German cockroach and American cockroach are the two species most commonly found in Thailand. The German variety is the most likely to invade your condo, and the larger American type is the one you’ll see scurrying out of a drain and across the street.
Where are cockroaches most common in the world?
Cockroaches are abundant throughout the world and live in a wide range of environments, especially in the tropics and subtropics. Cockroaches can withstand extremely low temperatures, allowing them to live in the Arctic.
How do you keep bugs away in Thailand?
Insect Repellent Tips for Thailand
- Buy enough insect repellent containing 20-50% DEET for the length of your trip.
- Soak or spray all clothing and gear with permethrin at least 48 hours before your trip.
- Pack and wear the proper clothing to protect your skin from insect exposure.
Are the mosquitoes bad in Thailand?
In Thailand, mosquitoes are at their worst during and just after the rainy season (June through October), but they are a nuisance all year round—though the risk of catching Dengue Fever and Japanese B encephalitis from one of them is greater during the rainy season.
Are there bed bugs in Thailand?
Most commonly found bed bug species in Thailand that readily bite humans are Cimex lectularius and Cimex hemipterus. Although bed bug infestations are at higher risk in public accommodations where people lounge, sleep or sit such as hotels and cinema, it not unusual to find them at your homes.