Travel to Thailand from KL

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netly
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Re: Travel to Thailand from KL

Postby netly » Tue Nov 13, 2012 4:47 pm

Thai insurance was selling many place near Changlun normally I bought at 5a.m Malaysia time and the place call “Naluri Aman Bukit Kayu” .

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Re: Travel to Thailand from KL

Postby ajay » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:37 pm

just came back from phuket. road condition is quite smooth except for a few stretch between trang & krabi where road widening is taking place. i think from next year onwards the journey will be much better. border crossing is quite smooth at wang kelian. just show passport & no need for the whole family to turn up at the counter. at danuk on the way back, everybody needs to be at the counter.
from Garmin Que for Pocket PC to Garmin Mobile XT for Windows Mobile to Nuvi 205W to Papago M9 for Android & now Garmin Nuvi 2576.

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Re: Travel to Thailand from KL

Postby dee64 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:52 pm

Ajay, I notice that you're running both Papago and Garmin. For your recent Thailand trip, particularly in Krabi, which device (and which map) did you use? If you used both, which one worked better for you? Thanks.

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Re: Travel to Thailand from KL

Postby wcl1988 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:18 pm

ajay wrote:just came back from phuket. road condition is quite smooth except for a few stretch between trang & krabi where road widening is taking place. i think from next year onwards the journey will be much better. border crossing is quite smooth at wang kelian. just show passport & no need for the whole family to turn up at the counter. at danuk on the way back, everybody needs to be at the counter.


hi, just want to ask, is the map coverage until krabi? i will use this map as my navigation to Krabi from penang next month....

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Re: Travel to Thailand from KL

Postby ajay » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:48 pm

sorry for not answering...

i use both papago android & garmin in phuket. both are fine. but if i have to choose one, i'll take garmin.

yes, krabi is covered.
from Garmin Que for Pocket PC to Garmin Mobile XT for Windows Mobile to Nuvi 205W to Papago M9 for Android & now Garmin Nuvi 2576.

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Re: Travel to Thailand from KL

Postby JasonLee » Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:49 pm

ajay wrote:just came back from phuket. road condition is quite smooth except for a few stretch between trang & krabi where road widening is taking place. i think from next year onwards the journey will be much better. border crossing is quite smooth at wang kelian. just show passport & no need for the whole family to turn up at the counter. at danuk on the way back, everybody needs to be at the counter.

Don't bet on the roads being completed. I thnk it will be another 2-3 years for Highway 4 after Huai Yot to be complete. Take the hill road just before Trang. Work was started last year to convert to dual carriageway. This year - hardly anything has been done. We not only don't have full use of the single lane road any more, some sections we had to take detours. I have not tried Wang Kelian crossing. May try next year.
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Re: Travel to Thailand from KL

Postby saha » Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:17 pm

is there any new map for papago 8.5 on Thailand...


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