Generally hot with high humidity. There is some rainfall from April to September with most days being hot (around 33 Degrees) and a light breeze on the islands. If it does rain, it will be more of a heavy tropical downpour that lasts a few hours. Additional information and climate charts can be accessed at http://www.explore.co.uk/weather.
Plugs- 02 pins
Pack essentially for hot weather. Lightweight rainwear is advisable all year. Shorts, open backed sandals and bare shoulders are not permitted in the Grand Palace in Bangkok.
Comfy shoes, trainers & sandals.
Tipping isn't compulsory, but tour leaders work hard to ensure that you enjoy your trip to the fullest. However, you might want to recognise a leader that's done a great job or really added to your trip by giving them a Tip
Although entirely voluntary, tipping is a recognized part of life in this region of the world. Some local staff will look to members of the group for personal recognition of particular services provided.
Food and drink
The costs for meals may vary depending upon location, type of restaurant and number of courses eaten and so the prices given are an average guide. Local restaurants located off the beaten track may be less expensive, whereas an upmarket restaurant located in the centre of a major city may charge more.
Dinner price - $ 08-20
Foreign Exchange Local currency – Thai Baht
Recommended Currency For Exchange – Local currency
ATM Availability - ATMs can be found in the major towns and cities
Credit Card Acceptance - Credit card are widely accepted in many shops and restaurants but some may be subject to a service charge
Travellers Cheques - We do not recommend Travellers Cheques
Visa and Passport Information
You should confirm all visa related questions with the relevant embassy prior to departure.It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of a full passport, with the correct validity for your chosen destination.