Thailand Travel Advice updates

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By now, you're all probably aware of the military coup d'état in Thailand. Various agencies have offered travel advice - here's a few highlights. Firstly, there is a military imposed curfew between the hours of 22:00 and 05:00 local time. Visitors to Thailand are not exempt for the curfew, except in the case of travel to and from airports. Even then, leave plenty of time to … [Read more...]

FCO posts its latest “Odd requests for help”. May Induce Laughter…

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has released it's latest list of "Odd requests for assistance. And some of these are just comedy gold. Here's a few requests the poor people at the FCO have had to handle A telephone number for Phil Collins Phoning the Sydney Consulate to ask what clothes he should pack for his holiday Asking them to sell a house in Sofia A lady … [Read more...]

FCO on Bangkok: “Avoid All But Essential Travel”

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has updated its travel advice for Bangkok - and the message is clear We now advise against all but essential travel to the city of Bangkok and the 26 provinces in Thailand affected by flooding. Our advice against all but essential travel to the city of Bangkok does not include transit through Suvarnabhumi international airport. … [Read more...]


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