Tourists can download the ‘Tourist Police I Lert U’ mobile app, to enjoy peace of mind while traveling in Thailand.
Free to download from Google Play for Android phones and App Store for iOS phones, the I Lert U app is available in English and Thai. The application is linked to the tourist police emergency response center 1155, where there are also interpreters and translators ready to provide tourist assistance in other languages.
Tourists who need assistance anytime around the clock can use the app to contact the Tourist Police, who will immediately dispatch officers to the scene. Tourists can also take a photo of an incident and upload it through the app to request help.
The Tourist Police is a division of the Royal Thai Police and is dedicated to the safety and welfare of tourists in Thailand. With over 1,900 officers, the Tourist Police operates across the kingdom, including all major tourist destinations like Bangkok, Phuket, Samui and Chiang Mai.
The Royal Thai Government places the highest priority on the safety and well-being of every visitor to Thailand. And as the primary government agency responsible for promoting and marketing Thailand as a preferred destination, TAT works closely with all relevant public and private organizations to ensure utmost efforts to prevent any unfortunate incidents occurring on the tourists and local Thai people. (TAT)