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Tuesday, 23. July 2019 at 07:28 AM

Thailand Travel Advisory

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Local Situation: 2.3 / 5

Travelling Thailand is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.0 / 5

Thailand shares a land border with 4 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Thailand), the Advisory Index is 2 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Myanmar (2.2), Cambodia (1.8), Laos with 1.8 and Malaysia with 1.8 (of 5).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Thailand from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 2.3 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise normal precautions in Thailand. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Reconsider travel to: Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat, and Songkhla provinces due to civil unrest. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/thailand-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution (with regional advisories)

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/thailand

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Thailand due to the potential for civil unrest and threat of terrorism.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.safetravel.govt.nz/thailand

Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

New Zealand government

Regional warning: This specific advisory covers a specific region.

Exercise increased caution elsewhere in Thailand due to the potential for civil unrest and threat of terrorism.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Austrian Government advises again travelling Thailand.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.bmeia.gv.at//reise-aufenthalt/reiseinformation/land/thailand/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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In view of recurring criminally and politically motivated violent incidents taking place in the southernmost area of the country, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese citizens travelling to Thailand against all but essential travel to the provinces on the border between Thailand and Malaysia, including: 

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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High degree of caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/thailand/

About Thailand

Thailand with its capital Bangkok is a country in Asia (South-Eastern Asia), slightly more than twice the size of Wyoming (514,000 km²). The country is located Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma. The climate can be described as tropical; rainy, warm, cloudy southwest monsoon (mid-May to September); dry, cool northeast monsoon (November to mid-March); southern isthmus always hot and humid. The landscape is central plain; Khorat Plateau in the east; mountains elsewhere. With a population of about 65.49 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Bangkok
Population about 65.49 million
Size 514.000 km²
Size comparable to slightly more than twice the size of Wyoming
Common languages th,en
Currency Baht (short: THB)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/1900/3G
International phone prefix +66
Internet Top Level Domain .th
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 TH
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 THA
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 764

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Thailand is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution from vehicle emissions
  • deforestation
  • soil erosion
  • water pollution from organic and factory wastes
  • wildlife populations threatened by illegal hunting

Natural hazzards

  • droughts
  • land subsidence in Bangkok area resulting from the depletion of the water table

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products Thailand. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. agricultural machinery
  2. agricultural processing
  3. air conditioning
  4. aluminum
  5. automobiles
  6. automotive parts
  7. beverages
  8. cassava
  9. cement
  10. ceramics

Agriculture products

  1. cassava
  2. coconuts
  3. corn
  4. fish products
  5. livestock
  6. manioc
  7. palm oil
  8. pineapple
  9. rice
  10. rubber

Thai Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports of Thailand.

Export products

  1. automobiles
  2. cassava
  3. chemical products
  4. computer
  5. electronic integrated circuits
  6. fish products
  7. iron
  8. jewelry
  9. machinery
  10. parts

Import products

  1. automobile’s parts
  2. chemicals
  3. computers
  4. cotton
  5. crude oil
  6. dairy products
  7. electrical household appliances
  8. electrical machinery
  9. electronic integrated circuit
  10. gold

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Thailand?

Thailand is currently rated at 2,3 out of a possible 5.0. Travelling Thailand is (relatively) safe.

So ... is it safe to travel Thailand?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Thailand.

How many advisories do you know for Thailand?

We currently evaluate nine official sources each morning. Today, we know of 6 active advisories for Thailand.