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Thailand international travel guide

Landscape view of Thailand

Thailand ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ

Thailand is part of Asia with main city at Bangkok. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 26.85 ยฐC in Thailand with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 267.14 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Thailand. Internet speed in Thailand is on average 9.3 Mbps. In Thailand you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 65M people. The main currency is Baht. The languages spoken are Thai. Automatic teller machines are very common in Thailand. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~26.85 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~267.14 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 65M people

Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Do not travel

Thailand continues to experience local transmission of COVID-19. Wear a mask, practice social distancing and follow government restrictions. Foreigners can only enter Thailand under exceptional circumstances (see 'Travel'). Protests have occurred in Bangkok and other areas of Thailand.ย Monitor local news and avoid public gatherings (see 'Safety'). There are limited flights out of Thailand. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Thailand (see 'Local contacts' for links). We continue to advise: Do not travel to Thailandย due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

issued date: March 4, 2021

Weather

๐ŸŒค๏ธ Temperature

๐ŸŒง Rainfall

General

๐Ÿ”Œ Sockets

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

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Thai

Money

๐Ÿ’ฑ 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.

๐Ÿง 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 โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

๐Ÿ’โ€โ™‚๏ธ 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 โ€˜extraโ€™ tip.

Calling

๐Ÿ“ก 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.

๐Ÿ“ฑ 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.

๐Ÿ“ž 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

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ 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.

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Useful Information
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Last updated: August 1, 2021