If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

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If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by explorer » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:33 pm

There are hotels and guest houses with a lot of foreign guests. There are others with mainly Cambodian guests. Those which cater for foreigners are often more expensive than those which cater for Cambodians. Many of those which cater for Cambodians dont have staff which speak English. 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 The Last Word » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:04 pm

Huh what?? So if you're a foreigner you speak to them in Khmer you will get a discount? You're still in a foreigner in they eyes..

The guys at the front desk have to power to give you discount.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:52 pm

LOL:
another tidbit that is nothing but BS

I'd love you an trapper to get together an make up a Ebook on " all you need to know about SE Asia" :thumb:
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by Chamboy » Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:29 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:52 pm
LOL:
another tidbit that is nothing but BS

I'd love you an trapper to get together an make up a Ebook on " all you need to know about SE Asia" :thumb:
Rumor has it that Explorer U. will be publishing a thesis on that very subject.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:01 pm

:dm: In Cambodia you can find some hotels that charge by the hour, and some places charge per night. If you only rent a room for 2 hours, you can save money on accommodation.
If you speak Khmer you may get an extra half-hour free of charge. ;-)
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Post by phuketrichard » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:35 pm

have also heard that .....( fill in the blank) posted by xxxxxx
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by Kampoochie » Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:27 pm

Being kind and respectful will probably get you as much of a discount as learning kind of functional (or even very functional) Khmer would get you.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by epidemiks » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:15 pm

So you're saying cheap dumps in far flung places may be cheaper than staying at nicer places closer to amenities?

Those 10,000៛ massage places are cheaper than my regular place, but I'm sure as shit not having om touch rub me down on unchanged sheets damp with the meth-sweats of 50 truck drivers just to save a buck.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by explorer » Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:54 am

There are clearly people responding to this and other posts who did not read the original post.

There are many different hotels and guest houses in many different situations. They are not all dumps in far flung places. Some have very nice rooms and are in good locations.
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Re: If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation

Post by Tarndog » Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:13 am

explorer wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:33 pm
There are hotels and guest houses with a lot of foreign guests. There are others with mainly Cambodian guests. Those which cater for foreigners are often more expensive than those which cater for Cambodians. Many of those which cater for Cambodians dont have staff which speak English. If you learn Khmer, you may save on accommodation.
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