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by traveller123
Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Burns Night @Home Bar January 25th
Replies: 6
Views: 313

Re: Burns Night @Home Bar January 25th

It will go down well with the Isaan lads
by traveller123
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Mandatory medical insurance for retirement visa - maybe
Replies: 31
Views: 1093

Re: Mandatory medical insurance for retirement visa - maybe

The Bt. 40,000 outpatient possible requirement is nuts, in my view. I decided to ditch outpatient treatment. The additional premium was around Bt. 30,000 and I rarely spend even half that for outpatient treatment . Besides, like many policies, I have a Bt. 40,000 deductible per annum. So insuring f...
by traveller123
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Suvarnabhumi two hour layover to catch a flight – too risky?
Replies: 26
Views: 1395

Re: Suvarnabhumi two hour layover to catch a flight – too risky?

Air Asia also fly from Don Muang to Chiang Rai but their last flight is at 16.20
by traveller123
Sat Dec 29, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Foreign Newspapers
Replies: 8
Views: 570

Re: Foreign Newspapers

Have you thought about downloading a newspaper onto a Kindle?
by traveller123
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Drones Cause Chaos at London's Gatwick airport.
Replies: 8
Views: 348

Re: Drones Cause Chaos at London's Gatwick airport.

The man and woman previously detained have now been released without charge
by traveller123
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Restaurant Reviews & Recipe Exchange
Topic: Pattaya's Best Burger
Replies: 22
Views: 2383

Re: Pattaya's Best Burger

lvdkeyes wrote:While I like White Castles very much, my favorite USA burger is In 'n Out.

I'm a Brit (living in Thailand) with a daughter living in California.
One of my treats when visiting her is a trip to In 'n Out
by traveller123
Wed Dec 05, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Another idiot leaves his brains on the plane
Replies: 7
Views: 770

Re: Another idiot leaves his brains on the plane

I hope the taxi driver received a very good reward for his honesty
by traveller123
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Plastic bags on their way out
Replies: 21
Views: 1960

Re: Plastic bags on their way out

Speaking for my part of Isaan there would need to be a drastic change in attitude both from the public and the law enforcers.
I despair here of the number of mopeds being ridden without a crash helmet.
There are frequent police checks but nothing changes.
by traveller123
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Retirement visa news - and it's not good
Replies: 84
Views: 8865

Re: Retirement visa news - and it's not good

Gaybutton wrote:If that turns out to be do-able, please let us know.

My visa is not due for renewing until March at Surin Immigration, I will ask when I go, but I am guessing they will not be as knowledgeable as Jomtien.
by traveller123
Tue Nov 20, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Thailand
Topic: Retirement visa news - and it's not good
Replies: 84
Views: 8865

Re: Retirement visa news - and it's not good

Something I have not seen mentioned in the discussion is that I believe it is possible to have a lower sum than 800,000 baht tied up in a savings account coupled with a percentage of 65,000 baht monthly income.
Has anyone ever tried to do this?

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