Thailand is part of Asia with main city at
Bangkok. It's usually 🌤️ 26.85 °C in Thailand with a rainfall of 🌧 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.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~26.85 °C 🌧 ~267.14 mm 👨👩👦👦 65M people
🛡️ 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. 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 Thailand due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.
issued date: March 4, 2021
Thailand uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B, Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Thai
💱 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
🛣️ 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.
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