TAT Southern 2024

Unveiling Southern Thailand's Secrets: Expats Explorers - Discover The South Like a Local 2024!

utu x Tourism Authority of Thailand.

Craving an adventure beyond the beaches of southern Thailand? The “Expats Explorers: Discover The South Like a Local” campaign, a joint initiative by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and utu, invites expats residing in Thailand to rediscover the region’s vibrant landscapes, rich cultures, and hidden gems. 

This exclusive tour promises an authentic experience unlike any other, catering to both seasoned expats and curious travelers seeking to delve deeper. Knowledgeable guides will lead you on a journey of cultural immersion, where you will uncover the region’s unique traditions and heritage.

A Journey Beyond the Beaches

The campaign goes beyond the popular tourist spots, offering a fresh perspective on the southern provinces of Phuket, Krabi, Phang Nga, Surathani, and Songkhla. Each destination boasts a distinct character, waiting to be explored. Relax and rejuvenate on pristine beaches, or venture inland to discover breathtaking natural beauty. Escape to luxurious beachfront spas for a complete pampering experience.

Indulge Your Senses

Treat your taste buds to a culinary adventure, savoring mouthwatering local cuisine prepared with fresh, regional ingredients. For the ultimate epicurean experience, explore Michelin-recommended restaurants, showcasing the best of Thai gastronomy.

Unforgettable Experiences

The campaign doesn’t stop at sightseeing. Engage with local communities and participate in activities that create lasting memories. Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of southern Thai culture, fostering a deeper understanding and appreciation for the region. Ethical elephant sanctuaries offer the opportunity to interact with these majestic creatures in a responsible way.

Rewarding Your Exploration

Throughout the campaign period May 7 – August 31, 2024, participants can earn special utu Points for their exploration. These points can be redeemed for exciting rewards, including up to 100% cashback on travel expenses or other exclusive privileges offered by utu.

Pack your bags, leave the tourist traps behind, and embrace the spirit of adventure with "Expats Explorers: Discover The South Like a Local." Your southern odyssey awaits.  

Starting from 7th May – 31st August, 2024

50 utu Points

Download and register to utu Rewards TH application

100 utu Points

Linked your credit or debit card to the app and verified

400 utu Points

Spend between 1,000 – 1,900 baht at participating merchants

800 utu Points

Spend 2,000 baht and above at participating merchants

Get 200 utu Points when you you me yours

No matter where you booked your hotel, flight, or tour inSouthern Thailand, you’re eligible to earn 200 utu Points. As long as your travel falls within Phuket, Surathani, Krabi, Phang Nag, or Songkhla between May 7th and August 31st, 2024. Simply complete the form linked below and provide proof of purchase (receipts, booking number, etc.) showing your travel dates.
https://forms.gle/trZnhVqsCtuG8guj9 

 

  1. The promotion is effective from May 7th to August 31st, 2024.
  2. Participants must be registered members of the utu application and meet all eligibility criteria outlined in the membership terms.
  3. Users are required to complete activities (such as purchasing plane tickets, tour packages, hotel bookings, and other travel-related expenses) when traveling to southern Thailand. Providing proof of purchase must clearly indicate the participant’s name and date of travel (e.g., screenshot, photo of booking, receipt, etc.).
  4. Users are required to provide proof of purchase via a Google form by clicking the link from the utu application and completing the information.
  5. Users will receive 200 utu Points for each eligible proof of purchase after completing the form within 10 working days.
  6. utu reserves the right to vary or amend the promotion terms and conditions at any time. This promotion is subject to the Promotion Terms & Conditions and the General Terms & Conditions. The Promotion Terms & Conditions shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency with the General Terms & Conditions.
  7. If you are not a resident of Thailand, you will earn UTU Traveler Points denominated in USD. The value of UTU Traveler Points awarded will be the same as that of UTU Thai Points. 

Get up close to the giant of the wild

Escape Koh Samui’s beaches for an ethical encounter! Hand-feed elephants, learn their ways, and create lasting memories at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Simply fill out the form linked below to secure your ticket to visit the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Koh Samui. 
https://forms.gle/mryHWZv7H1VRvvHN7 

 

  1. The promotion is effective from May 7th to August 31st, 2024.
  2. Users are required to complete all information via the provided link at least 7 days before the visit date.
  3. Upon confirmation of the booking, a detailed booking information will be sent to the email provided in the submission form.
  4. Once the booking confirmation is dispatched to your designated email, it is non-cancellable. 
  5. This ticket is non-transferable for cash or discounts.
  6. utu reserves the right to vary or amend the promotion terms and conditions at any time. This promotion is subject to the Promotion Terms & Conditions and to the General Terms & Conditions. The Promotion Terms & Conditions shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency with the General Terms & Conditions.
  7. If you are not a resident of Thailand, you will earn utu Traveler Points denominated in USD. The value of utu Traveler Points awarded will be the same as that in utu Thai Points. 

Unveiling Phuket's history: Free Museum Entry for Expats (utuxTAT)

Exploring Phuket Old Town? utu in partnership with Tourism Authority of Thailand, offers FREE admission to the Phuket Thaihua Museum for expats during the “Expats Explorers: Discover The South Like a Local” campaign (May 7 – August 31, 2024)

Originally a school built in 1917, this museum is now a stunning architectural landmark, preserving the story of Chinese immigrants during the tin-mining era. Don’t miss this chance to delve into Phuket’s rich history!

Expats only! Secure your free ticket:

https://forms.gle/LBJUZUY1914yJFjP8 

 

  1. The promotion is effective from May 7th to August 31st, 2024.
  2. Users must complete all information via the provided link at least 7 days before the visit date.
  3. Upon confirmation of the booking, detailed booking information will be sent to the email provided in the submission form.
  4. Once the booking confirmation is dispatched to your designated email, it is non-cancellable.
  5. This ticket is non-transferable for cash or discounts. 
  6. utu reserves the right to vary or amend the promotion terms and conditions at any time. This promotion is subject to the Promotion Terms & Conditions and to the General Terms & Conditions. The Promotion Terms & Conditions shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency with the General Terms & Conditions.
  7. If you are not a resident of Thailand, you will earn utu Traveler Points denominated in USD. The value of utu Traveler Points awarded will be the same as that in utu Thai Points. 

Let the world see the coolest activities in the South

If you find yourself in Southern Thailand, snap some epic shots of your scuba diving, hiking, or yachting escapades. Don’t forget to flaunt your experiences on social media with hashtags like #ExpatsExploeres, #DiscoverTheSouth, and #Acitivties for a shot at scoring Thai Airways 100 ROP miles! 

 

  1. This promotion is valid from 7 May – 31 August 2024 
  2. Travel to Southern Thailand, capture a photo, and share it publicly across social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. Utilize the hashtags #ExpatsExplorers, #DiscoverTheSouth, and #Activities or #Sightseeing or #Cuisine
  3. Limited to 40 posts (1 per account/ category)
  4. 1 social media accoutn can win upto 300 ROP Miles when share 3 posts of #Activities and #Sightseeing and #Cuisine
  5. Capture a screenshot of your social media post and send a direct message to Facebook at utuThailand to redeem your miles.
  6. utu reserves the right to vary or amend the promotion terms and conditions at any time. This promotion is subject to the Promotion Terms & Conditions and to the General Terms & Conditions. The Promotion Terms & Conditions shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency with the General Terms & Conditions.
  7. If you are not a resident of Thailand, you will earn utu Traveler Points denominated in USD. The value of utu Traveler Points awarded will be the same as that in utu Thai Points. 

So many places to see and share when you are there

Gather your pals for a peek into the magical realm of Southern Thailand, tempting them to join your epic journey. Roam the wonders of the South and unveil its breathtaking beauty to all by sharing a post publicly on social media, jazzed up with the spellbinding hashtags #ExpatsExplorers, #DiscoverTheSouth, and #Sightseeing to score yourself Thai Airways 100 ROP miles for your adventure! 

 

  1. This promotion is valid from 7 May – 31 August 2024 
  2. Travel to Southern Thailand, capture a photo, and share it publicly across social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. Utilize the hashtags #ExpatsExplorers, #DiscoverTheSouth, and #Activities or #Sightseeing or #Cuisine
  3. Limited to 40 posts (1 per account/ category)
  4. 1 social media accoutn can win upto 300 ROP Miles when share 3 posts of #Activities and #Sightseeing and #Cuisine
  5. Capture a screenshot of your social media post and send a direct message to Facebook at utuThailand to redeem your miles.
  6. utu reserves the right to vary or amend the promotion terms and conditions at any time. This promotion is subject to the Promotion Terms & Conditions and to the General Terms & Conditions. The Promotion Terms & Conditions shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency with the General Terms & Conditions.
  7. If you are not a resident of Thailand, you will earn utu Traveler Points denominated in USD. The value of utu Traveler Points awarded will be the same as that in utu Thai Points. 

Taste all the cuisine and invite you friends to join

Experience the delights of Southern Thailand and share them on your social media using the hashtags #ExpatsExplorers, #DiscoverTheSouth, and #Cuisine. By doing so, you can earn 100 ROP miles with Thai Airways for your upcoming trip!

Indulge in the delectable flavors of Southern Thailand, from local street food to Michelin 1 Star restaurant. The unforgettable tastes of the region are a must-try, leaving you craving more. Share these southern delicacies with your friends and invite them to join you on a diverse culinary journey. 

 

  1. This promotion is valid from 7 May – 31 August 2024 
  2. Travel to Southern Thailand, capture a photo, and share it publicly across social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. Utilize the hashtags #ExpatsExplorers, #DiscoverTheSouth, and #Activities or #Sightseeing or #Cuisine
  3. Limited to 40 posts (1 per account/ category)
  4. 1 social media accoutn can win upto 300 ROP Miles when share 3 posts of #Activities and #Sightseeing and #Cuisine
  5. Capture a screenshot of your social media post and send a direct message to Facebook at utuThailand to redeem your miles.
  6. utu reserves the right to vary or amend the promotion terms and conditions at any time. This promotion is subject to the Promotion Terms & Conditions and to the General Terms & Conditions. The Promotion Terms & Conditions shall prevail in the event of any inconsistency with the General Terms & Conditions.
  7. If you are not a resident of Thailand, you will earn utu Traveler Points denominated in USD. The value of utu Traveler Points awarded will be the same as that in utu Thai Points. 

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