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Liquor or Beer stores in Samui or Pha Ngan?

  • insearchofs-

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    Silly question, but just wondering where any liquor stores are situated on the islands (common sense tells me yes but i haven't found any info).

    Since alcohol seems to be the biggest expense, It would be a cheap and SAFE alternative. Cheers for any info!

    #1 Posted: 6/9/2006 - 23:35

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  • somtam2000

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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    Yes bucket loads -- 7-elevens and mom and pop stores all over the place.

    #2 Posted: 7/9/2006 - 07:49

  • tsargood

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    What is the cost of a large beer chang in bars and bottle shops? Last time I was there in 2003 it cost about 40 baht at the cheapest.

    #3 Posted: 7/9/2006 - 16:05

  • exacto

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    there are several more brands of beer now in thailand than you'll probably remember from back in '03. all that competition has kept prices down. it seems to me that i saw lots of guys walking out of shops like 7/11 with 3 large bottles of beer, bought during various specials, for as little as 100 baht or so. anyway, prices shouldn't be all that much more overall for beer than you paid a few years back. have fun, and have a "cheers" beer for me on NYE on samui if you don't mind. cheers.

    #4 Posted: 8/9/2006 - 09:46

  • wolfman

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    a large chang costs at least 50 b. in bars, about 27b. in shops-like 7/11-
    bear in mind that booze -buying is regulated now i. thailand.like: between 11"am, and 16"pm there is no chance of getting a beer in a 7/11!

    #5 Posted: 8/9/2006 - 15:27

  • buraynong

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    The goverment changed the prohibited time now. It's between 2pm and 5pm. so keep your frigde cool and well filled. P.S.: Singha light is a good possibility to keep the alcohol level a bit down and it tasts not bad...

    #6 Posted: 8/9/2006 - 15:41

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