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Tuk-Tuk

Tuk-Tuk: for the adventurous traveler, Tuk-tuks or ‘sam lor’ (three-wheeled vehicles) used to be everyone’s favorite way of getting around Bangkok before the more efficient trains, buses and colorful taxis took over. Originating from an old-fashioned rickshaw during World War II, a tuk-tuk is essentially a rickshaw with a small engine fitted in.   Tuk-tuks […]

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Bus

Bus – the Bangkok Mass Transit Authority (BMTA) is responsible for providing bus services to people living and working in Bangkok and nearby provinces. BMTA operates over 100 routes, served by more than 3,000 buses (regular buses and air-conditioned). There are also privately-owned buses, and minibuses (both private and operated by the BMTA).   Regular […]

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Tren

Train — Fast and efficient, the Mass Rapid Transit network (MRT) local train system serves 18 stations and stretches for 20 km in a horseshoe shape from Hua Lamphong in the South (near Chinatown) to Bang Sue in the north. Trains arrive every 5-7 minutes, and connect to the BTS Skytrain at Sukhumvit and Silom […]

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TAXI

TAXI – aside from public transportation, the easiest and most convenient way to get around Bangkok is by taxi. Most taxis are new, spacious and, in addition to the traditional green-yellow and red-blue, they also come in colors like bright orange, red and even pink. Finding a taxi is not a hassle, especially around hotels, […]

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Bangkok:   Avis: +66 (2) 2511 1312 Budget Car Rental: +66 (2) 203 9200 Europcar: +66 (2) 204 2251 National: +66 (2) 722 8487 Sixt: +66 (2) 663 0000