Thailand Now Under Military Control: How Safe Are You Traveling To or From Thailand?

Due to a coup which occurred yesterday, Thailand is now under the control of Prayuth Chan-ocha, who is the general and chief of its military. Martial law has reportedly been established — complete with a nightly curfew from 10:00 in the evening until 5:00 in the morning until further notice, from which travel to the airport is supposedly exempt — and the constitution of Thailand has supposedly been thrown out…but what does that mean for you in terms of safety when traveling? Well — considering that there has been deadly violence reported in Thailand in the months leading up to the coup — you are probably no more in danger now than earlier this year or since December of 2013 and may even be safer today than yesterday…but let us learn from what FlyerTalk members have reported…

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