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Vacations to Thailand!

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by carsonrathi, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. carsonrathi

    carsonrathi Senior Member

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    Hey Guys,

    I am planning to visit Thailand for few days, anyone from Thailand here?

    Actually, it's my first abroad trip so m pretty nervous like how much cash to carry and all.

    If anyone is from Thailand or visited Thailand, then how much money would be fine for 4 days trip. I have already paid for hotel, airfare and break fast and dinner.

    Just have to pay for lunch, night life and shopping.

    Thanks.
     
  2. MoGreen

    MoGreen Regular Member

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    Dude...you shouldn't even worry about this man. It's cheap! if you booked your hotel online already than you probably got ripped off because it's definitely cheaper to book hotels when you get there.

    I like to be spontaneous so I never book hotels or anything else beside the plane tickets. Don't book anything else man and have an adventure.

    Don't carry to much cash as you could get in trouble and you won't have to worry about getting robbed.

    Have fun on your vacation man. My apologies for not able to give you more details.
     
  3. neo

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    Make sure that you get the prepaid taxi from Airport to hotel. There are also local taxi service from airport which you need to pay 50bhat extra than the regular meter charges. Altogether it shouldn't be more than 20$.
    Food is pretty cheap if you go to normal restaurants or fast foods. Always ask the hotel staff for information because some local guides might cheat you.

    If you need any specific info, feel free to ask. ;)
     
  4. xhanuman

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    It'll be a breeze... just go with the flow, don't be shy about asking for help - nearly anyone will go out of their way to help if you can make yourself understood - many speak plenty of English. It wouldn't hurt to brush up on a few basic terms - that goes a long way. GET a money belt... u can put around 2k in there without a bulge... but for a four day trip... just slip a few hundreds in random places - like one under your shoe insert... along with a paper copy of your passport -also hang a copy of your passport in a zipped attachment in an email to yourself (password protectd).
     
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  5. jammie

    jammie Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    i may be off there in the summer for 3 months, to take my mind off a few things!

    Foods cheap, drinks can be expensive depending where you go, hotels are cheap when you're there, and the people are nice (so i've heard).

    I'd advise to stay for longer than a few days. Go to Koh Tao, get a hotel and just unwind in paradise for a while.

    Do you really need to be home so soon?
     
  6. carsonrathi

    carsonrathi Senior Member

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    wow pretty fast response.

    Well i have my hotels booked, meal booked, every place to visit there booked. What's not included in package is lunch. Also, if you been to thailand, we are 2 people and i booked my trip via makemytrip.com, for 4 nights trips. here's the trip inclusions:-



    § Return economy class airfare on Cathay Pacific Airlines

    § Current applicable airport taxes

    § 02 nights accommodation in Pattaya

    § 02 nights accommodation in Bangkok

    § Daily breakfast and Dinners

    § Coral Island Tour including lunch in Pattaya

    § Alcazar Show in Pattaya

    § Half day city tour in Bangkok

    § Return airport & Pattaya transfers by coach

    § Visa fee

    The total charge for 2 is almost $1200, so is it fine or rip off?

    Also, we both are carrying almost $500 + credit cards, so $500 enough for shopping, lunch etc

    What are the precautions to be taken there, also Sex is legal there ?? :p

    Thanks.
     
  7. obnyx

    obnyx Newbie

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    Nice, I am origin from Thailand but living in EU.
    I think you can still get quite cheap foods and hotels there but night life can cost more.
    Have a nice holiday.
     
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  8. carsonrathi

    carsonrathi Senior Member

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    Also ob bad side i heard some 'mafia' thing there, is it true?, actaully i was thinking of night life there.
     
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    you mean the triads? na, they are into gang on gang related crimes, its the ladyboys you need to watch out for, they are violent.
     
  10. donjuan

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    a friend of mine got a girl for 2 weeks 24hrs/day for US$50 - just saying ;)
     
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    Id assume STD's come free of charge also ;) (and I don't mean phone calls)
     
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    I agree with this.. my cousin lives there!! he said don't be fooled with the ladyboys if you come here in thai..

    tip! if you saw a very hot chick! that's not a chick it's a shemale!!! eeewwww :eek2:
     
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