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Can my Thai Wife fly from BKK to Ubon Ratchathani?


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1 hour ago, CrunchWrapSupreme said:

Get her on a Nakhonchai Air first class bus. They drive from BKK to Ubon frequently. Board in the evening, go to sleep, wake up in Ubon in the morning. Better than a plane, much better seats, she can even get a seat on the left hand side to herself. Free drinks and snacks. Cut past all the nonsense at the airport. It's been a long time, but I think it was only 600 baht.

He might want her back in Ubon alive. Buses are the worst way to travel (IMO). Then again, if she's nagging you all the time...

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13 minutes ago, 2530Ubon said:

He might want her back in Ubon alive. Buses are the worst way to travel (IMO). Then again, if she's nagging you all the time...

You've never been on Nakhonchai Air first class then. They're not the cheap ones most Thais take. Mercedes-Benz buses. Fully reclining seats. And again, you can opt to sit by yourself, usually if you book a few days ahead. No comparison to the cattle class, discount domestic air carriers. Only drawback is the travel time. But if you're going to sleep anyway, and want to get there in the morning, why not. I've saved a lot traveling this way versus air tickets over the years.

 

Yeah, you can get air tickets across the country for under 1k baht, which is what they usually advertise, but check the fine print. Gotta book them a month in advance, which most of us can't.

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2 hours ago, CrunchWrapSupreme said:

Yeah, you can get air tickets across the country for under 1k baht, which is what they usually advertise, but check the fine print. Gotta book them a month in advance, which most of us can't.

I've used them. They're slow and inconvenient. Painfully slow. There's the mandatory stops at the gas station for leg stretching, and the never ending potholes that jolt you awake just when you think you might be able to sleep. They're like freezer boxes because they're air conditioned.

650 Baht. For tomorrow. Well technically, since it's past midnight, it's a same day booking. Flights are dirt cheap now due to the lack of customers. I always fly Lion Air or Air Asia - they're the cheapest and best.

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No probs with the flights as I flew from bangkok to ubon and yes I stay in mukdahan. That was after quarantine of course and a few days of beer. the government website will put you right tho.

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On 1/12/2021 at 12:05 PM, 2530Ubon said:

I was on one of those once - Kan Air a couple of years back Khon Khaen to Chiang Mai.

 

Worst flight I ever had - I honestly was worried the plane was going to drop out of the sky it was like a rollercoaster up and down all the time. We hit turbulence and my turd hit the floor!

get use to the propeller flights the commercial 737 planes grounded due to 30 day inspections if no fly..$$$ still cost to maintenance and full bookings to warren flying.  Now propeller planes you should be thankful for...or do you want to drive...return of the 1960's way of transport...flown a lot in helicopters rotory wing as compared to stiff wing that has no flexing in the wing and causes the AC to perform roughly in turbulence..

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