Thailand destination information

All you need to know before visiting Thailand

Thailand summary

Thailand is a big country with around 65M Thai. Official language is Thai. Thailand uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+07:00. Currency used in Thailand is Baht (THB).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 145
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 139

ATMs in Thailand are Very common. Internet speed in Thailand is on average 9.3 Mbps. In Thailand you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Bangkok
🗣️ Thai
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 65M ☀️ ~26 °C 🌧 ~138 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 513k km2 (198k mi²)
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🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Thailand uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B, Type C and Type F.

Languages 🗣️

  • Thai


Currency 💱

1 THB = 0.03 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦

Very common

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.

Tipping 💁🏽

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.

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Thailand uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900, GSM 1800 and GSM 1900.

Roaming 🌐

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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Universal :


Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


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 .

international: + 66 2 1234567
calling local: 02 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Thailand is on average 9.3 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Thailand is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

In Thailand you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

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.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Thai embassies

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