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Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok: Private Hotel Transfers

1. Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok: Private Hotel Transfers

Relax in comfort and benefit from the privacy of a vehicle exclusive to you and your party with a private transfer to or from Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok International Airport). Avoid the hassle of negotiating a taxi or the inconvenience of navigating the public transport system with heavy bags. Get a meet and greet from a professional driver and help with your luggage on a transfer by top of the range vehicle. Avail of a service inclusive of expressway fees and insurance, and stay hydrated with the free-on-board bottled drinking water. •Arrival option•: Details of your driver will be provided prior to your travel. Pricing includes meet and greets at the airport arrival lounge. Your airport representative will be holding a name-board with your given name and GetYourGuide logo and wait in the arrival lounge meeting point at Gate 4. All incoming flights will be monitored and your driver will be waiting at your terminal accordingly. Pricing includes 90-minutes of waiting from the time your flight lands. If any unexpected situation arises, however, then the wait time will be extended for passengers who have trouble with luggage or Immigration lines. •Departure option•: Enjoy reliable door-to-door service with this private transfer service to Airport. At the designated time, your professional driver will meet you at your hotel and help you with your luggage. Next, all you need to do is relax in air-conditioned comfort inside your private vehicle. Forget trying to organize a taxi or waiting for a shuttle service and worrying about making your flight on time.  All cars are set up with hand sanitizer. Extra hygiene precautions are being taken due to the COVID-19 virus. All vehicles, equipment, and passenger seats are thoroughly disinfected after each trip.

From Bangkok: Amphawa Floating Markets and Firefly Boat Tour

2. From Bangkok: Amphawa Floating Markets and Firefly Boat Tour

The markets of Thailand are some of the country’s most quintessential experiences; they give you a lively peek inside the more traditional culture of a country that often lives by water (or in this case, by the railroad tracks as well). On this full-day guided tour, you'll be taken to the most iconic markets on the outskirts of Bangkok, ending with a relaxing firefly boat tour to wind down from the day’s excitement. Maeklong Train Market is a fresh market situated right by a well-worn railroad. Watch the vendors expertly close and open their awnings to make room as the trains pass by. Wat Bang Kung is a striking Buddhist temple engulfed by the roots of a massive Banyan Tree. Learn about its bloody battle history and see the Golden Buddha inside. Located on the Amphawa canal, the Amphawa Floating Market is one of Thailand's more popular floating markets. Visit this riverside market and see vendors selling delicious treats like sweets and seafood, or browse some of the shophouses and restaurants. After sunset, when the lights have dimmed, you'll wind down with a relaxing river cruise. Your boat will take you a little further out where it is dark enough to see the fireflies, before heading back to your accommodations at 9:00 PM, ending a day of simple pleasures and tastes with the comforting sight of these lightning bugs.

Bangkok: Thai Cooking Class and Onnuch Market Tour

3. Bangkok: Thai Cooking Class and Onnuch Market Tour

Discover the ins and outs of Thai food in this cooking and market experience. Explore the vibrant flavors of the Onnuch food market, learn how to pick the freshest ingredients, and try your hand at cooking Thailand's famous dishes. Meet at the Pink Chili Thai Cooking School and meet your cooking teacher. Head to the nearby Onnuch Market to gather your supplies for your dinner. Stroll through the market and learn from your teacher how to pick the ripest and freshest ingredients to create a flavorful dish. Return to the cooking school with your purchases and start cooking. Learn about the vegetables, spices, and herbs you bought and add them to your dishes. Cook a Thai curry, a papaya salad, the famous Pad Thai, and a delicious mango sticky rice dessert. Finally, enjoy the fruits of your labor. Gather around a table and taste the fragrant dishes you just cooked, enjoying a tasty meal with your fellow cooking students.

Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok: Luxury Private Transfers

4. Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok: Luxury Private Transfers

Start or end your journey in Bangkok in comfort with an exclusive private airport transfer from Suvarnabhumi Airport to your hotel in Bangkok or vice versa. Avoid the hassle of negotiating a taxi or carrying your bags on public transportation. Choose between 3 car models to best suit your transportation needs. For accommodation of up to 3 passengers, choose the Mercedes Benz E-Class or a Toyota Alphard vehicle. Alternatively, book the 8- or 9-seat Toyota commuter van for more legroom. Benefit from a glass partition and separate air conditioning between the driver and passengers for extra hygiene precautions. On the day of your transfer, be met at your hotel or the airport by your personal chauffeur and vehicle. Then simply sit back and relax as you are driven directly to your destination in a clean, comfortable, and well-maintained vehicle.

Private Guided Day Tour: Bangkok with Public Transport

5. Private Guided Day Tour: Bangkok with Public Transport

Book yourself or your group on this personalized 8-hour tour around Bangkok, or venture out to nearby provinces to get a unique insight in to Thai culture with a local. The private tour can be tailored to your interests, whether you want to visit the historic sights or neighborhood lifestyles. Visit the ornate murals of the Grand Palace or take in the Bang Pa-In Summer Palace at Ayutthaya. The Summer Palace is set on lovely grounds on the banks of the Chao Praya River and is one of the best-maintained attractions in Thailand. One of the most popular attractions close to Bangkok, you will feel like a king as you wander through the vast complex. While in Ayutthaya, take in the Historical Park. The Siamese moved their capital to Ayutthaya around 1350 AD and created a royal palace and many impressive monasteries and Wats in the area. In the mid 1800's the Burmese sacked it and the city was abandoned. Now a UNESCO protected World Heritage Site, you can explore the historic temples scattered around the encircling river. If you prefer, head to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and see Thais going about their everyday life in a truly unique setting. Stay in downtown Bangkok to visit sites such as the Khao San Road, Chatuchak Market and reclining Buddha at Wat Pho. Transportation is via the Bangkok skytrain, or by taxi where needed. If you want to venture further afield, you will be taken by comfortable minivan and have the services of a professional driver. Everything can be arranged through your friendly guide, who will take you to the areas most of interest to you and share their expert local knowledge in a fun and fascinating way to make the city your Bangkok.

Thailand: Visa on Arrival and Fast-track Assistance Service

6. Thailand: Visa on Arrival and Fast-track Assistance Service

Meet your personal host at Suvarnabhumi Airport after a long flight, and enjoy a VIP experience on arrival. Benefit from a premium service that offers fast-track assistance all the way. Following a meet-and-greet at the skywalk, navigate all the airport formalities with your personal assistant. Your host will assist you through the application for a visa upon arrival and then take your through customs via the Premium Immigration Lane. As you head downstairs, a dedicated baggage porter will be arranging the collection of your checked bags as your concierge fast tracks you through customs and escorts you and your guests to your onward transportation or to your host for transportation to the hotel. On your departure, there is no need to wait in line, your concierge will pre-arrange the check-in and printing of your boarding passes and luggage tags. Meet them outside with a dedicated porter to collect your bags. Be escorted to the front of the document check-in and security lines before you go to immigration and customs. Due to security restrictions, the concierge service is limited through customs and the immigration pre-clearance. Therefore, you must clear immigration and customs on your own. Once you have cleared, your personal concierge will escort you up to the VIP airport departure gate.

Bangkok Airports: Transfer Pattaya, Hua Hin, and More

7. Bangkok Airports: Transfer Pattaya, Hua Hin, and More

Travel between the Suvarnabhumi Airport or Don Mueang Airport or your hotel in Bangkok to other nearby cities. Enjoy a private transfer in a comfortable van or car. Journey from the airport or your Bangkok hotel to major vacation destinations such as Pattaya, Hua Hin, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi, Koh Samet, Koh Chang or Laem Chabang. Avoid the inconvenience of navigating public transit with heavy bags. Instead, travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle straight to your desired destination. Once you arrive at the airport you’ll be greeted by a professional driver who will help you with your luggage. This service includes expressway fees, insurance, and free on-board bottled water.

Bangkok: Dragon Temple, Roots Temple, and Floating Market

8. Bangkok: Dragon Temple, Roots Temple, and Floating Market

Travel to Wat Samphran Temple to see a dragon wrapped around a 17-story building with this day tour from Bangkok. See a Buddha figure in a tree at the Bang Kung Temple (Temple of the Roots). Enjoy a boat tour of the Amphawa Floating Market. Be picked up from your hotel and travel to Wat Samphran Temple. Admire the red and green dragon curling around the towering temple. Journey to Wat Bang Kung Temple to learn more about Buddhism from your local guide.  Cruise on a traditional Thai boat through the Amphawa Floating Market. Marvel at the fireflies as you take in the local vibe. Have an hour of free time to explore the market, where you can try some local cuisine.  Finish at around 7:30 pm with drop-off in Patpong.

Samut Prakan: Erawan Museum Discounted Admission Ticket

9. Samut Prakan: Erawan Museum Discounted Admission Ticket

Enjoy access to the Erawan Museum, located just outside Bangkok in Samut Prakan province. Find out how the museum was constructed as a symbol of peace and humanity, showcasing the arts, philosophies, religious diversity, and spirit of Asia. Receive a discounted ticket that allows you access at a specified date and time. When you arrive, marvel at the giant 3-headed elephant sculpture which makes up part of the exterior building. This attraction is the first and biggest hand-carved sculpture in the world. As you enter, discover how the museum is sectioned into 3 levels which symbolize the underworld, the earth, and heaven in a lot of religious and philosophical thinking. Start at the Suvarnabhumi Level, the underground level of the Elephant. Observe a showcase of ancient artifacts and porcelain - all part of the owner's prized collection - which represent 'the past'. Admire numerous artifacts including the Thai style ceramic ware of Benjarong. Also marvel at the figure of Naga, the snake-like god of the underworld who is the givers of waters in Buddhist belief. Next, head up to the Earth Section, the circular base that supports the weight of the elephant. See how the interior of the building incorporates many art forms of the world, including Western and Eastern styles in a truly unique form. Notice how the ceiling of the entrance is similar to the ceiling of the earth and the stained glass form the pattern of the Earth. Finally, arrive at the Cosmo Level which is the area inside the body of the elephant. Navigate along 2 passageways from the right and left feet of the elephants towards an area painted with stories of gods and goddesses floating in heaven. Once you've explored the interiors of this unique building, continue your tour to the outside areas. Take a stroll through the garden which is filled with rare tree species from all over Thailand, some of which have significance in Thai literature.

Bangkok: Private Car Hire to Amphawa Floating Market

10. Bangkok: Private Car Hire to Amphawa Floating Market

Explore Thailand in a more authentic way with a private trip to Amphawa Floating Market. See how life is outside of Bangkok as you observe locals buy and sell fruits, food and handmade souvenirs from the wooden boats. Start off your private excursion by meeting your driver at your hotel lobby at the selected pickup time. Set off towards Amphawa Floating Market. On the way, make an optional stop at Wat Bang Kung temple if you wish to. Arrive at Amphawa Floating Market and immerse yourself in this foodie paradise. Soak up the sights, sounds, and aromas as you watch food cooked right alongside your boat. Sample local dishes like steamed fish and other classic Thai recipes including refreshing fruit drinks. Be amazed by locally handcrafted products that you might not find in Bangkok. Spend your leisure time walking around with no rush then enjoy a comfortable ride back to Bangkok. Get dropped off at your hotel with memories of the incredible experiences you designed.

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What people are saying about Samut Prakan (Province)

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 926 reviews

We booked a private hotel transfer from the airport to the hotel and back, as well as a SIM card for our mobile phone. Everything worked perfectly. The vehicles are new and clean. Mineral water was even offered. Driver very friendly and helpful. The SIM card was given to us upon arrival at the airport. Although we traveled over the New Year we were picked up on time and got everywhere on time. The price and performance here are assured. Clear recommendation from us.

Highly recommended airport transfer. We were able to locate right away the get your guide logo and found our names on the sign board right after we arrived at the gate 4 arrival hall. The lady was so smooth in facilitating and endorsed us to our van and driver. Driver was quiet but drived safely and we were able to arrive at our hotel fast. We will be booking again!

I was able to meet the pick-up guide at the airport smoothly! It was a pretty clean car, and the driver was a woman, but she probably understood that I was not good at English. Well, I was able to come to the hotel leisurely ^ ^ Driving was also very polite.

This is a must when your flight gets in when everything is closed in the early morning (1:00 am) !! Our ride was there upon arrival and everything was professional and smooth!

Smooth process our driver was there on time and brought us quickly to our hotel. I couldn't report anything negative. Therefore full 5 stars *****