What’s this? A “must have” guide for single men in Thailand: How to get a casual “no strings attached” Thai girlfriend come travel companion/guide, Thai girlfriend experience (GFE), or a female companion to hang out with while on vacation in Thailand.
In fact, how to get any kind of casual dating experience you want, any time.
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Single men visit Thailand for different reasons and under different circumstances. The majority have one thing in common, they want some female company.
By definition, “female company” for single men visiting Thailand might mean nightlife, partying, and sex, with as many Thai bar girls as their budget – stamina allows.
Or, it might mean simply having a female companion, a casual girlfriend to hang out with on holiday. Or a Thai girlfriend come travel companion/guide to help with travel arrangements, assist with the language barrier, negotiating, and other nitty-gritty details best handled by native speaking local.
Hiring a Bar Girl as a Girlfriend Come Travel Companion
Most guys head to popular nightlife destinations like Pattaya, Bangkok and Phuket, and hire a bar-girl, a sort of “rent a girlfriend” arrangement for the duration of their vacation in Thailand, or as many days as they want.
What does it cost to hire a bar girl?
It costs the daily rate agreed by both parties, let’s call it a salary, and most girls will ask for around 2000 baht per day. On top of that you must pay a bar fine (compensation to the bar) every day, that could be 500 to 2000 baht, even more, depending on the type of bar.
If you are not familiar with Thai bar girls, how much you should pay, or how to pick-up Thai bar girls, here’s a handy article on paying for bar girls.
Get a Thai Girlfriend Come Travel Companion Online
You can get a travel companion or Thai girlfriend experience in your own time, today, any time online.
It works much the same as getting a girl from a bar, but in case the girl is a freelancer there is no bar fine to pay.
You can get a casual girlfriend or travel companion right now on ThaiFriendly.
What can you do on ThaiFriendly?
Thankfully, there’s not a gazillion pointless bells and whistles, and like honey badger, ThaiFriendly doesn’t give a $hit about matchmaking. It’s dead simple, you search, browse, send interest to get attention, ask girls what they’re all about, and save the ones you like to the favorites list.
It’s not an escort or call-girl site. It’s an “ordinary” serious dating site with a fun – naughty side to it. It’s the “go to” place for casual daters in Thailand, and a place where an insanely large number of freelancers and bar girls hang out, especially in Pattaya, Bangkok and other popular nightlife centers in Thailand.
You can use ThaiFriendly days or weeks before your trip to Thailand, and build a list of “potential companions”, that’s handy. But beware, even if you build a little rapport with a girl some time before you arrive in Thailand, and you think you have a deal, she WILL stand you up if a better offer comes along.
Most guys use it literally “right now”, and hook-up with girls on the go, just because they can, and it’s cheaper and faster than picking up a girl from a bar. They go online, find a girl and arrange to meet for a coffee, or the girl goes direct to the hotel.
First and foremost, ThaiFriendly is a serious dating site, so don’t worry, you can find normal “good Thai girls”. But be warned – especially if you want to pick up girls in Pattaya, you should assume every girl is a freelancer, unless her profile information states otherwise.
So far as numbers go, there’s over 2 million members, it’s always active – in Pattaya for example – it’s not unusual to see as many as 250+ girls online, and another 2000+ recently online – within the last 24 hours.
Sign up, choose a user-name, fill-out your profile.
By the way, any time you choose, you can turn your account off, your profile will not appear in any searches, you will not receive any messages, and you can re-activate it any time you want – with a single click.
A profile photo is optional but recommended. Without one – don’t expect any girls to approach you directly, and most girls will not respond to your interest or messages.
Choose your location. If you are in town, in Pattaya for example, selecting Pattaya as your location will attract much more interest, especially from Thai women into casual dating.
Bar girls and freelancers mainly have quite blank profiles, with their age preferences set to “ANY” but there are exceptions. Some include their profession in their profile info, sometimes accompanied by “sexy” photos and other tell-tale signals like Line ID or messages which make it plainly obvious what they are there for.
How you approach it is up to you, but getting to the point indirectly by asking “what are you looking for?” or more directly by asking “are you freelance?” will save you a lot useless chit-chat, and time.
Don’t expect every “available” girl to accept your offer, some freelancers are only interested in “right now”. You call them, they come, they go, on to the next.
Layboys: This is Thailand lol, on ThaiFriendly you can choose to browse the gender of your choice, women, men, or ladyboys.
Please, don’t get scammed
The golden rule is – never pay in advance, no matter how sick her dad’s buffalo is, or how badly her mother’s roof is leaking, don’t send cash advances, play safe and pay 1 day at a time.
Here’s what happened to my friend. He found what he thought was a nice girl to join him for a week in Pattaya. For 2 weeks before he arrived he spoke to her most nights and built up a nice rapport with her.
All good, he thought, but he made his one mistake on the first day. She asked him for money upfront, he gave it to her. You probably guessed, she made an excuse she had to go somewhere, she would be back shortly, and he never saw her again. He quickly found another companion on ThaiFriendly, but that little episode was expensive, and totally avoidable.
Thanks for reading, stay safe, and enjoy enjoy your trip.