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Shopping Tour Zones  Bangkok                                        updated: 2011-09-27
 
  what makes this Directory your best choice: 
  • Zone intro, map directions, map guestbook, links and tips
  • D.I.Y. concept, supported by tour leader database and option for Personal Assist <> Concierge
  • Censorship rating: Children, Family, Mature(over 18), Parental Guidance, R-adults only
Zone

Tour Zone and key features

Zone Summary

Culture

Family

Shopping

Nightlife

@ Siam Centre
Retail Tourism; upmarket shopping, entertainment

Low

High

High

Med

Ratchathewi

@ 2kms North of Siam Centre
Suburbia and the Highest rooftop view 84 floors up

Med

Med

Med

Low

Sathon / Silom / Surawong

@ 2.5kms South of Siam Centre
Business zone, a famous Park, Boxing & Pat Pong

Low

Low

Med

High

Sukhumvit Rd area

@ 3kms East of Siam Centre   "Farangville" (Foreigners)

Hotels, Bars and Nightlife with all major transport systems

Low

Low

High

High

Chinatown area

@ 3kms West of Siam Centre
Chinese infusion; a trading post, chaotic & markets

High

High

Med

Low

Bang Lamphu / Khaosan Rd

@ 4kms West of Siam Centre
A walking area, classic Thai Temples & Khao San Rd

High

High

Med

Med

Thonburi

@ 5.3kms West of Siam Centre

The old Capital mostly undeveloped, many Canals (Khlongs)

High

High

Low

Low

Chatuchak

@ 10kms North of Siam Centre

Largest weekend markets in Asia, Parks & Game fishing

Med

Med

Med

Med

Lat Phrao

@ 5kms West of Siam Centre
small markets

Med

Med

Med

Med

Rama IV Rd

@ 2kms South of Siam Centre

small food market, local shopping

Med

Med

Med

Med

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Siam / Chit Lom / Phloen Chit
2011-09:   Centre of retail tourism, major transport system for quick access to nearby shopping zones.
 
A showcase offering something for everyone, are few "markets", depending public pressure (for footpath space) you'll see street (kerb side) vendors (mainly in the evening).
 
Zone features 
Culture: Min Shopping: High 
Family: HighPopular tours: High
Transport: Med-High
overview: eBook intro  <>  tour logistics

Transport: Interchange of BTS (skytrain) lines, close to local ferry on Canal Saen Saep (not close MRT Ssubway)
Photos slides: Collages > All Siam shopping > Open album <> Photo tricks - unclock collage and much more  
Zone Icons: a few are noted below more can be found in the map link tricks and/or tour database link below
Zone Icons
details      link codes M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video  

Siam Paragon

The Major fashion shopping mall of Bangkok. Adjacent to BTS skytrain station "Siam". Luxury and fashion boutique and variety. Photo collage

Siam Square

 

The older Central district at BTS Skytrain station, trendy boutiques books, clothes etc. Targeting Chula University students. Bargains on clothing in basement, designer boutiques on main Sois.

Central World

Fashion and brand name boutiques, funky fashion, high-tech gadgets, banks, salons, gourmet eateries and an ice-skating rink.  Approx 550,000sqm of retail space, the largest lifestyle shopping complex in Southeast Asia.  Photos collage collage

MBK

Known as "the Popular people's choice". 7flrs catering for shopping, Cinema, Entertainment, Restaurants. Connected to BTS (skytrain) Station National Stadium, close to the local Canal and a Popular Tour (Jim Thompson House). Photos collage

Bobae Tower

forthe past 30yrs this has been "the wholesale garment centre of Bangkok", more than 700 stores, it's very much wholesale in culture, decor and pricing. collage photo

Talaat Tonson

Trendy clothes and accessories. BTS station Chit lom or Ploenchit + taxi to Phloen Chit Rd., (Beside Tonson Tower) Small stores change daily. Winter clothes

MarketsThere are no major markets in Siam, there are however many ad hoc street markets, they usually form in the evenings to catch the foot traffic.
 
@map position "+" search "shopping-" or "markets-" "transport" or Icon "trolley"
More in Shopping Centres including tourist discount cards at the end of zones
Tour leader (logistical) Database Shopping Bangkok
Tip"Get the most, use a host" Asoke PAC (Personal Assist Concierge)
    map tip: if the zone link does not show venues please click the link a 2nd time
 
 
Ratchathewi 
2011-08: 2kms North of Siam Centre
 
With the exception of "King Power duty free complex", which is dedicated to Tourists, the zone is more for locals, much lower prices but not so many touristy help signs.
 
There is an long winding market that breaches in an around a few streets otherwise a few nice quality Centres for bargain shopping and not to mention the wholesale clothing market. 

Zone features 
Culture: low-Med Shopping: Med-high
Family: MedPopular tours: low-M 
Transport: Med-high
overview eBook intro  <>  tour Logistics

Interchange of BTS (skytrain), Canal (Khlong) "Saen Saep" fast ferry (2 star local culture) 
Slides: Collages > All Ratchathewi > Open album  <> Photo tricks - unclock collage and much more  
Zone Icons: a few are noted below more can be found in the map link tricks and/or tour database link below
Zone Icons
details & ink codes M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video

Pratu Nam 
Market

Cheap (Wholesale) clothes of all kinds including go-go, bikini & costume tailors. Trendy clothes, jeans, kids, maternity & accessories. Explore the basement maze for bargains.

The markets stretch from Soi @Amari Watergate, thru to Baiyoke Tower & Baiyoke Sky Hotel to North & East to Ratchaprapop Rd, including Indra Regent Hotel arcade. Open daily: 10.00-18.00

For "large size" go Suay Siam on Phetchaburi Rd, near Ratchaprapop Rd

Pantip Plaza

Computer; accessories for phones, notebook, notepad, Ipod, phone,etc.  It's more local than touristy.  4 flrs, helps to have a local as everything is not touristy. Open:daily 10-8pm

Baboe Tower
Wholesale clothing of every kind, the wholesale centre of garments for 30 yrs. Buy in bulk cheaply. Some stores require bulk purchase (10 items) so shop with a friend. it's right on the Canal at Canal pier 26  Cnr Damrongrak & Krung Kasem Rds.  Open:Daily

Platinum Mall

Clothing galore 4 flrs 1,000 stalls Cheap. 4star venue, includes Fodo and drink.

It's more local than touristy. Try the Canal ferry Pier no: 22 

 only a short walk.
King Power down town duty free MallLeading travel retailer providing;  Entertainment and dining : Ramayana Restaurant, Aksra Theater, Pullman hotel and King Power Downtown Duty Free Mall (12,000sqmtrs).
 
@map position "+" search "shopping-" or "markets-" "transport" or Icon "trolley"
More in Shopping Centres including tourist discount cards at the end of zones
Tour leader (logistical) Database Shopping Bangkok
Tip"Get the most, use a host" Asoke PAC (Personal Assist Concierge)

1st time shoppers

map tips

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    map tip: if the zone link does not show venues please click the link a 2nd time
 
Sathon / Silom
2011-09: 2.5kms South of Siam centre
 
Epic Business Centre, more of a scene for business than shopping, but with major massive transport systems running through it's veins access in/out is a breeze, see more in Family tour link.
 
**Censorship: Patpong markets is the centre piece of the infamous Patpong nightlife. One of the world's most (in)famous red-light districts, Patpong is where it all started (Thailand's Go-Go culture).
 
Zone features 
Culture: low Shopping: Med
Family: HighPopular tours: low
Transport: Med-high
overview eBook intro  <>  tour Logistics

Interchange of BTS (skytrain) and MRT (Subway) 
Slides: Collages > All Silom > Open album   <> Photo tricks - unclock collage and much more  
Zone Icons: a few are noted below more can be found in the map link tricks and/or tour database link below
Name
details & link codes M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video
Silom Village
Captures the spirit of old Bangkok, a compound of well preserved Thai antique houses dating back to era of King Rama V. The complex includes an "Inn", a shopping arcade (antiques, handicrafts, jewellery, Thai silk, and furniture), an authentic Thai and international cuisine Restaurant and the Ruen Thep Thai classical dance Theater.  Photos
The Jim Thompson Company
 
The famous promoter of Thai silk, renowned for quality & beautiful design. The mansion like store offers a variety of colourful products. Opening Hrs: 09:00 – 18:00.  There are other branches, best is Siam, includes the Jim Thompson Museum, a Popular tour M-D-P
**Patpong Night Markets

Handbags, wallets, watches, sunglasses, t-shirts, DVD, etc., Always busy and chaotic with tourists and flanked by GO-GO bars (hard to get a good deal). Open: 19.00-01.00

The Silom Galleria

over 100 stores offering quality art, antiques and gems. Many items rare and unique, some of the most exquisite pieces can be viewed by appointment only. open: 09:30 – 18:30

Thaniya Plaza
Shopping complex dedicated to golfers, about 100 stores in a 4 storey complex, everything new and used. Skywalk from BTS skytrain station Sala daeng open daily 10.00-20.00
Talaat
Soi La Lai Sap  

Clothes, handbags and shoes etc., Great for kids clothing. Located in Silom Rd. Soi 5,

Next to Bangkok Bank (Soi Bank Market), open daily 10.00-17.00 busy at lunchtime.

Supersports

a 2 storey sportswear and equipment store on Silom Road, offers a better deal than depart., stores. Apparel and shoes all sizes for local and international bands. > Photos

 
@map position "+" search "shopping-" or "markets-" "transport" or Icon "trolley"
More in Shopping Centres including tourist discount cards at the end of zones
Tour leader (logistical) Database Shopping Bangkok
Tip"Get the most, use a host" Asoke PAC (Personal Assist Concierge)
 map tip: if the zone link does not show venues please click the link a 2nd time
 
Sukhumvit Rd

2011-09: 3 kms East of Siam Centre

 
Sukhumvit is known as Farangville (farang is a Thai word for foreigner), it's bursting with affordable trimmings, Restaurants Hotels and Nightlife are on offer.
 
Transport:  Sukhumvit is oozing with options, in 2011 the fastrack airport link on the BTS skytrain link was added at Makkasan, at the door of Bangkok's best beat Asok, see why 

Zone features 
Culture: low Shopping: High
Family: HighPopular tours: low
Nightlife: High
Transport: Med-high
overview eBook intro  <>  tour Logistics

Interchange of BTS (skytrain), MRT (subway) and close the local canal Saen Saep (fast ferry - 2 star)
Slides: Collages > All Sukhumvit Open album    <> Photo tricks - unclock collage and much more  
Zone Icons: a few noted below, more can be found with map tricks and/or tour database link below 
Name
details & links M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video
Emporium Shopping Centre
High end quality dept store with fashion label, Brand boutique stores, Restaurant and Cinema. Connected to the Skytrain line and next to a boutique family Park (evenings walk is a winner).
Sukhumvit St  Vendors Markets

Clothes, watches, bags, wallets, DVD's, etc. More a tourist market, bargaining required,

Open: 12.00-late Wednesday to Sunday, Sukhumvit Rd. from Soi 3 to Soi 19. 

Terminal21New and exciting opening late 2011. 8flrs each level is a different country theme, stylish and bound to capture attention, located on the interchange of BRT and MRt at BTS Asok

Asoke Market

Fresh fruit & veg, meat, fish, good Indian & food supplies. Popular for maids.
Cnr Sukhumvit & Asok Down lane next to MRT entrance. 05.00-17.00 daily

Soi 16 Market

Clothing DVD's.  Runs on 2 weeks cycle.  Sukhumvit Soi 16. Open:11.00-14.00 Mon-Fri.

Central Chit Lom

Flagship branch of department store "Central", fashion,m clothing, accessories, furniture, food courts, skybridge conenction to BTS skytrain. 

Gaysorn Plaza
5 star label fashion Plaza, not far from Central chit lom, opposit at the intersection opposite Central World, where the Siam zone begins. 
@map position "+" search "shopping-" or "markets-" "transport" or Icon "trolley"
More in Shopping Centres including tourist discount cards at the end of zones
Tour leader (logistical) Database Shopping Bangkok
Tip"Get the most, use a host" Asoke PAC (Personal Assist <> Concierge)

            map tip: if the zone link does not show venues please click the link a 2nd time

 

Bang Lamphu Khaosan Rd

2011-09:  4 kms West of Siam Centre.
   
Very close to the Grand Palace (most popular tourist destination), the area is Culture, with the exception of the Khao San Rd where there is a mish mash of tourism and culture, very touristy, odd, strange and fun for everyone. 

Khao San Rd is a must do combo of Shopping, Culture, Nightlife - you can zone in or out! 
 
Getting there: options below, if time permits do try the adventure along the local Saen Saep Canal,
it's adventure for many reasons.

Zone features 
Culture: HighShopping: Medium
Family: HighPopular tours: Med
Nightlife: Med-H
overview eBook intro  <>  tour logistics

BTS skytrain does not go into this zone and the subway is limited, try the canal or River otherwise Taxi
Slides: Collages > All Bang Lamphu > Open album  <> Photo tricks - unclock collage and much more  
Zone Icons: a few are noted below more can be found in the map link tricks and/or tour database link below  
Name
details  & links M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video
Bang Lamphu markets
It's close the the famous touristy location of Khaosan Rd, but not touristy prices, make the effort and enjoy the savings on casual clothing and footwear. Near Bowonniwet Temple
Chakkrabong/Kraisi & Tani Rds.  Open:10.00-17.00 daily
Khao San Rd
Very popular infusion of East and West. Good spot for Sunday lunch & people watching. Lots of Indian, veg, Israeli food. Ratchdamnoen Klang & turn into Tanao Rd. The location is noted in Family tours  Three (3) zones to Khao San Rd, whilst they have a mix it's Accommodation, Restaurants, bars and markets, see picture Khao San Rd zones
Thewes Markets
Flowers, Plants, some fruit & veg and some handcraft item. Cheap produce, very colourful. Several excellent vantage points to view the River at caf'e & restaurants @ Pier Thewet 
Wat Ratchanatdaram Markets
Mainly Buddha items, amulets and similar @ super cheap prices. If your thinking of souvenirs you won't get cheaper. The journey by canal is fast and the brief walk offers many sights, recommend you have a local host.
 
@map position "+" search "shopping-" or "markets-" "transport" or Icon "trolley"
More in Shopping Centres including tourist discount cards at the end of zones
Tour leader (logistical) Database Shopping Bangkok
Tip"Get the most, use a host" Asoke PAC (Personal Assist <> Concierge)
       map tip: if the zone link does not show venues please click the link a 2nd time
 
 
Thonburi
2011-09:  5 kms West of Siam Centre. 
 
The area is mainly cultural, the "Old City" of Bangkok and likely to be part of a River cruise tour.
 
The nearest floating market to Bangkok is  Wat Sai Floating Market about 10kms West, on the other side of the river in Thonburi. > map link
  • take Rama III bridge west out of town, it's more boats and tourists than actually shopping.
 
There are other "floating markets" in Thonburi and nearby:-
 
> Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Markets
> khlong Phasi Charoen floating market
> Wat Saphan Floating markets
 
Nb: not all are "Tourist" orientated and therefore you should check before you go or "get the most use a host".
 
Canal tours are very popular , the most famous combination of Canal and floating markets is "Damnoen Saduak" which is acknowledged in our Bangkok's "Popular Tours" (link below). To enjoy that adventure you really need to allocate a day and for many visitors that's not an option. In the popular tour book we suggest options with map link to show all places on a map.
   
You can read more about most of them in the tour leader database and compare logistically.
 
Zone features 
Culture: HighShopping: Low-med
Family: HighPopular tours: Med
overview eBook intro  <>  tour Logistics



BTS skytrain passed through the outer boundary of this zone, however most use the canal or River.
Slides: Collages > All Thonburi > Open album    <> Photo tricks - unclock collage and much more  
Zone Icons: a few are noted below more can be found in the map link tricks and/or tour database link below  

 
@map position "+" search "shopping-" or "markets-" "transport" or Icon "trolley"
More in Shopping Centres including tourist discount cards at the end of zones
Tour leader (logistical) Database Shopping Bangkok
Tip"Get the most, use a host" Asoke PAC (Personal Assist Concierge)
  map tip: if the zone link does not show venues please click the link a 2nd time
 
Chatuchak
2011-0: 8 kms North of Siam centre.

This zone features the largest weekend market in Asia. If your a seasoned shopping you can handle it but it's sooooo big!   See more in Family tour link.
 
Zone features 
Culture: MedShopping: Medium
Family: HighPopular tours: Low
Transport: High
overview eBook intro  <>  tour Logistics

Both BTS skytrain and MRT Subway pass through this zone.
Slides: Collages > All Chatuchak > Open album    <> Photo tricks - unclock collage and much more  
Zone Icons: a few are noted below more can be found in the map link tricks and/or tour database link below 

Name

details & links M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video
Chatuchak or
JJ Markets
THE MARKET! 10,000 stalls, sells everything from furniture to jewellery, paintings, art supplies and Thai artifacts. Section 8,9,1,13,15,17,19,25,26, and 27 are open on Friday. Very cheap crockery.  Open: weekends, Officially 08.00-18.00, some shops not open until 10.00.  Freight service for overseas sending are on site. 
Railway MarketsIt's grabbed the attention of the city's hipsters, retro freaks and antique hunters Talad Rot Fai. "Talad" means market and "Rot Fai" means train, an apt name for a market set beside an old set of train tracks. Open: every Fri-Sat-Sun 2 pm to midnight. More D-P
 
@map position "+" search "shopping-" or "markets-" "transport" or Icon "trolley"
More in Shopping Centres including tourist discount cards at the end of zones
Tour leader (logistical) Database Shopping Bangkok
Tip"Get the most, use a host" Asoke PAC (Personal Assist Concierge)
 
Lat Phrao:   The location is more for the local expats 

Name

details & links M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video
Thai Airways Market
 
Also known as "Talaat Loong Perm" and "Talaat Pa Choo". (Talaad means market)

Cosmetics, children and adult clothing etc. Undercover section with interesting trendy shops. Main market is further up the road. It's a big market, some section with aircon. Behind Thai International Airways head office. Viphavadee-Rangsit Rd. Open:10.00-14.00 Mon-Sat

 
Rama IV Rd  2 kms South of Siam Centre.  The location is more for the local expats 

Name

details & links M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video
Carrefour
Great for teenagersm mostely visited by locals. Most things under 200 baht. 
Carrefour Grand Plaza, Rama IV Rd (opp Tesco Lotus)   Daily: 17.00-20.00 daily
Khlong Toei Market
"Klong Toei 1 & 2 Market" largerst west markets (meat & seafood) and fruit & vegetables.
Best to be accompanied by a thai speaker. Cheap and local culture (2 star venue)
Rama IV Rd.  Open: 24hrs daily  MRT: Khlong Toei or Queen Sirikit

Tesco Lotus

Tesco Lotus Plaza, Rama IV Rd.  Opp Carrefour Rama IV Rd) 
    

Chinatown

2011-09: 3 kms West for Siam Centre
 
Chinatown, also called Yawolat after the neighborhood’s main street, has been a shopping destination for decades.
 
If you can handle the crowds, heat and confusion, this is the best one-stop shopping neighborhood in the city. With so much history it's alive with adventure, see links below.

Zone features 
Culture: HighShopping: High
Family: HighPopular tours: High
Transport: Low-Med
overview eBook intro  <>  tour Logistics

BTS skytrain does not enter this zone, MRT subway is close as too is the River Ferry.
Slides: Collages > All Chinatown <> Open album <> Photo tricks - unclock collage and much more
Zone Icons: a few are noted below more can be found in the map link tricks and/or tour database link below

Incons

details & links M=more D=detail P=Photo V=video
Memorial Bridge Night Market
Saphan Put Market . Jeans (New & used), trendy teen clothes. Finish chakraphet side for cheap flowers, exit near Pak Klong Talaat, Tri Phet Rd. Open:20.00-01.00 Tue-Sun.
Bangkok Flower market or
Pak khlong Talaat
A wholesale market for fruit and vegetables and consumers market and the main clearinghouse for flower vendors. Best time to go is very early morning, when boats and trucks arrive with immense quantities. Things get frenetic around 2:00AM to 3:00AM, great photo shots..
Flashlight Markets
(Talaat Fai Chai)
Flea market. Everything second hand imaginable. Not all vendors can afford lighting.
Trivia: Talaad Mued means "no light market". Btwn Luang & Charoen Krung (New) Rds, 
off Mahachak Rd.  Dusk Sat-dawn Sun.    Take a flashlight
Klong Ong Ang Markets
Games, watches, stereos toys, phones, CDs and model car parts. Vinyl record shops opposite on charoen Krung Rd side. Avoid weekends if you can. 10.00-17.00 daily.
Nakhon Kasem
Markets
(formerly Thieves Market), Hardware items, and music equipment. between Charoen Krung & Yaowarat Rds. Between Boriphat & Warachak Rds. Phahurat Rd. Open: daily.

Phahurat Cloth Markets

Fabric, Thai dance costumes and jewellery. Indian stuff at southern end. Another place to avoid on weekends if you can not handle crowded and hot! 10.00-17.00 daily
Sampeng Lane Markets
(Soi Wanit1)
Sells everything, fabric, arts & crafts, hair accessories, jewellery, stationary. Halloween & Christmas decorations. Many shops w/sale (min 3 items). Go early to beat the crowds. Weekdays best. shops open 10:00 Narrow soi btwn Songsawat & Chakraphet Rds.
 
@map position "+" search "shopping-" or "markets-" "transport" or Icon "trolley"
More in Shopping Centres including tourist discount cards at the end of zones
Tour leader (logistical) Database Shopping Bangkok
Tip"Get the most, use a host" Asoke PAC (Personal Assist Concierge)
 map tip: if the zone link does not show venues please click the link a 2nd time

Shopping tips 1st timers

Shopping Centres

Beginners Tour

Specific places

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The retail tourism locations are more than adequate for bargains. The more you venture away from the tourist structure the lower the price but it's harder to communicate.
 
Be Served or Serve Yourself
Be Served  
> "get the most use a Host" "A. P.A.C" > Personal Assist <> Concierge
  
Serve Yourself
If you've never been here before, you'll want to know about where to shop and how to get there as well as the amazing department stores and shopping malls such as Siam Paragon and Central World Plaza, Learn about the best and biggest day and night markets as well as where to buy popular items such as silk products, antiques & antiquities, cameras, gems and souvenirs. 

Most people will do some shopping when they come to Thailand and savings can be made. Most shops offer discounts as part of a general sale but most department stores and malls offer their own tourist discount card. Markets in and around the city provide the opportunity to bargain.

We suggest that if you are coming to Thailand, do some research and find out where to shop in Bangkok, you read through this site so you can make savings on some items you buy, but first look up the cost of buying the same item in your country so that you have a price to work from. In the instance of cameras and digital cameras, you might find that you can get the same camera in your home country for the same price as if you were to buy it in Bangkok. This is more likely to be the case for smaller, point and shoot cameras than larger, digital cameras.
 
You will find that some of the well- known tourist areas are more expensive than markets as most ‘short-term’ visitors don’t have time to look around. Vendor in these areas are often reluctant to lower their prices when they know a less experienced person will pay then. Bargaining does not apply to the purchase of food. 
 

What to Wear

Most people love to look fabulous, but the key here is to be practical. Bangkok is hot and sticky, almost year-round. Wear cool clothes. You're going to be doing a lot of walking too, which makes practical shoes essential. Watch where you're walking too, because pavements often resemble obstacle courses with exposed manholes, potholes, vendor carts, the odd beggar and garland maker all spoken for.

tip: A small hand towel, face cloth or wet wipes come in very handy, especially if you're going to venture around markets.
 
Plan your shopping - timing is crucial
Start by making a list of what you want to buy, and then match it with where to go. Markets are good to visit in the mornings or evenings when it's a little cooler and often less frantic. In the heat of the day, air-conditioned malls are much better. Plan your shopping around specific areas, say, Chinatown (outdoor) in the morning, and Siam (with its many malls) in the afternoon.   
Tip: avoid travelling around the city during rush hours (07:30 - 09:00 and the afternoon 17:00 - 18:30).

Getting around: 
Options are plentiful. Taxis, tuk-tuks, public buses (not recommended), canal and river boats, motorbike taxis, the Skytrain (BTS) and underground (MRT). Bangkok's traffic is notorious though, which makes the latter two options by far the most viable.
 

Though the two BTS lines and MRT don't cover the whole city, you can often work out a route with a combination of the different lines, and leaving just the final stretch to reach by taxi or tuk-tuk. Saving on traveling time will give you more time for shopping. Besides, being stuck in gridlock traffic is no-body's idea of fun.

Tip: Enquire about BTS and MRT all day travel passes at any station.

 
maps: BTS - MRT - Canal Ferry click here 
glitter
 

Shopping Hours

 
Most shops open from about 10:00 until 20:00 or 22:00, some even later. So you'll have plenty of time to shop 'til you drop. Small shops, even in large shopping malls, usually close on Sundays, while large department stores are open seven days a week.


Shop around and compare prices

Any seasoned shopper will tell you that to buy blindly could mean having regrets later. If your aim is to get the cheapest possible prices, shop around. Also make the most of Tourist Discount Cards and VAT refunds.

 

Tip: When you come across a one-of-a-kind item, close the deal right there and then, or  make very sure they have stock of that item and that you can find it (the shop or stall) later.

 

Quality Check

Look for flaws, especially at markets and pavement stalls. Highly discounted goods are often 'rejects', of highly questionable quality or inferior standard. Inspect items closely for any visible signs of imperfection. Also read our special feature about counterfeit goods.

tip: Tell the shopkeeper or vendor you live in Bangkok and will return the goods for a refund if it doesn't work or break quickly. They're likely to tell you if it's not of good quality.

 

How to bargain

The only places where prices are fixed are malls, department stores, supermarkets and large retail shops. As for the rest, bargaining is the norm, and it's almost expected. Merchandise at some touristy places like Patpong Night Market are marked-up heavily, and you can often slash off half the asking price. Your most important 'bargaining tools' are a big smile and polite approach. Never raise your voice. Or lose your temper. And don't offer a price unless you're prepared to pay it.

 

After the seller has offered his price, offer less than you would expect to pay (with a smile of course) and gauge the reaction. A counter-offer will follow, and then it's over to you to make another move, so to speak. Once you've decided on a price, and if there are other items you're interested in, try to get a package price to cut the cost even more for the best bargain you've ever had!

tip: Your ticket to bargain heaven is a big broad smile.

 

Be street-smart and safe

All the basic traveling rules apply in Bangkok. Be aware, alert and safety-conscious. Look after your personal belongings. Pick-pocketing is common in busy areas like markets. Look left (twice) and right (twice) before you cross the road.  tip: Make sure not to leave any of your belongings and bags behind (in shops or in the taxi).

 

Don't talk to strangers

Remember your mother's warning? Well, mothers are always right. If a stranger approaches you with any kind of story, be it with tales of fantastic jewels or something unusual only he has privileged knowledge of, chances are good you have been targeted for some sort of tourist scam. Don't even indulge that person with conversation - simply walk away.

tip: If anyone attempts to harass you, reach for your mobile phone or walk to the nearest public phone and tell the scoundrel that you're calling the Tourist Police

 
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Useful Thai Shopping phrases

 

Hello = Sawasdee ka / krub

I'm just looking = Pom / chan kae duu *

Let me have a look first = Kor pom / chan duu kon *

That's pretty = Seuy dee na ka / krub ?

 

 

How much? = Tao rai?

Too expensive! = Pang maak na ka / krub!       Can I have a discount? = Lod dai mai?

 

 

Do you have other colours? = Mee see eun mai?

 

Do you have a bigger size? = Mee yai kwaa nee mai?

Do you have a smaller size? = mee lek kwaa nee mai?

 
Is this from Thailand? = Tam nai pra ted thai rue plao?

No thanks, I'm not interested = Mai aow ka / krub *

Thank you very much = Kob Khun maak ka / krub *

You're so sweet! = Khun na rak maak!

 

* 'ka' if you're female, 'krub' if you're male
** 'pom' if you're male, 'chan' is used for both sexes

 
 

Iphone apps  updated: 2011-07

 
visit best Iphone app page - see "Language Translators". 
 
In late 2010 "TAT" (Tourism Asuthority Thailand) released and excellent entry point
Iphone app called "Speak thai EN" .......  see thumbnail right.

www.networks.auswathai.com/Home/best-iphone-apps 

  • see section "Language Translators" 
 

 

Save time and money!!!   use a P.A. (Personal Assistant).  

 

The concept uses local Thai people enthusiastic to serve you

 
They Translate, Orientate and Negotiate

see "Soi 19 PA Concierge"


  
Shopping Centres and dept stores 

Name

Stars

Targets

Location and directions

Catwalk

Clothing shopSukhumvit soi 15 in zone Sukhumvit Rd

Central World

5

Label & fashion

Siam: directions in zone Siam-Chit lom 

Chatuchak

3

Markets

BTS skytrain Mo Chit or MRT subway Chatuchak

Emporium

5

Modern

Sukhumvit: BTS Phrom Phong skybridge connection

Erawan

5

Label & fashion

Siam: directions in zone Siam-Chit lom 

Esplanade Shopping Cntr

5

ModernRatchadaphisek Rd at MRT Thailand Culture Centre
Gaysorn5label & fashionSukhumvit line at BTS Chit Lom

MBK

5

Cosmo

Siam: directions in zone Siam-Chit lom

Pantip Plaza

3.5

Electronics

Ratchathewi directions in zone Ratchathewi 

Peninsula Plaza


TouristySiam: directions in zone Siam-Chit lom 

Platinum Mall

4.5

Clothing

Sukhumvit-Silom directions in zone Sukhumvit Rd

Ploenchit Center

CosmoSukhumvit-Silom directions in zone Sukhumvit Rd

River City

5

Touristy

on the Chao Phraya River

Robinson

4.5

Dept store

various locations

Siam Center

5

label & fashion

Siam: directions in zone Siam-Chit lom 

Silom Complex

Cosmo

Silom BTS: Sala Daeng

Siam Discovery Center

5

Cosmo

Siam: directions in zone Siam-Chitlom

Siam Paragon

5

Label & fashion

Siam: at the BTS skytrain station Siam

Siam Square

3Clothing

Siam: directions in zone Siam-Chit lom 

Tesco Lotus

4

Supermarkets

various locations

Thaniya Plaza

5

Golf mania

Silom  BTS: Sala Daeng

 
General introduction, Major Shopping Centres, Loyalty cards  and a few shopping items 
 
Bangkok offers you the extreme opportunty to indulge in "start the art" sophisticated shopping at 5 star premium label shopping centres as well as transcending history with a multiple chocies of markets that compliment Nationality, regions and themes. 
  
Bangkok has numerous department stores and shopping centres. The larger chains, like Central, Robinson, Tesco Lotus, Carrefour and The Mall, have branches in many location. Usually these are very large with an extensive range of specially goods, haicraft shops and supermarkets. Some have entertainment areas including cinemas, skating, rinks, video games or play areas for children and teenagers. Most centres have an area allocated for ‘theme’ sales or promotions e.g. computers/mobile telephone/electrical appliances, shoes/handbags.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 

Store loyalty cards

Many of the large stores and chains offer royalty cards which offer further discounts, special deals, redeemable vouchers etc. They are either free or have a very small cost.    

Other shopping places 
Catwalk
59 Sukhumvit Soi 15 T: 02-651-0062. Open: 09.00-19.00 daily A few hundred metres down the soi on the left if you are coming from Sukhumvit, at street level of  Wattana Suites building. No name on shop. Stocks small sizes, nothing bigger than size 6 US/ size 10 Australia. Good range of desiner brand name: shorts, t-shirts, coats, ‘prom’ dresses, dressy daywear. We suspect by the name and the size range that these might be clothes that have been used for  photo shoots and fashion parades. Not cheap but good value for well-known labels.
Zone: Sukhumvit 
Central World      BTS line between Siam and Sukhumvit

Cnr Rama I and Ratchadamri Rds. BTS: Chit Lom T: 02-640-7000

5 star: Very large shopping complex: fashion, sports and outdoor.  
Open: 10.00-22.00 daily. Before you start check out the website or pick up a hard copy of the ‘Shopping Directory’ from any of the information booths. 
Zone: Siam <>  Directory Centres <> Map link  <> w: Central world 
 Asia book and Kinokuniya bookshop. Home to a Toys-R-Us, a Central food hall, along with cinema.

Chatuchak  (Jatujak) Market

Open:08.00-18.00 Sat-Sun, some shops open on Friday.  3 stars:   

This place is absolutely massive, largest outdoor markets in Asia.

Lots of trendy clothes for teens and young adults. E.g. one stall in Soi 18 stocks original, one-off Billabong board shorts while another stall has secondhand T-shirts that appeal to a very specific market. Just explore regularly to find something absolutely unique. Zone: Chatuchak  <> map link  <> w: Chatuchak Market

Access: BTS skytrain station and a brief (1km walk) past the Park.

Emporium   BTS line Sukhumvit

622 Sukhumvit Rd. (cnr Soi 24).  BTS: Phrom Phong T: 02-269-1000.

5 stars: Open: 10.00-22.00 daily.    

The complex includes the Emporium department stores and various specialty stores including designer stores (DKNY, Amani, Guess, Chanel, Christian Dior, Versace, two bookshops (Kinokuniya and Asia Books), Gourmet Mart supermarket, Jim Thompson, Boots pharmacy, restaurants and a food court on the 5th floor.

Includes a cinema complex on the 6th floor and upmarket Thai crafts on the 4th floor.  Zone: Sukhumvit  <> map link  <> w: Emporium

Access: connects directly to BTS skytrain station Phrom Phong.  

Erawan    BTS line between Siam and Sukhumvit

Cnr Ratchadamri and Phloen Chit Rds. BTS: Chit Lom. 
Zone: Siam  <> map link  <> w: Erawan
Upmarket shopping centre, all the usual-name brand stores can be found here. Also home to the erawan tea room, Urban kitchen(food court) and slew of "wellness" outlets and dance fitness/studio on the higher floors. Open 10am -10pm daily. 
Esplanade Shopping Center

99 Ratchadaphisek Rd. MRT: Thailand Culture Center exit 3. 

Excellent indoor skateboarding venue located within the the skateboard shop on the ground floor.  Seven (7) complex housing multiple theatres including an Imax, Sub Zero ice skating rink, Blue-o-Rhythm and Bowl, with 24 lanes and 13 karaoke booths.


Zone: Ratchada  <> map link  <> w: Esplanade shopping Center
Gaysorn Plaza 
Positioning itself as a rival to the luxury retail complexes of Hong kong and Malaysia. Gaysorn House Bangkok's flagship stores for foreign luxury brands  including Luis Vuitton, Prada, Dior, Fendi. The store on the Third floor featuring top quality Thai decorator goods make a visit worthwhile. They also have some interesting art and fashion exhibition on show  on the first floor on time to time. Open 10am -10 pm daily.
Zone: Siam  <> map link  <> w: Gaysorn Plaza

MBK (Mah Boon Krong)          BTS line Zone Siam

5stars: The popular peoples choice for most everyone    

Multi-level, maze-like shopping center, popular with locals for ‘market-style’ general shopping.   Clothing, especially for teenagers, leather goods, shoes electronics, mobile phones, computers and software, jewellery, music, furniture etc. Food court on the 5th floor, restaurants on the 6th floor. Tokyu department store is at the northern end.   

Zone: Siam  <> map link  <> w: MBK ( Mah boon Krong ) 

Access: sky bridge connection from BTS skytrain stattion National Stadium.

Pantip Plaza    BTS line between Sukhumvit and Siam

3.5 star - little dated lower prices (4 flrs)

Phetchaburi Rd (over the khlong and around the corner, 1km from Central World).

BTS: Ratchathewi Canal Pier 22    Zone: Ratchathewi  <> map link  <> w: Pantip Plaza

It's famous as a combined market and shopping complex of booths and shop dedicated to selling all types of computer hardware, software, peripherals, accessories and repair services at hard to beat prices. Pantip also has some good bookshops selling manuals, magazines etc in English.This venue is noted in Beginners Tour

Peninsula Plaza

153 Ratchadamri Rd. (next to the Four Season). BTS: Ratchadmari. Upmarket shopping complex with designer stores, branch of Asia books, a good restaurant on mezzanine floor plus several children’s toy clothing stores.

Platinum Mall         BTS line between Sukhumvit and Siam

Phetchaburi Rd. (opp Amari Watergate Hotel). BTS: Rahcthewi.

4 stars: Open 10.00-20.00 daily.     

Most stores sell wholesale and retail so do a deal for bulk amounts. 5flrs housing over 2,000 shops of clothing, shoes, fashion jewellery and accessories.

The sixth floor offers respite with a huge array of eateries.   

Zone: Ratchathewi  <> map link  <> w: The Platinum Mall

Tips: Many isles (Soi) to find your shop buddies remember the isle number.

BTS: Ratchathewi  Canal Pier 22  This venue is noted in Beginners Tour

Ploenchit Center

Sukhumvit Soi 2. BTS: Nana. Small centre with some outdoor stores, banks, Boots and a Villa Market in basement. Also has good restaurants locates on basement level.
Zone: Sukhumvit  <> map link 
River City

Yotha Rd. Off Charoen Krung Rd. (Next to Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel). Pier: Si Phraya. Open: 10.00-21.30 daily.  Large complex on the banks of the Chao Praya River. Renowned as the Asian antiques centre. Also has stores with collectables, handicrafts and silk clothing.  Monthly antique auctions and regular exhibitions are held in the grand hall. Auction and exhibition details on their website.     Zone: Bang Rak   <> map link  <> w: River City

Robinson dept stores

various locations  4.5 stars

Wide range of general merchandise, including clothing.,electrical good and homeware. 


Zone: Sukhumvit  <> map link  <> w: Robinson dept stores

Each branch has a Tops supermarket.

Location: in Longdo map search their name to see all branches on the map  

Siam Center           BTS line Zone Siam

979 Rama I Rd (Siam Discovery  Centre). BTS: Siam. T: 02-658- 04444.

5 stars:   A variety of stores, particularly trendy clothing outlets. Inculdes Sarbucks, fast food outlets and a few restaurants. Zone: Siam  <> map link  <> w: Siam Center


Silom  Complex        BTS line Zone Silom

Si Lom Rd. BTS: Sala Daeng. MRT: Si Lom. Central, B2S, Power Buy, Bookmazine and several food outlets.
 Zone: Sathon-Silom  <> map link  <> w: Silom Complex

Siam Discovery Center      BTS line zone Siam

989 Rama I Rd. ( Next to Siam Center). BTS: Siam T: 02-610-8000.  

A ’lifestyle mall’ with a large number of specialty stores including decorative products, fashion, furniture, homeware and books. Mini Japanese department store on 3rd floor called The Loft, which has lots of interesting bits and pieces.

Zone: Siam  <> map link  <> w: Siam Discovery Center

Siam Paragon     BTS line zone Siam   

991 Rama I Rd. BTS: Siam. T: 02-690-1000.  

Zone: Siam  <> map link  <> w: Siam Paragon


Upmarket retail and entertainment centre with a large department store, Gourmet Mart, Power Mall, large cinema complex, Imax theatre and home to the Siam Ocean World aquarium. Also has a food court reputed to be the largest in the region. A children’s play area in located on the 3rd floor of the department store.  


Siam Square 
(opp Siam Center). BTS: Siam. In the sois connecting the two back streets you will find many clothing shops, with a good range for teenager s and children, electrical appliance stores, bookshops, including the CU Book center, as well as cinema. Location of Hard Rock Cafe.
Zone: Siam   <> map link

Tesco Lotus - low cost family supermarket chain

Superstore containing homewares, supermarket and fast food.


Opening hours are generally 08.00-21.00, although Sukhumvit Soi 50 branch opens at 06.00. See website for locations, opening times etc.   


Zone: Sukhumvit     <> map link  <> w: Tesco Lotus

Location: in Longdo map search their name to see all branches on the map

Thaniya Plaza - Zone: Silom   

 Soi thaniya, Si Lom Rd. BTS: Sala Daeng. MRT: Si Lom.   5 stars  

Golf lover’s heaven!  Zone: Sathon-Silom  <> map link  <> w: Thaniya Plaza

 Asia Books and some unique craft boutique on other levels. Over 200 stores all about Golf - it's awesome (if your into golfing) 

website shown within Golf tour page: website

Access:  skybridge walk directly from BTS skytrain station Sala Daeng



 
Shopping tips Markets
 
Floating markets - see below 
 
One of the joys of Bangkok is the number of markets to explore.
 
Bangkok's numerous markets have suppliers of fresh meat, seafood, vegetables and fruit.
 
There are never ending stalls of clothing, household items, ceramics plus an array of goods beyond imagination.
                                                           Map link all markets (not floating)
 
The specialty flower markets are an excursion in their own right.

Tips:
  • Please be aware that pick-pockets and bag slashers may be prevalent congested surroundings of a market. 
  • It is always advisable to carry a larger proportion of smaller notes and coins. as most vendors only accept cash.
  • In a few of the markets there is little to no English spoken or signs.
  • If you can speak a few words of Thai, especially numbers, you will find the bargaining process considerably easier, not to mention more enjoyable. The vendors will appreciate your efforts and are more likely to reduce the price.
  • It is often worth mentioning that you live here.
 
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Bargaining
Bargaining requires time and patience but bargaining is not as fierce as it was say five to ten years ago. If you find that the vendor won’t budge, then be gracious and accept his price. Remember that the success of a deal lies in both parties coming away happy.

see basic Thai language words and phrases under the section tips 1st timers 



 
Beginners Shopping Tour  
 
 
 
Siam Centre - at the BTS (skytrain) station
  • the major retail shopping centre.
  • if you want to avoid the road side traffic walk along the sky-bridge, it's directly under the BTS skytrain
  • Access: BTS skytrain
 

(Mah boon Krong) a short walk from Siam Centre.
  • the street can be congested so use the sky walk or the BTS station National Stadium
  •  6 floors everyone for everyone
  • Access: sky-bridge from BTS skytrain
 
 
Shopping TOUR try this combo.. (you'll need a P.A.)    
  • from Soi 19 a taxi (or m.bike or tuktuk if your game) to the Klong (canal) 
  • a fast ferry ride - 10 mins 
  • a brief walk to megga bargains (both centres are aircon). 

  • a walk to Sukhumvit to eyeball Central world
  • BTS (skytrain) back to Soi 19.   link to tour page - map, video 
 
Feedback from shoppers:  Best buys
Specific Places
learn how to use the map to find them fast  Fastrack map tips
options
  • try a name search
  • If you find venues that are not in the map, ask them or us to add the venues



Longdo - Bangkok - Map basics
  • Zooming in/out offers more options, Dual language; English/Thai, printable for driver
  • border=0Click on a venue for pop up window, guestbook in link "detail"

  • Fastrack maps and best tag search words @ Hospitality Bangkok

map tips

1. The map centre is the "red cross" + position it before a search
  • Tag Icons: By Industry. example: Hotel, Restaurants, Shopping, Transport, Travel spot

Tag words

Tag Icons


 
 
Mobile apps: "Longdo mobile" includes "whats around me",  create bookmarks, upload photos. With Longdo Traffic view all Traffic-cams, or use their Language Translator
  Longdo is a Thai for "please try" 
 

INTERNET: INTERNATIONAL ROAMING costs ARE very EXPENSIVE

 

Map pages / Photos are very detailed, look for Wifi free venues. or buy a local INEXPENSIVE Thai sim card,  Asoke P.A.Concierge can assist

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"We are proud to introduce the Community. Our guests constantly report exceptional Hospitality experience, "it's home away from home" see more at Tours @ Soi 19 
Vendors Bangkok "Hospitality/Tourism" see our Nine (9) FREE media links 
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Thai Language
 The following are FREE online
  


  • Youtube - The best collated on one (1) page
  • Linkwords - Words association with imagery, ideal for "one off" visit or power learning for short term retention

Travel Pack: "Survivor words" donated by Aussie & Thai students

The titles are direct links within the webpage

Action

Body

Colours

Family

Feeling

Food

Job

Money

Number

Social

Time

 Shopping

Greetings

Directions

Golfing 

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Iphone Best apps
 
note: International roaming costs are expensive, see money saving tips in Longdo map section
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Culture
The Heart Culture, the language of the people
What's your Birth Buddha  <> Thai lucky colour for each day


more about Thai culture in W.A.T. Community website

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Running and Walking clipart
Travel and general webpage
 
Can't remember us, try www.thaibis.com or
google "Thaibis... topic"

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If you enjoy please share the experience with your friends.... Feedback options
Something special about Thai culture  "Duen-Daa Duen-Jai! (amazing!)" , read more 
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Map Public Transport - Bangkok   
 
Note: see Position of Soi 19 - expand image & zoom tool 

BTS Skytrain: Fast, efficient and affordable, running everyday from 06.00 to midnight.  
Mo Chit station at the north end, where you can find the weekend Chatuchak Market.  Siam Station, adjacent to huge shopping malls: Siam Centre, Siam Discovery Centre and Siam Paragon, is the central station with a link to National Stadium Station to MBK shopping centre.  Saphan Taksin Station and boat pier. Fares range from 10 to 40 baht or 100 baht unlimited day pass.  

 
MRT Subway metro: With 18 stations covering main roads in Bangkok including Rama IV, Sukhumvit, Lad Prao and Pahonyothin, MRT opened in 2004 and operates everyday from 06.00 to midnight. Connecting to the BTS Skytrain at Sukhumvit Station (Asoke BTS Station), Lumping Station (Silom BTS Station) and Chatuchak Station (Mo Chit BTS Station) with a link to Hua Lampong train station.  Fares: 15 to 60 baht.         
 
Taxi: Very easy to find everywhere in Bangkok, with the meter starting from 35 baht, it's a low cost convenient transport when the traffic is flowing. However, always make sure the driver activate the meter.  Then there is the ubiquitous Tuk tuks touting for business. They’re a fun ‘must-do’ experience but in Bangkok peak traffic the induced fumes are "not fun". If your game try local culture motor bike taxi  say ChaCha (go slow) or ReoReo (go fast).

The river and canal ferry is a whole new must do experience. "Longdo" is Thai for "please try!"

Be served: APAC (Personal Assist <> Concierge) Orientation tours 
or  Serve Yourself .. access our knowledge base
Public transport Bangkok <> Maps, Photos, tips and tricks
anything tourism Bangkok google "thaibis topic" or visit www.thaibis.com - Bangkok
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Map impression of BTS and MRT over the Bangkok city area    (expand image & zoom tool)


 eBooks: BTS - MRT - BRT rail and road system, CANAL-RIVER FERRY - click here
 
Bangkok A.P.A.C. for "Orientation tour"

 

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Tourism Bangkok  - eBooks "most popular icons and zones"
We use and recommend Longdo map (Longdo is Thai for "please try")
Introduction @ www.thaibis.com/bangkok/tours/icon-ebooks or 
"get the most use a host", fastrack with Bangkok P.A.C, see below

The most popular tours

28 pages <> 18 attractions: logistics, maps & tips

Most popular family zones 

20 pages <> 10 zones: logistics, maps & tips

The best Shopping zones

20 pages <> 10 zones: logistics, maps & tips

Most popular Nightlife zones

20 pages <> 9 zones: logistics, maps & tips

 FREE: @ Asoke eBooks, view online or download to your mobile
     tip: eBooks view includes ZOOM tool, but bookmarks disabled
a hard copy is available @ quality travel agents, please note a print fee may apply (negotiable with the agency) based on client relationships.
Get the most use a host   Bangkok A.P.A.C (Personal Assistant <> Concierge) 
The concept employs local people, enthusiastic to serve you
 ➨ Themed to suit your budget  Gold <> Silver <> Bronze
 ➨ it's the least cost for the most return 
  Be Served or Serve yourself 
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Get the most use a host
  ➨ Orientate, translate and negotiate
  ➨ Save time and money with our local knowledge  
  ➨ Orientation tours: Sukhumvit/Asoke <> transport <> shopping and more
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➨ Search engines <> Map search tricks <> Photo database
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➨ Bargain hunters tricks <> Discount clubs <> Promotions


eBooks: Bangkok Hospitality & Tourism

 

 

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Tour Icons  

Popular attractions

Popular zones for Family, Nightlife and Shopping

 

 
 Hospitality/Tourism brochures
Waterways maps & guide
 
  

 

Photo albums: Bangkok Hospitality & Tourism

 

view slideshows

with search engine capacity

 

 

Search by 

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Albums 
Icons & Attractions
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Corporate events
Golf Courses
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Memorabilia:

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