Here you will find important tips and useful information for Thailand.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Use credit card with caution. Unauthorized use is widespread.
In this country, an additional fee is charged by ATM owners. The latter not only applies to Travel withdrawals but to all card withdrawals.
In this country, ATM operators have a limit of a maximum of THB 20'000.– per withdrawal. This limit applies to all cards, not just for Travel.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Small amounts better accepted than large amounts.
Money is to be exchanged only at official points such as banks and exchange offices.
001 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
Thailand is a Buddhist country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
+ 6 h / + 5 h during our summer time
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 30 days.
Bangkok, 35 North Wireless Road
Tel. +66 2 674 69 00
9.30 - 15.30 h (Mon - Fri)
10.00 - 22.00 h (daily)
International driver's license required.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Bangkok, Chanthaburi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Pattaya, Phuket, Samui: no risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Special legal regulations
Criticism of the royal family or of Buddhism strictly prohibited.
Severe penalties for violations of drug laws (up to life imprisonment/death penalty).
Travel is the secure prepaid card for use away from home – without any annual fees. In the event of loss, the card including the balance will be replaced worldwide.Find out more about Travel
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