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Farang price for Thai tourist
« on: October 05, 2015, 01:58:00 PM »
Not good news if you are a thai and look like a farang, not for this guy anyway.

The Bangkokpost reports a thai man was charged the farang price of 200 bht for a 20-baht entry ticket when he went to visit the Emerald Pool (Sa Morakot), an archaeological site in Krabi, last weekend. because he looks like a foreigner.

He did get an apology.
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Re: Farang price for Thai tourist
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2015, 03:29:34 PM »
He is a farang, and just because he has permanent residence still doesn't entitle him to Thai prices since he is not a Thai national.  It even says so at the end of the article. Besides, he refused to show a Thai I.D because he doesn't have one.  A driver's license isn't the same as a Thai I.D card, yet some folks like this guy thinks it is.  I would done the same as the gatekeeper and tell him to pay the rate or go somewhere else. I love how the news media here words their articles.

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Re: Farang price for Thai tourist
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2015, 02:19:15 PM »
Well spotted BF, Yes another misleading headline from the b/p.

The f/b post made 30 seconds on thai tv news last night, the attitude was the gatekeeper was in order. You can hardly be thai if your not born here and i believe at least one of your parents have to be thai. For the sake of 180 bht extra for farang he ruined his friends day by refusing to pay so they all left. :-[

Yes there is a valid argument as in 10 times more for a farang, but this guy should know the score by now, if he has been here for as long as he claims he has.
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Re: Farang price for Thai tourist
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2015, 11:50:32 AM »
and here is stickboybangkoks view ......⇨.....⇨....⇨..... stickboybangkok.com

lazy journos who couldn’t be arsed to take two minutes to look into the story but instead went with the flow and believed what was written in the original Facebook post.

The Thai national park price list @twitter.com/stephffart

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Re: Farang price for Thai tourist
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2015, 03:00:41 PM »
The beat goes on

More from bangkok.coconuts.co

Yesterday according to bangkok.coconuts.co. the guy admitted to the press that he is actually an American citizen who doesn't have a Thai ID card and he does not qualify for the Thai price because, erm, he isn’t Thai. ::)
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