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What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

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What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

Hi All,

I've never had such an early flight from Bangkok before and can't decide what to do. We arrive in Bangkok late pm on 24 June and we are booked at Evergreen Place near MBK, we will spend 25th shopping for gifts for the UK rellies and I have booked 25th at Evergreen too, but wondering if we would be better off staying at the airport, so:

a) Stay at Evergreen Place and get some sleep before leaving as late as possible for the airport (what would be the latest time we could leave the city bearing in mind the time of night and the fact we will already have checked in online).

b) Book the 25th at Louise Tavern so that we can leave it until the last possible minute, the room would be booked from around 5 or 6 pm for a 6 hour stint.

What would you do?

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1. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

What time is your flight?

Gold Coast
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2. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

Oops, it's 1.30am.

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3. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

Hi Cass

I would go with option A :)

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4. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

Thanks Pea, probably right.

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5. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

Hi,

Without a doubt option A.

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6. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

Thanks AA : )

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7. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

If I go with Option A though, what would be the latest time to leave Evergreen for the 1.30am flight if we have already done check in etc though?

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8. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

Hi,

Check with your airline as to what time you should be at the airport and allow 1 hour to get there. One hour for the journey to the airport is more than sufficient.

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9. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

Let's say you need to be there 90 minutes in advance, since you're already checked in. The trip by taxi will go lightning fast at midnight, but still it's good to allow a bit of leeway. So I would leave the hotel at 11:00.

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10. Re: What to do stay in town or next to airport -early am flight?

I think 90 minutes is about right Bill and was thinking we should leave our hotel around 11. Thanks all, will go with option A and just get a taxi to airport.