Practical Information about Chiang Rai
Busiest Airports: Depart from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) / Arrive at Chiang Rai Airport (CEI)
Major Airlines: Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, SilkAir, Singapore Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, All Nippon Airways and etc.
Local Time: Local time is GMT +7.
Currency: The currency used in Chiang Rai is the Thai Baht (THB). Banks are closed on weekends. Major credit cards are accepted and there are ATMs everywhere.
Communication: The international dialing number for Chiang Rai is +66. Internet cafes can be found through Chiang Rai, and most hotels in Chiang Rai have internet access in their rooms.
Electricity: Electrical current is 220 volts, 50Hz. The most common plug types are the round two pin and flat pin plugs. They can vary in size at times when traveling to small villages and towns.