Tips for Your Holiday

Below you will find links to articles with tips for your holiday in Thailand.

As of now, there are not that many articles, more will come so be sure to come back.

Prices in Thailand
Tags: Prices - Food - Shopping - Massage - Electronic devices - Sunscreen - Patong
Prices in Thailand How much spending money should you bring for your holiday in Thailand? I have collected a selection of prices for various goods and services in Thailand. You can see the prices in Thai baht and in a currency of your choice.
Rose Tinted Dreams
Tags: Beaches - Nature - Jungle - Island
Cabin on the beach Many people have sweet dreams about staying in a small cabin on a deserted island with a beautiful tropical beach surrounded by palms, white sand, and clear water. Thailand offers many such islands. Read how reality measures up to the dream.
Vaccinations for Thailand
Tags: Vaccine
Vaccine Do you need to get vaccinations for your holiday in Thailand? Read more about if and when you need vaccinations for your holiday in Thailand.
No Smoking on the Beach
Tags: Beaches - Patong Beach - Smoking
No smoking A smoking ban is in effect on 24 of the most popular beaches in Thailand, including Patong Beach. The smoking ban is an experiment expected later to apply to all Thai beaches.
Jet Ski Scam
Tags: Jet ski - Scam - Police - Corruption
Jet Ski It looks like great fun, riding on the water on a jet ski. Surely, you will want to try; however, it may turn out to be a very expensive experience if you decide to rent a jet ski at a popular tourist beach in Thailand. Read more about the jet ski scam.
Joiner Fee
Tags: Sex - Hotel
Some hotels demand a 'joiner fee' also knows as a 'guest fee'; you have to pay extra if you bring a guest to your room. Typically, it is the family-friendly hotels and hotels on the expensive side that demand a joiner fee. Read more about the joiner fee and how to avoid paying extra for bringing a guest to your hotel.
Bringing Medications to Thailand
Tags: Medications
Medications to Thailand It is not a problem to bring common medications to Thailand. However, if you use strong painkillers, drugs containing narcotics, or drugs that affect the central nervous system, you will probably need a certificate from your doctor.
Buying Medications in Thailand
Tags: Medications
Buying medications The prescription rules are not as strict in Thailand as in many other countries. Even if you need a prescription for the drug in your country, you may be able to buy the drug over the counter in Thailand. Read more about buying medications in Thailand.
Passport and the Police
Tags: Passport - Police - Scooter
Passport and the police Take care of your passport, and be careful what you sign. As a foreigner, the law requires you to bring your passport always when you are in Thailand. Also, you should never sign papers you do not understand, even if the police tell you to sign them.
Use the Bum Gun
Tags: Bum gun - Toilet
Bum Gun In virtually all restrooms in Thailand, you will find a small hose with a shower­head next to the toilet. It is a butt shower, also known as a bum gun. Thai people use it instead of toilet paper, and you should definitely try it too.
Beggars and Children in Thailand
Tags: Beggars - Children - Trafficking
Beggars and Children in Thailand You will probably meet both beggars and children selling flowers on your holiday in Thailand. Read why you should never buy from a child or give them money.
Power Plugs and Sockets in Thailand
Tags: Power
Power plugs and sockets You may need a power converter for your holiday in Thailand. Learn more about the power sockets and plugs and the voltage they use in Thailand.
Arrival Card
Tags: Passport - Immigration
Arrival card You must fill out an arrival card in order to get past immigration. You will get the arrival card on the plane, bringing a pen will make it a lot easier to fill out the arrival card.
Getting Help in Thailand
Tags: Help - Police - Embassy - Credit Card - Insurance - Ambulance - Lawyer
Getting help Accidents can happen even though you are on a holiday. In this article, you will find phone numbers and addresses to contact if you need help in Thailand. Keep the numbers and addresses on your person.
Travel Insurance
Tags: Insurance - Hospitals - Scooter
Travel Insurance It is important to have good travel insurance when you travel to Thailand. Read why, and what to look for in order to get the right coverage for your holiday in Thailand.