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Questions tagged [thailand]

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

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Two short stays days apart in Thailand (British Passport)

I have a British Passport and I want to fly from HeHo (Myanmar) to Chiang Mai (Thailand), spend a few days there, fly to Luang Prebang (Laos), spend a four or so days there and then fly to Bangkok (...
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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 is the best alternative for cash payments in Thailand?

Is there any payment system in Thailand that can be used instead of cash payments? There is AliPay in China, Sberbank in Russia; Visa and Mastercard are accepted almost worldwide, but I couldn't find ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a connection in Bangkok? [duplicate]

I want to book a flight to Yangon, Myanmar on Thai Airways. The layover times in Bangkok for the connection in both directions is 10-15 hours. If I want to leave the airport, do I need a visa for ...
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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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Transit Visa for Thailand for Indian Citizen

Do I need a transit visa in Thailand while going to Angkor Wat from Kolkata (India), and can I stay in Thailand for two days on this transit visa ?
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Do I need a visa to connect in Thailand on separately book tickets?

I am arriving in Thailand (BKK) on the 23rd at 8.00 am by Air India and leaving at 17.00 hrs on China Eastern to Guangzhou. Do I need a visa to collect my checked in baggage? I don't intend to go ...
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Do Indian citizens need transit visa for Thailand? [duplicate]

I am traveling from Chennai to Don Mueang International Airport, Bangkok, Thailand, and from there to Mandalay, Myanmar. In Bangkok, the layover time is 8 hours. Do I require transit visa?
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Fitness / Bootcamp retreats in South East Asia [closed]

I'm currently in Malaysia and have a few weeks before I have to move on. In this time, I'd like to take care of my fitness and join some sort of fitness / bootcamp retreat. So far, I found some ...
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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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Graminae pollen in Thailand

I'll go in Thailand in the first 2 weeks of October and I have a mild allergy to pollen of graminae (weed, rice, corn, mais, wheat and so on). We are going to Bangkok and to the northern part of the ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a layover of 5 hours at Suvarnavumi airport in Bangkok?

My itinerary is as follows: Kolkata => Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (on Thai Airways) Layover for 5.10 hours at BKK Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Suvarnabhumi => Viantiane (on Thai Smile) Return: Viantiane (...
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Are there any tiger sanctuaries in Thailand that prioritize animal welfare?

The girlfriend and I are planning a trip to Thailand and really hope to make animals a centerpiece of our trip. We already have a plan to see elephants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Chiang Mai ...
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Transit in Bangkok with a different air ticket

I'm a Bangladeshi citizen working for the UN, traveling from South Sudan to Bangkok with Ethiopian Airlines and taking another international flight with Biman Bangladesh Airlines on the same day three ...
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Thailand visa with a short visit to Cambodia

We are planning a December trip to Singapore and from there to Thailand. I read that the 15-day VOA applies to us, being citizens of one of those EU countries. We will arrive in Bangkok, stay 4-5 ...
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Is a transit visa required to pass through Bangkok Airport?

I have a flight from Bangalore, India to Manila, Philippines via Bangkok. It’s with the same airline (Thai Airways) but I will have to spend 10 hours in the airport at Bangkok for the connecting ...
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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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Re-entry under visa exemption (Thailand)

Suppose I enter Thailand by air with an Italian passport, under the visa exemption (which guarantees me 30 days in Thailand). Then I want to travel to Laos by land and come back to Thailand by land ...
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Entry in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore using a Canadian passport and an open-jaw ticket

We are a Canadian couple planning to travel to Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. The entire trip will take about 14 days. Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia don't require visas. Great. However, it's ...
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Guarantor(s) for tourist visa for Thailand

I am about to apply for the first time for a multiple-entry tourist visa for Thailand and I am a bit struggling to understand all the requirements and the fields to fill in. Particularly, the last ...
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What should I pay for a 5-km songthaew trip in Koh Samui?

What is a fair price to pay for short (say 5 km) songthaew trip during the day in Koh Samui? eg. Lamai beach to Chaweng beach. I'm asking about a regular public songthaew, not a private charter.
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Where do I buy ground coffee around Kata beach, Thailand?

Could you please tell me where can I purchase ground coffee around Kata beach, Thailand? I've tried various small shops like 7-Eleven and Tesco Express, but they only sell instant coffee.
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Thai girlfriend first visitor visa refused due to bad advice [duplicate]

I'm based in the UK and in a long-distance relationship with a Thai girl who resides in Bangkok. I've been there a couple of times since we've been together and we decided the next step would be for ...
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Overland travel - Thai visa requires tickets in and out

I am an Indian citizen living in Singapore and will be travelling overland from Malaysia into Thailand and then onto Laos. The visa form (online) states that I should upload tickets showing that I ...
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Land borders between Thailand and Cambodia that accept Cambodian e-Visa

I am planning to travel next winter (October 2018 to January 2019) to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. What I want to do is to cross the land border between Thailand and Cambodia by train or coach (...
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How do I use these dried wood pieces from Thailand? [closed]

I bought this bag of chipped wood (?) in a store with natural health remedies in Bangkok. I can't remember what wood they are made of and how do you use them. The Thai words on the packaging are of ...
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Can I enter Thailand on a tourist visa without proof of departure arrangements?

I have been to Thailand twice in the past, one time on a tourist visa and once on the 1-month visa free entry. Both times I had a return ticket. I am planning my third trip now and I'm planning on ...
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Two international connections from India to Canada via Bangkok and Tokyo

I am travelling with an Indian passport from Delhi to Calgary on one ticket. I have a connection in Bangkok (2 hours) and Tokyo (1 hour 15 minutes). I wanted to know if I will need any visa since I ...
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Thailand visa exemption limit

Is there a rule to limit the number of visa exemptions in Thailand? I am planning to land in Chiang Mai and spend 10 days then fly to Siem Reap from Bangkok for a few days, then I will fly back to ...
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What do the dates on a recently issued Thai visa mean?

My partner recently applied for a Thai tourist visa. She expects to arrive on date A, and to leave 5 weeks later on date B - we correctly filled in the application to reflect this (we have photocopies!...
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What are the recommended vaccines for travel to Thailand?

I think i'll be staying in Chiang Mai, Phuket and Bangkok. I'm from the UK.
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Are 30-day tourist visa extensions ever denied in Thailand?

Their website says it's possible, I'm just wondering how likely it is to happen: After arrival in Thailand, a tourist visa may be extended at the discretion of an immigration officer once for an ...
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Indian traveling to Thailand with residence in Europe

I'd like to visit Thailand with my wife. I get a visa exemption for 30 days, but she only gets VoA for 15 days, which is annoying. Apparently there's a special rule for Indians with residence outside ...
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Crossing from Thailand to Cambodia with a motorbike scooter registered in Thailand

I have a 125 cc scooter registered in Thailand. If I ride it to the border with Cambodia, can I cross the border, visit Cambodia for some weeks and drive back? I am concerned with the vehicle more ...
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Applying for a Thailand visa, but I don’t have a guarantor yet

I’m applying for a visa to Thailand. The visa requires: Purposed address in Thailand Name and Address of Local Guarantor Tel./Fax. Name and Address of Guarantor in Thailand Do I 100% need a real ...
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Flying to Thailand from US with a visa, with layover in Canada. Do I need more visas?

I'm flying to Thailand from the US with a US Travel Document I-327 (I'm a US Permanent Resident). I'm getting a visa for Thailand and just found out I have a layover in Vancouver BC. Do I need a visa ...
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How to apply for a Thai visa with a US travel document issued to refugees?

I'm applying for a visa for Thailand with a US Travel Document I-327 (I'm a Permanent US Resident). Should I put "STATELESS" in the nationality box? My nationality says Stateless on my Travel Document....
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Can I fly to Thailand with an I-327 US Travel Document?

I'm currently a US Permanent Resident going through my naturalization process this year. In the meantime, I have an I-327 US Travel Document and Re-Entry Permit. I know I can re-enter into the US. ...
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Best phone provider for a three-month visit to Thailand? [duplicate]

I am going to visit Thailand in January 2018. I only have 3 Thai numbers and I hope to use a SIM card primarily for navigation and internet browsing (around 6 GB per month). I will be staying in ...
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Proof of accommodation for Thailand visa on arrival

I am travelling to Thailand with some of my friends next week. I am an Indian national. I have two questions based on the checklist here All our accommodation is booked in the name of one person. My ...
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Do Europe laws apply in foreign (Asia) countries?

For example if two citizens from same country travel to Asian countries like Malaysia and Thailand, and one of them robs the other citizen while in Asia, is it worth reporting it back in Europe? Or ...
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Tipping for meals in Thailand

What are the Thai tipping habits for meals? I expect that it depends on type of establishment: street stalls, budget restaurants, upscale restaurants. I've read that it's common to leave either 10% of ...
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Renting a motorcycle in Thailand

I am going to visit Thailand for 8 days (Phuket) and I have been advised to consider renting a motorcycle. Currently my Australian driver's license is only for cars. However I also have a Spanish ...
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Thai visa on arrival for Indians

How do I apply for a Thai visa if I'm flying in from Vietnam? I'm an Indian national. Is the process for VoA the same as when we fly in from India?
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What do I do and where do I go during a 16-hour stopover in Bangkok?

I'm travelling to Koh Samui and I have a 16-hour stopover in Bangkok, which I'm assuming would need to get onto a new plane. When we arrive in Bangkok, do I just follow the people on my plane? Not too ...
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Using Revolut card in Thailand

The most ATMs in Thailand charge 200 Baht for getting cash - What is the best way to get Baht in Thailand? Also a lot of shops require at least 500 Baht bill to pay by credit card or charge additional ...
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Is it possible to get Thailand visa in embassy in Malaysia or Cambodia without airline tickets or personal vehicle?

I'm travelling in Southeast Asia and going to apply for tourist visa in Thai embassy in Malaysia or Cambodia. I'm going to travel by bus, train, or maybe bus/train + cross the border by foot. Visa ...
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Thailand Krabi airport - souvenir shops assortment

From What to Expect on Arrival and Leaving Krabi Airport: Krabi Airport has all the facilities required to travel comfortably: ATM machines, money exchange booths, books and souvenir shops, and a ...
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Thailand Overstay in 2015 - Can I re-enter?

I'm looking to head back to Thailand for 25 days (under the 30 day allowance without a visa) in May 2018. I last visited Thailand in June/July 2015 and had misjudged our timing out there and ended ...
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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 ...