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by HHTel
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Accommodation
Topic: Agoda hotel descriptions warning
Replies: 23
Views: 1037

Re: Agoda hotel descriptions warning

I use "Booking.com". Never a problem like you have posted. The only thing that I do not like is using a credit card, as mine is an Australian card and it costs me in exchange rate and bank charges. One place that I use in Hua Hin did have the option of paying cash on arrival, but they have now chan...
by HHTel
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: After Dark
Topic: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin
Replies: 161
Views: 32613

Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

To save me venturing out for a G & T, can someone confirm if bars are open?
by HHTel
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters
Replies: 106
Views: 3823

Re: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters

Good interview but it still implies that your income has to be shown in a Thai bank. Did I understand that correctly?
by HHTel
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Pet Care
Topic: Govt to introduce 450 baht pet registration scheme, 25k fine for non compliance
Replies: 13
Views: 735

Re: Govt to introduce 450 baht pet registration scheme, 25k fine for non compliance

The UK abolished dog licences more that 30 years ago. Thailand in their wisdom are just initiating it. As has already been said this is going to cause many more abandoned animals. What do these authorities have instead of brains like the rest of us?? Failure to comply could result in a 25K fine. So...
by HHTel
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Pet Care
Topic: Govt to introduce 450 baht pet registration scheme, 25k fine for non compliance
Replies: 13
Views: 735

Re: Govt to introduce 450 baht pet registration scheme, 25k fine for non compliance

The UK abolished dog licences more that 30 years ago. Thailand in their wisdom are just initiating it. As has already been said this is going to cause many more abandoned animals. What do these authorities have instead of brains like the rest of us?? Failure to comply could result in a 25K fine. So ...
by HHTel
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters
Replies: 106
Views: 3823

Re: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters

A statement from the British Embassy: The decision was made by the British Embassy following a meeting with immigration in May in which they confirmed that they expect the embassy to verify all sources of income of British Nationals requesting an income letter. Consular officers are not verification...
by HHTel
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters
Replies: 106
Views: 3823

Re: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters

From another source:
However, the Canadian Embassy in Bangkok on Tuesday told Thaivisa: "there is no plan to change anything related to income letters for the immediate future".
I know the source should not be used but I thought this being very relevant an exception might be made.
by HHTel
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters
Replies: 106
Views: 3823

Re: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters

If this is going to apply to all embassies (I would hope that is the case), I wonder how the Americans view it. Until now their income letter from their embassy is only in the form of an affidavit signed by them. Immigration have been accepting these letters which does not prove income at all. At le...
by HHTel
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters
Replies: 106
Views: 3823

Re: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters

The problem there is getting them to accept/understand all the UK paperwork involved.
by HHTel
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Pet Care
Topic: A man wants a dog
Replies: 4
Views: 285

Re: A man wants a dog

Careful with some of the 'breeders'. The last time we looked at a pup, I asked the question "Does it have a pedigree?"
"No problem", was the reply. "Take about 2 days!"
by HHTel
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters
Replies: 106
Views: 3823

Re: British Embassy Bangkok to stop Certification of Income Letters

I must say, I thought this news would have been devastating for some, and generated a huge reaction. I know a few people who rely on this method. If the Embassy won't issue a letter of confirmation, is there another way of proving income? Quite devastating. I have lump sum 'draw downs' once a year ...
by HHTel
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Renewing Thai Passport in Bangkok
Replies: 1
Views: 142

Re: Renewing Thai Passport in Bangkok

We're actually off tomorrow to renew my daughter's Thai passport. My wife did hers a little while ago and although she took 'everything', all she was asked for was her ID card. No harm in taking more than is needed though. We us the MFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) as it has ample parking and the s...
by HHTel
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Hundreds of foreigners/teachers arrested in nationwide operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner
Replies: 58
Views: 4808

Re: Hundreds of foreigners/teachers arrested in nationwide operation X-Ray Outlaw Foreigner

I agree that borrowing money is not illegal. However you would have to borrow it for a min of 3 months. In the case of 'show money', no actual money is used. An electronic deposit is made at the bank, a statement and letter produced then electronically withdrawn. This of course has to have the bank ...
by HHTel
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Minivan, bus and road accidents
Replies: 733
Views: 86484

Re: Minivan, bus and road accidents

Another brake failure being suggested!!
by HHTel
Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Thailand has become new 'e-waste' and plastic dumping ground
Replies: 33
Views: 2191

Re: Thailand has become new 'e-waste' and plastic dumping ground

Came across this article how Singapore handles it's waste. So sensible and safe disposal is possible. Of course, if anyone will get it right for the environment, then Singapore will.

https://nextshark.com/singapore-incredi ... and-fills/