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stolen things on the bus from krabi to ko phangan

Posted by danig on 16/3/2007 at 10:07

we booked a bus from krabi to ko phangan - after about 3 hours we had to change the bus in the middle of nowhere! without an obvious reason! in this bus our luggage was stored downstairs in the first class part of the bus! in ko phangan we recognised that our backbags where repacked incorrectly! and there where missing about 100 dollars! we where talking to some of the other passengers, wich had the same problem, also missing money! we can not do something because we dont even know the name ...

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Flights to Phuket...

Posted by annamac on 13/3/2007 at 07:15

My flight back home leaves from Phuket - and because I'll be up North just before, I'm flying straight down from Chang Mai. My dilemma is this - my flight home is at 10.30pm, so do you think it's unwise to get a flight from Chaing Mai to Phuket that lands at 2.45pm on the same day? Or should I plan to get to Phuket, the day before? If so, where's the best, closest place to stay near the airport? ...

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How big is Phuket

Posted by billygoat on 11/3/2007 at 11:41

Its a silly question but if somebody could help it would be great. Can anybody tell me how big Phuket is?? I have looked at this site which helps but it shows so many beaches in Phuket. Are all the beaches reasonibly close to each like Koh Samui or would it take some time to look around. I also was wanting to know where is the best place to go from the airport?? I am looking at booking accomidation once I arrive. Is this unwise?? Many thanks ...

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Nice Resort in Chiangmai Prao

Posted by smilelandtravel on 13/3/2007 at 14:56

Please Visit our new Resort in Chiangmai!!!! check this out www.aomdoiresort.com ...

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Phuket - tourist trap or worth a look?

Posted by Sparkle on 6/1/2007 at 17:08

We live in Spain - about 20 mins from Benidorm, which is a terrible tourist trap, and we hate it, but up and down the coast theres some wonderful places which are more spanish than Benidorm. We're planning our Honeymoon trip for April/May and one place we'd written off was Phuket, mainly 'cos we don't want to be in the tourist masses.... are we right to do this or should we reconsider parts of Phuket? Sparkle ...

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reservations needed?

Posted by msjennypenny on 13/3/2007 at 05:18

Do I need reservations for Bangkok's Baan Sabai guesthouse? I'm going to be in Bangkok from Apr 18-21. If I do, is it better to email or call? Thank you! ...

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New Accomadation in Phrao

Posted by anakru on 13/3/2007 at 08:45

Welcome to Aomdoi Resort Aomdoi resort is beautiful botanical gardens and flower park of charming countryside in Prao in Chiang Mai. Our accommodations are Lanna contemporary style suitable for tourists who fascinate natural and simple private life. Can your see detail please click www.aomdoiresort.com Thak you ...

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School Holidays

Posted by billygoat on 12/3/2007 at 12:37

Please Help!!! I am meeting up with a friend from Chaing Rai late this year and along with their children hope to look around their Beautiful Countryside. Can anybody tell me when the school holidays start and finish for those children from Chaing Rai?? Thier children are aged 7 and 15. I have been told that they may have different times.. Thanks... Also is October low or high season?? ...

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Going to Pai

Posted by rdennes on 12/3/2007 at 08:51

Hello. I am going to stay in Pai again in a couple of days and wonder if anyone has been to gasalong river lodge recently. I stayed 3 years ago and it was run by a Thai guy and his Japanese wife, who were awesome. Now I am on an uber budget I wonder if it is too expensive, and even if it is the same couple running the show. Any suggestions for other cheap guesthouses a bit removed from Pai town itself. Many thanks ...

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Charliehousepinklao in Bangkok

Posted by dutchtravelfam on 9/3/2007 at 15:57

We are a family with 3 young children travelling through SE Asia for 4 months. I have been looking at booking Charlie House Pin Klao in Bangkok for a few nights; it looks really nice. It's been open for just a year now and can not find anything about it on Travelfish. Does anyone know it? The rooms are heavily discounted right now, should I be suspicious? ...

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How many days in each place?

Posted by CalgaryJen on 7/3/2007 at 03:29

I was wondering how many days *should* be spent at each of the following places? (We'll be in Thailand for 2.5 weeks). Bangkok Ayutthaya Ko Tao Ko Pha Ngan Krabi Ko Phi Phi ...

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Renting Mobile Phones in Bangkok

Posted by CalgaryJen on 7/3/2007 at 03:25

Is it possible to rent phones in Bangkok that work all over Thailand for 2.5 weeks? How much would it cost (for phone calls and text messages)? We'll be mostly in Bangkok and in the south and gulf islands. Where would you rent them? ...

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getting rooms in Phuket

Posted by tharani on 10/3/2007 at 15:23

My friend and I are headed for Phuket from the 15th to the 19th of March, and we do not have a room booked. We are budget to mid- range travelers (1000 to 1500BHT/night) and are hoping for a nice beach holiday with a lot of shopping, food and some nightlife. But as we are both girls, safety is a concern. Is Patong beach a good place to start, or should we head for someplace more quiet but also with some life like Kata. Advice please. Thanks ...

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Koh Chang Budget Accommodation

Posted by michaelnewman on 10/3/2007 at 08:13

Guys / Girls Myself and my family have been to Thailand many times but never south. Later this year we are travelling to Koh Chang island. We are looking for some feedback on good budget style accommodation that is reasonable well located on the island. We have two youngish children so being near to shops etc is important to them. Not looking for 4 star but something that is self contained ie cabin / lodge style and preferably in the range of 1000 to 1500 bht per night. So key things are not ...

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need cheap accomadation on koh phangan and koh tao

Posted by rockwilder on 7/3/2007 at 23:41

I'm on koh samui right now but headin to koh phangan and koh tao over the next week...i'm backpackin and have a really low budget after stayin too long on samui...anyone recommend wheres good to party and still get a cheap hut on the beach...luxurys aren't a big deal as i really just intend sleepin there and leavin my back pack durin the day...would prefer to spend my money on learnin to dive then blowin it on somewhere with a tv i'm not gonna watch...would like to meet some other like minded ba ...

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Saewana Bar, Dusit Area

Posted by steviej on 6/3/2007 at 23:30

Okay, I know there's an address for this place but roughly speaking is it at the Monument end or Vimanek Teak Mansion end of Ratchawithe Road. Or in the middle............. ;-) stevie ...

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Shipping parcels from Thailand

Posted by GussieG on 5/3/2007 at 19:20

Has anyone any experience of shipping parcels back to the UK from Thailand? How much is it and is it reliable? Yours GussieG ...

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My Trip To Thailand

Posted by Red on 23/1/2007 at 11:58

Sawadee-ka, Sorry if it's not spelt correctly. Well we returned home on Wednesday this week after spending 3 fantastic weeks in Thailand, and i only wish that we where still there.The people are great, the food just delicious and the country in beautiful. I can't really go into detail just yet as I'm still trying to unpack and get into the humdrum of life at home. But I promise I will give you a more detailed report as soon as possible. We landed in BKK and stayed a few days, then took a tri ...

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Chian Maan residence, Chiang Mai

Posted by tumi8 on 6/3/2007 at 15:50

we have visited this fantastic boutique accommodation this february. we have met the most wonderful people in a green oasis of peace- and all this in the oldtown, next to the stunnig temple of Wat Chiang Maan. if you are going to chiang mai, not wanting to spend a fortune on stylistic perfection, have a look at it. if you want someting traditional, but not shabby, this is the place to go. we love it and would go back anytime. www.chiangmaanresidence.blogspot.com ...

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The Florist Resort, Maenam - Koh Samui

Posted by newbie419 on 5/3/2007 at 08:21

Has anyone stayed here? How is the beach out front? Thanks! ...

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