Thailand

Weather

Thailand has a warm, tropical climate affected by an annual monsoon, with a rainy season that lasts from June-October. The best time to visit is during the cooler months from November-February where temperatures can still reach up to 30C.Rainy season is from May to October.

Currency

Thai Baht

Religion

Theravada or Hinayana Buddhism is the national religion of Thailand (but there is total religious freedom in Thailand and all religions can be practised.)

Couples will love

The dramatic views and magical atmosphere of the various ooftop venues throughout Bangkok. The internationally renowned diving sites of Phuket & southern islands. An abundance of luxury accommodation options.

Best time to go

Generally speaking, there is always somewhere to go in Thailand. Weather patterns vary from east to west and even at times north to south. If beaches are what you are looking for, there will always be an option, with Hua Hin, Cha Am and Pranburi experiencing decent weather most of the year (outside of September and Octobe). November to June is a great time to visit the Andaman Sea and areas such as Phuket, Krabi and Koh Lanta. December to August sees the Gulf of Thailand - Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao - enjoying fine weather. However, even in rainy season, most areas only experience an hour or two of rain a day. Although there is always the risk of experiencing more intense weather, low season does often bring benefits such as more competitive pricing from hotels and less tourists.

Official Tourism Website

http://www.tourismthailand.org

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