Thailand is not cheap

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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by shnoukieBRO » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:55 pm

Ok so the Baht is strong, and Thai prices have risen over the years. But if you want cheaper you need to try cheaper countries.

I think it's rocket science :dm:
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by Beerinthemorning » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:58 pm

ExPenhMan wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:44 pm
BitM shows exactly the prices a tourist will pay. Tourists far outnumber resident expats. A tourist is not going to take the MRT to Lat Prao soi 23 and sit on a plastic stool with a 55 baht big Leo.

A tourist will pay 120 baht for a small bottle of beer at Herrity's on Suk 33/1 or 180 baht for a Black Label. Or 300-400 baht for a 16 oz/470 ml craft beer at Wishbeer on Suk 62 or Craft Beer on soi 23. Or at W District, a big Tiger is 100 baht and BL 150 baht.

So yeah, Thailand is expensive for a tourist.

Here in Vietnam, that 45 baht for a 7-11 San Miguel is 30 baht in a bar.
the two week millionaires will still keep coming even as BKK overtakes singapore prices just without the cleanliness and prestige.
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:01 pm

at the end of the day;
who really gives a shit what Trapper says?
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: not necessarily to win, but mainly to keep from losing completely. HST
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by Beerinthemorning » Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:12 pm

shnoukieBRO wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:55 pm
Ok so the Baht is strong, and Thai prices have risen over the years. But if you want cheaper you need to try cheaper countries.

I think it's rocket science :dm:
yeh but thailand is the capital of SEA , it has most conveniences at the front door.

Philipines is cheap, sure....., but its also dangerous, off the beaten path and the food is terrible.

Vietnam is cheap but the local male population arent gonna let you pick up there females like in thailand.

Indonesia is quite boring and as the worlds largest muslim populpus isnt exactly the best spot for a two week pissup.

Malaysia is nice but also quite boring because the alcohol taxs and strict government.

Loas is too sleepy plus it seems to be full of weird druggies, backpackers and interpols most wanted.

Cambodia now in the hands of the chinese isnt getting cheaper and has overtaken thailand in costs for basic day to day items however the beer and ciggarettes remain quite cheap.
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by shnoukieBRO » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:11 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:01 pm
at the end of the day;
who really gives a shit what Trapper says?
Funny, I never thought of dat....

:whistler: .... :stir:
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by hanno » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:21 pm

Beerinthemorning wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:12 pm
Vietnam is cheap but the local male population arent gonna let you pick up there females like in thailand.
Nor will the Thai population if we are talking about regular women, not hookers. But agreed, the Vietnamese women are quite discerning and probably are not waiting for a cheap-ass pineapple to come to their rescue....
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:45 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:01 pm
at the end of the day;
who really gives a shit what Trapper says?
Yep. :2girlsit8: It's always the same thing anyway. Complaining. About whatever.
I'd feel sorry for him, but he's too annoying.
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by frank lee bent » Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:57 pm

The world is full of complaint.
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by Jerry Atrick » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:06 pm

hanno wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:21 pm
Beerinthemorning wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:12 pm
Vietnam is cheap but the local male population arent gonna let you pick up there females like in thailand.
Nor will the Thai population if we are talking about regular women, not hookers. But agreed, the Vietnamese women are quite discerning and probably are not waiting for a cheap-ass pineapple to come to their rescue....
What?

I must respectfully disagree. Personal experience says otherwise.
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Re: Thailand is not cheap

Post by Beerinthemorning » Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:41 pm

frank lee bent wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:57 pm
The world is full of complaint.
Well as one of the younger well travelled members of the Forum i woukd say its my human right to complain about the B/S in SEA whilst the others either have no idea about the region or just choose ignorance.
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