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Saturday, 25. May 2019 at 07:23 AM

Thailand Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Thailand is (relatively) safe

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.

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)

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

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Bangkok
Population about 65.49 million
Size 514000 km²
Size comparable to slightly more than twice the size of Wyoming
Common languages Thai, English
Timezone Asia/Bangkok with UTC offset of 7 hour(s)
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

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