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The annual International Alms Festival in Hat Yai with over 10,000 monks

The annual International Alms Festival in Hat Yai with over 10,000 monks


Hotels Deals

I live in Southeast Asia and have booked hundreds of hotels in this region. I have spent many hours researching hotel prices to get the best deal and I always end up booking through Agoda. Their rates are far lower compared to other companies or booking directly with hotels. Give them a try!

Hat Yai Events Calendar

Covid-19 Virus

The worldwide panic over the Covid-19 Virus that started in 2020 has resulted in most events in Thailand being cancelled. If you are interested in attending any of the events listed in these pages, check news sources first to confirm that the event is still taking place. If I hear about any of the events below being cancelled I will post an update, but I cannot guarantee that the information on this website will always be correct. Too many things change and I am simply too busy to be constantly checking things.

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A number of events take place in Hat Yai and nearby Songkhla throughout the year. These may be Buddhist festivals, Thai national holidays, fairs, or shows. Some are aimed at the locals, while others are more geared up for tourists.

For many events the exact date changes each year. Buddhist holidays and the Chinese New Year are based on the lunar year. Alternatively, an event may start, for example, on the second or third Monday of a particular month which will be a different date every year.

If you happen to be in Hat Yai while an event is taking place it may be worthwhile going along to take a look.

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I'm afraid that I haven't got time to find out about every single event taking place in Hat Yai. However, I will update this page as and when I find out about things. Most of the information here comes from signs I see as I drive or walk around Hat Yai. If you know of something that's going on, please let me know and I will add it here. If you notice any mistakes, please let me know.

Some events listed below may not have dates because I don't know the date yet. I will add dates when I find out.

I will try my best, but I can't guarantee that the information here will always be correct. An event may be cancelled, the date changed, or I may have made a mistake. If you plan to attend one of the events below, please confirm the information first using other sources.

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Get The Best Deal On Your Hat Yai Hotel Room

Listed opposite are some of my personal recommendations for hotels in Hat Yai based on budget. I have lived permanently in Hat Yai since 2003 and my recommendations are based on a lot of local knowledge.

Each link will take you to the relevant page on the Agoda website where you can see photos, read reviews, and book on-line. I use Agoda to book all of my own hotels in Thailand and the Southeast Asia region. Agoda hotel rates are usually always the lowest and I have received good customer service, therefore I am happy to recommend the company to other people. Here is some analysis I did regarding booking hotels in Southeast Asia. used to be more expensive than Agoda, but when I have checked hotel prices recently I have found their rates to be quite competitive. Unlike Agoda, you don't need to pay at the time of booking with - you can simply pay at the hotel when you check in. Also, show you total prices whereas Agoda show you a price and then add on 17% for tax and service charge.

If you want to compare prices between different on-line travel agents (OTAs) for a specific hotel, you can use a company such as HotelsCombined.

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