Practical Information about Chiang Mai
Approximate Air Distance: 1241 miles / 1998 km
Busiest Airports: Departure from Changi International Airport (SIN) / Arrival at Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX)
Major Airlines: Malaysia Airlines, Silk Air, Singapore Airlines, Air India, Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways International, Cathay Pacific Airways, Silk Air, etc.
Local Time: Local time is GMT +7.
Currency: The currency used in Chiang Mai is the Thailand Baht (THB). Foreign currencies can be exchanged at government-designated banks and exchange points. Major credit cards are accepted and ATMs can be found throughout the city. Banks are open on weekdays.
Communication: Thailand's international dialing number is +66. Internet cafes can be found through Chiang Mai, and most hotels in Chiang Mai have internet access in their rooms.
Electricity: Electrical current is 220 volts, 50Hz. They usually accomodate both flat prongs and round prongs in their sockets. To be safe, bring an adapter.
- Police: 1155, 1699
- Ambulance: 199