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visiting Thailand from Australia is there a $40 charge

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visiting Thailand from Australia is there a $40 charge

hi our independently planed trip from Australia to Europe seems to becoming more expensive!

we are staying 7 days in Thailand and arriving from Malaysia via don muang airport

is it true that a Tourist Visa Exemption costs approximately $40 each person ?

thank you

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1. Re: visiting Thailand from Australia is there a $40 charge

I didn't pay anything for my tourist visa when I was in Thailand.

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2. Re: visiting Thailand from Australia is there a $40 charge

Hi,

Australians receive a free 'visa exemption' stamp which is then valid for 30 days if arriving by air. So there should be no 'visa' cost for your 7 day Thailand vacation.

Cheers

Edited: 07 March 2013, 23:50
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3. Re: visiting Thailand from Australia is there a $40 charge

cheers Bepergian, that is good news,

I was getting difficult to understand information from the Thai immigration site

http://www.immigration.go.th

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4. Re: visiting Thailand from Australia is there a $40 charge

Thank you for your help fresh_prince...

i still have bad memories of queuing for about 90 minutes at Bali airport in stifling heat !

then having pay about $25 US for an Indonesian tourist visa just to visit Bali for 7 days

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5. Re: visiting Thailand from Australia is there a $40 charge

The Thai Immigration deals with people who are already in Thailand. You should look at the Thai Embassy web site http://canberra.thaiembassy.org/visa.html

But as stated, for such a short stay you are entitled to the free visa exemption.

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6. Re: visiting Thailand from Australia is there a $40 charge

it doesnt cost anything for a visa to thailand and if you dont like a long wait at customs get a vip entry where you get rushed through very quick. Do a search on vip customs entry fast track into thailand and you will find many companies offering this service.

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