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Taxi or something at nightime

Post by teddyboom » Mon May 01, 2017 6:27 pm

Hey,

When I am out I know the Taxi's are in front of the Hilton at nighttime.
But what if I am somewhere else?
Do you know drivers that drive in the nighttime?

Any numbers would be great.

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by Kraka's Dad » Mon May 01, 2017 10:09 pm

Wherever you are you will not be short of taxis

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by oakdale160 » Mon May 01, 2017 11:45 pm

one suggestion. Use Tuk-TUks frequently during day time. Whenyou find an agreeable, straightforward guy,when he takes you home, take his phone number and tell him your name. Call him when you need him, ifhe cant come he will send a friend. My guy insists on helping if I have a number of bags etc.

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by Homer » Tue May 02, 2017 3:00 am

Kraka's Dad wrote:
Mon May 01, 2017 10:09 pm
Wherever you are you will not be short of taxis
For "Wherever you are" = areas tourists are most likely to be.

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by teddyboom » Tue May 02, 2017 3:15 am

even 03.00 drunk in soi 80?

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by teddyboom » Tue May 02, 2017 3:15 am

oakdale160 wrote:
Mon May 01, 2017 11:45 pm
one suggestion. Use Tuk-TUks frequently during day time. Whenyou find an agreeable, straightforward guy,when he takes you home, take his phone number and tell him your name. Call him when you need him, ifhe cant come he will send a friend. My guy insists on helping if I have a number of bags etc.
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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by Big Boy » Tue May 02, 2017 8:11 am

oakdale160 wrote:
Mon May 01, 2017 11:45 pm
one suggestion. Use Tuk-TUks frequently during day time. Whenyou find an agreeable, straightforward guy,when he takes you home, take his phone number and tell him your name. Call him when you need him, ifhe cant come he will send a friend.
:agree: However, if you're expecting a late one, talk to him early - he might give you a friend's number to call when you're ready.
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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by oakdale160 » Wed May 03, 2017 11:02 am

I was discussing this topic with a friend, he told me that an elderly neighbour has her tuk-tuk man come by every morning.She does not always go anywhere.It is her method of having somebody check on her everyday. He has a key to her house and is instructed to go in and check if she does not come to the door. she has been using his services for years and he is very trustworthy and is also on to a good thing.

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by bluelagoon » Tue May 16, 2017 6:56 pm

Very good piece of advice from those who suggest taking the number and card of a reliable tuk tuk chap...the drivers we got from Hin Lek Fai to town always took 300B for the one way trip but when hailing one to get back home (at daytime that is), bargaining was often required. We politely refused the racket when they tried to charge 400B or more and said that the usual driver took 300B. Generaly it works if you show the locals that you are not juste another ignorant "farang" tourist.
The main problem arises if you are well boozed at 03:00 am out from the Hilton Club :wink: :cheers: :dance: and need to get back home..at that hour, most of those whose cards we took stopped working after 11pm as their business seems to flourish..those available on the streets ruthlessy were asking for 500B or more :banghead: ...so if anybody has a few good fellows who are reliable also at the wee hours of dawn and who do not try to overcheat...hang on to them :bow: as they are worth gold if you need transport late at night!

I agree that 100 or 200B won't change the lives of most here, but if we start to make it a habbit to give in to each and every "farang ripoff" racket, everybody will end up in paying more and more within time.... :tsk:

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by teddyboom » Wed May 17, 2017 2:29 am

numbers pls (

or does everybody drink and drive?

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by oakdale160 » Wed May 17, 2017 5:07 am

most people get at least time and a half for working after midnight, so if 300b is a good 3pm fare then 400-500 at 3am sounds reasonable.

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by bluelagoon » Wed May 17, 2017 2:24 pm

oakdale160 wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 5:07 am
most people get at least time and a half for working after midnight, so if 300b is a good 3pm fare then 400-500 at 3am sounds reasonable.
Obviously your calculation is correct as night duty does call for more.

However, does 300B (daytime charge) seem correct to you one way journey from say Hilton Area to Black Mountain Area in Hin Lek Fai?
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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by mariad » Fri May 19, 2017 7:21 pm

Taxi's are in abundance there, and the fare is quite legit in my opinion.

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Taxi phone number for short drive in Hua Hin ?

Post by yves » Thu Jun 01, 2017 4:12 pm

Hello,

I need a taxi late in the night to take me from my home soi 6 to go to the bus station in down town. I there any phone number please ?

THanks

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Re: Taxi or something at nightime

Post by Kraka's Dad » Fri Jun 02, 2017 5:43 am

Oops misread post

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