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Posted by omalleyjulia on 27/11/2009 at 09:45

Hi everyone, i really need help, im very stressed out about trying to plan my holiday to thailand. i have 2 weeks from the 17th of dec untill the 1st. i havent booked any accom yet, but i dont really want to do too many islands in such a short time. i want to go to phuket,phi phi, krabi, samui and ko pah yan. where should i spend xmas and where should i spend new year? keeping in mind i have to be back in phuket to catch my flight home in the late afternoon of the 1st. i wanted to go to ...

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From Phuket to Krabi

Posted by shadek on 30/11/2009 at 18:15

Hi all, I'm still on the planning stage of my trip and one of the options is to fly from HCM straight to Phuket , but I would get to Phuket Airport at around 23.35. Is is possible to get any kind of transportation (without being overcharged) to a hostel nearby at this time? I checked some options at Mai Khao. Perhaps I would spend the next day there, or just move on to Krabi. Any tips, please? Thanks Sani ...

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Posted by rc on 26/11/2009 at 23:30

Hi guys can anyone help need the easiest way to get from Phuket airport to Phi Phi ... we are staying at : Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort & Spa (49 Moo 8 | T. Aonang, A. Muang Krabi, Ko Phi Phi Don 81000, Thailand) please help cheers rc ...

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Going to Cambodia and Thailand Itinerary help

Posted by melloluis on 29/11/2009 at 22:39

Hey!! Im going to Cambodia and Thailand in the last week of December and im planning on staying about 1 month in each country, I really appreciate if somebody can recomend me cities to visit. Im travelling on budget and looking for adventure and off the track places. Thanks for your help ...

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Travelfish there a Thailand Pack ?

Posted by jakethedog on 25/11/2009 at 08:55

Just wondering if there is a Thailand Pack for the Travelfish PDF guides ? Our trip is coming up in 13 weeks so I need to start doing some serious planning and research. Thanks in advance Dan ...

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Itinerary help!

Posted by jellyfishies on 28/11/2009 at 21:19

Hi, Myself and my best friend are heading over to Thailand for just over a month starting on 10th December. We were just wondering whether it is best to book in advance or see how things work out when we get there as we're aware that it's peak season and we're picking some of the more popular places to go? Also, if anyone has any suggestions on places to stay it will be much appriciated! Out itinerary so far looks a little something like this: Bangkok (4 days) Chaing Mai (7 days) Fly to ...

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Booking bus, train and ferry during high season

Posted by JesseNYC on 28/11/2009 at 15:03

I'm going to be traveling quite a bit by bus, train and ferry starting December 24th. How far in advance should I be booking all my transportation? Do buses, ferries and trains fill up frequently? Here's my route Chang Mai -> BKK -> Ko Phagnan -> Ko Tao -> Ko Phi Phi -> Ko Muk -> Malaysia ...

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Khao Sok to Phuket- any info highly appreciated

Posted by Seba on 26/11/2009 at 21:53

Hi guys, does anyone when the latest bus from Khao Sok national park to Phuket runs? Is there only public buses, or also minivans? I have a late evening flight from Phuket and would therefore like to stay as long as possible in Khao Sok... ...

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What's there to do in Ko Muk?

Posted by JesseNYC on 28/11/2009 at 06:42

I've heard good things about using Ko Muk as a jumping off point for other islands. What other islands can I get to from Ko Muk? Is it expensive or time-consuming to travel to/from Ko Muk? Starting December 28th, I have around 23 days to see spots in southern Thailand, so here's my itinerary. Does it make sense? Thanks for the help!! Here's what I'm thinking for my itinerary: Ko Phangan - 5 nights Ko Tao - 5 nights Ko Phi Phi - 4 nights Ko Muk - 5 nights ...

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Chiang Rai VS Chiang Dao- which one?

Posted by Karlap on 27/11/2009 at 10:43

Hello all! I am planning a trip to Thailand in March and have 2 days to spend in either Chiang Rai or Chiang Dao. I know that they both have different things to offer but I'd like to hear from anyone who has been to either or both. What do you think of the towns and which would you suggest spending 2 days in? Or would it be good to spend 1 day in each? It is possible for me to extend it to a 3 day stay if you think it would be best. Please give me your opinions! Thanks in advanc ...

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Patara Elephant Farm or Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai??

Posted by mlr on 13/11/2009 at 18:02

Hello Myself and my partner really fancy spending some time at one of the above places while we are in Chiang Mai but can't decide on which one!? Has anyone been to either of these and which would you recommend? And is it best to book in advance online or can it be left until we are in Chiang Mai? They are both (although the park is half the price of the farm!) obviously quite expensive but we have decided to cut out one or two other activities on our trip to make up for this! Many ...

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Anybody looking for some company?

Posted by PDX2BKK on 25/11/2009 at 12:07

Hello out there! I was curious if any of you might be looking for someone to travel with for awhile? I am a twenty four year old man from Portland, Oregon, I have been traveling about SE Asia for about a month now and my trip continues until the end of January. My current travel companions are kind of honey mooning and I feel a bit like a third wheel, so I'm going to take another path and see where it takes me. I am currently in Siem Reap, but I will be returning to Bangkok this weekend and the ...

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full moon party december 2nd

Posted by ffcman on 27/8/2009 at 05:23

my trip to Thailand is limited in days and i can only really spend a few days on ko phang ngan, my trip was initially based on this party, and i am slightly concerned by the mention of possible difficulties finding accommodation for such a short time at this popular time of the month. am i worrying about nothing? it only really that busy for new years?....what do you suggest? cheers ...

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Bangkok - Koh Samui - Phuket (or Krabi?) - Ko Phi Phi - Bangkok

Posted by SonjaKaisa on 23/11/2009 at 22:06

I'm a Finnish exchange student in Siam University, Bangkok. I've been in Thailand a month now and I'm planing a trip around Christmas and NYE because my mother and sister are flying to see me then and they would love visit the islands of Southern Thailand. I really need help 'cause this is my first time in Thailand and I would like to make the trip as comfortable as possible for my loved ones... So I was planning that we would first fly from BKK to Ko Samui at Sat 26. Dec and spend there co ...

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Vaccinations for Thailand

Posted by Travel1221 on 20/11/2009 at 17:12

Hi there. I've been told that it is not necessary to get any vaccinations for Thailand. We are travelling from South Africa, and even though I have had the standard Hep A & B shots which covers me for about 15 years, my boyfriend has not had any.... Please advise. ...

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Which island ?

Posted by robynb on 16/11/2009 at 08:32

Hope someone can help? Family holiday in Thailand towards end Jan, and the idea is to go from Chiang Mai down south for a beach holiday. Have 3 boys (10,13,15) in tow and so don't want the journey to be a huge mission, but also want to avoid the very touristy islands. However, want more than just a beautiful beach (we're from New Zealand so not at all beach-deprived)- Thai culture, some activities etc - and keep going around in circles as I read all the guides and reports! Have thought of ...

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Best Bodysurfing Near Bangkok

Posted by themuths on 19/11/2009 at 12:42

I'm looking for the best (or a reasonably good) beach to bodysurf that's near Bangkok. I'm finishing up my cycling trip and will have a few days in early December, so I don't want to have to travel far to get to the beach. Already spent time at Ko Samet, so currently Ko Chang is the top choice. Is there a particular beach that's the best for body-surfing waves? Or is there a better beach somewhere else entirely? Thanks for the assistance... ...

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Accommodation in Kho San Road

Posted by Travel1221 on 8/11/2009 at 15:31

Hi all, When I was last in BKK, I stayed at a very nice guesthouse in Kho San Road called Mom's Guesthouse. Trying to mail them (but with no luck) for our next trip in December. Can anyone please recommend a nice budget guesthouse in Kho San Road in the region of about 400 THB per night for a double. ...

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Long Term Luggage storage in Bangkok

Posted by Stancy on 20/11/2009 at 05:01

Hi I will be travelling SEA for 2 months and have some excess baggage that i cant throw away bt dont want to backpack around with and tips on somewhere cheap i can store a bag in Bangkok (airports and train stations seem to be on the expensive side) ...

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Posted by Kiah on 18/11/2009 at 00:10

Can anyone suggest a good area to stay in Bangkok. I'm currently looking at hotels but overwhelmed by the size of the city. Want to stay in quiet a central location with good public transport links and in a mid range hotel. Any suggestions would be most welcome! ...

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