You will be recieving regular emails from Michelle leading up to the trip with all the details on how to get ready. A full packing list with fun travel tips & links to helpful websites will be provided to you.
How Does the Currency Work?
Right now, the Thai Baht is about 33 Baht to $1 USD, Needless to say, your lunch money will go a long way on this adventure!
Are Visas Required?
United States Citizens do not need a visa to visit Thailand. If you are from the U.S. and plan to stay longer than our retreat dates or are traveling from another country, please check with your local government.
Are Vaccines Required?
There are no vaccine requirements for United States Citizens. If you are traveling from another country, please check with your local government. We do suggest to all participants that you consult a physician or Travel Clinic before traveling so that you can be educated on the immunizations that are suggested as an extra precaution. This decision is totally up to you. We will be in Bangkok and Phuket where disease risk is very low. We had 24 travelers on our last trip. No one got extra vaccines and we were fine but every one is different. If you plan to travel to more rural areas, extra precaution should be taken. U.S. Citizens can read more here :https://www.cdc.gov/
How Safe is Thailand?
Forbes magazine has named Bangkok the most visited city in the world 2 years in a row now, It is a metropolis for solo travelers. As with any country in the world, use common sense, relax and have fun!
What if I Need to Cancel My Trip?
Deposits are non refundable. You may be eligible for a full or partial refund depending on the time of cancellation. All details are explained in the Retreat Forms you fill out when reserving your space. We always recommend travelers insurance just in case.
When Should I Book My Flights?
Once you have registered, you will recieve an email from Michelle with information on how to arrange air travel. You will be booking 2 flights. First, from your home country to Bangkok roundtrip. The second will be an interior flight from Bangkok to Phuket. These interior flights are very easy to book and range from $40-60 USD.
It is very important that you do not book your interior flight until Michelle has provided you with appropriate departure times.
Again, we will be here to assist you every step of the way.
How Will We Meet in Bangkok?
Bangkok Airport ( BKK ) is a huge, modern airport with very organized taxi systems. You can hire a taxi for approx $12 USD to your hotel which is a 15 - 20 minute ride. You can also opt to take the Bangkok Airport Link Train for even less. Hotel Limo service is available for a fee. You will receive an email with detailed information on how to get to the hotel once you have registered. Michelle & Nelson will be waiting to greet you in the hotel lobby upon your arrival.
If you have any other questions , please don't hesitate to call, text or email us at the contact info below.