would an 18 year old get away with drinking alcohol in thailand?
- 4 weeks ago
Yes an 18 year old would get away with drinking alcohol in Thailand, especially if he or she is a foreigner. If the person looks very young, it may be an idea to carry ID with you, but in all honestly I wouldn't worry, you will always be able to find someone to serve you in Thailand.
- Aussie BattlerLv 71 month ago
Generally yes but it is not uncommon for the police to decide to make some extra money.
- Tic-Tac-ToeLv 71 month ago
As a foreigner living here in Thailand, you will not be checked at most establishments in Thailand other than the high-class lounges. But the drinking age is 20. Places like Pattaya, Bangkok entertainment areas will not check you. But police could raid a bar looking for underage drinkers. If this happens get out of the place if you can. The fine for Thai people is around 100 baht which is 3 dollars. They are going after the bar owner more than the customers.
- .Lv 71 month ago
The drinking age in Thailand is 20, and it's in the interest of bar owners to enforce this, as establishments do occasionally get raided by police looking for underage drinkers and patrons under the influence of illegal substances.
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- Pearl LLv 71 month ago
i would ask the people in thailand this question
- PearlLv 71 month ago
i would ask someone in thailand what their rules are