General Information Plan Your Trip When planning a trip to a destination as exotic as Thailand, it's normal that you'll come across some doubts - regarding the currency, business hours, language and more. Necessary Documents Learn what documents you'll need to travel to Bangkok, depending on your nationality. Visa, passport, or I.D.? Read more Medical Insurance Learn how healthcare works in Bangkok, and make sure that you're covered on your trip to Thailand. Compare prices for insurance in Thailand. Read more Language The official language in Bangkok is Thai, but it's increasingly common to find people who speak English. Here you'll find some useful expressions. Read more Money The currency in Thailand is the Thai baht. Learn where to change money in Thailand, the kind of exchange rate, and when the banks open. Read more Weather While Bangkok technically has three season - hot, cool and rainy - it's pretty warm throughout the entire year. Discover when's best to visit! Read more Business hours Business hours in Bangkok are by and large similar to those in major European capitals: from 10 am to 8 pm, with some 24 hour shops. Read more Public Holidays Find out about the main holidays in the Thai capital, to avoid any nasty surprises on your holiday. Discover public holidays in Bangkok. Read more You may also be interested in General Information Discover our guide containing all the information you need for your trip to the Thai capital, from visa requirements and vaccinations to which currency and plugs to bring! Necessary Documents Although Thailand is not especially restrictive, it's always a good idea to check what documents you're going to need, based on your nationality.