This is the second edition of this book, updated to January 2006. It is a valuable guide for anyone visiting Bangkok. Here, you will find the facts and methods you need to know for planning, setting up, and maintaining your Bangkok base. It shows how to choose and apply for the visa best suited to your needs and provides details on visa renewal procedures as well as listings of appropriate government offices. It gives you how to determine where in the city to live, find an apartment and obtain the best rental agreements. The text is backed-up with listings of apartments ranging from US$150 to US$500 a month. It explains how to make money transfers, open Thai bank accounts, ATM and credit card usage. Included are listings of banks and credit agencies. The topics of health care quality and costs are covered in depth and include listings of hospitals, clinics and health insurance providers that are favored by the foreign community. Here you will find the details for city transportation methods and fares, shopping center locations, sports clubs, schools and social organizations for foreigners. Also included are chapters covering cultural customs and social venues as well as income opportunities. Many more topics are included in this book and covered in detail with text, listings and photos that will ease your move to The City of Angels, Bangkok. The information in this book is especially useful for visitors who are moving to Bangkok for work assignments, health care services, retirement, or simply an extended holiday.
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The information in this book is intended to assist the foreigners who are moving to Bangkok for work assignments, health care services, retirement, or an extended holiday. It contains no references to the nightlife activities of the city that are covered in other publications.About the Author:
Robert Hein is an American expatriate who has lived in Thailand for 13 years. He is a free lance writer whose articles have appeared in the Bangkok Post, Sawasdee Magazine, Guide to South Thailand and other publications.
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Book Description Expat Publications, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0974050210