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Welcome To Thailand


Visitors from a number of countries must obtain their visas before entering Thailand.  Other visitors will be issued with a visa on arrival at an international airport, a border crossing, or an immigration checkpoint. A limited number of countries have agreements with Thailand that enable their citizens to enter Thailand without a visa, there are 39 countries . Visas are issued either by consulates and embassies outside Thailand, or the Immigration Bureau of the Royal Thai Police within Thailand. Royal Thai Embassies and Royal Thai Consulates-General may issue the following types of visas:

    -Transit Visa
    -Tourist Visa
    -Non-Immigrant Visa
    -Diplomatic Visa
    -Official Visa
    -Courtesy Visa


International departure cost 500 baht/person at Donmuang International Airport, while departure tax for domestic flight has already been added to your ticket fare.

Bangkok serving as the international travel of South East Asia, the capital serves at the landing port for numerous international airlines, most with direct flights from their destinations. Some chartered and regional flights may land at one of the other international airports within Thailand, consisting of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hat Yai, Phuket, and Ubon Ratchatani. The country’s national airline is Thai Airways. Local carriers are: Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways, PB Air, Orient Thai and Air Asia. ( Note : Angel Air and Air Andamam are no longer service ).

Bangkok very often operate on a five-day week, usually from 8 am to 5 pm. Many stores open seven days a week, from 10 am to 10 pm with a noon to 1 pm lunch break, Monday to Friday except on public holidays. Banks are open Mondays to Fridays from 9.30 am to 3.360 pm except on public holidays.


Thailand enjoys a tropical climate with three distinct seasons-hot and dry from February to May (average temperature 34 degrees Celsius and 75% humidity); rainy with plenty of sunshine from June to October (average day temperature 29 degrees Celsius and 87% humidity); and cool from November to January (temperatures range from 32 degrees Celsius to below 20 degrees Celsius with a drop in humidity).
Much lower temperatures are experienced in the North and Northeast during nighttime. The South has a tropical rainforest climate with temperatures averaging 28 degrees Celsius almost all year round.


The currency of Thailand is the Baht (B). Major currency bills and travelers cheques are cashed easily at hotels, tourist shops, all provincial banks, shopping centers and money changers. Travelers cheques are best changed in banks (you will need your passport). Rates of exchange at banks or authorized money changes are better than those at hotels and department stores.

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