Travel Information

This page is devoted to providing links to where you can find expert travel tips and advice about travelling to Thailand.




  • Register your travel plans with the Australian government
All Australians travelling overseas are encouraged to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade before travel. The registration information provided will help DFAT to find you in an emergency.


  • The Australian government’s top 10 travel tips
1) Check the latest travel advice, 2) Take out appropriate travel insurance, 3) Register your travel and contact details with the Gov’t,  4) Obey local laws, 5) Check to see if you require visas, 6) Make copies of your passport details, 7) Check health information with your doctor, 8) Ensure your passport has at least six months validity, 9) Leave your itinerary with a friend, 10) Check whether you are a national of the country you visit.


  • The Australian government’s advice for Thailand
The Australian government currently advises travellers to exercise a high degree of caution when travelling in Thailand.


  • Tourism Authority of Thailand
TAT supplies information and data on tourist areas to the public and publicizes Thailand with the intention of encouraging travel in and around Thailand.


  • World Health Organisation (WHO) advice for international travel and health
The World Health Organisation provides information on health risks for travellers. Specifically for Thailand, the WHO advises there is no Malaria risk in cities (e.g. Bangkok, Chiangmai city, Pattaya), Samui island and the main tourist resorts of Phuket island.