Sorry if you expected “Thai girlfriend guides” in the context of a “dating Thai girls guide”. this is a guide for single men seeking a Thai girlfriend come travel companion or Thai girlfriend experience while on vacation in Thailand.
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Single men visit Thailand for different reasons and under different circumstances. The majority of single men visiting Thailand though, have one thing in common, they want some female company.
By definition, “female company” for single men visiting Thailand might mean spending all your days, and nights enjoying the nightlife, partying, and having sex with an endless stream of Thai bar girls.
Or, it might mean simply having a female companion, a casual girlfriend to hang out with and have a “holiday fling” kind of relationship. 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 a Thai.
You need to pay, rent a girlfriend.
Whatever kind of female company you are looking for when you visit Thailand for a short vacation (except serious relationships), you need to pay.
Hiring a Bar Girl as a Girlfriend Come Travel Companion
It’s just as easy to find a girlfriend come travel companion or Thai girlfriend experience (GFE) online these days, but some guys prefer to do it the old-fashioned way. That basically involves visiting beer bars and go-go clubs in popular nightlife destinations like Pattaya, Bangkok and Phuket, and hiring a bar girl.
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.
What does it cost to hire a bar girl?
It’s going to cost a few drinks, you must pay a bar fine which could be 500 to 2000 baht every day, and agree a daily rate with the girl. Bar fines are non negotiable, but you can negotiate a daily fee for the girl, which is likely to be a minimum 2000 baht.
Get a Thai Girlfriend Come Travel Companion Online
Getting a travel companion or girlfriend experience online is much the same as going to a bar and hiring a bar girl, except in case you choose a freelancer – then there is no bar fine to pay. In case the girl is also working in a bar – she, or you, will have to pay her bar fine.
The tried and trusted place to get a Thai girlfriend come travel companion online is ThaiFriendly.com.
ThaiFriendly is one of many Thai dating sites used by foreigners looking for relationships with Thai women, it’s a serious dating site, but also the go-to site for fun – casual daters. Among those casual daters is an extremely high number of freelancers and bar girls looking for business, especially in Pattaya, Bangkok and other popular nightlife centers in Thailand.
So far as numbers go, ThaiFriendly has over 2 million members, that’s over half a million more than its nearest rival. When searching for girls in Pattaya – it’s not unusual to see as many as 250+ girls online, and another 2000+ online within the last 24 hours.
How much does it cost to join Thaifriendly?
It is actually free to join, and free to use. You can upgrade to premium (paid) membership any time you want.
In reality, for casual dating and finding an occasional girlfriend experience or girlfriend come travel companion – free membership of ThaiFriendly is all you need.
There’s a limit of 1 message every 10 minutes using the free membership, which is really quite good – considering the biggest competitor does not allow any free messages.
How much does premium ThaiFriendly membership cost?
1 month $24.95, 3 months $49.95 6 months $69.95, 12 months $119.95. There is a 2 weeks full money back guarantee with the first upgrade to premium.
How good is ThaiFriendly?
Using the free message service, with location set to Pattaya, I can find a potential Thai girlfriend come travel companion within 4 or 5 messages. That should give a good idea of how many girls use the site for “casual” purposes.
What can you do on ThaiFriendly?
Thankfully, there’s not a gazillion bells and whistles, and like honey badgers, 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.
Sign up, it’s free, choose a user-name, fill-out your profile.
A profile photo is optional but recommended, many girls will not respond to your interest or messages if you do not have one.
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 “seductive” 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.
Layboys: 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 badly her dads sick buffalo needs medicine. 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 found another companion on ThaiFriendly the next day, but that little episode left a bitter taste in his mouth.