If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:51 pm

fuck, sarcasm goes right over his head :facepalm:
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Post by The Last Word » Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:26 pm

explorer wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:44 pm
The Last Word wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:40 pm
So may save on your accommodation doesn't equate to a discount??
Some places are more expensive for everyone. Some places are cheaper for everyone. You can stay in cheaper places.

That is not a discount.
what does that even mean??
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:03 pm

The Last Word wrote:
explorer wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:44 pm
The Last Word wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:40 pm
So may save on your accommodation doesn't equate to a discount??
Some places are more expensive for everyone. Some places are cheaper for everyone. You can stay in cheaper places.

That is not a discount.
what does that even mean??
He's basically saying if you can speak khmer it opens more doors as you can easily stay at a khmer guesthouse at khmer prices rather than paying tourist prices at guesthouse/hotels aimed at foreigners



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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by The Last Word » Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:00 pm

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:03 pm
The Last Word wrote:
explorer wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:44 pm
The Last Word wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:40 pm
So may save on your accommodation doesn't equate to a discount??
Some places are more expensive for everyone. Some places are cheaper for everyone. You can stay in cheaper places.

That is not a discount.
what does that even mean??
He's basically saying if you can speak khmer it opens more doors as you can easily stay at a khmer guesthouse at khmer prices rather than paying tourist prices at guesthouse/hotels aimed at foreigners
Why didn't he just say that in the first place! lol thanks for clearing it up Jamie.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by newkidontheblock » Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:24 am

Are there Khmer only guesthouses that are nicer than foreigner guesthouses?

I’ve been to worse. Fan only, raised platform squat toilet, killer slippery tiles, etc.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by explorer » Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:28 am

newkidontheblock wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:24 am
Are there Khmer only guesthouses that are nicer than foreigner guesthouses?

I’ve been to worse. Fan only, raised platform squat toilet, killer slippery tiles, etc.
There is no such thing as Khmer only guest houses or foreigner only guest houses. Anybody can stay at any guest house. However, there are hotels and guest houses where the staff dont speak English. As a result, English speaking people cant communicate with them, and dont normally stay there. These cater for Cambodians, and are often less expensive than those which cater for foreigners.

There are many different hotels and guest houses, in many different situations. In some cases the rooms are equivalent, but the price is cheaper. I know of one where the rooms are better than any of the lower priced hotels and guest houses which cater for foreigners, and the price is cheaper. There may be some not as good.

I dont remember ever seeing a squat toilet in a hotel or guest house in Cambodia. There must be some, but they are rare.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by Arget » Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:50 am

explorer wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:28 am



I know of one where the rooms are better than any of the lower priced hotels and guest houses which cater for foreigners, and the price is cheaper. There may be some not as good.

I guess this makes sense when written or spoken in Khmer.

I will make more of an attempt to learn Khmer to give me access to cheaper lodging when I travel.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by Chamboy » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:03 am

John Bingham wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:57 am
There are some big places and small places. Some are far away and some are near. Some are expensive and some are cheap. :please:
Some are,, some aren't. That boy is a statistical genius.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:38 am

I've traveled to over 85 countries, i'd say 2/3rds of the hotels i have checked into, NO ONE spoke English.

All is good

+ how would u know, EVEN if you speak Khmer, they are not charging you more than they would charge a Khmer, simply cause ur white and they know you have more $$

The things Explorer says :facepalm:
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