Thailand’s beautiful scenery, dramatic coastlines, and pristine waters welcome many tourists to its coast. However, to beat the heat and the mobs of tourists while saving on costs, its best to book ahead of time during the offseason. Although budget travel in Thailand is feasible any time of the year, traveling during the low season when there are fewer tourists around can help you save even more money, especially on flights and lodging.
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Vacation destinations all have certain times of the year that are busier than others. During the busy season, there’s more of a demand for flights and accommodations. This causes the prices to go up because of the increased demand.
During the quiet travel time of year, it is more difficult to fill seats on planes and beds in hotels, so it is often offered at a bargain price. Since Thailand is a tropical nation, it has a dry season and a rainy season, and during the rainy season there are fewer tourists.
Around this time, heavy rains are also very common, which may often lead to flooding. Thailand’s rainy season is from May/June to October with most of the rain from August to October. However, it's important to note that within Thailand, different destinations have different low seasons. Because of this, it may be possible to find low-cost Thailand travel during your preferred time by switching your destination.
In order to balance savings and experience, some travelers choose to visit Thailand during the "shoulder season.” This is the beginning of the low season when the weather is less dramatic, and prices are still lower than their peak. The ideal time is February through June, September, and October, as they all offer moderate pricing and decent weather.
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