Are you an expat living in Thailand? The Kingdom is offering a range of special expat privileges to encourage local tourism until 29th February 2024. The offers have been in place since mid-December and cover a number of popular festivals and holiday periods.
Claim your expat privileges
On offer you can find a wide range of special deals and a list of participating vendors covering five categories. Take your pick from offers for accommodation, restaurants, health and wellness, activities and shopping. The website is available in both English and Chinese. The registration link is on this page.
‘Amazing Thailand Expat Privileges’ is offered through a partnership between The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and True-DTAC.
…. The Amazing Thailand Expat Privileges is designed to encourage expats to explore Thailand and enjoy a great value vacation at various Thai destinations. It reflects our new ‘Meaningful Relationship’ campaign to inspire travellers to engage in meaningful connections with every aspect of Thailand and share their memorable experiences with the world.Thapanee Kiatphaibool, TAT Governor
TAT is working with the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) to offer expats free entry to Thailand’s national parks until 29th February 2024. The list of national parks announced is listed in the link above. It has been estimated that more than 2.15 million expats are currently living in Thailand. These include expats staff in companies, retirees, remote workers, and digital nomads.
Who’s sponsoring the project?
Following the merger between Thailand’s second- and third–largest mobile network operators, True Corporation and DTAC, the combined corporation True Corporation Plc is using its digital communication network to help promote the project among its foreign customers. They have linked with over 700 operator partners to send a welcome SMS message regarding the ‘Amazing Thailand Expat Privileges’ to their customers, most of whom come from China, Hong Kong, South Korea, India, and the ASEAN countries.
Existing True-DTAC’s foreign customers will receive the welcome message upon arrival at six of Thailand’s major international airports, Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang International Airports, Phuket International Airport, Chiang Mai International Airport, Hat Yai International Airport, and Mae Fah Luang-Chiang Rai International Airport.
Travellers purchasing a new ‘Thailand Tourist SIM’ at a True Shop will also receive the welcome message after activating their new SIM card.