Holiday Guide for Thailand in 2019

Thailand 2019
Thailand
2019

Thailand information

Coronavirus Notice The Thai government has decided to keep the kingdom under a state of coronavirus emergency until July 31.
Coronavirus: Travel status The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has lifted a landing ban on international flights. But it will still apply a new set of stringent international travel restrictions that will last until further notice. Under those measures, tourists will effectively continue to be kept out of the kingdom. Thailand Travel Guide
Coronavirus: Business status Work-permit holders and their spouses and children, however, will be allowed in. Foreign spouses and children of Thai nationals, foreign students, and foreigners with permanent residence status will also be allowed to enter. Those seeking medical treatment in Thailand will also be able to visit.

Population: 65.33m
Capital: Bangkok
Calling Code: (66)
Time Zone: +7 UTC
Currency: Thai baht
Language: Thai

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Thailand List of National Holidays in Thailand in 2019

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

Thailand: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Chinese New Year


Chinese New Year

Narathiwat, Pattani, Satun, Yala: The Chinese New Year is very similar to the Western one, swathed in traditions and rituals

Makha Bucha


Makha Bucha

Thailand: Shortly after Buddha began his teachings, 1250 monks gathered to hear Buddha preach.

Chakri Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Chakri Day (in lieu)

Thailand: Chakri Day commemorates the establishment of the Chakri Dynasty by Phra Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke in 1784

Songkran


Songkran

Thailand: The Songkran festival is the traditional Thai New Year's Day and is celebrated from April 13 to April 15

Songkran


Songkran

Thailand: Festivities continue on the second day of the holidays to celebrate traditional Thai New Year

Songkran

 Long Weekend! 
Songkran

Thailand: Festivities continue on the third day of the holidays to celebrate traditional Thai New Year

Songkran


Songkran

Thailand: Festivities conclude on the fourth day of the holidays to celebrate traditional Thai New Year

Labour Day


Labour Day

Thailand: This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement

H.M. King's Coronation

 Long Weekend! 
H.M. King's Coronation

Thailand: The Thai government has announced 6 May 2019, the final day of the King's three-day coronatio as a special national holiday.

Visakha Bucha Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Visakha Bucha Day (in lieu)

Thailand: Marks three key events in Buddhas life - his birthday, the enlightenment and his achievement of Nirvana

H.M. Queen's Birthday

 Long Weekend! 
H.M. Queen's Birthday

Thailand: This holiday marks the birthday of the queen of Thailand, Queen Suthida.

Asahna Bucha Day


Asahna Bucha Day

Thailand: Marks the day when the Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon in India over 2500 years ago

H.M. King's Birthday (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
H.M. King's Birthday (in lieu)

Thailand: The day commemorates the birthday of the King of Thailand, Vajiralongkorn, also known as Rama X.

H.M. Queen Mother's Birthday

 Long Weekend! 
H.M. Queen Mother's Birthday

Thailand: This holiday marks the birthday of the queen mother of Thailand, Queen Sirikit.

The Passing of King Bhumibol (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
The Passing of King Bhumibol (in lieu)

Thailand: In remembrance of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, King Rama IX who died on October 13th 2016.

Chulalongkorn Day


Chulalongkorn Day

Thailand: Commemorates one of Thailands most revered kings, King Chulalongkorn

King Bhumibol's Birthday


King Bhumibol's Birthday

Thailand: Thailand's National Day commemorates the birthday of the late King of Thailand, Bhumibol Adulyadej

Thailand Constitution Day


Thailand Constitution Day

Thailand: Commemorates the announcment of the first permanent constitution in 1932

New Year's Eve Holiday

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Eve Holiday

Thailand: The last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar is usually celebrated with parties as midnight approaches

New Year's Eve


New Year's Eve

Thailand: The last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar is usually celebrated with parties as midnight approaches

Notes

  • Where the actual date of the holiday falls on a weekend, a substitute day has been granted on the Monday as a day's holiday.