Just thought we would see if anyone is at the Merlin Beach Resort Patong between the 17th - 31st March 2010.
Would be great to catch up with anyone from TA. This will be our first time east of the UK, so don't know what to expect. A little apprehensive, especially about the so called 'mafia' run tuk tuk's!!
I would appreciate any feedback on either patong in general, Merlin beach resort, how to deal with tuk tuk drivers without getting ripped off, advice on a good reasonably priced tailor (how much should we be paying for a suit?) or any one of the above.
One final thing is money, should we be taking travellers cheques in sterling? If using a card from an ATM, surely this will use the uk currency conversion rate which is alot lower I believe? please can someone confirm.
Many, many thanks to all that are able to respond,
Ian & Shell
Milton Keynes England