"Tuk -Tuk , a must experience" Tuk-tuks Tip by Mikebb

Tuk-tuks, Bangkok: 62 reviews and 76 photos

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The simple Tuk Tuk remains an important mode of transport , however I believe its presence is fading , possibly due to the Skytrain and the new Metro rail system giving better and more efficient transport. The Skyrail and metro only service certain areas and the Tuk Tuk remains prominent in areas where rail has not reached.
It is a refreshing experience if not scary at times to take a journey in these little machines. More often than not the tourist loses control when he enters the Tuk Tuk as the direct route is nearly always via a tailor or jeweller, where the driver earns commision in a petrol allowance should you stay 5 or 10 minutes. Should a sale be made he earns a commission and if he is generous he may not charge you for the journey.
Enjoy your trip.

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Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 13, 2006
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