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

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Reliable source for the Thailand Full Moon Party dates

The Wikipedia page for the Full Moon Party had sourced the 2020 schedule from only one site, some person's blog. Being the skeptical sort, I googled around for other sources, and unsurprisingly, they ...
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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)?
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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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Will my Indian passport be stamped at Bangkok airport while I'm transiting?

Please assume the following: I am travelling from Bangalore to Singapore transiting through Bangkok. I am an Indian national. I will be travelling on one ticket. I won't be leaving the airport. I do ...
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Can I re-enter Thailand the day my permit expires, and get a new one? [duplicate]

I am from Italy and as such I have a 30bdays exemption visa to enter thailand. This will be valid until the 21st of February. Tomorrow 16th of February I will leave Thailand for Malaysia, but I plan ...
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Can I travel to Thailand using a non-immigrant visa even though the purpose of the event is cancelled?

I am from Bangladesh. I recently applied for a non-immigrant type visa for entering Thailand for WordCamp Asia 2020 event. However, the event was cancelled recently for coronavirus outbreak. Since my ...
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I cannot have an E-visa to Vietnam and contemplate not to use an Authorized Visa on Arrival approval letter agency

As of February 2020 the only state of which I hold a citizenship (Israel) isn't listed in the E-visa eligible states list of the Wikipedia article Visa policy of Vietnam. While I cannot have an E-...
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Does a Bangladeshi citizen need a transit visa for an airport layover in Thailand?

Thai Lion Air, February 10, Monday 23.50 to 03.20 from Shanghai to DMK (Bangkok Don Mueang Int. Airport), then 19 hours transit, then February 11, 22.00 to 00.25 from DMK to Dhaka (Hazrat Shahjalal ...
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Is it possible to lengthen a Vietnam tourist visa from six months to one year inside Vietnam?

Assuming I get a six months tourist visa to Vietnam (either by visa on arrival or directly from consulate) and I reached to Vietnam and already spent there almost six months and need to spend six more ...
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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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Renting a motorcycle in Bangkok for one day up to 500 Baht in first quarter of 2020

I need to rent a motorcycle (a simple automatic scooter, the simplest you can think of), in Bangkok for no more than 500 Baht, in first quarter of 2020. I think about this and it feels to me unlikely ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cards, dices, poker chips, board games, etc. in Thailand

I've read that cards have actually been outlawed a while ago in Thailand to crack down gambling. I know that it's illegal to own poker chips as that's classified as gambling paraphernalia, but what ...
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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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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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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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Visa run to Malaysia from Thailand

I'm in Thailand right now. My original plans were to go to Laos and/or Cambodia, but now these plans have changed and I'll only visit Thailand. I need to do a visa run as explained here and the only ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to drive from India to Thailand in own car?

Can an person with an EU passport drive with an own truck, taken from Europe, from India to Thailand? Please note that the requirement is to drive an own, highly special vehicle from Europe to ...
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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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Thailand visa exemption: any rule limiting number of entries per year?

On arrival in Bangkok airport, a Thai immigration officer instructed me that I have many previous visa exempt entries in Thailand, and will need a visa for the next time. However, I could not find any ...
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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 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 get same-day emergency money in Thailand?

A Canadian guy at my hostel here in Bangkok lost his wallet last night so is without cash and cards. He flies back to Canada later today but needs some money to survive on and pay the hostel bill. He ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do I need transit visa for Thailand (19 hours layover)?

Thai Lion Air Mon, Feb 04, 2019 Tokyo Narita, Japan NRT - 11:00 am Don Mueang Intl, Thailand DMK - 04:15 pm Mon, Feb 04, 2019 (19hrs waiting time) Tue, Feb 05, 2019 Don Mueang Intl, Thailand DMK - ...
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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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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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