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BEWARE Travex 'Phantip' bus rip off Bangkok to Krabi / Ao Nang

Posted by cornishcouple on 10/8/2015 at 22:37

Okay, Travex booked our travel arrangements by email from the UK. Great they booked and train and transfer to Krabi . This side of their service we can't fault. Whilst they were arranging our travel their communication was very good. However things have changed since I've put in a complaint against the bus service they use between Surat Thani and Krabi. Online the over night train arrives in ST station at about 7. We were about 45 minutes late, you come to expect small delays but we were not ...

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October Itinerary

Posted by fergal28 on 10/8/2015 at 06:11

Bangkok Oct5th- 1 Night, Overnight Train to Chiang Mai Chiang Mai-3 Nights ThaTon- 2 Nights Mae Salong -2 Nights Chiang Rai-3nights ChiangKhon+ Huay Xai- 3nights Phrae orPhaya or Nan- 2nights Bangkok-2 Nights Leave 23rd Oct 1. Doesanyone know how to get from Mae Salong to Chiang Rai. 2. In ChiangKhon can I get a bus from there south to either Phayao, Phrae or Nan and which would you recommend as a destination. I havetaken Chiang Dao out of my Plan. Im hoping to see some countryside ...

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phuket to koh samui by car

Posted by davsteer on 4/8/2015 at 14:35

hi, we are in Phuket for 2 weeks soon and want to go over to koh samui for a few nights - I would like to drive it and get the ferry, we are going with 2 kids and would like any info or advise as to how manageable or brave this is?? Have read that it is about a 4 hour drive from bang tao to dansak pier and then a 1.5hr ferry - if we left around 6am from bang tao how do you think our day would pan out and what time are we likely to get to koh samui - am I right in thinking the ferry does not ha ...

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14 days in Thailand over ambitions?

Posted by auroraphillips on 2/8/2015 at 08:19

Hi there, we are planning a trip for the first couple of weeks in October and would like some advise/suggestions please. My friends are visiting Thailand for the first time and I'd like to be able to show them as much as Thailand has to offer. We are a fairly active group of ladies (late 20s) so laying about in the sun isn't something we are too interested in, we are also definitely past it for Full Moon parties too. Maybe a break by the beach once or twice would be nice. We are really intereste ...

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Bad experience at Ning's Place, Prachup Khiri Khan

Posted by galapapuss on 6/8/2015 at 05:38

Firstly, I'd like to say that I don't criticise accommodation providers lightly as I recognise that there are often 2+ sides to a story. In this case, however, I feel sufficiently incensed to override such sensitivity. Apologies if this is in the wrong section/forum but I couldn't find a review option on the accommodation listing page. I called at this brightly-hued Rasta -themed place at 2pm one afternoon to enquire if a room would be available later that week. I was looking to book for at lea ...

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good video about khao san road in bangkok

Posted by shaaban on 30/7/2015 at 17:09

hello all today i post good video to you see khao san road i hope you enjoy it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqnQpCf1xHU ...

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Is it possible to do the Southeast Asian mainland on a bus?

Posted by anil_traveller on 1/8/2015 at 14:29

I intend to take a 5 month break from work and I was wondering if it was possible to do the Southeast Asian mainland only through buses? Has anyone done it? ...

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koh larn, Pattaya.

Posted by mikal83 on 3/8/2015 at 14:05

Anyone been there in the last year or two? Where did you stay, would you recommend it or is there a better place than you had. Cost of a days motorbike hire, nightlife, best beaches.... ...

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Koh samui house rental

Posted by RohiniNegi on 1/8/2015 at 16:18

hello all., taking a couple of months off with family to rest in koh samui june-july. Budget about 30,000thb per month for accommodation. What can one get for that sum? Preferably choeng mon area. Looking for villas/bungalows... Thank you. ...

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What it is Like to Travel Around Thailand

Posted by irishfilmmaker on 30/7/2015 at 11:20

Here is a video that will make you want to pack your bags and go traveling. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0U8245HRD4 ...

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Viewed 843 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by MADMAC on 30/7/2015 at 12:24

What would you do with 3 weeks...

Posted by alexizfresh on 20/7/2015 at 13:14

Was planning on doing a longer trip in south east Asia but looks like the lady and I will just be sticking to Thailand this trip. We've never been before. All we have planned so far is that we're flying in/out of BKK. We would like to spend some time in Chiang mai , and somewhere in the southern islands. As for the southern islands, I don't think we are particularly crazy about "raging" or doing any full moon partying. We also aren't in to scuba. So, other than that...were pretty mu ...

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Viewed 2,173 times, with 13 replies. Last reply by galapapuss on 30/7/2015 at 09:48

hello everybody here

Posted by shaaban on 29/7/2015 at 13:09

hello everybody here i'm new here and i felt it my new home i'm in thailand and looking for friend in thailand and also if you want know something you can ask me maybe i can give you some information ...

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October Itinerary Help

Posted by fergal28 on 23/7/2015 at 14:29

Hey Guys I ambeginning to realise what a great tool this site can be to help with my planning.So having thought about things a bit more. I have some kind of route in my headbut it may not be workable. Again any suggestions would be massively appreciated.I have created a kind of Loop of destinationsand have dropped the fishing idea for now a bit pointless trying to plan a triparound it. So I arrivein Bangkok 5thOct and leave 23rd Oct. This is all only a rough Kind of Itinerary.I still have a lo ...

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Planning a 2-week trip to Thailand in Mid-August

Posted by KamaL on 4/7/2015 at 10:17

Hello everyone! My wife and I are planning a trip to Thailand in mid-August. We are celebrating our 1st year wedding anniversary, and I'm planning it to be a "second honeymoon". I'm planning to be there in Mid August (most probably 9-22), the trip will begin and end in Bangkok. I know it's not a lot of time, that's why I'm planning to be as efficient as possible. I'll be using flights to move from one place to another to save time. My main interests: - We don't like crowded cities, we ...

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need food / special meal recommendations in Pattaya

Posted by TopTravelFoods on 14/7/2015 at 16:55

Dear friends, I am a writer of an online foodblog, and I will be travelling to Pattaya soon. For my blog, I am doing some research about delicious and/or special dishes in Pattaya. So that when I arrive, I know already which dishes in which restaurants or street vendors, I should definitely try. Let me introduce my blog first: as I said, I am writer of a foodblog. The foodblog mainly caters to travellers/tourists and expats. It focuses on specific dishes in specific restaurants or street v ...

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Viewed 1,018 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by Gogomobile on 23/7/2015 at 09:35

DO NOT TRUST THIS WEBSITE! BETTER LUCK LOOKING SOMEWHERE ELSE

Posted by travelshite on 18/6/2015 at 23:00

Just a warning to you all, i did found myself into trouble because this shite of a website not only it's providing false information (which just looked as someone having fun to putting others into this kind of clearly false informations), but what it make it even worse, it's that after contacting the administrators of TravelShit.org and getting their useless automated reply, they don't only didn't correct the errors, but didn't even bother to get in touch to know what was going on, these people ...

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30 day or 15 day visa on arrival overland from Malaysia?

Posted by Legacy88 on 21/7/2015 at 23:23

I'm currently in Penang and hoping to cross overland into Thailand in the next few days. I'm from the U.S. and everything I've read online says that I should get a 30 day visa on arrival no matter if I enter Thailand overland or via air, yet when I called the consulate in Penang I was told I would only get a 15 day visa overland. Has anyone from the U.S. (or any other G7 country) done this crossing recently? What should I expect? Thanks! ...

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New Year in Bangkok 2015/2016

Posted by Kader on 21/7/2015 at 07:48

Hey! I am going to Bangkok at the end of December 2015. So I will spend New Year in Bangkok. My friend and myself want to have a great party! Wehre should we go and celebrate? We like the idea of celebrating on a rooftop bar. Do you have some ideas and tips for us? Do we have do book tickets or sth else? Best regards Nicolas ...

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Viewed 1,150 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by Fonnzie on 22/7/2015 at 03:26

Khon Kaen to Chiang Mai

Posted by Gogomobile on 14/7/2015 at 19:32

Looking for feedback on this plan. Fly into Khon Kaen then hire a car for 2 weeks. Khon Kaen 2 nights Nong Khai 2 nights Loei 3 nights. Might do 1 night on the Mekong and rest in town or np resort. Phitsanulok 1 night. Nan 3 nights Lampang 3 nights Drive Chiang Mai airport finish Along the way visit as many waterfalls, ruins, caves etc as possible. ...

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October Itinerary Help Please

Posted by fergal28 on 19/7/2015 at 13:22

Hey Guys I Booked My First trip away On My Own To Thailand from October 5th-23rd. Shocking considering I am 27 Still Quite Nervous from the Craziness I've heard that is Bangkok and the Scams etc. I have all the negatives Blown up massively in my mind. Sounds odd considering I'm going to Thailand but Not much of a beach Person (Sitting down and Chilling out all day)I'm very curious to visit Thailand don't get me wrong but more for meeting the people and hopefully see s ...

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