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Spending money

Posted by mitchlou84 on 7/1/2008 at 17:52

We have got our trip booked now and all hotels are booked. We are going to Bangkok for 3 nights, Chaing Mai 3 nights, Phuket 6 nights and a final one in Bangkok before flying home. Hotels are paid for, as are domestic flights. We get breakfast every day also. We need spending money for the fortnight trip to include lunch and dinner, alcoholic drinks (wine for me beer for him) most transfers, souvenier shopping and sightseeing. We will eat lunch as cheap as poss but we do like to eat ...

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which airport?

Posted by alisonmilliken on 10/1/2008 at 09:50

Hi, Am wondering about domestic flights and which airport they go from. I heard they are using the old don Muang one for domestic flights now... do all domestic flights go from there, or does it depend on which airline you are flying? Thanks, ALISON ...

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How would you route your 6 weeks...

Posted by cardam on 9/1/2008 at 10:33

Hi All, Just looking for a few suggestions from all you seasoned travellers! I've been trawling through the suggested itineries on the site and seem to be getting bogged down with the infinite possibilities! Bascially I fly solo into Bangkok on the 18 Feb and have to be in NZ by the start of April and really want to make the most of my time. I don't want to run ragged and so am just aiming for Thailand/Laos with a self promise to come back again (unless anyone thinks otherwise, I'm all ears!) ...

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Bangkok to Shanghai Flight

Posted by cbegger on 9/1/2008 at 15:30

Anybody know about a cheap flight from Bangkok to Shanghai? Flying around the 20th of Feb! Greetz, Clark ...

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KOH PHI PHI (SOME HELP PLEASE!!!)

Posted by joderin on 9/1/2008 at 08:25

I was in Koh Phi Phi in 2006 in low season mind you and found accomodation fairly quick and cheap (under 1000 baht) I will be arriving back in Koh Phi Phi on Jan 28th and have seen some pretty high prices for hotels, thus being high season and all. Does anyone have any insight as to places to stay when we are there that shouldnt be more then 1200baht a night? Would like to stay as close to the village as possible as well. Any help would be greatly appreiciated. Thanks, J ...

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storing luggage in bangkok, any ideas?

Posted by cyndi on 30/11/2007 at 06:49

I think I can store luggage in a locker at the Bangkok airport but I've heard it costs about $3 a day. I'm too cheap for that. I've thought of just leaving it at a guest house or going to the Hualumpong train station from the airport and leaving it there. Someone said storage lockers are about 10-20 baht per day at the train station. Anyone have any tips on what would be the best thing to do? Also, how do I get from the airport to the train station and how long does it take? ...

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THAI HIGHLIGHTS TO SEE IN SHORT TIME

Posted by RACER283 on 7/1/2008 at 02:35

Hi there, We have 5 days after leaving Bangkok before reaching Chiang Mai. I realize we can't do too much in that time, but I'd like to get some opinions. To those of you who have been to KANCHANBURI+ERAWAN FALLS - AYUTHAYA - SUKHOTHAI and LAMPANG ELEPHANT CAMP which would be on your not to miss list. If it came down to AYUTHAYA or SUKHOTHAI which is more impressive? Thank you for any help and feedback. ...

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Accomodation close to Suvanabhumi Airport

Posted by ozziegirl on 1/1/2008 at 16:50

Hi there - Travelling solo in Jan and flying into Bangkok late at night and am after accomodation close to the airport. Have early flight out the following day. Thanks heaps in advance ...

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Ferry to Phi Phi from Phuket

Posted by jessie604 on 5/1/2008 at 22:51

Has anyone taken the ferry from Phuket to Phi Phi? I'm curious what the latest ferry departing is, i see different things on different websites and travel guides. some say 1:30 is the latest, some say there is a 2:30 ferry. Also, how much time is really necessary from Phuket airport to the ferry? Jessica ...

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Don Muang Airport/Train station

Posted by msaw on 4/1/2008 at 09:56

My friends and I are travelling from Chiang Mai to Phuket and looking for the cheapest way to do so. I'm looking into the option of taking a sleeper train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok and then getting a flight to Phuket from BKK. I've noticed the sleeper train stops at Don Muang at 8am, and there is a flight from Don Muang airport to Phuket at 9.20am. If anyone has been to Don Muang can you please tell me if the airport terminal and train station are close to each other and whether we'd be abl ...

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Samui/Surat Thani to Bangkok

Posted by msaw on 3/1/2008 at 12:00

Hi, we're trying to get from Samui to Bangkok in as little time and costing as less as possible. I've found flights from Surat Thani to Bangkok, how long is it from Samui to Surat Thani? Also are there any frequent buses/trains from Surat Thani to Bangkok and how long would they take? Thanks for any info ...

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metro/bus from new airport to old airport/rangsit

Posted by zachmoore on 26/12/2007 at 10:24

We are flying in late evening; 10ish on korean air (I don't remember exact time as I am writing this) and would like to catch the 11 o'clock train for chiang mai, train 51; is there any chance of making that work; any suggestions on how to make this work or even if it's possible. Thanks Zach. ...

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Koh Lipe from Malaysian

Posted by skinnylatte on 31/12/2007 at 03:52

Sorry, hit enter too quickly without entering text in message, and don't see an edit button anywhere -- I meant to say: I intend to get on the Langkawi Express from Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai, get a minibus to Pakbara pier, then catch the 1pm ferry to Koh Lipe. According to malaysian railways' website, the train is supposed to get to Hat Yai at 1120h. This might leave me with too little time to travel to Pakbara, and I would hate to miss that last boat. Does anyone know anything about ...

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Nana city

Posted by nhorldz on 31/12/2007 at 20:09

How could i find Nana city if i'm from Bangkok international airport coz me and my friend are planning to visit there. ...

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Secure car parking in Bangkok

Posted by doktorc on 30/12/2007 at 15:38

Can anyone suggest a secure public parking area (garage) in the Riverside area (near Saphan Taksin BTS) of Bangkok? This is my first visit to Bangkok so please excuse my ignorance. Thanks ...

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Amphur Samphanthawong

Posted by nhorldz on 31/12/2007 at 20:15

what can you about this place? ...

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Pics of Thailand

Posted by Harry05 on 30/12/2007 at 09:20

Hi guys, Just uploaded some pics of my 4 weeks travelling in Thailand. If you wanna see them use the following link http://www.flickr.com/photos/wereldreiziger/sets/72157603468187338/show/ On the right hand sight with "options" (and save) you can also see the titles. Hope you like them. Harry. ...

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malarone

Posted by annu75 on 30/12/2007 at 10:18

has anyone had any experiences on malarone? we are leaving for sea in two days and we have to start taking that stuff now...is it true it's better to have malaria then taking these pills? how bad are they? thanks for all the tips...;-) ...

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Trying to get to From Bangkok to Ko Samui

Posted by SNG88 on 22/12/2007 at 21:37

Hi all, I am going to be in Thailand over Christmas and New year and have pre-booked my hotels but left the flights till last minute. I'm trying to get from Bangkok to Ko Samui 29th Dec. Ive been on loads of sites this morning i.e. Air Asia, Bangkok Airways and they all say fully booked!!! What are my chances of just turning up at the airport and waiting for a cancellation??? Not sure i can face a 10hr train. I'm getting desperate so even considering hiring a car...what do you think. An ...

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Ko Lipe to Malaysia

Posted by simonfg on 21/12/2007 at 18:33

Gidday, We're heading from Ko Lipe to Malaysia in a couple of weeks. Apparently, there was at some point a boat from Lipe / Tarutao to the Tammalang pier near Satun, where you can grab a boat to Kuala Perlis. But our guidebook says this service has been suspended. Does anyone know if this - or a similar - service is running? Or other suggestions for getting into Malaysia? Our only other option will be to backtrack up to Pak Bara and then bus it to Satun. H ...

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