“Free parking” indicators positioned at Pattaya pier after complaints of scammers

After quite a few complaints that folks had been soliciting cash for parking spaces at Pattaya’s Bali Hai Pier, some reportedly asking for up to 500 baht, city officers have installed indicators announcing that parking is free and to report if they are being charged for an area.
The Pattaya News has reported that the free areas are situated on the blue area at the Bali Hai Pier. Pattaya City Deputy Mayor Wuttisak Reumkitkarn informed The Pattaya News the charges are “a rip-off and isn’t a Pattaya City policy”. He added that legislation enforcement officers have installed a sign, advising that the “area belongs to Pattaya City and that parking is free”. Anonymous have additionally been put in instructing vacationers who encounter points to name 1337, Pattaya’s 24-hour metropolis hotline, to make a report.
Reumkitkarn careworn that the parking area “is free for locals and tourists, especially for home tourists who’re going to Koh Larn, taking footage with the Pattaya City signature sign, or going up to the viewpoint or lighthouse space nearby”. He mentioned that the rationale behind the offer of additional areas can additionally be to “increase the worth proposition” of visiting Koh Larn.
Meanwhile, Reumkitkarn additionally famous that authorities have also been stopping similar scams alongside Beach Road at Pattaya Beach, where motorists can even expect to find free parking..

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