Useful facts for your holiday to Hua Hin & Cha Am
Flights and Transfers
You cannot fly direct to Hua Hin from Ireland. Instead you have to fly from Dublin to Bangkok, with a flight time of approximately 12 hours. Once you have arrived in Bangkok you will either take a train, bus or taxi to the resort you’re staying at.
Irish passport holders do not require a visa for stays of up to 30 days. Your passport must have six months of validity on it, you must have a return or onward ticket and you may be asked to prove you have sufficient funds for the duration of your stay. All travellers should check full entry requirements prior to travel.
Thai is the official language, although English is spoken as a second language by many people especially around the tourist spots.
Songthaews are cheap and useful for getting around on fixed routes. If you want to choose your destination you’ll need a tuk-tuk, motorcycle taxi or standard taxi. Tuk-tuks are surprisingly expensive, although by far the most readily available.
The official currency is 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 MASTA Travel health.
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