Thailand introduces a minimum daily price for a tour package

Starting from January 1, 2020, when selling travel packages to Thailand, a new minimum price limit will apply. This information was published by the Department of Tourism of Thailand. The new price limit will apply to all foreign tourists who purchase ready-made tour packages. Moreover, for different regions the minimum cost of a voucher per day is significantly different. According to the authorities, such a measure was taken to prevent dumping by unscrupulous tour operators and price wars between them, as a result of which the overall quality of tourism services in the country is deteriorating. Continue reading

How to travel in Thailand cheap – best tips!

Travel to Thailand Cheap - Best Travel TipsThe depreciation of the Euro and a significant strengthening of the Thai baht against the US dollar in 2019 make holidays in Thailand more expensive than before. And for many people, this is a sad, but important reason to refuse to rest in Thailand. But there are some simple secrets that allow you to relax in Thailand very inexpensively, even in 2019. Below on the page you will find useful tips on how you can save a lot of money while travel to Thailand. At the same time, this is not about a noticeable decrease in the quality of your vacation, but only about really reasonable savings on things and services, which you can completely refuse. The calculations of approximate savings during a vacation in Thailand for two people are also given, which will follow my simple tips. Continue reading

How to get from Pattaya to Hua Hin Fast and Cheap

Pattaya and Hua Hin are Thailand’s seaside resorts, which are located 2-3 hours drive from Bangkok. And more and more tourists want to visit both Pattaya and Hua Hin during one trip to Thailand, because the characteristics of these resorts are completely different. The bustling and cheerful Pattaya cannot boast of clear sea and beaches. And quiet and peaceful Hua Hin is the “royal resort” of Thailand, it has a clean and very warm sea, and many kilometers of white sand beaches. On this page you will find detailed information on how to get from Pattaya to Hua Hin by land and sea, the schedule of buses and ferries in both directions, as well as the cost of a taxi between cities. Continue reading

Why is Thailand expensive – main reasons!

Holidays in Thailand are becoming less attractive for residents of many European countries and residents of the United States. As a result, the number of European and American tourists in the main resorts of Thailand has been declining for several consecutive years both in quantitative terms and as a percentage of the number of foreign tourists in Thailand. The largest tourist operators in Asia point out three main reasons that make Western tourists choose other countries for vacation instead of Thailand, which 5-10 years ago was very popular and had practically no alternative in the winter season. Continue reading

How to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok for 40 THB

Suvarnabhumi Airport is located about 25 km from the center of Bangkok. Therefore, each passenger of an airliner who is going to leave from the airport to the city must choose the most suitable transport for such a trip. If you are primarily interested in speed and low price, then the ride by Airport Rail Link (ARL) train is the fastest and cheapest way to get from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Bangkok. And on this page you will learn how to buy a train ticket to Bangkok online at the best price (with a discount). Continue reading

How to get from Phuket to Koh Phangan – ways and prices

Phangan Island in the Gulf of Thailand in many ways is the exact opposite of Phuket. Therefore, every year more and more travelers dream of visiting Koh Phangan and often choose Phuket as their starting point. Despite the fact that Phuket and Phangan are islands in the waters of various oceans, it is not very difficult to get from Phuket to Phangan, because the distance between the islands is not very large. At the same time, there are some nuances, the knowledge of which will allow you to better plan your trip and find the best option for the price and duration of the trip. On this page you will find useful information about how easy it is to get to Phangan from Phuket or back, the current transport schedule and the cost of the trip between the islands. Continue reading