The Thai government stresses that measures resulting from the declaration of the state of emergency in Bangkok and nearby provinces will not affect ordinary people or foreign visitors. But, just to play safe, you can read more information that will help your trip go easier and safer, below.
Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva informed the public of the Thai Cabinet’s decision to declare a severe emergency situation.
Tourism Authority of Thailand issued this information:
The Declaration of a Severe Emergency Situation covers areas of Bangkok and certain districts of five nearby provinces. As follow:
– Nonthaburi province
– The districts of Muang, Bang Phli, Phra Pradang, Phra Samut Chedi, Bang Boh and Bang Sao Thong in Samut Prakan province
– The districts of Thanyaburi, Lad Lumkaew, Sam Kok, Lam Luk Ka and Khlong Luang in Pathum Thani province
– Phutthamonthon district in Nakhon Pathom province
– The districts of Wang Noi, Bang Pa-in, Bang Sai and Lat Bua Luang in Ayutthaya province
Travel to all other parts of the kingdom has not been affected. Tourism activities in all other areas continue as normal. Tourism activities in all other areas of Bangkok and travel to all other parts of the kingdom have not been affected.
Both city airports (Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang) are operating as normal.
All other international and domestic airports in Thailand remain fully operational.
To avoid traffic congestion, it is best to travel by BTS sky train or MRT underground train.
[ Useful phone numbers ]
Ministry of Tourism Aid Center: +66 (0) 2356-0720 / +66 (0) 2356-0729 / 1414
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: +66 (0) 2575-1023 / +66 (0) 2981-7225 / +66-88-022-1540 / +66-88-022-1541
ATTA (Association of Thai Travel Agents): +66 (0) 2134-4263
Tourism Authority of Thailand: +66 (0) 2652-8313-4
Bug1133 (ask anything): 1133
Ministry of Tourism and Sports: 1414
TAT Call Centre: 1672
Tourist Police: 1155
General Insurance Association: 1356
Suvarnabhumi International Airport: +66 (0) 2132-1888
Suvarnabhumi International Airport flight inquiries: +66 (0) 2132-0000 / +66 (0) 2132-9328-9
Don Mueang Airport: +66 (0) 2535-1669
Don Mueang Flight inquiries: +66 (0) 2535-1616
Chiang Mai International Airport: +66 (0) 5392-2100 / +66 (0) 5392-2444
[ Airline phone numbers ]
Bangkok Airways Hot Line: +66 (0) 2265-8777 / 1771
Nok Air: +66 (0) 2627-2000
Air Asia: +66 (0) 2515-9999 / www.airasia.com
PB Air: +66 (0) 2261-0220-5 / www.pbair.com
Jetstar International: +66 (0) 2267-5125
Tiger Airways: +66 (0) 2649-9688 (Bangkok)
Thai Airways International (THAI): +66 (0) 2356-1111