Information & Facts
Avis and Budget are represented at the airport, as well as some
local car rental companies.
Taxis are available for travel to Chiang Mai, 100 Baht/15
minutes. A shared taxi will cost 40 Baht. Fares should be agreed in
advance. The Airport does not allow public tricycle and pick-up
cars to enter the airport area; those can be accessed outside the
airport area. Many hotels arrange transport and public buses are
only advised for serious budget travellers.
Tel: +66 (0)53 2702 2233.
Facilities include a bank, bureaux de change, ATMs, bars,
restaurants, shops, a tourist desk on the first floor, first aid on
the second floor and a left luggage office. There are limited
facilities for disabled travellers; those with special needs should
contact their airline in advance.
Thai is the official language, although English is widely
spoken in tourist areas.
The unit of currency is the Baht (THB), which is divided
into 100 satang. Currency can be exchanged at the airport, banks,
hotels and bureaux de change. Banks are open Monday to Friday. ATMs
are available in most cities and tourist resorts. Most large hotels
and shops accept travellers cheques, but a better rate will be
given at banks. Most major credit cards are accepted at hotels and