Wikipedia states that up until 1767 Prostitution in Thailand was legal and taxed. And it is estimated to be worth about US6.4 Billion in annual revenue.
Yes that is a staggering number.
Recently Thai authorities have been trying to cramp down on this old profession. But nonetheless, Thai hookers and many types of brothels still exist in the country. Bringing awareness to this topic is something that may help the scene eventually clean up a bit more, as now the Thai government is doing more to clean up the scene.
But lets be honest here, sex in Thailand is no secret. And eventually people wonder how much sex costs.
In this article I wanted to write a full detailed post on all the different types of prostitutes in Thailand and the prices (the going rates) that tourist pay for them. This will be a full menu listing of working country’s working girls. You can easily see the cost of sex in Thailand for yourself get an idea of the prices that the most people pay for it.
And you can come to your own conclusions on this whole topic and hopefully this can also be an educational post on this topic. this article I will point out ALL the different types of hookers in Thailand and the average prices for each.
Read More on this topic:
- http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6360603.stm – Thai Sex worker tells her story
Thai Street Freelancers (Street Hookers)
These are your typical traditional hookers. Some people like to call them “street walkers” or “street hookers”. Examples of these are the Beach Road girls in Pattaya or the girls that hang out next to Nana Plaza and the Mcdonald’s area of Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok. How much they charge also depends on how good they look. But the rates below are a good reference point.
The prostitution in Bangkok is very well known. Read more on the cost of sex in Bangkok.
- Short Time: 500-1000 Baht.
- Long Time: 1000-2000 Baht.
Depends on where you are in Thailand and how attractive they can be. For example, the cost of sex in Bangkok starts at 1000 Baht. In Pattaya, late at night on Beach Road, a Pattaya hooker might still go with a customer for a rates around 500 Baht if they are desperate and haven’t had a customer all night. But keep in mind that for that price the hookers will probably be older and not as attractive, but probably be the cheapest prostitutes in Pattaya. Read freelancer Street hookers in Thailand
Thai Bar Girls
Thai bar girls are from Thailand’s beer bar scene. The prostitutes are employed the beer bars and are something like a hostess for customers. Customers bar fine them and take them out and have sex with them for a negotiated price. They make a portion of their money on Lady Drinks as well. They are especially popular in cities like Pattaya and Patong which have a huge beer bar scene.
- Bar Fine: around 400-500 baht depending on location.
- Short time: 1000-1500 Baht.
- Long Time: 1500-2500 Baht. Again this varies on location.
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Thai Disco/Bar Freelancer Hookers
These types of hookers come to the venues because of the high chance to meet foreigners looking for sex in Thailand. You will usually see them hanging out with a friend or alone, having a drink. They could be at a bar ordering food, appearing like a “normal” girl. If you are not paying attention you might not always recognize them. An example would be a Pattaya hooker working in the discos on walking street. The indicator is that these types of prostitutes will try to make a lot of eye contact with customers (especially at the discos). they usually wear some revealing clothes to show off their body.
- Short time: 500-1500 Baht.
- Long Time: 1500-2500 Baht.
Thailand’s Go Go Girls
A popular choice among single male tourists in Thailand that are looking for the attractive ones. Especially in the foreign oriented areas. They can be compared to dancers in the western countries. Customers can potentially take them out from the bar of the lady agrees. Usually most of them are attractive. as this is consider the upper tier of working girls. The prices are a reflection of most customers tend to pay for them.
The saying “you get what you pay for” does apply here somewhat. The cost of sex is usually the highest in Thailand. The girls will make eye contact with potential customers and try to come sit them you. The man is expected to buy her a lady drink if he wants her to sit with him and keep him company. They both come to an agreement on a price with her at the bar and leave with her. Many customers tend to negotiate for cheapest prices with hookers. If she feels very comfortable with him or “likes” him, They usually get a better price from her.
- Bar Fine: 600-1000 Baht.
- Short Time: 2000-2500.
- Long Time: 3000-5000 Baht.
Thai Escort Girls
Booking an escort is also an option for many customers. Some customers prefer this because it is much more discreet and private than going out to the bars and the streets. These women are also usually attractive. Smooci is great for this.
Quite possibly the cheapest option in Thailand for hookers and surely the cheapest prostitutes in Bangkok. The women in these types of brothels are usually not the most attractive, but many customers eventually find some that meet their standards for a quick fix. It’s an “in & out” type of place. The deed is done in a cheap room on site.
- Short Time: Around 500 Baht.
Thai Online Freelancer Girls
This is becoming more and more popular these days. The ladies are taking their services online in Thailand. Many male clients think it is more private, faster to find, and can be cheaper. They don’t pay for bar fines and lady drinks. In the major cities like Pattaya, Bangkok, and Patong the online scene is even bigger. The customers have reported that there are all types of girls online so prices will vary.
It’s also reported that there is a middle area where they find “normal” girls who want to make some extra money on the side. Most of the time the girls prefer short time, but customers come to an agreement by communicating to them what they expect from her. If they want them for a longer time they can ask her. These are the average Thailand prostitution prices online:
- Short Time: 1000-2000 Baht.
- Long Time: 2000+ Baht.
Thai Soapy Massage Parlor Girls
Thailand’s Soapy massage girls are also very popular with the local and Asian business clientele who prefer a more “upscale” hooker in Thailand. Unlike the traditional brothels, the girls here are usually attractive, lighter skinned. Some of the higher end one have the most attractive Thai hookers on the menu. There are different classes of girls sitting on couches behind a glass window referred to as a “fish bowl”. The managers and owners have reported that the business clients like to order a drink, sit down and relax. Then most customers take their time and choose a lady they want.
The clients can even even order food at some soapy massage parlors. Asian clients and businessmen take their time before choosing a lady. Once they select the girl, she will take them into a room (the rooms tend to be pretty good). She will give the client a body-to-body soapy massage and after that they can have their “private” time. The total time given is usually 1.5 hours. The owners and managers have admitted that their is double pricing for Farang men in Thailand. It is not that common, but some upscale soapy massage parlors in Bangkok charge a bit more if the client is a non-Asian foreigner in Thailand. Here are the reasons why Soapy Massage parlors are so popular in Thailand.
- The women are usually pretty and a better standard.
- Customers don’t pay for bar fines, and lady drinks.
- It is discreet and convenient for most guys
- The rooms in some of the massage parlors are very fancy and nice.
- Price – 1.5 Hours: 1500 – 3000 Baht.
- The higher end price is at the more upscale places in Bangkok. Most clients report excellent service at the higher end ones.
Thai Massage Girls (Happy Ending Style)
These Thailand hookers are massage ladies that are very popular among foreigner men in Thailand. The places offer different styles of massages, such as oil and traditional Thai massage which is non-sexual. But some places offer the male clients extra services at the end of the massage. The male customers can come to an agreement on the price, which is extra from the actual massage service.
- Traditional Thai Massage: 200-300 Baht.
- Oil: 300-400 baht.
- The Extra Services: 500-1500
Thai BJ Ladies
These women work in small bar establishments and offer what is known as professional oral service to male clients. The services at these establishments are done professionally and it is reported to be very clean and sanitary. They wash and sanitize themselves and the clients prior to the service. She will wash or wipe the private parts.
- Price: 700-1000 Baht.
Thai Karoake Girls (KTV)
A very popular choice among Asian foreigners and the local men in Thailand. KTV ladies are usually attractive and light-skinned. They are considered one of the better choices since most of them are younger than the other types mentioned in this article. KTV’s are also well-known in other parts of South East Asian and in the Philippines. Customers can order drinks, and can choose a lady to come hang out with them at a set rate (per hour). Some KTV’s in Thailand allow for take out.
- Girl to Spend Time With Customer: 200-300 Baht per hour.
- Sex: 1500-2000 Baht.
This should give everyone around the world more awareness on this subject. As of this writing, this is the reality in Thailand.
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