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by Thistle
Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: GBP vs THB
Replies: 1374
Views: 101118

Re: GBP vs THB

I think you might find that it has traded between 42.47 and 52,43 in the last calendar year,21/3/16-20/3/17,also according to XE,currently 43.03,but whats a few satang here and there!!!
by Thistle
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Hua Hin Beach Polo 2017
Replies: 12
Views: 744

Re: Hua Hin Beach Polo 2017

Would it not be beneficial to both the Hua Hin Forum administration and Intercontinental to perhaps discuss the current uncertainties,and resolve any miss-understanding?
by Thistle
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Pay 1% more in VAT, PM asks Thais
Replies: 15
Views: 1061

Re: Pay 1% more in VAT, PM asks Thais

A little off topic,but i honestly do not believe that the people who are making reservations in the Intercontinental or other supposed 5* hotels in Thailand are actually concerned about this.The majority of people who book, i assume are regular customers of the IHG and therefore are fully aware of t...
by Thistle
Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Duty Free Booze and Changing planes
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: Duty Free Booze and Changing planes

I have recently flown Bkk-Dubai-Glas,and also Bkk-Amst-Glas,and on both occasions tried to buy Ciroc vodka at Suvarnabhumi duty-free. They have not permitted this stating i had to purchase at the next airport to take to my final destination.I realize this is different routes from what you are mentio...
by Thistle
Sat Mar 04, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Duty Free Booze and Changing planes
Replies: 13
Views: 938

Re: Duty Free Booze and Changing planes

I think you might also find once they see your boarding pass,and they realize that you have an onward flight,[ it shows up on the computor when you go to pay],they will not permit you to buy in Suvarnabhumi,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,they will say that you must purchase at your next destination for onward travel...
by Thistle
Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Coco Beach Club
Replies: 33
Views: 4886

Re: Coco Beach Club

Waiting in anticipation as to where you would recommend now!
by Thistle
Sat Feb 25, 2017 1:21 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: InterContinental Resort Hua Hin events and promotions
Replies: 54
Views: 11065

Re: InterContinental Resort Hua Hin events and promotions

Great to see the hotel following the forum,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,a little off topic,but TIT,,,,,,,,,,,,i have been going to true move at various times for 7 years to pay for internet USB stick,,,,,,,,,,,,i pay at the automatic machine,,,,,,,,,,,,it states 246.45 baht outstanding,,,,,,,,,,,this actually mea...
by Thistle
Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Why do so many Thais look down on tourist / foreigners?
Replies: 35
Views: 3264

Re: Why do so many Thais look down on tourist / foreigners?

I believe it would also be very appropriate for the orginal poster to inform the forum as to how many occasions he has been in Thailand,and certainly in Hua Hin! He states, "cant believe its change that much"?? From when,give us all an insight.
by Thistle
Sat Dec 31, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Do you need an onward ticket for entry into Thailand?
Replies: 26
Views: 2757

Re: Do you need an onward ticket for entry into Thailand?

to errrmm,just as a matter of interest has anyone asked to see your visa status before leaving the UK ,for your travel to Thailand,especially Etihad who in general like KLM in the UK are normally very strict??
by Thistle
Thu Dec 29, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Feeding Time
Topic: Starbucks Coffee Shops
Replies: 19
Views: 2635

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Does the "OP"believe that Starbucks in Hua Hin is any different from their branches anywhere else in Asia?
by Thistle
Thu Dec 01, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hua Hin Bluport Mall news and updates
Replies: 220
Views: 29635

Re: Hua Hin Bluport Mall news and updates

Visited Bluport yesterday for second time,,,,,,,,,main reason,had been tesco lotus,bought several items,but no potatoes,decided to try BP as on way home,found potatoes,similar to Villa market prices,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,5 check outs open,not a single customer,even had a someone put the potatoes in plastic ...
by Thistle
Mon Nov 28, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Why do expats settle for horrible relationships with Thai girls who hate them?
Replies: 50
Views: 9798

Re: Why do expats settle for horrible relationships with Thai girls who hate them?

HH Canuck,good for you,i am sure along with many other forum members we wish you well.On topic or not,its nice to read positive remarks about what the original post was.horrible relationships!!
by Thistle
Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:56 am
Forum: Flights, Airlines & Airports
Topic: Fast track Suvarnabumhi
Replies: 16
Views: 1923

Re: Fast track Suvarnabumhi

Have used BFS on two occasions in the past,and found them to be completely reliable and efficient.Did not use their porter service,only meet and greet.A representative meets the passenger at the top of the sky bridge and accompanies them through immigration,baggage collection,customs and delivers th...
by Thistle
Wed Nov 02, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Selling scrap gold
Replies: 12
Views: 1917

Re: Selling scrap gold

Scottish oat cakes occasionally available in Villa Market,next to the walkers shortbread,and biscuits,,,,,,,,,,,,IRN BRU was on special,now back to 45bht a can,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,similar to the current gold price,fluctuates,,,,,,,,,,,,,now back to topic.
by Thistle
Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: On The Road
Topic: Photo trip report: A week through unseen southern Thailand
Replies: 21
Views: 3498

Re: Photo trip report: A week through unseen southern Thailand

As always,great photography and very informative,thank you for sharing and giving new travel ideas.Cheers.