4 tips for living in Thailand

Tips you should know about living in Thailand

Money Exchange

This is the exact calculation of Thailand money BHT.

33.37 BHT = 1USD

100 BHT = 3USD



Thailand is quite a cheap place, although the north is much more affordable than Bangkok and the southern shores. To find a good place on the islands or to get a nicer room, you expected to pay 600 THB per night. Fundamental bungalows cost exactly the same. Hotels start around 1000 THB each night and go up from there. Resorts on the islands begin at 1,700 THB each night. Dorm rooms, that can be increasingly widespread across the nation, ranging from 100-150 THB each night. A hostel room that can be shared begins around 350 THB each night and leasing an apartment begins around 700 THB per night.


Food is cheap in Thailand. Street food prices jút about 20 THB, however on average you will spend approximately 35-50 THB a meal if you would like something more. If you want to try some street food, then you can eat for about 120-170 THB a day. Many western dishes (hamburgers, pizza, pasta, etc) price between 170-340 THB, even though they can be better in the fancier western institutions.


Like everything from Thailand, transport is not too expensive. Buses price as cheap as 8 THB per trip, both the Metro and Skytrain in Bangkok price 15-50 THB per metered and trip cab rides are about 50-100 THB each. Tuk-tuks are more expensive and un-metered, costing 150-250 THB each trip. Motorbike taxis (from orange vests) can be found all around the nation with brief excursions costing approximately 35 THB. Train service around the city is cheap — afternoon trains cost no more than 50 THB. Coach buses are an excellent way to go around. A bus trip from Bangkok to Chiang Mai prices 550-700 THB along with a bus trip from Bangkok to Phuket prices 500-1,000 THB.


Daily tours price is 500-1,200 THB based on the action. Jungle trekking prices around 1,000-1,685 THB each day. If you go for a group, remember that you bring some food and drinks. Most parks and federal museums price between 50-100 THB to enter.

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