- 1 What should I avoid in Bangkok?
- 2 Can I leave Bangkok airport during transit?
- 3 What can you do in Bangkok airport for 8 hours?
- 4 What are the do’s and don’ts in Bangkok?
- 5 Is Bangkok dangerous at night?
- 6 What things are banned in Thailand?
- 7 Do I need a visa for transit in Bangkok?
- 8 Is transit visa required for Bangkok airport?
- 9 Is it possible to transfer in Bangkok?
- 10 How busy is Bangkok airport?
- 11 Can you kiss in Thailand?
- 12 What is the most respected body part in Thailand?
- 13 What is considered rude in Thailand?
What should I avoid in Bangkok?
10 Things NOT to Do in Bangkok
- Don’t… get a taxi that’s already parked.
- Don’t… forget to stand up during the King’s Anthem.
- Don’t… sit next to a monk (if you’re female)
- Don’t… buy rounds in a nightclub, buy a bottle!
- Don’t… carry your passport around.
- Don’t… wear shorts or a skirt to the temple.
- Don’t …
Can I leave Bangkok airport during transit?
You can usually leave the airport but if your ticket doesn’t specify a stopover in Bangkok (i.e you’re in transit with a start and end point that doesn’t include BKK) then you’ll need to check back in at the airline desk and you’ll also be hit with the Departure Tax of 700 Baht as it won’t have been included in your
What can you do in Bangkok airport for 8 hours?
Here are 7 things to do on a layover at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport.
- Relax in an airport lounge.
- Head into Bangkok for sightseeing.
- Unwind in the spa.
- Surf the Internet.
- Get Some Sleep.
What are the do’s and don’ts in Bangkok?
Here are our 12 DOs and DON’T’s for anyone visiting the capital of the Land of Smiles.
- DO visit a floating Market.
- DO take advantage of Bangkok’s great transport system.
- DO take taxis in and around the city.
- DON’T be a chicken – eat an insect.
- DON’T visit the Golden Palace at peak times.
- DO treat your tootsies.
Is Bangkok dangerous at night?
Bus travel in Thailand tends to be unsafe, especially at night; Thailand has one of the world’s highest road fatality rates, according to World Nomads. And though there have been some safety improvements on trains in Thailand, derailment is not uncommon.
What things are banned in Thailand?
5 Stranges Laws in Thailand; Legal peculiarities
- 1) It’s illegal to leave the house without your underwear on.
- 2) It’s a crime to step on any Thai currency.
- 3) It’s a punishable offence to throw (used) chewing gum on the pavement.
- 4) You mustn’t drive a car shirtless.
Do I need a visa for transit in Bangkok?
If you are transiting in a Thailand airport, you do not need an airport transit visa if: Your connecting flight is in less than 12 hours. Your flight is booked on the same ticket. You do not leave the international airport transit area.
Is transit visa required for Bangkok airport?
If you’re transiting air side at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) with both the inbound and outbound flights on the same ticket you won’t need any form of visa.
Is it possible to transfer in Bangkok?
Even with no checked luggage and an onward boarding pass for flight #2 ready in hand, you are still not allowed to transit in Bangkok. No matter what, you have to exit through baggage claim in Bangkok and proceed through departures upstairs.
How busy is Bangkok airport?
Suvarnabhumi is the 17th busiest airport in the world, eleventh busiest airport in Asia, and the busiest in the country, having handled 60 million passengers in 2017, and is also a major air cargo hub, with a total of 95 airlines.
Can you kiss in Thailand?
In Thailand, hugging or kissing in public is a no-no Men and women do not hold hands in public, and kissing in public is seen as strange or even offensive. The casual touch is okay, even more so than in the US, but any meaningful, heartfelt way of touching is not okay. Instead Thais smelled each other’s cheeks.
What is the most respected body part in Thailand?
This is because the Thai people consider the foot to be the dirtiest and lowliest part of the body, and the head the most respected and highest part of the body.
What is considered rude in Thailand?
Don’t point your feet: Pointing your feet at someone, raising your feet higher than someone’s head, or simply putting your feet on a desk or chair are considered extremely rude in Thailand. The bottoms of the feet are dirty: don’t show them to people! Avoid pointing feet at Buddhas in and outside of temples.