"Outer City Travel - Pickup Truck" Top 5 Page for this destination Minivans & Minibuses Tip by PS_Lee81

Minivans & Minibuses, Hat Yai: 14 reviews and 18 photos

  Me inside the pickup truck with another one behind
by PS_Lee81

I took a pickup truck in Songkhla to a sleeping buddha, which was out of the Songkhla city center. An information center receptionist advised me to take the pickup truck as the normal tuk-tuk won't fetch me out of city. So i think this apply to Hat Yai too...
I also noticed that there were no (or very few) tuk-tuk once you got out of any city center. The locals will normally take these pickup trucks to get out of city, not by tuk-tuk. It cost me about 25 Baht from the Songkhla city to the sleeping buddha (approx 10KM) for 2 person. But you need to pack with other people as the driver keep taking more and more passengers. They operate like a minibus, except it was a modified pick-up truck.
If you really wanted to take this pickup truck, make sure you know where they are going since their signboard is in Thai. Remember you ask the people around and the driver himself before boarding the pickup truck, or else you will end up in nowhere...

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  • Written Nov 21, 2005
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