When To Visit
Before Your Travel
Time Zone ( GMT )
Bangkok Time Zone – GMT +7
Visa is Not Required for citizens of South East Asia, USA and Australia for up to 30 Days.
Electricity in Thailand is 220 Volts. Most hotels provide adapters.
Tap Water is safe to drink although locals doesn’t drink it.
Thai Language is the official language. English is spoken in tourist spots while basic English is understandable by locals.
International Access Code
Dialing Code to Thailand : (+66)
Planning to go Bangkok?
Getting around Bangkok is easy & convenient nowadays with its revamped & improved Sky Train.
Just print a Bangkok BTS Map and you are all set to go!
For More Info : Bangkok BTS Official Site
Tommy Ooi’s Traveling Tips
If you are traveling more than 4 times by sky train, considering buy a Day Pass for only 120 Baht. Metered Taxi is very reasonable in Bangkok as BTS is not comprehensive, make sure the taxi uses meter.
From Suvarnabhumi Airport
1. Airport Rail Link
Airport Rail Link offers a high-speed train service to downtown Bangkok. Trains run 06:00-midnight every day with amazing speed of 160 km/h.
Express Line : Directly to either Makkasan or Phaya Thai station in 15/18 minutes for 90 baht one way, every 20-30 minutes.
City Line : Commuter rail line that stops at all stations. Trains leave every 15 minutes, and after Makkasan station it continues to Ratchaprarop and Phaya Thai stations. The ride to Phaya Thai takes about 30 minutes from the airport and costs 45 baht.
Check Out by Tommy Ooi
Bangkok Hotels Review ( coming soon )