Airport takeaway: Plus 300% minus 5%

March 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Travel Deals

BANGKOK, 31 March 2017: Thai Smile is offering passengers a 5% discount on food and beverages at participating restaurants at Suvarnabhumi Airport until the end of December this year.

The response to this kind of travel deal will probably be “so what” as Suvarnabhumi Airport’s restaurant prices are grossly inflated causing a constant flow of complaints on social media from Thai travellers.

Offering 5% off when prices are double or even triple what the identical restaurants charges in a luxury shopping mall in downtown Bangkok is often described as a rip-off and a disgrace. Read more