By problems - 27/07/2016 06:43 - Thailand - Phuket
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Get onto the atm provider explain the situation, They can find out if the money was withdrawn or not.
It's Baht, get your act together FML. But that's a whole lotta Butts! Hope you managed to settle with the bank.
Never go to Thailand that's the first mistake. That country may have it's beautiful spots but it's a dangerous, third world country that people can go to jail for practically anything. I'll stick to the travel channel for that region. I really hope you can get the ATM problem sorted out. Good luck!!
This the stupidest post I have seen. Have you been there? Do you travel at all? I have been there over five times by myself and nothing bad has happened to me. There is risk wherever you are weather if it is in Thailand or America. It's wether if you put yourself in a bad situation or not. Travel smart! Yes, bad things can happen, you can get ripped off and taken advantage of, and it is defiantly an FML, but don't let people post like this determine where to travel to.
This is literally the most ignorant post I've ever seen. Thailand is safe and a mostly developed country with great infrastructure and truly wonderful people. The only trouble you get is in over touristic areas such as Phuket which are best avoided anyway because the tourists are the ones generally being disrespectful idiots. I've lived in both the north and southern parts of Thailand and have found it safer and an easier life than any Western country. You've obviously never bothered to watch the travel channel yourself since if you had, you might actually gain a little bit of knowledge about the country instead of spouting nonsense on here.
Are most of you commenting from the US and assuming that the banking system in Phuket works the same? You get ripped off left right and centre, no bank or authorities are going to care about some Westerner's $500 missing there hah! (As a Westerner who spent a year travelling SE Asia...)
I hope for his sake he does get his money back and it's worth trying. I'm just being realistic. He's not going to get much help. Not everywhere in the world operates the same.
Try proving to your bank back home that you didn't receive the cash. I love the country to bits obviously if I stayed that long, but every time I stood at an ATM it was an anxious wait for it to go through and return my card to me, I rejoiced every time both my money and card popped out! Or I checked my account and it wasn't skimmed. And then I bought a beer with my new found cash to celebrate. I feel for the guy, it's not a fun situation, but good luck to him..