Is Thailand Wheelchair Accessible?

Across the world, travel has become more accessible and more affordable than ever before, giving an ever-increasing number of people the opportunity to get out, see the world, broaden their horizons and live life to the full. But what does this mean for people with disabilities? Does Thailand provide the necessary services and adapted facilities to allow disabled visitors to enjoy this amazing country? At Accessible Thailand we identify which services are accessible to wheelchair users, the …

The Top 5 Accessible Destinations in Thailand

1. Phuket This is our top pick because of the wide variety of resorts, activities and entertainment, and the level of support for wheelchair users and the less mobile. Many international hotel chains have resorts in Phuket with adapted bedrooms. There are also several quality hospitals and numerous accessible tours and attractions. Accessible transport, mobility equipment and carers can be sourced and booked in advance. Location Phuket is a tropical island in Southern Thailand roughly 49km in …

Loy Krathong Festival

Thailand’s ‘Festival of Lights’ Thailand can be magically wondrous place, and during November you can see loy krathong (Thailand’s festival of lights). This is a time of year where the waterways around Thailand become alive with candlelight. If you are sitting at a high viewpoint during loy krathong you will be treated to a truly wonderful spectacle. And this is certainly one festival not to be missed. There is a very big Thai belief in luck, and you will see Thai people …

Andy Wright’s Travel Vlog from Thailand

One of Andy Wright’s travel video blogs from Thailand. One of a series, this video gives you a little peek into life in Thailand and the life of Thai people as they visit a temple in Khon Kaen. You can see his YouTube channel here where he has kept a daily video diary of his stay in Thailand. Or visit his website where he has written many interesting articles with photos of the wide range of countries he has visited. …

Welcome to Accessible Thailand Video

The team at Accessible Thailand are happy to announce the first video in a series promoting wheelchair accessible holidays in Thailand. We know how amazing Thailand is, and how friendly the Thai people are, and we really want to encourage disabled people to visit Thailand on holiday. You’ll have the best time of your life! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz6vEErvOZk Enjoy our first promotional video, ‘An Introduction to Accessible Thailand’ and please share with your friends. Look out for …

Travelling to Thailand and Accessible Attractions

Now, more than ever, the world is more open and more accessible to wheelchair users, which makes travelling and seeing the world an enticing prospect .This is particularly true in the beautiful country of Thailand, which is a terrific place for wheelchair users to visit. Whilst in Thailand you will be able to see some of the most stunning natural vistas in the world, as well as soak up the culture and enjoy the different lifestyles and customs of the charming Thai people. There are some …

Common Misunderstandings About Thailand

… years, then read on. Some of it may be considered controversial, but not meant to be offensive. It’s easy to get scammed in Thailand – You will meet many expats who have lived in Thailand for a number of years, these guys think that they know it all. These people will have had a jaded experience and generally just prop up a bar somewhere talking to other expats, about what’s wrong with Thailand. They will tell you Thai people are only out for one thing, money.  This simply …