Will I need to go through customs at these airports? The layovers are only 2 and a 1/2 hours, ...
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Will Thai Airways provide free accommodation for transit in Bangkok?

I have connecting flight via 21 hrs transit in Bangkok. Will Thai Airways provide free accommodation for transit in Bangkok?
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Does an Indian citizen need a Bangkok transit visa for a 10h 45m layover?

My itinerary Bengaluru(Thai Airways International) --> Bangkok --> 01h15m layover --> Bangkok(Thai Airways International) --> Taipei(Terminal 1) ^ The flight numbers being different While ...
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What is the difference between a condo and an apartment in Bangkok? [closed]

I've been looking for a place to stay for a longer period in Bangkok and am currently renting through Airbnb. I have a had a look at some property websites and contacted a few property companies. ...
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What is the age or height at which one needs to pay for BTS?

I have a daughter who wants to come with me to explore Bangkok, she's seven. I would go by BTS but not sure at what age children need to pay for ticket. EDIT: My daughter is 125cm (49in) What is the ...
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How to get a motorbike to ride from Yogyakarta to Bangkok?

I am planning to ride through Indonesia by motorbike and want to end my trip in Bangkok. Do you know of way to rent myself an enduro bike in Yogyarka or thereabouts, and leave it in Bangkok? if not, ...
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How to tell scam taxis from legitimate ones in Bangkok? Does it make sense prebooking?

I know that most horror stories never happen, still I think it might be good to know how to tell apart legitimate taxi drivers in Bangkok from ones that will overcharge you... Does it make sense to ...
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Where can I get Rabbit card for BTS Skytrain in Bangkok?

I will be flying to Bangkok and as I understand one of ways to go around that does not require to interact with drivers is to use BTS Skytrain (plus accommodation that I have booked is 5 minute walk ...
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How to make sure that you get off at the correct bus stop in Thailand?

I find it extremely difficult to get off at the correct bus stop in Thailand, mainly for the reasons as: The bus stop usually doesn't have a recognizable sign on which stop it is. Thai characters and ...
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Bangkok for New Years Eve 2016/2017: Cheaper because of mourning? Less celebration because of mourning?

Many websites list Bangkok as one of the "top 10 places to celebrate New Years Eve". However for the best Bangkok New Years Eve experience, it might seem that a different year would be better, since ...
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Cheapest/Quickest option for flight to Marshall Islands from Bangkok?

I'm planning a trip to the Marshall Islands from Bangkok. My usually travel sites like Skyscanner and KAYAK are not helpful, showing flights either $5,000+ or unavailable. Does anyone know what my ...
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Late night taxis from Don Mueang airport?

I'm looking at flights from Tokyo to Bangkok, and one of the more convenient ones unfortunately arrives at Don Mueang Airport at 00:55. Will there be taxis at the taxi stand then?
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Flight plan with multiple airlines [closed]

Is it possible to plan a travel with combination of multiple airlines? For example I want a round travel from Seoul to Dhaka. For that I want to book a trip(round) for Seoul to Bangkok (date: 2016-...
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Is winter of Bangkok very cold?

Is it true that Bangkok can be very cold in winter? If so,when would it be very cold and how cold can it be?
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Is it possible to reclaim 'Passenger Service Charge' in BKK if you don't leave the airport?

I fly into BKK at 23:10. I then have a flight the next morning leaving at 11:10. I therefore plan on not leaving the airport/clearing immigration. One of my charges on my ticket is the Thailand '...
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Applying for a Japanese visa on the road as a non resident

I'm currently in Bangkok (with tourist visa), as part of my long term travel. I'd like to go to Japan in one or two month, and as an Indonesian national, I need a visa to enter Japan (I have non ...
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Connecting on Separate Ticket with No Checked In Luggage

I have a flight arriving at BKK at 9.25. I then have a flight from BKK to RGN at 13.40. The flights are booked through separate airlines. I do not have any check in luggage. When I arrive at BKK do ...
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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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Where can I find go-go bars in Bangkok? [closed]

I am going to go to Bangkok in 3 days, and will visit the go-go bar, but I have no idea on this, anybody has the information about go-go bar in Bangkok? Thx
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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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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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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? ...