"Take a Picture!" Photo scam Tip by malakingtete

Photo scam, Bangkok: 7 reviews and 7 photos

  20 Baht per picture!
by malakingtete

There are some life sized pictures of Thai costumes that have holes where you can put your face on it to take a picture. Well, this one is not also free. The people won't mislead you that it's free but they would not tell you either that there's fee for every picture taken with it. They'll just stand around and let tourists put their faces on the hole and after a picture is taken that's when they will collect Thai baht 20 for it. Subtle trap, don't you think? So next time you see anything anywhere, where there is hole for you face to put on, expect that a payment will be asked after a picture. A thing I'm reminded of, nothing is for free! :(

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  • Updated Apr 25, 2009
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