Thailand travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Thailand 🇹🇭

Thailand is part of Asia with main city at Bangkok. Its Developing country with a population of 65M people. The main currency is Baht. The languages spoken are Thai. the Kingdom of Thailand is the formal name of Thailand It is adviced to High degree of caution Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~23.12 °C   🌧 ~41.34 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 65M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

High degree of caution

On 2 August, a series of explosions occurred in public areas throughout Bangkok, including near Chong Nonsi BTS station and outside several Thai Government buildings. We haven't changed the level – exercise a high degree of caution in Thailand overall. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Do not travel to Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat and Songkhla.

issued date: August 3, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Thailand uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B, Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Thai

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Thailand uses the Thai baht (symbol: ?), code THB.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50 and 20 baht. Baht is subdivided into 100 satangs. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 baht and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 satangs.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Thailand. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Thailand. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Thailand is on average 9.3 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Thailand is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 365.99 THB, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: AIS, DTAC or True Move. Thailand uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Thailand upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Thailand, dial +, then 66 (the country code for Thailand), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Thailand, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Thailand you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas, 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways and 90-120 km/h (55-74 mph) on expressways.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Last updated: December 5, 2019