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THAILAND DESTINATION GUIDE

"From the blissful beaches and magical mountains, to the fun-loving locals and unforgettable food, Thailand will hold a place in your heart long after you leave."

Travel Director
Thailand at a glance
Thailand is endless, from lush rainforests and tropical wildlife, to sugary beaches, coral reefs and magical waterfalls. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director as you encounter ancient ruins, glittering temples, hill-tribe villages and and floating markets that give way to sizzling street food stalls.
Currency
Thai baht
Winter avg
25°C
Summer avg
33°C
Time Zone
GMT+7
Capital City
Bangkok
Language
Thai
Good morning
S̄wạs̄dī txn chêā kh̀a
Good evening
S̄wạs̄dī txn yĕn

What to pack for Thailand

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Adaptor plug

In Thailand the standard voltage is 220 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C, F and O. The standard frequency is 50 Hz.

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Reef-safe sunscreen & insect repellent

Protect yourself from the harsh Thai sun with SPF 30 or higher and protect the coral reefs with reef-safe sunscreen. You’ll also need to pack plenty of DEET insect repellent.

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Slip ons

In Thai culture, it’s required to remove your shoes before entering houses, temples and some shops and restaurants. Bring a comfortable pair of sandals so you can easily slip them off all day.

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Swimsuit

With plenty of islands ringed with golden shorelines and turquoise waters, you’ll definitely need a swimsuit for snorkelling, diving and blissful beach days in Thailand.

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Thai phrasebook

The Thai language is unique to the country, and you’ll gain plenty of smiles and appreciation from the locals if you attempt to learn a few phrases.

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