Weekend Shopping Getaway at Bangkok Thailand

by Zhiqiang & Tingyi on March 6, 2011 · 27 comments

Our weekend trip to Bangkok (17 Feb to 20 Feb) went beyond eating and shopping for a Bargain Holiday – 2 of the most common reasons Singaporeans visit this exciting and vibrant City of Angels – one part of Bangkok’s very long name: “Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Phiman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit” which translates to “The city of angels, the great city, the eternal jewel city, the impregnable city of God Indra, the grand capital of the world endowed with nine precious gems, the happy city, abounding in an enormous Royal Palace that resembles the heavenly abode where reigns the reincarnated god, a city given by Indra and built by Vishnukarma”

Thankfully we did not have to recite the full name of Bangkok and could focus on the fun stuff which we will be sharing more on in the next few posts (the following will be updated with links when the respective posts are up):

Day 1

Day 2

thailand bangkok weekend shopping getaway itinerary

Day 3 and 4

For a detailed day-by-day itinerary, you can download our PassportChop.com Bangkok Weekend Shopping Getaway Itinerary

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1 avontflex March 7, 2011 at 8:32 am

shop till you drop dead!!!
awaiting for your photos~


2 Paulina August 22, 2011 at 9:53 pm

Yup, that’ll do it. You have my appreciaiton.


3 Traveler Tom March 8, 2011 at 4:56 am

What a super article and I bet a lot of people would love to escape the drudge of life for a weekend shopping in Bangkok, me included, although I will probably be busy working on flights To Florida for UK visitors to the sunshine state. Enjoy your travels.


4 Jimmy August 23, 2011 at 12:13 pm

Haha. I woke up down today. You’ve cerheed me up!


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6 alex April 5, 2011 at 9:01 pm

Sounds like a fun trip. I would love to go back to bangkok at some point, it’s a brilliant place. Gotta love the shops!


7 Starly June 1, 2011 at 10:20 am

Wow, that a really clveer way of thinking about it!


8 Pait August 24, 2011 at 12:40 am

AFAIC that’s the best awensr so far!


9 harpreet May 25, 2011 at 6:08 pm

awesome and such a knowledgeful post


10 maxine May 29, 2011 at 10:27 pm

Going to Bangkok without you shopping? That’s terrible. If you are planning to go to Bangkok, you might as well be thinking of shopping to complete your escapade. You don’t have to bring lots of cash because shopping there is not that expensive compared to other destinations. You can get everything you have glanced at without having to worry if you have spent all your cash. Why? The price of anything from foods to clothing are just so reasonably-priced you would probably wish to stay there all your life.


11 Greta August 24, 2011 at 12:27 am

Was toallty stuck until I read this, now back up and running.


12 Alaska Luxury Fishing Lodge August 11, 2011 at 6:37 pm

Very nice of you to share this post. It’s always exciting to travel to Bangkok, people are always smiling and the prices of commodities are cheap.


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19 Alicia September 1, 2012 at 11:18 pm

Dear all, I’m just like everyone in S’pore who love to visit Thailand for a short gateway. My trips to Bangkok was good except the recent one. Had a very bad encounter with a tailor shop, Newman Exclusive located at the 2nd level of Amari Watergate Hotel. They are all con men & liar. Their service attitude changed 180 degree once deposit has made. No follow-up was done to my clothes & showed me one kind of face. They disgraced the lovely country & the rotten apple who spoil the name of Thailand. Please share with your friends..


20 Miam May 2, 2014 at 12:47 pm

Appreciate the recommendation. Let me try it out.


21 movi June 28, 2014 at 9:28 am

Be honest and accurate – When you fill out each quote
you have to be as accurate as you can be. If you purchase from
a store, should you pay for delivery. Compensate you financially
about the repairing cost of your damaged item or the amount that
equals the current market value of it.


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