500 Baht Departure Tax: The End of an Era!
Although one is not required to pay 500 baht for a square piece of paper with a hole punched through it when departing from Suvarnhabumi Airport in Thailand, this does not mean that one does not have to pay the departure tax anymore.
In fact, the departure tax increased to 700 baht as of 1 February 2007.
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