About The trip to Thailand

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FAQ: About the trip to Thailand

What’s the rules about visas and what do we do?
Do we need to vaccinate us?
How should we think about travel insurance?
What might be good to bring with you?
What’s good to know about the Thai climate?
What should you think about when you are a guest in Thailand?
How is it in Laem Mae Phim?



What’s the rules about visas and what do we do?
If you travel to Thailand on a Swedish passport with at least 6 months validity remaining and a confirmed ticket out of Thailand within 30 days, you get a tourist visa at the airport. You need a visa to visit Thailand. However, you must obtain a visa for a trip to Thailand for business, conference, research or study purposes, etc., or if you plan to stay more than 30 days as a tourist. For updated information on how to apply for a visa and which variations are: Thaiembassy.se

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Do we need to vaccinate us?
Vaccination is an important thing to remember, especially if you go on longer excursions from the tourist resorts. A common vaccine to take is Twinrix, which is a combination of Havrix and Engerix-B, the vaccine is for hepatitis A and hepatitis B. Tip is to check your protection, if you for exampel are vaccinated against diphtheria, tetanus and polio. If it comes to children, you should also check that they are vaccinated against measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib).

For more information, vaccination.nu

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Hu How should we think about travel insurance?
When you are out and discover the world so it might be good to have comprehensive travel insurance. Home insurance often offers a travel insurance during the first 45 days which generally additionally possible to prolong if you're traveling a longer period. It may, however, vary from company to company what travel insurance covers, and why it might be a good idea that you contact your particular insurance company to see if you may need to supplement it with no protection for what may happen to you during a journey. The alternative to home insurance is that you obtain separate travel insurance.

ALFA education has no insurance for the students, it is you as a parent that is responsible that the child have a valid health and accident insurance in place.


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What might be good to bring with you?
Depending on how long you plan to stay in Thailand, it is different things that might be good to have with you. For example if you stay in the country during September-October months a pair of sturdy rainwear might be good to have with you. And have you been long in the country you can use autumn clothing, such as hat and gloves come in handy during the December-January months
Other things that might be good to have if you are staying a long time in the country:
Swedish spices

Thermometer Powder Sauces (for example .Blå Band)
These things and goods can make it a little easier when the home sicknes becomes too great :)
Inotyol ointment (relieves pain, itching, and a lot of other problems) factotum ointment

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What’s good to know about the Thai climate?
In Thailand, there are three seasons, or the seasons:

"The Hot Season" (the warm period)
The warm period starts in March and continues through May. Then it is thoroughly hot all over the country. Temperatures of 40 to 45 degrees are not uncommon in various parts of the country.

"THE WET SEASON" (the wet / rainy season)
The period begins in June and continues until October, which is the month with the most rain, The rain makes the air healthier and greener nature.

"THE PEAK SEASON" (the cool season)
From November to February occurs, the cool period. The cool season in Thailand means temperatures between 25 and 32 degrees (this is in the southern part of the country). It is hot, but on a pleasant level. In the north of the country are met by fine clear days with daytime temperatures around 25 degrees.

In today's weather in Thailand: Weather in Thailand


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What should you consider when you are a guest in Thailand?
To read and learn about Thai culture before the trip is a good start, and if you didn’t have time for that, common sense is a good way to start.

Please visit Resoteket to get insight into the Thai culture: resoteket .com

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How is it in Laem Mae Phim?
Laem Mae Phim "mother Phim cape 'is located on Thailand's east coast about two hours’ drive southeast of Bangkok, in the hinterland to Koh Samet. Mae Phim is a super cozy resort, famous for its many kilometers of fine beach and the many affordable Seafood restaurants. The surroundings of Mae Phim provides exciting destinations, temples and close to the paradise islands such as Koh Samet, Koh Talu and Koh Mun islands and some 10 golf courses within about an hour's drive.

Learn more about Laem Mae Phim: Lae Mae Phim

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