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Questions tagged [thailand]

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

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Transit visa for Indians in Thailand

I am flying from Hanoi to Bengaluru via Chiang Mai and DMK Bangkok. I am an Indian national. Do I need to have a transit visa for Thailand?
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Traveling to Thailand, immigration and customs check 3 times?

Hello there I have a question about my travel plans to Thailand. I'm currently going to be heading to Thailand and my first flight is out of SNA(John Wayne). We fly to SEA(Seattle) and from there go ...
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What is the experience of driving in Thailand? [closed]

Planning to go to Phuket, Thailand this summer and I am considering to rent a car for transportation. I want to know whether it is easy or not to drive in Thailand. As a newbie driver, I am a bit ...
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TRANSIT VISA AT BANGKOK [duplicate]

Iam travelling from Hanoi to Mumbai by Bangkok Airways with single PNR Flight No. PG4286 hanoi ( 16.05) - Bankok ( 18.05) Layover at Swarnabhoomi Airport 1h 50min Flight No. PG733 Bangkok ( 19.55) -...
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Ferry from Phuket to Koh Lipe

I am planning to travel to Koh Lipe in April 2019, and fly into Phuket on the 20th. My flight home is actually out of Langkawi in Malaysia, around the 28th. I already confirmed that there is a ferry ...
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Thailand Visa On Arrival for Indians when not traveling directly from India

I know that Thailand provides Visa On Arrival facility for Indians. But, I will be traveling from Jakarta, Indonesia to Bangkok, Thailand, and then staying in Thailand for 1 day. My question is am I ...
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Maya bay closed? Help required for planning phi phi island stay [closed]

I am going to Thailand next week. Particulary Phuket, krabi, phi phi island, Bangkok. I heard Maya bay in phi phi island is closed indefinitely for rehabilitation. That was one of my main interests in ...
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What are some significant places of un-touched natural beauty, traditional culture and history in Thailand? [closed]

My sister, Brother in Law and Partner are heading to Thailand in July this year for 2 weeks. We are flying into Bangkok and flying out of Phuket. What are some of the cultural, natural and historical ...
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Are Israeli and Thai sockets accidentally compatible?

It looks like the Thai "Type-O" plugs have the same specs as Israeli "Type H", and the plug looks similar, but "upside-down": Type H: Type O: Can you actually plug one kind into the other?
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Indian citizen traveling to Taiwan, Transit in Thailand, Visa needed? [duplicate]

I plan to travel to Taiwan from India. While coming back the route is Taipei - DMK on Tiger Airways Taiwan and DMK to Jaipur (India) on Air asia. I have 3 hour transit in DMK, will i need any sort ...
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How long does a Red Flag stay in Airport system

We are Americans and travel to Bkk about once a year and a couple of years ago my son was flagged for frequent visits even though it isn't the case. He was told that he needs to get a visa next time. ...
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Is transit visa required in Suvarnabhumi airport, Bangkok?

I am travelling from Ho Chi Minh to Mumbai by connecting flight. I'm on Thai Airways from Ho Chi Minh to Bangkok and Jet Airways from Bangkok to Mumbai. There is 3.30 mins layover at BKK airport. Do I ...
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T-Mobile network in Thailand: Koh Phayam?

I've read mobile data coverage is spotty on Koh Phayam. I plan to use the "free" international roaming my American T-mobile plan includes (Simple Global at "2G speeds"). What networks do they use in ...
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Time needed to get a Vietnamese motorcycle license and riding into Laos and Cambodia?

I have a United States driver's license with a motorcycle endorsement, the associated IDP, and I have been riding motorcycles for years. I've also previously rented motorbikes in Thailand and China ...
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British citizen flying from UK to Malaysia, then to Thailand. Will I need a visa?

I am a British citizen flying from the UK (Manchester) to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). I will stay in KL for 4 days, then on to Thailand for 14 days, then back to Malaysia the day before I fly home to the ...
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Any limits to Single Entry Tourist Visas per year? (Thailand)

Have you encountered anyone having being rejected with this "kind of history": 1 Dec 2017 - Entered the Kingdom with a SE Tourist Visa (issued in Home Country - Sweden) 30 Jan 2018 - Extension 30 ...
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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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I recently entered Thailand from Laos and was allowed to stay for 30 days without visa. Can I do it one more time?

I recently entered Thailand from Laos and was allowed to stay for 30 days without visa. Can I do it one more time? Hello, I haven't been in Thailand for a few years. I recently entered the country ...
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What are the current requirements to get a visa to Thailand in Vientiane (Laos)?

I have a Swedish passport. I recently entered Thailand from Laos and was allowed to stay visa free for 30 days. I am currently still in Thailand and planning to go to Vientiane within a few days when ...
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How often are visitors who are visa exempt but do not hold return/onward tickets refused entry or denied boarding to Thailand?

According to the Timatic database, which I access through IATA: Visitors who are visa exempt but do not hold return/onward tickets could be refused entry. How often are visitors who are visa ...
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Proof of funds to enter Thailand visa-free: what does “well-known credit cards, which are honored in Thailand.” mean?

As the French citizen, I can enter Thailand without a visa. According to the Timatic database, which I access through IATA, the entry is conditioned upon whether I can provide a proof of funds. ...
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Travel from Krabi to Koh Yao Yai

Later this month I will be traveling to Koh Yao Yai from Krabi Airport. As online travel information is either dated, fragmented across different websites or both, I was wondering if someone here ...
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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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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

Im an 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 ...