Flight and Transfers
You cannot currently fly direct to Chiang Rai meaning you have to fly from Dublin to Bangkok, and then take a short flight from Bangkok to Chaing Rai’s airport. From Bangkok you also have the option to take a bus, train or taxi.
Irish passport holders do not require a visa for stays of up to 30 days. You will need six months validity on your passport, as well as an onward/return ticket and proof that you have sufficient funds to sustain yourself.
The official language is Thai, but some will be able to speak decent English.
Tuk-tuks and songthaews are the most popular way of getting around. The city of Chiang Rai can be easily traversed on foot.
The Thai Baht
220V, two or three (grounded) flat or round prongs
Vaccination & Health
As health requirements change please consult with your GP or specialist travel clinic well in advance of your holiday for specific information related to your travel and medical history. Additional information can be found by visiting NaTHNaC or MASTA Travel health
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