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Fan or Aircon in December?

  • EmjayReet

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    Hi

    I have heard mixed reviews on whether fan or aircon is best when getting accommodation? Most places I have ended up opting for fan (eg: the resort in Koh Phangan said I was much better with fan due to sea breeze). Is this the case or should I have gotten air con in December? The places I have chosen fans are Ko Phangan, Chiang Mai & Khao Sok...

    Thanks
    Emjay

    #1 Posted: 5/7/2006 - 15:32

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  • somtam2000

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    December is pretty cool (by Thai standards) in Chiang Mai, so I'd say fan is fine up there, and I'd definetly agree with opting for a seabreeze over air-con when on the beach and even in Khao Sok.

    If you find it unbearably hot, just ask and you'll often be able to switch rooms.

    #2 Posted: 5/7/2006 - 16:39

  • EmjayReet

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    Thanks for all your advice somtam! Very helpful.

    #3 Posted: 5/7/2006 - 16:49

  • Laura_B

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    It can be pretty cool at night time in Chiang Mai and other parts of the north of Thailand around that time. I was in Pai in the north of Thailand in January this year & had to ask for an extra blanket at night time! A fan should be fine.

    #4 Posted: 5/7/2006 - 18:19

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