📅 Published at 07 September, 2022 & Last updated at 20 July, 2023

Thailand for Digital Nomads [Guide 2023]

Authored by Andrea Villegas

Thailand for Digital Nomads [Guide 2023]

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For digital nomads, Thailand is an obvious choice for a winter destination. It is cheap, beautiful, and filled with opportunities to explore the country (not to mention the big and warm digital nomad community waiting for you). Whether you are familiar or not with Thailand, this article will help you plan your trip.

In this article, we will take a look at Thailand for Digital Nomads [Guide 2023]. We cover living and working as a digital nomad in Georgia with topics like visas, cost of living, getting around, and not missing out on the best places.

What do digital nomads need to know about Thailand?

What is the cost of living in Thailand?

The cost of living in Thailand starts from 497.48 USD (Rent Excluded)*.

What is the cost of rent in Thailand?

The cost of rent in Thailand starts from 360.82 (1 bedroom in the city center)*.

*The cost of living and rent is an approximation, please share your recent data if you have been there in the past months.

What is the official currency in Thailand?

The official currency in Thailand is the Baht (฿) (‎THB‎)‎.

What are the best cities to visit in Thailand as a digital nomad?

The most popular cities to visit in Thailand are Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Chon Buri, and Ubon Ratchathani.

What are the best months to work remotely from Thailand?

The best months to work remotely from Thailand are November until mid-April.

What are the popular holidays or festivals celebrated in Thailand?

Some festivals that you need to consider when visiting Thailand are the Candle Festival on Khao Phansa Day, the Tak Bat Thewo Festival on Awk Phansa Day, the Flower Alms Offering Festival, the Kathina or Annual Buddhist Robe Offering Ceremony, and the Buddhist Forest Robe Offering Ceremony.

Which cafés and coworkings are good to work remotely from in Thailand?

Check out some of the best cafés and coworking to work in Thailand here: https://bit.ly/3dxn7S5. We only added spaces with a ranking of +4.5 stars.

What are the typical opening hours of stores and businesses in Thailand?

Government Offices open from 8.30 to 14.30, and private companies from 8.30 to 17.30. The museums are open from 9.00 to 16.00, and the pubs and bars are from 20.00 to 1.00 am.

Can I get a VAT refund in Thailand?

Yes, you can get a VAT refund, but it is ONLY FOR TOURISTS and is not available for other kinds of visas. Present the goods and VAT Refund Application for Tourist Form (P.P.10) and original tax invoices to the Customs officer before check-in at the airline counter on the departure date.

Checklist for Digital Nomads Visiting Thailand🇹🇭

✈️ Book flights at your favorite platform, for example, Trivago.

🛂 Check e-Visa Requirements on the Official Page. You most likely need a visa to enter Thailand.  Check the official government page that contains steps as well.

🌎 Do you want to stay longer in Thailand? If you want to stay longer in Thailand, you can check out the Nomad Visa and other long-term visa options at visadb.io.

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We hope this article has been a great reference point for your digital nomad visit to Thailand. Check out 800+ visas and +300 verified immigration, tax, real estate, and company formation services at https://visadb.io.

This is just a courtesy guide. The information hereby presented might change unexpectedly: please always verify the information for your trips abroad.

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