Southern Thailand Tourist Traps

  • Tourist Traps
    by machomikemd
  • Tourist Traps
    by machomikemd
  • Tourist Traps
    by machomikemd

Southern Thailand Tourist Traps

  • Shopping and nightlife

    Phuket Tourist Traps

    Well, this happened to my friend during my last trip...(for ppl who think i dunno what i am talking abt it was 16th trip to pukhet), since it was his first time he got bedazzled by the relatively cheap prices and the wide array of goods, hes a watch freak he ended up going to this bloke who owns a shop right next to the DUBAI RESTAURANT he is a...

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  • Changing Money

    Ko Samui Tourist Traps

    I`ll describe 2 traps in 1 tip, 1st one - check your money before changing 2nd one- The amount of money you carry No 1 -- Always double check the amount you are about to exchange,this is common sense, however on my last trip I went to exchange $150AUD(3 $50 notes) counted twice went to F/X , signed reciept & was about to walk away,luckily I hadn`t...

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  • Excursions

    Phuket Tourist Traps

    We regretfully took 2 tours with this company and we can't decide which was worse than the other. JAMES BOND ISLAND- The shuttle to pick us up was completely overcrowded and if we knew it would take so long to get to the tour spot, we would have just taken a cab there ourselves. We did not stop at a couple of islands listed in the tour itinerary....

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  • Shopping & Bartering

    Ko Samui Tourist Traps

    Because chaweng beach is the most popular place in samui many shops charge 2-3 times more than it's regular price. Bargain at least for half-price or compare from prices from other shops You can try Lamai or Nathon market

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  • K and s motorbike repair and rental...

    We wanted to rent an atv and went to k and s to rent. We took the atv he gave us and assumed things would be fine. He is a British or Irish mechanic and when we got to the other side of the mountain, after filling the whole gas tank and riding on this atv, it broke down....... After trying to start it forever..... We called him and he came out to...

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  • K and s motorbike repair and rental...

    We wanted to rent an atv and went to k and s to rent. We took the atv he gave us and assumed things would be fine. He is a British or Irish mechanic and when we got to the other side of the mountain, after filling the whole gas tank and riding on this atv, it broke down....... After trying to start it forever..... We called him and he came out to...

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  • Ko Samui Arrival: Know Where You're...

    Ko Samui is one big tourist trap, for the most part, and it's very easy to be ripped off any number of people if you don't have a game plan when you arrive. Unlike Ko Phangan, which is very laid back and free-flowing, arriving in Ko Samui can be confusing at first. Right near the airport is Bophut Beach, but if you've come in on an early or light...

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  • Renting things - don't leave your...

    I read similar tip about the jet-ski on phuket island, but the same thing works (at least) for all of the south and anything, though most commonly motorbikes/ scooters.The basic pattern is: You hire something and when you return it, it's damaged (by you, no doubt) and you'll have to pay for it. - 'medium serious' amounts, like THB 6000 for a small...

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