Category Archive: Pattaya

Oct 06

Getting from Pattaya to Koh Samet easy and fast!

Samet Island in the Gulf of Thailand is located less than a hundred kilometers from Pattaya, so its visit is possible as a one-day excursion, and as a full-fledged independent rest with accommodation in a comfortable hotel. Relatively close location allows you to get to the island of Samet from Pattaya quickly, inexpensively and comfortably. …

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Oct 03

New rules for motorcycle taxi in Pattaya

Since October 2017, Pattaya has introduced new rules for the provision of motorbike taxi services, as well as strict rules of conduct for Thai drivers who carry passengers on motorcycles and mopeds. In the last days of September, 2017, local authorities conducted a special control raid, which revealed some negative aspects in the provision of …

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Sep 28

Taxi Uber in Pattaya is outlawed!

The ongoing war for many months between Uber drivers and ordinary taxi drivers in Pattaya has become the topic of an emergency meeting in one of the city police stations in Pattaya. The last straw in this difficult confrontation was a public brawl between the drivers of the usual yellow taxi in Pattaya and a …

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Jul 05

New rules on the beaches of Pattaya (summer ‘2017)

Information about innovations on the beaches of Pattaya appears in the press regularly, and most often it’s about temporary inconveniences for tourists and local residents. First of all, such inconveniences include the capital reconstruction of the beaches: the work was carried out on the beach of Wongamat in the northern part of the resort and …

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Apr 03

Dongtan Beach (Jomtien, Pattaya) – big overview!

Dongtan Beach in Pattaya is one of the tourist place of this resort with the most controversial reviews and the lack of specific information. There is an opinion that it is a beach for gays and it is better not to visit it at all (if you are natutal). But there are a lot of …

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Mar 30

Taxi in Pattaya – kinds and taxi fares

Not all tourists for the movement around the Pattaya to prefere cheap public transport which called songthaew. Despite the convenience of their use and the developed network of routes connecting all areas of the city among themselves, sometimes it is required to use transport, being away from the main routes. In this case, a taxi …

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Feb 20

In Pattaya changed routes of public transport (songthaew)

At the end of December 2016 the city authorities of Pattaya approved a new public transport routes of the city – tuk-tuk (or, more correctly, songthaew). The new scheme of motion in some way provides a more convenient transport accessibility of several urban areas, however, has several disadvantages. And the locals and tourists who are …

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