GENERAL INFORMATION

CURRENCY & EXCHANGE

Thailand uses the Thai Baht, which is normally abbreviated with the sign ฿. As of June 2022, 31 baht is equivalent to about 1 US dollar.

 

At Suvarnabhumi Airport (or Bangkok International Airport) and Don Muang International Airport, the visitors easily find currency exchange booths of several commercial banks.

 

In the down town and around the meetings venue, there are also various exchange stores and convertors especially along Khaosan Road. Superich Thailand (green clour) and SuperRich (orange colour) are among those exchange stores that are reasonable.

BUSINESS HOURS

Normally in Thailand the official hour starts from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm while the business hours of private sectors are varied. The department stores normally open around 10:00 am and close at 10:00 pm

CLIMATE & CLOTHING

The average high-temperature in October is 32°C (90°F) while the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F). However, air conditioner’s temperature is often set around 25°C (77°F) in Thailand. In addition, please kind in mind that it is highly possible to be rainy in late October when the monsoon season just finishes normally. Therefore you are suggested to bring clothing items that are ventilated well while and hats and umbrellas for excursion and site visit are necessary.

ELECTRICITY

In Thailand the standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in Thailand, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220-240 V. The power plugs and sockets are of type A, B, C, F and O.

Type A: This socket has no alternative plugs
Type B: This socket also works with plug A
Type C: This socket also works with plug E and F
Type F: This socket also works with plug C and E
Type O: This socket also works with plug C, E and F

Please consider bringing the appropriate adaptor for your electrical appliance and electronic device. For more information, please check the website https://www.power-plugs-sockets.com/thailand/

WIFI & INTERNET SERVICE

To be informed

MOBILE & SIM CARD

There are three network operators in Thailand: Dtac, Truemove H and AIS. You can easily buy a prepaid SIM card at the airports and in every store of the operators showing your passport. Often they also offer a free-sim card when you top-up a certain amount of money.

For more information, please visit the operators’ website.

LANGUAGE

The official written and spoken language of Thailand is Thai. However, English is normally used for public signs together with Thai.

TIME

Bangkok Time is GMT+7

EATING OUT & SHOPPING

Coming soon

Need help? PLEASE CONTACT

For registration:
AGA2022-registration@icomos.org
For general enquiries regarding the meetings:
AGA2022-contact@icomos.org
For local information:
AGA2022-info@icomosthai.org
For invitation letter:
AGA2022-visa@icomosthai.org

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