SWAP Thailand
  • Not bad, eh?
  • We all enjoy a little market stroll.
  • What's big, gold and totally at peace?
  • Sweet ride.
  • This may or may not be a dance class.
  • Relaxing.

Eligibility: Canadians aged 20-65. Please check all eligibility criteria here

Registration Timeline: Wednesday, August 12, 2015. Orientation begins October 16, 2015.

Visa Duration: Reflects your term of employment.

Accommodation upon arrival: For the full duration of your stay, housing is provided by the host educational institution.

Program: $1,650 - One Semester
$1,750 - Two semesters

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Do's and Don'ts Thailand

It is not cool to go around another country without respecting the cultural norms and traditions that many of the people there hold. When you know what's up, you are on your way to really emerging yourself in the culture and getting the most out of your experience. Here are some essential facts you should know before heading to the fantastic kingdom of Thailand.

Cheap Thrills in Bangkok

Thailand is cheap. You'll be able to eat, drink, shop and party to your hearts delight without killing your bank account. Here are some great pointers for how to get the best out of this truly magnificent country, for the least amount of buck.

All About Thailand

Religion, culture, traditions, language... all of it is unique and rich for Thailand. Check out the Tourism Thailand site to get some important and interesting background info on this one of a kind country.

How Much Will It Cost to Get There?

Merit Travel offers special rates for students and youth. The awesome travel counsellors are committed to getting you the best possible rate on your flight. They are SWAP experts and understand the time requirements, insurance, and everything else you'll need to get ready for your big adventure.