Thailand Security Services

Thailand Executive Protection and Security Services

ETS Risk Management has an excellent capability within Thailand providing executive protection and secure transport to a range of clients. Our security services are supported by trusted and vetted local partners with extensive knowledge of the security industry in Thailand.


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Secure Airport Transfers – Bangkok

ETS can facilitate secure airport transfers in Bangkok, ensuring a safe transition to your hotel or vice-versa. Our local security drivers can also be supplemented with security officers if preferred.

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We are able to offer secure transport and executive protection officers for the duration of your travels within Thailand. Whether that is for individual business travel or a corporate group,  we are able to meet your requirements. Book via our secure travel booking platform ExecSecure, or contact us directly.

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Bangkok Secure Transportation and Executive Protection Services

ETS Risk Management offers secure transport, executive protection services, and private travel security services in Bangkok. Our local security team come from law enforcement backgrounds and have an excellent understanding of the security situation. We can provide clients with secure transfers from the airport, support corporate events, and facilitate protective details with secure vehicles and qualified protectors if required.

Our services are available throughout Thailand specifically using the major city hubs such as Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya and Chang Mai.

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ETS Security Overview – Thailand

Thailand has suffered numerous terrorist attacks in recent years including IED attacks specifically aimed at tourist locations. In Bangkok, a  large explosive device was detonated resulting in the deaths of numerous locals and travelers. There are ongoing disruptions due to attacks in the southern provinces of Thailand where civilians and members of the security services have been targeted.

Due to the high level of Road Traffic Collisions (RTC) the World Health Organization rates Thailand as one of the most dangerous countries in the world for RTCs, with fatalities at approximately 5,500 annually.

All clients receive free access to our eLearning travel security course to take pre-departure if you so choose. Click here to learn more about ExploreSecure®

The political situation in Thailand is unpredictable and sometimes volatile. Over recent years there have been instances of civil and political unrest resulting in large demonstrations and in some cases violence. Most criminal activity is limited to non-confrontational” street crimes (pickpocketing, purse snatching, jewelry-schemes, tourism fraud, credit card theft). Foreigners have had items snatched by thieves on motorbikes when walking along busy streets.

Western tourists have been victims of vicious, unprovoked attacks by individuals and gangs in Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, and Koh Tao.  Attacks have also occurred in other tourist districts in Thailand including Chiang Mai, Pattaya and Krabi.

If we can help with any of the above, please don’t hesitate to get in touch

FAQ’s for Secure Travel to Thailand

What is the biggest danger to foreigners in Thailand?2024-04-09T07:00:55-04:00

Traffic incidents are the biggest danger to travelers in Thailand. Collisions are extremely common, and often result in serious injuries and fatalities. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Thailand has the second highest death rate in the world as a result of traffic collisions. Travelers with little experience of driving in Thailand are at increased risk due to the challenges on the road.

Is it Safe to Travel in Thailand?2024-04-09T06:58:47-04:00

Thailand is one of the safest regions in South Asia, however due to the high volume of tourists arriving every year it’s a breeding ground for criminals. Opportunistic crime such as pickpocketing and theft is extremely common. Females are also vulnerable to unwanted attention from the local male community and sexual assault is a very real risk. Please read our article Female Travel Safety Advice when Abroad.

Terrorism is also a serious concern in the region; extremist groups are capable and it’s possible they will target areas where foreign travelers regularly visit. Remain cautious to the risk and increase situational awareness. To learn more about improving your travel security please visit

Are armored vehicles used in Thailand?2024-03-30T01:32:31-04:00

Armored vehicles are not normally required in Thailand but yes, they can be hired.  Many business travelers request a low profile arrangement with a SUV or sedan, and security driver. A minibus is also quite popular to facilitate larger groups to and from the airport.

If the risk increases an armored vehicle and unarmed executive protection officer will be recommended as an alternative option for all travel.

Can security be armed in Thailand?2024-04-09T06:56:04-04:00

Yes, private security can be armed in Thailand.  Security personnel including Executive Protection officers must hold a current license to enable deployment with a firearm.  Consider liaising with a security professional to work out the best security plan for your travels.

Is Thailand safe for business travel?2024-03-30T01:26:56-04:00

Yes, business travel in Thailand can be safe, but security measures must be considered before travel. Violent crime, terrorism and road traffic incidents are very real risks in the region.  Have confidence in your security plan and increase situational awareness, especially at airports and busy tourist areas.

Booking secure transportation to facilitate your daily movements and airport transfers will improve your overall travel safety.

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