THAILAND GENERAL INFO
- Hot : March to May, average temperature is about 34 ºC
- Rainy : June to October average temperature is about 29 ºC
- Cool : November to February, average temperature ranges from 20ºC to 32ºC
Foreign Currency Declaraton
1 Baht = 100 satangs
Bank Notes : 20, 50, 100, 500 and 1,000 Baht
Coins : 1, 5, and 10 baht
TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION
The Thailand Institute of Justice (TIJ) will sponsor meals, single-occupancy accommodation,
round-trip transportation and course materials for all admitted participants. Round-trip airfares will be reimbursed up to USD 1,000.
Admitted participants who require a visa to enter Thailand are responsible for their own visa applications and applicable fees. The TIJ will issue a visa support letter upon request. Airport transfer between the airport and the accommodation will be provided.
Dusit Thani Bangkok
946 Rama IV Road,
Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 2200 9000
Fax: +66 (0) 2236 6400
Dusit Thani Bangkok is a 5-star luxury hotel which embodies the very essence of Thailand and blends it with modern conveniences, affording guests a truly singular experience. Well-appointed rooms and suites feature distinctive Thai elements, immersing guests in the mystique of the ‘Land of Smiles’.Dusit Thani Bangkok is conveniently located adjacent to both Sala Daeng BTS Skytrainstation and Silom MRT underground station. The hotel is within close proximity to the city’s major business, shopping and entertainment districts such as Silom, Sathorn and Rajprasong.
Access the hotel from Survarnabhumi International Airport
By public transit train – take the escalator down from the Arrival Hall to entry the Airport Rail Link (ARL) which located on the first floor, then take a ride from Suvarnabhumi to Makkasan station. Then walk further from ARL Makkasan exit about 450 meters to take the underground from MRT Phetchaburi to Silom station (exit 2), then you will find the hotel entrance right in front of the station.
By public metered taxi – look for the taxi stand signage at the second floor then join the taxi queue. The metered fare from the airport to the hotel is usually around THB 350 including the tolls and airport surcharge.
Access the hotel from Don Muang International Airport
By public metered taxi – Taxi stand located in front of the Arrival Halls International & Domestic Passenger Terminals. The metered fare from the airport to the hotel is usually around THB 400 excluding the tolls and airport surcharge.
There are many transportation means to get you around the city, making any trip convenient and enjoyable. Most of public transportations provide are inexpensive such as Tuk-Tuk, Metered taxi, BTS sky train, MRT underground, etc.
This BTS sky train has been designed to help you discover all the interesting sites and activities around Bangkok. It is a cheap, smooth, cool, clean and fast, it operates from 06.00 – 24.00 every day. The train is pretty full during peak hours 07.00 – 09.00 and 16.00 – 19.00 as the BTS has become a primary means of transport for people living and working in downtown Bangkok. For more information about the routes and fares, please visit www.bts.co.th
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Fast and efficient, the Mass Rapid Transit network (MRT) serves 18 stations and stretches for 20 km. in horseshoe shape from Hua Lumphong in the South (near Chinatown) to Bang Sue in the North. Trains arrive every 5-7 minutes, and connect to the BTS sky train at Sukhumvit and Silom stations. For more information about the routes and fares, please visit www.bangkokmetro.co.th
Airport Rail Link
Airport Rail Link connects Suvarnabhumi Airport with downtown Bangkok. The train ride only takes 15-30 minutes from the airport. The Airport Rail Link station in Phaya Thai is connected to the BTS, while the station in Makassan is just walking distance from the MRT. The train service runs from 06.00 to midnight. For more information please visit www.srtet.co.th/en/index.html
The open-air three wheels or Tuk-Tuk is popular among foreigners for short trip around the city, although they are most of the time more expensive than taxi. Expect to pay 40 Baht and upwards for a short journey, unless you are a good bargainer.