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Bangkok Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Bangkok Layover Tips For Flight Attendants | WOC

Wondering what to do in your next layover in Bangkok? Find your cabin crew tips here. If you are looking for a fun and relaxing time, you have ‘landed’ in the right place! Bangkok is an interesting mix of a fast paced modern lifestyle and old world charm. While there are temples and royal palaces to calm your jetlagged mind, the city also boasts of a wild nightlife and food joints that offer tasty treats!

What to do in Bangkok for 24h – 48h?

Some important facts to keep in mind before you set out to explore the city

The local currency is Baht (35 THB = 1 USD approx.)

How to get around

  • The cheapest way to travel within Bangkok city is the Skytrain and the MRT which is well connected with most of the shopping and entertainment spots in the city.
    WOC Travel tip: Buy a MRT card for 100 THB to avoid the city traffic and waiting in queues at the station
  • Taxis can be found easily in every nook and corner of the city and runs by the meter (fares start at 35 THB)
  • Express boats and river taxis are most cheap and convenient way to get to the historical attractions in the city
  • A Bangkok trip is incomplete without a Tuk Tuk ride (a three wheeler vehicle) ride! However, the fares are unregulated and depends on your bargaining skills. Not recommended for travelling when sightseeing.

Where to stay

Akyra Thonglor Bangkok is a boutique 5 star hotel. WOC premium users get 40% discount on hotel tariffs

Tourist attractions in Bangkok

Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)

Bangkok’s largest and oldest wat (Buddhist temple) is home to the famous Reclining Buddha, the supine 46m long and 15-meter-high gold leaf-covered Buddha image with mother-of-pearl inlaid feet.
WOC travel tip: Get a massage at the adjoining training center for Thai massage (

Vat Arun (Temple of Dawn)

Wat Arun


Located near the Chao Praya river, this ancient temple is an architectural marvel with its impressive mosaic work. You can take a boat to Pier Than Tien and then take a ferry across the river.

Wat Phra Kaew and the Grand Palace

The palace and temple are traditional Thai architecture at its finest. The revered Emerald Buddha, a 26-inch-high image actually carved from solid jade, is housed within the royal palace.
WOC travel tip: Make sure you are fully clothed when visiting this temple as bare shoulders, shorts or short skirts are not allowed.

Day bike tours

In case you want to avoid the conventional way of sightseeing, you could sign up for a bike tour to see and experience the Thai way of life. Multiple attractions like a trip to Chinatown and street food This will cost you around 2000 THB per person (

Food and Nightlife in Bangkok

Street Food


  • Try out a variety of Mango delicacies like Mango sticky rice, mango pudding, and other desserts at Mango Tango in Siam Square
  • If you’re in the mood to experience some local Thai delicacies, check out a street food café near Asok station, close to the Sheraton Hotel. This place is inexpensive and popular for its authentic Thai food. Open till 3 am!
  • In case you’re interested in some DIY activity, visit a Thai cooking school and learn to make some authentic Thai food! Highly recommended for tourists (
  • Beat the tropical heat with other street delights like freshly squeezed orange juice and Coconut pancakes!

Relaxation in Bangkok

Feeling jet lagged after a long flight? Get a rejuvenating spa and massage at the Infinity spa. If you are short on time and want a budget friendly option, get a fish pedicure!

20% discount for WOC users. You just need to show your WOC app and a valid crew ID to claim the offer

Address: silom Rd, Khwaeng Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Contact: Benji (Email: [email protected]; Phone: 0066867779087)

Where to shop


If you’re on a budget but a lover of fashion, Bangkok is just the place for you. Here are some interesting inexpensive shopping recommendations:

  • Chatuchak is one of the largest weekend markets of the world, spread over a sprawling 27 acres and divided into 27 sections. You can find anything and everything here, ranging from clothes, books, food, plants and antiques. If you’re here on the weekend it’s a must, but prepared to be exhausted
  • Check out the Platinum Mall in the day time (closes by 6 pm) and Victory Monument night market (near the metro station) for some inexpensive clothing options
  • Other budget friendly shopping spots are Kao San Road or the clothes market in Siam for local designer wear.
  • If you are into trendy fashion go to Siam Center, located between Siam Discovery and Siam Paragon for some exclusive designs. The prices are quite affordable.

Flight Attendant discounts in Thailand

World Of Crew gets you a few awesome deals only for cabin crews in Bangkok. Have a look into these and let us know if you manage to visit them during your layover!

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