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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by Jun » Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:21 pm

I wouldn't think too many members here have a need for a short time room. Unless of course, there is a need to keep the liason hidden from a boyfriend. A short time room that incidentally costs more than a hotel room of acceptable standard.

More relevant, how common is it for bars to charge a higher off fee before 10:00 pm ? All these years, I've just paid the off fee and not asked questions. Typically after 10 pm if I have been with friends and sometimes earlier if alone.

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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by Gaybutton » Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:47 pm

Jun wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:21 pm
More relevant, how common is it for bars to charge a higher off fee before 10:00 pm ?
To the best of my knowledge, Winner Boys is the only bar doing that. But somehow I doubt an off fee difference of 200 baht is going to deter many customers if they see a boy they like and it's still earlier than 10:00pm.

However, if it's 9:59pm I'll wait . . .

Maybe some of these bars eventually do what is common in the USA - a senior citizens discount. Of course the majority of farang in the gay bars are seniors. Then again, in Thailand we're not citizens. Oh well . . .

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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by gerefan » Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:57 pm

Winner bar is by far the most expensive in Pattaya in terms of off fees before 10 pm., and it’s in Sunnee plaza!

However, they do offset it with cheaper drinks...only 109 baht for a beer compared with 200 in Nice Boys and 260 in Toyboys. As for BBB...Well forget it.

Swings and roundabouts.

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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by Jun » Thu Jan 02, 2020 6:20 pm

Gaybutton wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:47 pm
To the best of my knowledge, Winner Boys is the only bar doing that. But somehow I doubt an off fee difference of 200 baht is going to deter many customers if they see a boy they like and it's still earlier than 10:00pm.

However, if it's 9:59pm I'll wait . . .

Maybe some of these bars eventually do what is common in the USA - a senior citizens discount. Of course the majority of farang in the gay bars are seniors. Then again, in Thailand we're not citizens. Oh well . . .
I think my 400 baht was paid just before 10:00 pm, which might explain why there seemed to be a discussion at the bar before the check bin was presented.

I think many of the customers in Sunee are senior citizens, but think there is a broader age range in Boyztown.
I don't see any rational reason for a senior citizens discount for luxury services. Also 89 baht for a drink in a gogo bar is already a good price.

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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by SP55 » Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:57 pm

Off fee in Winnerboys is indeed 600 baht before 22:00 and 400 baht after.
Boydrinks are 139 baht each.

The hotel in the corner of Sunee plaza and soi Yensabai offers short time rooms for 400 baht.

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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by rocket » Fri Jan 03, 2020 5:20 am

Yeah, I used that 400 baht room, a big fat rat scurried across the downstairs floor,lol

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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by windwalker » Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:47 pm

Jun wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 5:21 pm

More relevant, how common is it for bars to charge a higher off fee before 10:00 pm ? All these years, I've just paid the off fee and not asked questions. Typically after 10 pm if I have been with friends and sometimes earlier if alone.
The owner of Winner believes he makes more money on drinks when there are many go-go boys on stage/on premises and thus increases the off fee during the peak period to keep the lads there. After 10 pm the dynamic changes and down goes the off fee.

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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by Jun » Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:20 pm

windwalker wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:47 pm
The owner of Winner believes he makes more money on drinks when there are many go-go boys on stage/on premises and thus increases the off fee during the peak period to keep the lads there. After 10 pm the dynamic changes and down goes the off fee.
I see his logic and he's perfectly entitled to do that as far as I'm concerned.
I just wanted to know if any other bars operated such a policy, as if it's 9:50pm, I can easily wait 10 minutes to save 200.

Occasionally I get unexpected pricing in gogo bars, such as the time it cost me "only" 900 for 2 drinks and an off in Fresh Boys Bangkok. No idea if that was a one off or because I was quite late at night.

As for charging 600 to keep boys on the stage in Winner, that policy might work even better if someone cracks the whip to ensure at least 50% of the available boys actually are on stage.

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Re: 800 baht off fee

Post by gerefan » Fri Jan 03, 2020 6:43 pm

Jun wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 3:20 pm
windwalker wrote:
Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:47 pm
The owner of Winner believes he makes more money on drinks when there are many go-go boys on stage/on premises and thus increases the off fee during the peak period to keep the lads there. After 10 pm the dynamic changes and down goes the off fee.
I just wanted to know if any other bars operated such a policy, as if it's 9:50pm, I can easily wait 10 minutes to save 200
Yes, but not quite the same. I was in Screwboys one evening, not long before closing time. They offered me offs without an off fee. I think this may be common late at night.

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