Introducing Thailand

Thailand’s diverse landscapes are as lovely as its famous smile…

You can expect to be in a good mood while you’re exploring a country famed for its smile. Lively, friendly Thailand occupies the central section of the Indochinese Peninsula, bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar.

Its capital and largest city is Bangkok, just two hours and 25 minutes by air from Singapore. Bangkok boasts a dizzying array of shops, restaurants, hotels and experiences – many of which offer outstanding value.

The utterly idyllic islands are another massive lure: milk-white sand and azure waters beckon. Thailand wears its Buddhist heart on its sleeve: visitors don’t have to visit one of the glittering temples to observe local acts of worship – they’re engrained within the tapestry of daily life.


Dig a bit deeper on a meditation retreat in Chiang Mai, observe a religious festival in northeastern Thailand, or visit the underground cave shrines in Kanchanaburi and Phetchaburi and the hilltop temples in northern Thailand. Another thing that prompts worshipful feelings here is the cuisine.

Fresh, local ingredients, notably fragrant lemongrass, succulent chargrilled seafood and tongue-searing chillis star in dishes, which riff on four fundamental flavours: spicy, sweet, salty and sour. Sign up for a food tour in Bangkok, feast on seafood along the coast or gain some new skills for the folks back home by joining a cookery class, many of which kick off with an adventurous market tour.

Fly to Thailand via Singapore with Singapore Airlines. Depart from London Heathrow, Manchester* or from your local airport.

Four great reasons to fly with Singapore Airlines to Thailand:

  • Relax knowing you’re in safe hands when travelling with Singapore Airlines thanks to our latest precautionary measures such as; our touchless travel experience and complimentary care kits implemented to ensure the health and wellbeing of all our passengers and crew.
  • Break your journey in Singapore with a discounted Singapore Stopover Holiday Package. 
  • Book with confidence with Singapore Airlines and make the most of our flexible booking policy and enjoy unlimited date changes until 31st December 2020.
  • Experience the difference with Singapore Airlines, the world’s most awarded airline. Enjoy innovative state-of-the-art cabin products with unparalleled levels of comfort and impeccable levels of customer service throughout your journey.

Singapore Airlines runs a comprehensive South East Asia Excursion programme for the latest special offers click here.

*Singapore Airlines flights from Manchester currently suspended until February 2021.

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