Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?

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Re: Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?

Post by handdrummer » Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:26 pm

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Re: Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?

Post by migrant » Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:42 pm

BB It sounds like the evening worked out best for you anyway!!
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Re: Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?

Post by Big Boy » Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:51 pm

Ooooh yes :D . Don't think my granddaughter wasn't too pleased though.
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Re: Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?

Post by hhinner » Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:20 am

Strange. We (wife, me) went twice this week :( :( . When we sat down we were quickly asked if we wanted beer, but when we said no thanks that was the end of it. We already had food, so maybe that made a difference.

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Re: Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?

Post by Big Boy » Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:31 am

A quick scan of the other tables told me it was a scam to get me to buy their beer. I wasn't too fussed about the concert, so did not need any persuasion to walk away. Their scam saved me money, but it was the fact it was aimed at the Farang's wallet again that I found a little disturbing.

As I said, my wife went while I was in Chiang Mai with no problem whatsoever.
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Re: Dual-pricing in Thailand: Is it time to do away with the 'farang tax'?

Post by J.J.B. » Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:03 pm

Big Boy wrote:
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:51 pm
Ooooh yes :D . Don't think my granddaughter wasn't too pleased though.
Surely she knows better than to take you shopping, BB? :P
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