Honeymoons in Thailand

If you’re planning a honeymoon or wedding abroad in Thailand, find out more about resorts, the best time of year to go, what you need and how long it takes to get there.

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Thailand Overview

Thailand or the ‘land of smiles’ ticks all the boxes when it comes to a honeymoon destination. From its rich history, legendary hospitality, distinctive culture, to its delicious food and relaxing massages, there is so much to enjoy together as a newly married couple. Take in the beauty of its clear blue water beaches, Buddhist temples, wonderful wildlife and stunning islands, to create memories of your honeymoon which will last a lifetime.

There is so much diversity in Thailand. You can’t help but love the chaos of the vibrant city of Bangkok, whilst Phuket, Krabi and Koh Samui hosts stunning beaches and conditions perfect for snorkelling and diving. To the North of Thailand you can visit the hill tribe regions of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai, where you can take an elephant trek through the tropical jungle or simply take in the breath-taking scenery.

Key Facts for Thailand

Currency: Thai Baht

Capital: Bangkok

Language: Thai

Flight time: 9 hours from Sydney

Holders of Australian passports do not require a VISA when staying in Thailand for fewer than 30 days. (Thai authority requires at least 6 month validity remaining on the passport.)

Getting Married in Thailand

For information about marriage registration in Thailand, see http://canberra.thaiembassy.org/doc/info/marriage_steps.pdf 

Flight time: 9 hours from Sydney

When to Honeymoon in Thailand

Thailand enjoys a mostly tropical hot and humid climate due to its location. In fact, Thailand’s geography means that there is always great weather to enjoy somewhere in the country at any time of the year. With temperatures ranging from 19 to 38 degrees, Thailand is a super honeymoon destination all year round. November to March are the best months to visit when there is little rain and the humidity is lower, although Koh Samui is best visited from June to September.

The cool season runs from November to February, with temperatures ranging between 20C to 30C. If you don't mind the heat, Thailand's summer season starts in March and ends in May and has a average temperature of 34C. The rainy season falls between June and October and has an average temperature of 29C. 

On the Andaman Coast (Phang-Nga, Phuket, Krabi, Trang) the green season is between June and October, so you may experience some rain or thunderstorms during your honeymoon visit. If you're interested in scuba diving, it's best to plan your honeymoon between November and April. 

The Gulf of Thailand West Coast is likely to have rain between November and February, and March to October is the best time for scuba diving. On the Gulf of Thailand East Coast, a honeymoon between March and September means you're likely to avoid rainfall. 

There are a number of airlines offering direct flights to Thailand from across Australia. Thai Airways, Emirates and Qantas have direct flights from Australia to Bangkok. Jetstar offers direct flights from Sydney to Phuket and from Melbourne to Bangkok and Phuket. Virgin Australia offers direct flights from Perth to Phuket.

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Getting Married in Thailand

If you're looking for a country in which to get married abroad that offers a wonderful combination of rich culture and heritage combined with stunning scenery, a warm climate, and some of the most delicious and colourful food to be found anywhere, then why not consider Thailand. With its diverse landscape which starts with mountains in the north, rice fields in the Central Plains and gorgeous beaches in the island dotted south, weddings abroad in Thailand are growing in popularity and it's not hard to see why. With modern infrastructures and friendly, affordable service, your special day will be memorable. Whether you dream of getting married with the sand between your toes, or standing near to a dramatic waterfall, or if you're feeling adventurous, sitting atop an elephant, then anything is possible in Thailand.

Capital city – Bangkok

Currency – Thai Baht

Official Language – Thai

Marriage Requirements


Civil marriages have to be registered in the Registry Office of Bangkok to be legally binding. Couples will need valid passports and a sworn affidavit stating that they are free to marry. This can be obtained from their country's embassy or consulate in Bangkok. If they are divorced, then a decree absolute is required to be shown and if either of them is widowed, then a copy of the death certificate together with the previous marriage certificate is required to be produced. For more information visit thailandweddings.com

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