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Questions tagged [thailand]

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

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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 ...
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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 if going through DMK?

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 ...