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Mae Sai/Tachilek Border Info

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And getting back on topic and away from personal comments about each other.

thanks

CB

Been over for ages Crow Boy, you should check the forum more than once a week. :o:D

The post I was replying to was written on the 25th and I replied on the 27th sorry but having a birthday interupted the time I normally spend on line. Is that ok with you?

CB

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Sorry ajarn, sorry CB, I'll be good from now on.

A far better link for the amateur writer here

Sorry, you are more mature than your writing...

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And there you have it, ladies and gentlemen....a veritable literary tempest in a teapot!

Any who (yeah I know I really said that- this is an advanced form of language deconstruction....not destruction) you've all worked it out now.

So any more comments on Mai Sai Imm and it's wonderfulness or lack thereof, or should I close this puppy?

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The OP should really have been moved to the pinned Mae Sai/Tachilek border information thread anyway. I'll admit stuff tends to disappear up there, (the thread, not Mae Sai), but at least it seems to be more immune to passing trolls with no interest in the subject and nothing to contribute. :o

Sceadugenga... in "being good" mode.

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The guys in Maesai Immigration have a very difficult time dealing with allsorts of nationality on a daily basis. I've been going there for 6 years or more and have received the best of attention always. This year has been tricky with my marriage type visa but having spent time there today I gained an insight to the difficulty they have. For one the new regulations give them more headaches than we suffer, so much so that form filling on their side is done via a typewriter rather than a computer. They ask a question such as what is your fathers' name and if your response is 'well he died 40 years ago what the heck do you wanna know for', you are not going to get very far. Best just to answer politely and let them do the work.

I remember slipping a couple of thousand in my passport on my first visit there, thinking it was the way to do things, and it was handed back immediately.

The paperwork I gave them today ( 2 copies signed) was kept to a minimum, which they appreciate. What they do appreciate even more is to have most every document translated into Thai...marriage cert, proof of income,etc. They can read English but reading Thai doesn't give them a headache.

The single most important part of our lives here in Thailand is having the ability and permission to stay here, and I think we should be thankful to Maesai Immigration for making it possible in a very pleasant way.

If you don't believe me, go to Suan Plu Bkk.

We are very fortunate indeed up here in the north.

this thread should get back on topic

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The OP should really have been moved to the pinned Mae Sai/Tachilek border information thread anyway. I'll admit stuff tends to disappear up there, (the thread, not Mae Sai), but at least it seems to be more immune to passing trolls with no interest in the subject and nothing to contribute. :o

Sceadugenga... in "being good" mode.

As suggested I have merged the two threads - I think this one adds to the main thread and it is good to keep the information "up front"

cheers

CB

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IN THE LIGHT OF THE RECENT TROUBLES, CAN WE STILL ENTER BURMA/MYANMAR FROM THE CHANG RAI BOARDER?

I WAS GOING TO BOOK A FLIGHT AND VISIT THE DVD MARKET FOR AN HOUR. I JUST NEED TO KNOW IF IT IS STILL POSSIBLE TO ENTER. IF IT IS POSSIBLE, HOW MUCH IS IT NOW?

THANKS

PERSON FULL OF CONTEMPT FOR GOD.

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IN THE LIGHT OF THE RECENT TROUBLES, CAN WE STILL ENTER BURMA/MYANMAR FROM THE CHANG RAI BOARDER?

I WAS GOING TO BOOK A FLIGHT AND VISIT THE DVD MARKET FOR AN HOUR. I JUST NEED TO KNOW IF IT IS STILL POSSIBLE TO ENTER. IF IT IS POSSIBLE, HOW MUCH IS IT NOW?

THANKS

PERSON FULL OF CONTEMPT FOR GOD.

Sorry, Jerking-gently, I seem to have missed this post.

Yes, the border is open.

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A very painless run to Mai Sae today.

The media that shall not be mentioned are at an all time low of 40B.

The Thai Immigration Officer smiled upon me and gave me an extra three months on my Non Im B that expires tomorrow and on the way home my insurance agent knocked a thousand off my annual car insurance.

O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!'

He chortled in his joy.

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there is a post in the CM forum stating that the border crossing at Tachilek is closed - can someone please provide current status.

\cb

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Wide open yesterday.

Not many tourists though, the touts were very enthusiastic.

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