So, you’ve landed at Suvharnabhumi. You’ve navigated through the Kafkaesque torment that is Immigration, and you’ve retrieved what may or may not be your suitcase. As you stand in the sweltering heat outside the passenger concourse, you breathe a giddy sigh of relief. You made it! You’re at large in Bangkok, one of the world’s […]
The public transportation system is unreliable in most parts of Thailand. Having a car is necessary for many Thais and expats who live here. Sure Bangkok has the BTS and MRT. And most major towns and cities have a van network and local buses or songthaews. But these don’t serve the needs of everyone. I […]
Renting a car is a great way to explore the Kingdom of Thailand. If you are not in Bangkok, public transportation options are quite limited outside downtown areas. Fortunately, there are several car rental companies, both local and international, that have branches across the country covering various locations as well as the airports.
Expats planning to drive a car in Thailand should apply for a Thai driving license. This is the only way to ensure that you can drive legally in the country and are fully covered by a car insurance policy. It can also serve as an ID card issued by the government. In addition, a Thai driving license can be done in a single day, costs a few hundred baht, and is valid in 10 ASEAN countries.
As easy as it seems, booking a domestic flight ticket in Thailand can be more complicated than you think. With over six airlines that seem to have a different policy on everything, sometimes we just have no idea which airline we should use, especially when the price isn’t that different. Do you know that AirAsia […]