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Travel

Venue

APSIG 2016 classroom is Room 206, AIT Conference Center. (Please refer AIT map and vicinity.)


Accommodation


You may find the selected accommodation offers of AIT Conference Center Hotel which is in the same building as our classroom.
(Please refer AIT map.) 

Single occupancy at Main wingTHB 1284 (USD 37) per night
Double occupancy at Main wing : THB 1498 (USD 43) per night
Single occupancy at New wing : THB 1819 (USD 52) per night
Double occupancy at New wing : THB 2033 (USD 58) per night

All rates are per night and inclusive of 7% vat but exclude breakfast.
You may refer the AIT Conference Center website for more information including Room PicturesFacilities, and others.

Note:  If you would like to book your room at AIT Conference Center hotel, please contact APSIG-info at googlegroups.com as we blocked rooms for APSIG participants
           Fellowship awardee will be provided a Single occupancy at Main wing. Any upgrade expense shall be paid by each participant.

2. Alternative options

If rooms you prefer are not available, please refer the following nearby options (5-20 minutes by car) or contact us for possible arrangement. 

J Park Residence (5-7 minutes away from AIT)
    112/118 Tumbol. Klong-nueng Aumpher. Klong-Luang, Pathum Thani, Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani, Thailand 12120
    USD 21-31 (per night, excluding VAT)

Piyamon Mansion (5-7 minutes away from AIT) 
    30/29 Moo.17 Tambon Khlong nueng Ampher Khlonglaung Pathumthani, Khlong Luang, Pathum Thani, Thailand 12120
    USD 17 (per night, excluding VAT)

The Idle Serviced Residence (15-20 minutes away from AIT)

    58/851 Moo 13 KlongNueng, Khlong Luang 12120, Thailand

    USD 41-84 (per night, excluding VAT)

 

IngNatee Resort (15-20 minutes away from AIT)

    62 Moo 7 Baantonkhung Rd. Chiang Rak Yai Pathum Thani

    USD 64-71 (per night, excluding VAT)

 

Navanakorn Golden View (15-20 minutes away from AIT)

    110/10 Moo 13 T. Klongneung, A. Khlongluang, Ban Lam Rua Taek 

    USD 27-48 (per night, excluding VAT)



Transportation

From the Suvarnabhumi Airport to AIT
    - Taxi (up to 3 person): around 1 hour, around 800 THB (or US$ 23; including tollway fee)

From AIT to Suvarnabhumi Airport
    - Taxi (up to 3 person): around 1 hour, around THB 700 (including tollway fee)
You may also refer the How to Visit to AIT page.


Visa

Visa processing would normally take 1-2 weeks but it depends on the Thai Embassy/Consulate of each country. 
 
If participant needs an official letter for issuing visa, s/he has to contact us (APSIG-sec at googlegroups.com) at least five weeks before your travel date (no later than 2016-08-01 if you would arrive before or on 2016-09-11) since we will have to request an official letter from the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs which takes up to 3 weeks. After we get the letter from the Ministry, the participant can now apply at the embassy/ consulate for his/her visa.


Health

ECDC recently classified Thailand as a nation with "widespread transmission of Zika virus." Although Zika virus are found in northern and eastern Thailand, there is no case reported in AIT and nearby area. You may refer on the Zika virus in the following links:


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Jungbae An,
Jun 17, 2016, 8:22 PM
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Jungbae An,
Jun 19, 2016, 10:26 PM