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

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What is the difference between overstay and overdue in Thailand?

Update: I asked the following question based on me not knowing the English term "overdue" and mistakenly confusing it with some kind of overstay (due of similarity between the words); I got an answer ...
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Does Thailand still refuse travelers for not having 6 month's passport validity from their entry date?

According to the website of the Thai Embassy in Stockholm (emphasis mine): For Swedish passport holder, and wish to stay in Thailand for no more than 30 days, your passport has to be valid for at ...
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Connecting separate Airlines in Thailand

Do I need a transit visa in Don Mueang Airport (DMK) of Thailand during traveling to Tokyo from Dhaka, Bangladesh? Because, I am going to travel by two separate Airlines; Dhaka-Bangkok by Thai Lion ...
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Thai Tourist Visa and Exemption

Your opinion or expertise would be appreciated. I entered Thailand with an exemption Stamp on 10 SEP 2019. Flew out on 12 SEP 2019 to Cambodia with friends. Re-entered Thailand on an exemption ...
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Can you transit through the Suvarnabhumi airport with a passport expiring in less than 6 months?

I'm a Swedish citizen currently staying in the Philippines. My Swedish passport expires 20 July 2020 and my return ticket is 23 June. The itinerary is as follows: Manila Ninoy Aquino (Thai Airways) ⇨...
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How many times can one enter Thailand with a tourist visa in these circumstances? [duplicate]

I am a bit confused because I read pretty different informations online. Let's assume this scenario: UK passport holder. Older than 18 years old but younger than 50. Otherwise no criminal records or ...
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If I one goes outside of Bangkok, can flights to nearby countries be cheaper than in Don Mueng?

As a Bangkok resident, if I need to fly to a nearby country outside Thailand, I will likely do so from Don Mueng airport in northern Bangkok, from which flight prices are (at least from my experience) ...
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Are tickets to Khao Yai National Park multi-entry?

Is it possible to leave Khao Yai National Park and enter again a few hours later (without buying new tickets for people and vehicles)? I am interested in any procedure allowing this, for example ...
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Night buses from Bangkok to Hua Hin

I desire to get from Bangkok to Hua Hin by bus only and with lowering the chance for traffic jams as much as possible, hence I desire a night bus. From a search query night bus to Hua Hin I found ...
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Can Indian citizens get a transit visa on arrival at Don Mueang airport, Bangkok?

I am an Indian, going to India from Philippines. My flights are below Manila (MNL) TO Don Mueang (DMK) ( AIRASIA ZEST) Don Mueang (DMK) To Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, ...
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Transit visa at Bangkok (BKK) for non-code share airlines

I am travelling from Wuhan (China) to Bangalore (India) via Bangkok (BKK). The flight from Wuhan to Bangkok is China Southern Airways and the flight from Bangkok to Bangalore is Air India. There is no ...
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Where to buy a similar Vietnam SIM card aimed for locals/expats (not for tourists) in HCMC? [duplicate]

I live in Thailand and use a dual SIM smartphone currently containing only one SIM card which is my local prepaid Thailand SIM card. I already visited Vietnam twice; each time for a few days; In both ...
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How long will it take to go from Chiang Mai to Pai on a scooter?

I have a day spare in Chiang Mai and wanted to check out Pai via scooter. However, I don't know how long it will take to get there - various sites I read when I Google the question state anywhere ...
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How do sim cards in Thailand work?

I am a tourist in Thailand and am a little confused about the packaging of SIM cards I see in stores like 7/11. They seem to have days marked on them, eg: 5g, 15 days, 150thb. Does this mean that I ...
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Would it be a bad idea to not book hotels ahead in Thailand?

I am travelling to Thailand this month in the shoulder season. I will be going to Chiang Mai, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta. I intentionally planned a loose itinerary and only booked my first few nights ...
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Registration process for tourists in South East Asian countries

I am traveling to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. I am struggling to find proper information about the requirement of registration. I know hotels register you automatically but I plan to stay at ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Bangkok going to Don Muang?

I am a Sri Lankan travelling to SGN via Bangkok. I am travelling on UL flight to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport and my connecting flight to SGN is from Don Mueang Airport. Do I need a transit visa to ...
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How to calculate exit date for Thailand?

I've been to Thailand at least half a dozen times before in the last five years or so and each time was allowed to stay for 15 days and never calculated my exit date wrong and never overstayed. So ...
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Do Indian Citizens need a transit visa for Thailand? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen, I am traveling from Guanzhou (China) to Kolkata (India). I have transit at Bangkok airport, the first flight is by Spring airlines and the next is from Spice Jet. So I need to ...
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Should US dollars be kept and used instead of local currencies in Thailand/Malaysia

Is this a better idea to exchange or spend USD during a trip in Thailand/Malaysia rather then using the local currency? This also applies because sometimes the vendors ask if you want to be charged ...
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Is it impolite to ask for halal food when traveling to and in Thailand?

How do people generally react to questions like "Do you serve Halal food" "Is this food halal" "Anything I should know about the food since I eat Halal" I have recently planned a week-long vacation ...
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How many consecutive tourist visas can I get from the Thai embassy in Vientiane now?

How many consecutive tourist visas can I get from the Thai embassy in Vientiane now? I have a Swedish passport. I have two consecutive single entry visas to Thailand and I am in Chiang Mai at the ...
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Do I need a transit Visa in Bangkok? Travelling from Singapore to Lucknow and transit at Bangkok [duplicate]

I'm travelling from Singapore to Lucknow (India) with transit at Bangkok. Here are the flight details: Singapore - Bangkok : Thai Airways Bangkok - Lucknow : Thai Smile Do I need a transit visa at ...
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Route from Thailand to Ottawa

Is there any route that doesn’t need the transit visa to Canada Ottawa? I am Myanmar passport holder.
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What is the southernmost border crossing from Thailand to Myanmar that's open to foreigners?

There's a range of land border crossings between Thailand and Myanmar, but I'm having trouble finding solid info on them to choose which one to use. I'll be coming from Krabi, so I want the closest ...
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Is Korean won readily exchangeable at realistic rates in Bangkok?

As usual I found myself a little bit short of local currency in my current country a day before flying to my next country. ATM fees add up fast (especially in Thailand!) so I withdrew enough KRW to ...
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Is the last day of a thai visa included?

I have a plane ticket for thailand the 16th of September. (Landing will be on the 17th of September) if I have a tourist visa it should be 60 days, so I will be admitted until 16th of November. Can ...
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What is considered to be Phuket center?

Which part of Phuket, Thailand, is the city center? I read many reviews about attractions but it is not clear where is the right place for a vacation. Is it 1 or 2?
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Overland Journey to Thailand via Myanmar 2019

Myanmar and Thailand both have their own permits to allow foreign vehicles to cross or enter on temporary basis and then leave their countries, respectively. These countries do not accept Carnet de ...
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Travel between Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam as US Citizen

I know this is more of a general/generic question. However, I want to make sure this is feasible before doing it. The plan is to fly into Chiang Mai, Thailand (from the US), and then fly to Luang ...
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Do I need a transit visa at Bangkok?

I have booked a Thai Airways flight from New Delhi to Taipei, with a layover in Bangkok. My outbound ticket has two flights: 1) NEW DELHI to BANGKOK Suvarnabhumi (23:30 - 05:30) 2) BANGKOK ...
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Schengen Visa Germany, sponsorship denied due to lack of “commitment form”

My Thai partner recently attended an appointment for a Schengen visa at the German embassy in Bangkok. Upon arriving and before submitting the application we were informed the application would be ...
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Right-of-way for cars and pedestrians in Thailand

Earlier this year I spent a few days in Thailand (Chiang Mai specifically, so my observations might not apply to the rest of the country). Most intersections in the city are unmarked (no traffic ...
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If I overstay in Thailand for just 1 day and pay the 500 Baht fine, do I still get some “Overstay” stamp on my passport?

I am currently in Thailand on an extended tourist visa for (which is usually 90 days). When my visa duration ends I should exit Thailand to issue a student visa and then come back to Thailand. My ...
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Can I exchange Line, True or Alipay “money” for cash somewhere in Thailand conveniently?

Can I exchange Line, True or Alipay "money" for cash somewhere in Thailand conveniently? So Line, True, Alipay and others are offering payment services these days. I was wondering if I had some of ...
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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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Is Kew Pha Wok an official Thai-Myanmar border crossing?

In 2018, we (a party consisting of Thai and European citizens) visited Kew Pha Wok where we were allowed to cross the border without showing much official documentation or getting stamped. One person ...
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Locate flight number [duplicate]

How do we find out the flight number for a flight from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport to Guangzhou Airport on the evening of 27th Feb 2014 with China Southern Airlines?
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Garbage bin on Khao San Road, Bangkok

I was on Khao San Road, Bangkok last night. Everywhere there is street-sold food and drinks. One thing that amazed me, regardless of all the drunk people, there is almost no litter on the street. ...
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Does an Indian citizen need a transit visa for Thailand and China?

I am Indian citizen. I am travelling to Toronto, Canada. I do have Canadian PR but don't have any other country visa. Do I need Bangkok transit visa? My layover is 8h. Also, do I need transit visa ...
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Do I need a transit visa for Thailand? [duplicate]

I'm travelling to Bangkok on 4th May. My return flight is on 12th May evening. On 8th May I'm travelling to Bali and back to Bangkok on 11th May. Can I get transit visa or do I have to again apply for ...
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Feedback/advice on traveling to Chiang Mai / Laos / Vietnam [closed]

Three of us (my wife, 9-year-old daughter and I) are planning to visit Northern Thailand and Vietnam in Nov-Dec. I've done some research on the trip and would love to get feedback on the plans. Any ...
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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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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 ...