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by Marcosteffano
September 7, 2019, 12:51 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals
Replies: 73
Views: 3070

Re: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals

So tamata-saint,you seem to be ok paying a lot more for services than the next man.when the government came up with this policy they must of had you 2 in mind.i thought all the mugs might of left Thailand by now but it looks like there's still a few about. When someone overcharges me and especially...
by Marcosteffano
September 7, 2019, 1:15 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals
Replies: 73
Views: 3070

Re: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals

Marco , i would love to take credit for this but as previously stated , i think you will find it was a Dutchman who started the whole thing by crying about his cancer treatment . As for me , i havent seen a doctor for over 25 years , so on reflection ive saved a fortune . Not bad for a mug , ah . B...
by Marcosteffano
September 5, 2019, 6:00 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals
Replies: 73
Views: 3070

Re: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals

So tamata-saint,you seem to be ok paying a lot more for services than the next man.when the government came up with this policy they must of had you 2 in mind.i thought all the mugs might of left Thailand by now but it looks like there's still a few about. When someone overcharges me and especially ...
by Marcosteffano
September 5, 2019, 5:39 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals
Replies: 73
Views: 3070

Re: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals

By why just hospitals,we could have farang gasoline pumps at 50b a litre,electricity meters at 10a unit,FAT (farang added tax) at all check outs and payment centres,zero interest bank accounts.even Thai airways who are going down the pan could start dual pricing. I best stop there before someone in...
by Marcosteffano
September 4, 2019, 5:14 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals
Replies: 73
Views: 3070

Re: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals

By why just hospitals,we could have farang gasoline pumps at 50b a litre,electricity meters at 10a unit,FAT (farang added tax) at all check outs and payment centres,zero interest bank accounts.even Thai airways who are going down the pan could start dual pricing. I best stop there before someone in ...
by Marcosteffano
August 24, 2019, 7:51 pm
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: British man killed in Centara Grand Phuket
Replies: 32
Views: 1448

Re: British man killed in Centara Grand Phuket

Yeah it sounds like he went into DVM,drunken Viking mode and thought he was invading an englishmans castle.
by Marcosteffano
August 13, 2019, 3:38 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

I think the real question for a lot of people and especially them from the uk is how much does the baht have to appreciate before they say to themselves enough is enough im out of here.ive seen 5 baht rise in the last 4 months and it's not stopping even though the government has jumped in and tried ...
by Marcosteffano
August 13, 2019, 3:21 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

Thinking about high prices: If you or someone in your family had been considering selling a gold asset, this may be a good time to examine and track the spot price of gold. In the last twelve months the spot price of gold has increased by about twenty five percent. My guess is that the recent gold ...
by Marcosteffano
August 13, 2019, 1:52 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

Only time will tell,the baht-pound today is at a low ive never seen before (Bkk bank fx) and it don't look like stopping. Yes Thailand is cheap if you go native and live like a Thai but most of us haven't moved to Thailand to do so. I'm sorry but I think there are more people moving out of Thailand ...
by Marcosteffano
August 12, 2019, 10:21 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

Udon isn't cheap.nws market isn't cheap compared to makro.thailand isn't cheap.for instance.magners 105bt in Chinese cash n carry.20b in Sainsbury's uk.beer 18 large cans for 740b or 24 small cans of crap Leo ,good loaf of bread 90b,uk 27b.dirty electricity that blows things up and have black outs ...
by Marcosteffano
August 11, 2019, 4:11 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

Udon isn't cheap.nws market isn't cheap compared to makro.thailand isn't cheap.for instance.magners 105bt in Chinese cash n carry.20b in Sainsbury's uk.beer 18 large cans for 740b or 24 small cans of crap Leo ,good loaf of bread 90b,uk 27b.dirty electricity that blows things up and have black outs ...
by Marcosteffano
August 10, 2019, 6:31 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

The new currency converter is beer ..love it .. Corona is a dam.fine bevvy but was alway pricy here Dm.will.stick.to.chang promo.at accoustic 3 big uns for 200. Never compared prices here to.UK.... so cant comment on utilities shopping clothes etc. The only thing i miss from.blighty is a cold crisp...
by Marcosteffano
August 10, 2019, 6:07 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

TAXIfor7/11 wrote:
August 9, 2019, 8:17 pm
i agree with most of your post,but does anyone actually still buy slazenger tshirts?oh and leave your wife out the deal,much better chance of a sale
I would rather wear a Slazenger t shirt than a his and hers matching shell suit soft lad.😃
by Marcosteffano
August 10, 2019, 5:58 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

I seem to remember there's a scale that is used to give an general cost of country by country where they use the cost of the Big Mac meal.most of us probably use beer prices as we drink and at Thai prices it's a big part of the budget.
by Marcosteffano
August 10, 2019, 5:48 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

How can you sell anything in Thailand if you if you have no intention of coming back ? Assuming everything is in your name , which of course the land is not . If you read my post properly I have no intention of coming back in the near future,not forever.as for selling my property I have a usufruct ...
by Marcosteffano
August 9, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: and you thought prices were high in Udon
Replies: 57
Views: 3440

Re: and you thought prices were high in Udon

Udon isn't cheap.nws market isn't cheap compared to makro.thailand isn't cheap.for instance.magners 105bt in Chinese cash n carry.20b in Sainsbury's uk.beer 18 large cans for 740b or 24 small cans of crap Leo ,good loaf of bread 90b,uk 27b.dirty electricity that blows things up and have black outs t...
by Marcosteffano
August 6, 2019, 3:02 am
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: Where to buy a decent computer desk?
Replies: 9
Views: 654

Re: Where to buy a decent computer desk?

Chinese furniture shop next to bo bey clothes market.they have a big selection of some beautiful desks and I've had a couple out of there but I always put a granite top on them.they are a lacquered type of MDF and I've had them a few years without any problems.stay away from chip wood with a stuck o...
by Marcosteffano
August 6, 2019, 2:37 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Seems to be a lot of people leaving Thailand?
Replies: 13
Views: 974

Re: Seems to be a lot of people leaving Thailand?

I've come back to the uk 4 months ago,was only going to stay here for 3-6 months working and seeing my family and to get out of the heat.its been 100% trip so far.food and beer are super cheap and of super quality.ive got work 7 days a week if I want it and good pay....now I was thinking of staying ...
by Marcosteffano
April 26, 2019, 11:20 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Weather in Udon ?
Replies: 123
Views: 8854

Re: Weather in Udon ?

It a nice 14c here in the uk,we had a bit of a heatwave last week and it hit a blistering 24c last week.it was ok though because I kept cool with magners at a blistering price of 23 baht a can.sorry chaps but I can't take the heat and had to escape for a few months.
by Marcosteffano
April 14, 2019, 1:47 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: insulation???
Replies: 15
Views: 1121

Re: insulation???

I used a system of reflective sheeting and then 2 inch polystyrene set in the middle of 4inch steel wall beams so there is an inch gap either side.ive even done the floor in the extension over the carport.although polystyrene is flammable the chances of a fire getting to it are minimal as I've used ...

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