Thailand Travel Guide
Start planning your holiday to Thailand with our handy travel guide resources. Discover the best time to visit for perfect beach weather, check out our choice of top 10 must-see destinations and find out whether you'll need a visa and how to obtain one. In our Top Travel Tips you'll find a wealth of information on everything from money to health advice, food to shopping, plus we answer your burning questions on the popular Yi Peng lantern festival. Have a browse of our video lounge for more inspiration or see what multi-country touring options we offer that include Thailand and its neighbours including Laos and Cambodia.
Time your trip to Thailand according to the seasons and the best weather conditions
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Take a visual journey through Thailand with our selection of favourite travel videos
by Rattawut Lapcharoensap
- Bangkok Days
by Lawrence Osborne
- Travellers' Tales Thailand: True Stories
by James O'Reilly
Facts about Thailand
- Thailand is the only country in South East Asia to have resisted colonilisation by Europeans.
- The country consists of 1,430 different islands, with Koh Phi Phi its most famous thanks to Danny Boyle's film The Beach
- Bangkok is the world's most visited city and one of the least pronounceable - its full Thai name contains 169 characters!
Thailand Travel Advice for UK travellers
We keep informed of the latest travel guidance to Thailand and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travellers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the FCO before you fly.
Flying to Thailand from the UK:
Thailand is an 11 hour or so direct flight from the UK with Bangkok serving as the main gateway and starting point of our tours. If you prefer to fly direct then British Airways, Thai Airways and EVA Air are all good options from London. A wealth of airlines fly indirect from London and other major travel hubs in the UK to Bangkok with Qatar, Emirates and Singapore Airlines offering some of the faster routes. We are fully ATOL licensed (ATOL 6109) and can assist with your flight booking to Thailand.