Many people dream of moving to an exotic land, where they can enjoy a slower pace of life, cheaper living, bask on white sandy beaches, or simply admire the hustle and bustle of the colourful cities. You can get all this and more in Thailand – commonly known as ‘the land of smiles’ – suggesting a move to Thailand will be a happy one.
When it comes to organising removals to Thailand, it is vital to contact a company that you can rely on, with a proven track record of international removals. Greens has four decades of experience in global removals, including house moves to all parts of Asia, such as China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.
As we are BAR registered for international removals, you can expect your move to Chaing Rai to be trouble free as we look after your possessions at every stage of the journey. We also work with one of Asia’s largest relocation companies to ensure that each stage of the move goes smoothly, from collection to shipping and delivery.
We offer a range of services for household moves to Thailand, including a professional packing service, and unpacking on arrival your destination. Our experienced staff can help with customs clearance and other paperwork and we can even provide you with local information on Chang Rai, should you request it. If you have any large, or unusual items or valuables to ship to Thailand, we also offer a specialist removals service to Asia and the Far East.
Moving to Chang Rai, Thailand: About Chiang Rai
If you are looking for somewhere a bit off the beaten track, with spectacular open countryside, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, forests, and idyllic villages, Chaing Rai offers a peaceful retreat. Chaing Rai is the most northern province in Thailand, and is also the name of the northernmost large city, home to around 200,000 people.
If you are moving to the city of Chaing Rai, there are a number of expats who have made this their home. Many of them are retirees, or have settled in Chaing Rai after meeting their partner. They all agree that the scenery is spectacular, the health care is excellent, the food healthy and delicious, and there are some great sporting facilities including two superb golf courses – Waterford Valley Club and Santiburi Golf Club.
The city is well catered for expats as it has all the facilities you require, whether you are relocating with family, or moving for a change of scenery. Chaing Rai, which is 110 miles from Chaing Mai and 530 miles from Bangkok, has two international schools: the prestigious Chaing Rai International School and the Chiang Rai International Christian School. They are both in the Mueang District and offer schooling from kindergarten age to secondary school. And, if your family is thinking of staying on in the region after school age, the three universities are: Mae Fah Luang University, Chaing Chiang Rai Rajabhat University and Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna.
If you are moving to a different country, the quality and standard of healthcare is always a concern, but you don’t need to worry of you are moving to Chaing Rai. The city has three hospitals including the private hospital, Kasemrad Sriburin General, and the two national hospitals, Over Brook and Kasemrad Sriburin, which are comparative to those in the capital. Chaing Rai also offers high standards of dental care too – at great prices.
For those who love being active and surrounded by nature, Chaing Rai province is very scenic with mountain biking being a popular activity, along with trekking and rock climbing. Not only this but Chaing Rai is also considered very cheap to live – even in comparison to the rest of Thailand. It’s another great reason to organise your house move to Chaing Rai at the earliest opportunity!
Moving to Chang Rai, Thailand: Living in Chiang Rai
You can find plenty of low cost accommodation in Chaing Rai, from one bedroom apartments which would set you back about £37 a month, or for something bigger, and more upmarket, it would cost £92 a month. If you were to pay London prices, you will live like royalty.
For those of you who love to shop, you won’t be disappointed as there are some fantastic markets, such as the Morning Market and Night Market, where you can get fresh fruit and vegetables, and even pick up a handmade item for the home. The city also has a newly opened shopping centre.
Out and about sightseeing, there are some beautiful temples to discover, including the White Temple, which is incredibly ornate and is a still a work in progress as it is expected to take a few more decades to complete. For a refreshing dip, head to Kun Korn or Mae Sai hill tribe village for the waterfalls or to Pong Phra Bat or Huai Hin Fon for the hot springs and waterfall.