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Essential information

At a glance

‘Hello’ in:
‘sà·wàt·dee ’
( sà-wàt-dee )
Thai
Plug combo bc
Electricity
230V/50hz
More on electricity
Jan-Dec
Best time to go
Year round
Saturday
HRS
10
10
MINS
18
18
Current Time
GMT +7

Money and costs

Currency
Baht (฿)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated July 04, 2019 10:47AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
1000B
  • Basic guesthouse room: 600–1000B
  • Market/street stall meal: 40–100B
  • Small bottle of beer: 100B
  • Public transport around town: 20–50B
Midrange
1000–4000B
  • Flashpacker guesthouse or midrange hotel room: 1000–4000B
  • Western lunches and seafood dinner: 150–350B
  • Organised tour or activity: 1000–1500B
  • Motorbike hire: 150–250B
Top end (more than)
4000B
  • Boutique hotel room: 4000B
  • Meal at fine-dining restaurant: 350–1000B
  • Private tours: 2000B
  • Car hire: from 800B per day

Visas

For visitors from most countries, visas are generally not required for stays of up to 30 days.

Get the latest visa advice for Thailand from our community.

When to go and weather

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Getting to Thailand

Getting around Thailand

Buses Extensive and affordable for travel between towns.

Air Cheap and frequent domestic connections on budget airlines.

Trains Slow but scenic between Bangkok, the north, the northeast and the south.

Car & motorcycle Easy to hire for local touring.

Local transport Shared and chartered taxis and motorcycles are widely available.

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