Thailand has a tropical climate with roughly three seasons: The best time to visit is October to February , when the weather is comparatively cool and there’s a refreshing breeze in the air. You’ll find the cheapest flights to Thailand from May until October, which happily covers the British school holidays.
Top tips for finding cheap flights to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport. High season is considered to be November and December . The cheapest month to fly to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is June .
Stick to Spring and September Summer is expensive in Thailand , with prices peaking in mid-July around the $1400 mark (ouch). Instead, avoid the crush and travel in late April, the beginning of May, and late September, when prices drop to $844 or less.
For most regions, flights to Thailand are cheapest when well in advance. CheapAir.com has a lot of data on this. For instance, if you’re flying from the United States, booking international flights 54 days in advance is historically the cheapest . Fly with low-cost airlines .
You should plan to spend around ฿2,122 ($71) per day on your vacation in Thailand , which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average , ฿472 ($16) on meals for one day and ฿374 ($12) on local transportation.
Thailand – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution. Exercise increased caution in Thailand due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for Thailand due to COVID-19.
You should plan to spend around ฿2,113 ($70) per day on your vacation in Bangkok , which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average , ฿513 ($17) on meals for one day and ฿144 ($4.80) on local transportation.
Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Baht-THB): up to THB 50,000. – per person or THB 100,000. – per family holding one passport. Foreign currencies: unlimited.
The express bus from Bangkok to Phuket will take you to the destination in 13 hours 10 minutes, the ticket cost is a minimum of $19. The combined trip (train + bus) takes 16 hours, and the ticket including both forms of transport costs from $35.
Overall Best Airline. Out of all this information on the most comfortable, fastest, and budget-friendly airlines, the most well-rounded of all categories is Air China when flying to Thailand. It came in number one on some categories and number two in almost any other category.
|Emirates flights||Lufthansa flights||Hainan Airlines flights|
|Cathay Pacific flights||Turkish Airlines flights||AirAsia flights|
|ANA ( All Nippon Airways ) flights||United flights||Ethiopian Airlines flights|
|Thai Airways flights||SWISS flights||Finnair flights|
|Qatar Airways flights||Air France flights||Xiamen Airlines flights|
On the Andaman coast, Phuket is a popular beach destination with lively nightlife, while in the Gulf of Thailand , Koh Samui has long been a romantic spot favoured by honeymooners for its balance of beaches and buzzing towns. For a quieter, castaway experience, there are the lesser visited Koh Yao Islands and Koh Samet.
Travelers should also be wary of booking stays in April and early May. This is what is considered the “hottest” season in the hot, hotter, and hottest classification of Thai climate. Temperatures can surpass 104 degrees, so if you can’t handle the heat, plan your trip for a few months earlier.
How Much Do You Need to Travel Thailand? You don’t need to spend a lot of money in Thailand. If you’re backpacking Thailand, plan to budget between 825–1150 BHT ($25– 35 USD ) per day.
Good to know
|Low season||September||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 5% drop in price.|
|High season||December||Most popular time to fly with an average 15% increase in price.|
|Average price round-trip||$835||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
|Good deal round-trip||$439||or less|
|Good deal one-way||$361||or less|