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So I think this is it, we're going on a 3 week honeymoon from Aug. 5-27, we want a bit of everything from beach relaxation to wild parties to temples to jungles to markets to motor biking. This is not my first time in Thailand, but I haven't been to the Andaman coast before. Anyways what do you think:

Bangkok (2nights) ---> ChiangMai (2nights) ---> Pai (2nights) ---> Krabi (2nights) ---> Koh PhiPhi (3 nights) ---> Koh Samui (3nights) ---> Koh Tao (3 nights) ---> Kanachanaburi/Erawan Falls (1…

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Hi all

Just turned up in Kanchanaburi today. Wondering if there are any atm's here that don't charge a fee! My bank at home doesn't charge a fee for me using one but they say that it's the discretion of the atm provider - which is quite a few of them in Thailand! If anybody is about here perhaps I'll bump into you! Thanks for your help people.

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Hello everyone!
In December I will be in Thailand for a couple of weeks. While staying in Bangkok for a few days before heading down to Phuket, I want to explore a bit of the surrounding area. Among other things, I'm planning a day trip to Ayutthaya and the Bang Pa-In Palace. According to my plan, the trip to Ayutthaya will be on the King's Birthday on December 5.

Will the Bang Pa-In Palace be closed on this day? Unfortunately I can't seem to find any official information on this. Will the…

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I'm travelling from Thailand into Laos in September this year. Can someone confirm that I don't need a visa for Laos beforehand as this is available at the border? Also is the cost $45 Australian? And should this be in cash? I'm planning to cross at Chiang Khong/Huay Xai. I will be travelling alone, is this a straightforward border crossing? Thanks in advance

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Hi all,

I have booked a trip to Thailand later this year for November 24th-December 18th. This will be my first time to Thailand. I am planning on booking most of my accommodations in hostels as I will be travelling solo.

I am not interested in the Full Moon parties, so my plan is to start south (probably around Phuket/Krabi) and work my way north to Chiang Mai. From what I have read this is kind of opposite with a lot of the tourist traffic during this period. I typically like to book my…

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Hi all,
I'm currently travelling into Thailand for about 4 weeks, i arrive in Bangkok for a few days and then head on to Koh Phangan and then onto Koh Samui. After that i have just under 2 weeks left and wondered what people would suggest as I will be on my own.
I want to go back to Bangkok for a couple of days prior to flying home to do the floating markets etc but other than that no plans.

What do people suggest/are doing from the beginning of August.

cheers ina dvance

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Visa help

Hi everyone,

I'm flying into Bangkok on 20th September but just wondering how it stands with a Thai visa. I'm looking to go into Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia too. Is it just a 30 day visa? If I go out of Thailand & re-enter do I then get another 30days? Any help is much appreciated :)

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Somebody alluded to the absolutely crappy useless Thai Visa in another thread a few days ago. They mentioned big mango ( I think) and I have heard of Teak Door. Since Thai Visa are blocking any free discussion of the Surinder Singh route since the UK vote to leave the EU where is the best place to ask about visa issues for Thais to the UK. Preferably a site that doesn't impose censorship.