Currency, visa and custom in Thailand

Jul 9, 2017 | Publisher: sw4880286 | Category: Travel |  

Currency, visa and custom in Thailand The monetary unit in Thailand is called Baht. Currently, 1 US dollar can be purchased for about 42 baht. Currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices and many hotels (in their course, as a rule, below). Most banks are open from 9.00 to 13.30. Almost all banks and hotels accept major types of international credit cards (American Express, Visa, Master Card, etc ..). Visa to Thailand For a visit to Thailand to citizens of Ukraine and citizens of CIS countries need a visa. When you train for up to 15 days visa can be issued upon arrival at the airport in Bangkok, Thailand. Required documents: passport, travel voucher, a return ticket with departure within 14 days of arrival, sufficient funds for the entire stay in Thailand Photo 3x4 cm. The cost of the visa to Thailand on arrival at US $ 25. Customs A tourist may bring into the country: - Personal things; - Alcoholic beverages - 1 liter; - Cigarettes - 200 pcs. (Common tobacco weight less than 250 g); - 1 camera or camcorder, 5 films for the camera and the cassette 3 to 8-mm or 16- mm video camera; - Goods, precious stones, gold and platinum, purchased in duty free shops. The importation of firearms and ammunition can be done only after a permit issued by the Police Department and the local registration authorities. It is forbidden to import: All kinds of narcotics (opium, morphine, cocaine, heroin, marijuana), obscene literature, pictures and objects. For transportation of drugs carries the death penalty. The tourist can take out of the country: - Foreign funds, which have been imported. However, the amount should not be more than 10 000 USD (or equivalent), or the amount specified in the customs declaration when entering the country. Violation of this rule can lead to arrest, confiscation of excessive amounts and (or) trial. - Thai currency at the rate of 50,000 Baht per person; - Souvenirs (lacquer boxes, silverware and black, ceramics, silk, precious stones (in the store you need to take a certification). With Thailand banned the export of images of Buddha and bodhisattvas, or fragments thereof (except Buddha clergy traveling on cultural exchange and scientific purposes), as well as gold bullion, precious stones, platinum jewelry, stamps and antiques. A license must be obtained from the Department of Fine Arts. For the export of antiquities or works of art, irrespective of whether they are originals or reproductions, you must obtain a license for the export of the Department of Fine Arts. About the Author: Veronika Baker is a student. She is from Europe.

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