Flights to Thailand: need to know
Cheap airline tickets to Thailand
You can chose between a wide range of airlines while planning your vacation in Asia. Delta, United, Thai Airways, Aeroflot, China Airlines and more offer cheap flights to Thailand. Flying from North America and heading to Bangkok International Airport or Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)? Prepare for a layover in either Asia or Europe. Flights to Phuket, Koh Samui or other beach holiday destinations can be more expensive.
When to book the cheapest flights to Thailand
Generally the flight tickets in high, dry season, which varies from region to region, are more expensive. The best time to book your flights is around 5 months in advance. Avoid the highest airfares from mid-December to mid-January, especially around Christmas and New Year.Peak season: November to April.Low season: Rainy season.
Depending on the layover time flights from New York to Bangkok generally take between 20 to 22 hours or more.
Experience Thailand: sights, tours and activities
Did you already book your flights to Thailand? Then prepare for an exotic Asian vacation filled with spectacular landscapes, dreamy islands, azure waters, golden Buddhas, ancient temples, exotic wildlife, spicy dishes and the generous, warm Thai culture. Enjoy the wondrous kingdom also known as the ‘Land of Smiles!’
Essentials in Thailand
Bangkok: The capital of Thailand may be busy and noisy but it is definitely worth a visit. Enjoy Bangkok’s authentic small-town vibe on one of the many floating markets with its colorful food-filled vessels or discover the impressive Wat Arun temple on a boat tour. Reflecting ancient buildings as well as modern skylines the Chao Phraya river and its waterways make for some great holiday photographs.
Temples: You will find ancient sanctuaries and impressive Buddha statues all over the country. The northern city Chiang Mai for example is filled with more than 300 temples and even on the island Phuket, better known for its beaches, you can't not go around the famous Wat Chalong temple. The biggest Buddha statue in the country is the Great Buddha of Thailand in the Wat Muang Monastery in Ang Thong, measuring 300 feet!
Coastline and Islands: With around 1,430 islands and 1,500 miles of coastline, Thailand makes the perfect destination for your seaside getaway. The beaches on the islands topped with palms and forests are a paradise for sunbathers and the coral reefs and colorful sea animals in the azure waters of the Gulf of Thailand lure divers and snorkelers from all around the world.
More travel ideas and all the information you need to know before your travel to Thailand you can find also on the official tourism page www.tourismthailand.org.
Hotels and accommodation in Thailand
The biggest cities and the most popular vacation destinations in Thailand offer a range of accommodation in different categories, from humble private rooms to luxury spots at the beach. With the exception of some of the top beach resorts, you can benefit of cheaper room rates in average than at many other popular travel destinations due to the low cost of living in Thailand. In high season temperatures and average hotel prices tend to rise.