Chiang Mai province there are several post offices and sub-post
post offices are normally open Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m.
to 4.30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.
The post office at the Chiang Mai International airport, however,
is open from 8.30 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. It has telegram, overseas
fax and telephone facilities.
general post office or GPO, called the Chiang Mai Post & Telegraphic
Office, is situated on Charoen Muang Road near to the main
railway station. International calls can be made here. A more
convenient and useful one, however, is the Mai Ping Post Office
on Praisani Road on the north side of Tha Phae Road, just
before reaching Nawarat Bridge. A packing service is available
here as are international telephone, fax and telegram facilities.
within the central area are; the Phra Singh Post Office on
Samlan Road, the Sriphun Post Office on Phra Pokklao Road
and the Night Bazaar Post Office in the basement of the night
bazaar on Chan Klang Road, which is open until 11.00 p.m.
Another late night closing post office is the Rachdamnern
Post Office near the Tha Phae gate, open until 10.00 p.m.
It offers a packing service also.
Access and Internet Cafés
of the major hotels in Chiang Mai city have a business Center
that will allow its guests to send and receive e-mails. The
alternative is to use the services of an Internet Café.
in the capital Bangkok, Chiang Mai city has over past couple
of years, witnessed a rapid increase in the number of so-called
cyber ports and Internet cafes on the streets of the city.
In fact, they are scattered all over the city, but the majority
are centered in and around the Tha Phae gate area.
cost per hour has actually decreased as the competition between
the various establishments has increased. Visitors can expect
to pay anything from 20 baht to 100 baht an hour depending
on level of service provided.
smaller guesthouses are now also offering e-mail service to