Gulf Air, flag carrier of Kingdom of Bahrain, offers very cheap open-jaw flights to Bangkok from Europe! The cheapest tickets are available for just £261 when flying from Paris and returning back to London. Another solution would be returning back to Frankfurt. Such an open-jaw ticket is possible to purchase for €421. Since the flighs are available between November and December 2015 this also means you can visit Thailand during the main tourist season..
There is a longer stop-over in Banhrain on your way to Thailand. Take this as an advantage and visit this country to get the feeling of another culture. Please refer below for further details about visa requirements to Bahrain.
In case of booking please look for travel dates within November and 27th of December 2015. This is based on travel date of your outbound flight to Bangkok, your return flight has to be latest on 25th of December 2015. London and Paris are well connected by many low-cost airlines such as EasyJet. One-way tickets are available already for £33/€42.
Travel date samples (routing Paris – Thailand – London)
3. – 18.11.
8. – 20.11.
15. – 25.11.
22.11. – 6.12.
8. – 25.12.
Visa to Bahrain
Citizens of following countries can obtain a two-week visa at the airport in Bahrain without pre-arrangement: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. It is recommended that you buy an eVisa online in advance (www.evisa.gov.bh). The cost for single entry visa at airport of arrival is BHD 25 (approx €59).
Booking sample of cheap open-jaw flights to Bangkok from Europe for £261 below. In this case you would be flying from Paris to Thailand on 8th of November. Your return flight from Bangkok to London would be then on 20th of November 2015.