Hong Kong Or Thailand ? And some questions

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Re: Hong Kong Or Thailand ? And some questions

Postby Oxidda » 15 Mar 2012, 15:38

Ok then, that's perfect ! I will post an update here anyway when her and I will have finally chosen the right destination ! :)
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Re: Hong Kong Or Thailand ? And some questions

Postby Chris » 15 Mar 2012, 16:08

One more thing: don't let anyone convince you to buy gems in Bangkok. There's a well-organized group of street hustlers who convince unwary tourists to visit "discount" gem shops and purchase gems for inflated prices, tempting people with "special one-time-only government discount or tax holiday".
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Re: Hong Kong Or Thailand ? And some questions

Postby Ktownboy » 15 Mar 2012, 21:05

There's a fairly high transaction for taking money out from an ATM in BKK ; $150NT and the exchange rate they give you isn't very good either. I travel to BKK fairly regularly to buy clothes for our shop in KHH and always bring NT cash and change it at Super Rich across from Central World. Much better rate than changing in NT to Bht in Taiwan or NT to $US and then to Bht in BKK.
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Re: Hong Kong Or Thailand ? And some questions

Postby Oxidda » 19 Mar 2012, 15:06

Ok, then it is decided, 5 days in Thailand, in Bangkok, I'll go there a little before Songkran starts ! Thanks a lot again for all your advices :) :)
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