Thailand travel guide

Thai boat

Check out our Thailand travel guide which is jam-packed full of all the Thailand travelling information you could hope for before you go, including fast facts; when it’s best to go; sample prices; events and attractions.  You can even check out what other travellers had to say about Thailand tourism.  Read on…

Thailand is one destination that you definitely won’t want to miss from your Asian travel itinerary.  You can do it all here – from soaking up the rays with a Pina Colada on the beaches of Phuket or trekking through the mountainous region of Chiang Mai, to bartering in the bustling Bangkok markets or partying hard at the Full Moon Party in Koh Phangan.  Whether your vice is shopping, partying, sunbathing, the outdoors, eating or site seeing you’ll be able to indulge yourself in Thailand – and at a price which is very easy on the pocket.

Thailand fast facts


Languages spoken

Name: Baht
Code: THB
Symbol: ฿

The electric current in Thailand is 220V and the cycle is 50Hz.  The sockets in Thailand will take both the flat and round prongs but an adapter may be necessary.

Time zones
GMT + 7 (Indochina Time)

Country dialling code

Weights & measures

*The Small Print
We’ve tried to make this destination guide as accurate as possible but please double check the essentials like visas, health and safety, airport information etc with the relevant authorities before you travel.  STA Travel takes no responsibility for loss, injury or inconvenience caused as a result of this guide.  All prices listed are in the currency of the destination, unless otherwise stated.

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