Passport & Visa

All foreign visitors entering Thailand must have a passport which is valid for at least 6 months. The Thai government allows 45 different nationalities to enter the country for 30 days without a visa. Participants from countries whose citizens are required to have a visa should apply to the Thai consular office or diplomatic mission in their countries at least 6 weeks before departure.

For more information, please visit the Ministry of Foreign of the Kingdom of Thailand website

Traveller’s Cheques & Credit Cards

Major credit cards, such as VISA, Master Card and Amex are acceptable in hotels and shops. Traveller’s cheques can be conveniently cashed at all commercial banks and authorized money exchanges.

Currency

Only Thai Baht is acceptable at stores and restaurants. Foreign currency exchange services are available at major banks and hotels.

Banking & Exchange

Most local banks are opened Monday to Friday between 09.00-16.00. Exchange offices are available in the central area 7 days a week between 08.30-15.30 hr.And in shopping malls from 11.00-20.00 hr.

Weather

Being the Southeast Asia region, Thailand has a subtropical climate. During February, the temperature averages 23-33 degrees.

Time Zone

Thailand time is GMT plus 7. There is no daylight saving time. Sunrise is around 6.00 am. And sunset at 6.30-6.45 pm throughout the year.

Electricity

Voltage in Thailand is 220V. AC using two-pin sockets.