Thailand Holiday Travel Advice

Holidays in Thailand Travel Advice

Take normal precautions in Thailand. It is not advisable to travel to these provinces. There are travel agencies all over the tourist areas that want to sell their tours. A number of travel agencies disguise themselves as TAT, the state-sponsored tourist office. Prepare for your holiday in Thailand with this guide from TUI.

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In the most southern province of Narathiwat, Yala, Pattani and Songkhla, there is an extremely high level of vulnerability to persistent political and criminological attacks that occur almost in the day. It is not advisable to travel to these regions. Thailand's government has alerted visitors not to travel to these areas.

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As of April 1, 2015, the laws of war were abolished in large parts of Thailand, but superseded by other specific provisions that allow the army to maintain order. As part of the action, the government may have restricted freedom of motion, may have restricted official meetings or policy meetings and may have banned the dissemination of information deemed harmful to Thailand's domestic safety or order.

It is recommended that New Zealanders throughout Thailand be careful and watch the press to keep abreast of the latest news. The New Zealanders throughout Thailand should beware of making policy declarations in the general and in the corporate world. Thailand underwent major pre-stat ist atrocities. People from New Zealand throughout Thailand are encouraged to refrain from protest, demonstration and large open meetings, as even those who want to be at peace have the capacity to quickly become violent. Therefore, New Zealanders are encouraged to do so.

CounterterrorismThere is a continuing terrorist menace in Thailand. In Bangkok and other towns, such as Phuket and Koh Samui, there have been a number of explosives in recent years. There were several blasts in Thailand in August 2016. They appeared in a number of touristic areas, among them Hua Hin, Phuket, Phang Nga, Trang and Surat Thani.

It is recommended that New Zealanders practice a high level of safety-consciousness. Special caution is required in areas of interest, both general and business, which include places of interest visited by expats or overseas visitors, means of transportation, hotel, bars, touristic centres, malls and places of cult.

On-the-spot travelIn the most southern province of Narathiwat, Yala, Pattani and Songkhla, there is still the risk of war. Bombing and shooting are the norm in these regions, and since 2004 over 6,500 lives have been lost in the continuing war. Occasional conflicts occur near the Thai-Myanmari border between the army and militia groups and between Thailand's police force and gunmen (such as drugs traffickers).

A Thai-Cambodian conflict over the Preah Vihear Tempel (known in Thailand as Khao Pra Viharn Temple) has in the past caused hostility and tension in the area. Things have stabilized, but we suggest particular caution in areas near borders and at checkpoints.

Also in the vicinity of the Ta Kwai and Ta Muen Thom Temples there is a risk of non-exploded mines. When you are in this area, we suggest that you stay on well-traveled streets and road. It is a statutory obligation to have with you at all hours a document proving your statutory health insurance in Thailand.

Alcohol peaks have been recorded in tourism resorts throughout Thailand, with both males and females suffering. Use caution when taking beverages from outsiders and in pubs, nightclubs and celebrations, or leave your beverages unsupervised, especially in Phuket and Krabi Province, around Koh Samui, Pattaya and at the full moon celebration on Koh Pha Ngan, where drug-related sex ually assaulted people were known.

The Thai government imposed a prohibition on the use of tobacco smoke on certain areas of tourism in January 2018, such as the following provinces: Petchaburi, Pattaya, Phuket, Prachuap Kirikan, Chon Buri and Songkhla. In Thailand, a criticism or defamation of the Royal Family is punished with a jail time. Travelers should respectfully take care of all pictures of the Royal Family, even the moneys.

If New Zealanders are traveling or residing in Thailand, they should have full travel coverage including emergency health assistance by plane. New-Zealand nationals in Thailand are urged to record their data with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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