If you are a travel buff but want a quick trip outside India, Bangkok can be just the perfect destination. The capital city of Thailand is touted as the most populous is known for its lavish sanctums and a buzzing street life. If it’s your first visit to Thailand, Bangkok will be perhaps the first place you will arrive and stay in, to start with. This fascinating city offers a lot for the travelers making them travel happily every time they visit.
Bangkok is spread over an area of 1500 kms and easily falls into the category of the big cities. The city is home to around 10 million people, 30,000 taxis and is aperfect entertainment destination for the ever-growing tourist population. If you are visiting Bangkok for the first time, you definitely need a handy travel guide to explore this vast concrete jungle.
Get your budget right before you travel
Plan a budget before you do SpiceJet flight booking. You must know about the different travel necessities that will help you figure out your budget that you can spend in Bangkok.
Get to know the local currency conversion values for UK Pound, US Dollars. Given that exchange rates keep fluctuating, you must use a currency converter to stay updated always.
Get your travel insurance and vaccinations before you book a trip to Bangkok via Yatra. Check for travel insurance that you can afford and offers enough coverage for the trip.
Check online article or get Itineraries that would make it easier for you to travel around Bangkok in the minimum possible time. Whether you want to visit the beaches or the mountains, there are specific itineraries for each of them.
Food budget will not exceed 15 pounds a day. While breakfast can cost around 4 pounds along with lunch (asingle dish with juice and coffee), dinner outside would be 10 pounds along with a drink. You can also try the Bangkok street foods that are not just cheap (@ 50 pence) but are also sumptuous.
If you want to put up in a hotel that’s clean, comfortable and offers air-conditioner, the price would be 1000 Baht a day.
Cigarettes and beer are super cheap that can be bought from any 7-11 convenience store. It can be 1 pound for a big beer bottle and 100 baht for a cigarette pack.
Check where to find cheap flights for Bangkok
Always book ahead for a popular destination like Bangkok keeping in mind that the hotels are usually full during July/August and December/January. Check for the cheapest flights while making SpiceJet Flight booking. Visit Yatra and compare different airlines along with the prices to find out the cheapest flight. If in any doubt, consult a local travel agent who can help you find the best deal in your budget.
Get the Bangkok map
While you can always access GPS on your iOS or Android smartphone or the iPad or tablets, you should also carry a conventional map of Bangkok along. Using a paper map can give you a clear view of the city instantly.
Learn to avoid Bangkok scams
Be extremely aware of the numerous scams that do the round in the Bangkok city. Avoid buying gems from any random person as most of these are usually fake and of poor quality. You should also avoid buying a tailor-made suit at a bargain price. You would later realize that it does not have the right fit. Do not accept free rides, avoid talking to thewell-dressed gentleman outside the Grand Palace and more importantly don’t be tempted and fall into tricks.
Get to know the conveyance cost
Before you step out of your hotel, you must know what it costs to take a taxi or a bus. Do some research online while you make SpiceJet flight booking. Check the taxi fares, tollway costs and the cost for the Airport buses before you take a ride.
Make a list of the places to visit
Take a trip to these must visit places in Bangkok:
- Khao San & Old City
While you can check the luxury hotels like the St. Regis Bangkok, Chidlom-Ploenchit, Lebua at State Tower (Riverside) or the Siam Kempinski Hotel, you can also try the delicious dishes like Pad Thai, Satay and Thai Green Curry that’s a specialty of the Bangkok city. So, get on to Yatra today and enjoy Bangkok’s vivacious nightlife and shop till you drop.
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