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lodestar
8/19/2017 18:55 EST

Is there any safe way for me to offer for modest cost to transport packages (obviously in plain boxes & open for inspection) to Bangkok?

I'll be travelling there semi regularly & I have a much larger baggage allowance on my airline than I need. I'm allowed about 75 kg but only need 25 kg.

Just not sure how to vet loonies or those who want to send illicit material.

Would seem like a golden Uber/AirBnB-type opportunity. Any thoughts beyond the standard and obvious caveats?

Thanks.

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hawkesk
8/19/2017 19:56 EST

Don't do it. As pedantic as Thailand is, you would technically need a work permit and if they ever caught a whiff of you working without one, you'd be in trouble.

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lodestar
8/19/2017 21:35 EST

Thanks, good to know. Am a complete tyro with Thai culture. Just seems like a shame.

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ken24
8/20/2017 04:36 EST

You don't say where you are coming from... There are problems inherent to this, such as who will take responsibility for the merchandise you are carrying if lost and stolen. I have seen this go wrong between good friends.

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