How to claim a VAT refund in Bangkok

Bangkok is a famous shopping destination, with dozens of malls and boutiques offering great bargains. Apart from sometimes unbelievably good prices – or at least very competitive – you can also enjoy the benefits of discount cards at many shopping centres and department stores.   The city has a 7% VAT refund scheme on luxury […]


Upon arrival in Thailand, foreign citizens must hold a valid Passport with at least six months validity, a valid Thai visa, and proof on onward travel. However, visitors from ASEAN or Western countries, including most European, Commonwealth, and North American citizens, are not required to have a Thai visa for visits less than 30 days in Thailand.  They […]

Mobile phone & Internet

Thai SIM cards 5 easy steps to use SIM cards in Thailand   Step 1: Unlock mobile phone Contact Network service providers (NSP) to unlock mobile phone before getting on an airplane by following the procedures in accordance with requirements of each Network service providers (NSP) and after unlocking, then insert Thai SIM card into […]

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Thailand changed Fee Adjustment Visa on Arrival for 18 countries and one special economic zone from 1,000 to 2,000 Baht in 27 September 2016. 18 August 2016, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued fee Visa on Arrival for tourist which travelling to Thailand by Immigration bureau, in which the fee for […]