Is Thailand Wheelchair Accessible?

… sedan cars Tuk-tuks – a small minivan with a high tailgate Buses – which have no disabled access Local baht Buses – these are local buses usually with long wooden benches going down each side of the bus. There is usually a high step to access the bus and it is very uncomfortable Coach Travel – for inter-city travel, with no provision for wheelchair users Rail Transport – The Bangkok Skytrain and the Bangkok Metro stations and trains are purpose-built with wheelchair …

Road Transport in Thailand

… regular companies are represented, AVIS and the like.  My trips are usually for 28 days and this works out about £450-£500 all in.  I also usually have the collision waiver and extras to cover the insurance excess. With a car you can go anywhere in your own time, and if you want to park up then this is possible, with a few guidelines.  Some streets are warden controlled, and you simply pay 10 baht to park.  Other streets are free for all, but beware the hatched markings; red and white …

Bangkok’s Two Airports

… reclaim. The (usually) young men, (I’ve never seen women in this role), collect your bags and take you to either transport (taxi, bus, etc) OR as in my case, the 4th floor where I can check in for my next leg. Sometimes the assistants swap over and another takes you through to domestic gates. A common theme is most have very little English. There is no requirement to tip them, however I nearly always do so make sure you have low denomination notes. 20, 50 or 100 baht is quite enough, where …

What’s The Best SIM With Prepaid Data In Thailand-And Where To Get It

… complete 3G and 4G coverage in Thailand and users of their network can get 1 hour of free internet every day. 3. DTAC: Some people say that data speeds are comparative with One-2-call, whilst others say it’s a SIM card to be avoided All operators offer 3G and 4G service and monthly 3G data plans with unlimited EDGE speeds, priced between 650 – 899 baht. The best data provider in Thailand is One-2-call, the provider is AIS. It’s adequate for email, Google searches, Facebook etc. If you …

Thailand Aims For $65 Billion Tourism Revenue Next Year

BANGKOK, July 10 — Thailand is targeting to receive more than 164 million domestic and foreign tourists next year with 2 trillion baht (US$65 billion) in revenue, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) said. In its Marketing Action Plan 2014, TAT has set its sights on achieving 28.01 million foreign tourist arrivals with a 1.326-trillion baht (US$43 billion) revenue in 2014, Xinhua news agency reported. It has also targeted 136.8 million trips in the domestic market which would generate …