OTHER INFO - The electric system in Thailand is 220 V AC. 50 Hz. Major international credit card such as VISA, American Express, Master Card, Dinner are accepted by most shops, banks, hotels and restaurants. Be extra respectful towards Buddha, HM the King and his family as they are held in high esteem. On your Thailand holidays, shaking hands would have to be replaced by traditional Thai greeting, ‘Wai’ with folded palms and a bent head.
CONTACT INFO - In case of an emergency, travellers on holidays to Thailand can contact the English-speaking tourist police on a toll-free nation-wide line (Tel 1699). If you need to contact the British Embassy during your Thailand holidays, you can phone +66 (0) 2 305 8333 for the office in Bangkok or (+66) (53) 263 015 for the consulate in Chiang Mai..