Living in Bangkok is the dream of many but what’s it really like? Here’s practical advice on how to find a place to live and the cost of living in Bangkok
Cheap Long Term Accommodation In Bangkok
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With a population of more than 14 million and approximately 26.5 million international arrivals each year, Bangkok has a huge selection of apartments, condominiums, houses, hotel rooms, suites, homestays and other accommodation options.
Where To Rent In Bangkok
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Bangkok is a huge city with hundreds of neighbourhoods, ranging from quiet suburbs to busy, fast-paced central areas. If you’re planning to live in Bangkok, the area you rent in will have a huge impact on your cost of living, lifestyle and general quality of life.
Bangkok Serviced Apartments
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Bangkok is home to hundreds of serviced apartment buildings, ranging in price from well under 30,000 baht per month to upwards of 150,000. Most offer the usual services and facilities, from laundry and room cleaning to swimming pools, gyms, saunas and more.
Bangkok Apartment Prices 2017
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What are Bangkok apartment prices in 2017? Thailand’s capital city has ever rising prices but there are still bargains to be had
Where To Find Bangkok Apartment Listings
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As one of Asia’s biggest cities, there are numerous places to find apartments and condos listed for rent in Bangkok. We’ve listed several of Bangkok’s most popular apartment listing websites below, as well as several websites for real estate agents based in the city:
Cost Of Living In Bangkok
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Living in Bangkok is very different to visiting as a tourist. Bangkok is certainly much cheaper than Hong Kong or Singapore, but you still need to keep an eye on your budget to get the best value out of the city.
Your Guide To Bangkok Traffic
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Bangkok is one of the world’s most congested cities, with severe traffic problems that can make it a challenge to get around the city during peak rush hours. Whether you’re visiting Bangkok or planning to stay long term, understanding the traffic is key to getting around quickly.
Getting Around Bangkok
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Bangkok is notorious for its gridlocked traffic, but getting around Bangkok is easy if you think ahead a little bit and plan your route.