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Bangkok Travel Tips

A city filled with energy, Bangkok offers a truly unforgettable family holiday, business trip or couples retreat. Our travel tips to Bangkok provide some useful information that will help you get ready for your stay in the Thai capital.


Climate

Bangkok is characterized by a tropical monsoon climate with average temperatures ranging from 29°C to 35°C. The city experiences three seasons, namely the hot season from April to May, the rainy season from June to October and the cool season from November to March.

Transportation

The well connected Sky Train and Underground Train services in Bangkok offer easy access within the capital. While you can also find many buses and taxis in the city, hop aboard one of the three-wheeled vehicles known as the ‘tuk tuk’ for a truly unique experience. The Suvarnabhumi International Airport is about 30 kilometres from the city.

Business & Shopping Hours

Government and commercial offices are open Monday to Friday, from 8am or 9am to 4pm or 5pm. Shops and retail outlets are usually open 7 days a week from 8am to 9pm.

Currency

The official currency for Bangkok is Thai Baht (THB).

Major credit cards are accepted at most major shops, department stores and restaurants.

Time Zone

GMT +7.