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  1. Hi Everyone It's Valentine's Day on Friday, 14 February! Say "I LOVE YOU" with a delivery in the Pattaya area from Isan Flowers (Pattaya) ... The Isan Flowers Team invite you to pre-Order * your Valentine delivery (Roses, Soft Toys, Balloons, Chocolates, etc) ... EITHER ... go online to order & pay via one our websites - www.isanflowers.com (main website, registration needed) or www.roses-to-pattaya.com (smaller website, no registration needed) OR ... come and pre-order at one of our 2 shops in Pattaya (see our "Where Are We" webpage): - Isan Flowers 1 (Central Pattaya, on Pattaya 3rd Road, next to the Motorcycle Shop, near corner of Soi 29 (opposite the Four Seasons Hotel sign, and almost opposite "The Village")) - Isan Flowers 2 (East Pattaya, on Soi Siam Country Club, next to Soi 23. It's 5.5 km from Sukhumvit Road & 1.8 km before Lake Mabprachan. Only 500m from Retox Outback Golf Bar), Closed 10-15 Feb, because all staff will be at Isan Flowers 1 shop for this time ------- * Please Pre-order as soon as possible. Our LAST ORDER DEADLINE is currently ... TUESDAY 11 FEBRUARY (but this may change when we reach full order capacity and/or when product supply is limited) DO NOT WAIT until Valentine's Day - we will probably NOT have time or stock left for walk-in customers on Valentine's Day itself ! - Tip: Avoid the delivery rush ... Order for delivery on 13 February ! ----------- PLEASE NOTE: - (Like every year) We have to increase the prices of Rose products unfortunately, because the wholesale price of Roses from Thailand flower wholesalers rises dramatically at this time of year (supply and demand for St Valentine's Day!). - We have temporarily removed many of our usual categories and products (like non-Rose flowers, Cakes, Fruit, etc) from our website because we will not be able to supply them between 10-23 February. - We only sell big, luxury Roses, not the (much smaller) Thai Roses sold by street stalls and people going round all the bars. - We can only deliver to Pattaya and surrounding areas. - I will not be in the shop myself because I am in the UK, but I monitor the web orders and help with e-mails from there. In the shops, my sons Ball and Bell, partner Rin or another member of our team will take care of you We hope to serve you as our valued customers. We are at your service simonb
  2. Fantastic Opportunity to take over a successful, well-established and profitable Florist, Gift and Balloon business - Isan Flowers. Established in 2008. Current business structure - in Thai name. Excellent Range of Products & Services, currently consisting of ... - PRODUCTS: Flowers, Wreaths, Soft Toys, Cakes, Balloons, Gift Baskets & More - SERVICES: Delivery, Wedding flowers, Wedding Arch Hire, Event/Party Flower and Balloon decoration, Flower Arranging Lessons & More ----------- PREMISES - One leasehold shop in Central Pattaya ONLINE/INTERNET PRESENCE - 3 highly-ranked Websites (2 e-commerce sites in English, 1 site in Thai language) ---- isanflowers.com ---- isanflower.com (Thai) ---- roses-to-pattaya.com ----------- Best operated by EITHER Thai+Foreigner couple OR Foreigner with help of Thai person/people (family or employees) OR English-speaking Thai Business can be conveniently run partly from home/abroad (foreigner outside Thailand, for example), with as few as 2 full-time people working in Pattaya (1 florist, 1 administrator) Great as ... - EITHER ... kept as Independent Business (for example, for a farang to buy for his Thai wife or family), - OR ... bought as an excellent Add-On Business for existing business person with spare space/room at their existing premises (business or home who wants to diversify their business/income. ---------- Price & Full Details at https://www.bahtsold.com/view/isan-flowers-profitable-business-for-sale-shop-multiple-websites--364659 (Prefer Cash sale, but would also consider some Thai property as part payment) Full florist, business and website training can be provided. Ongoing training and support after sale could also be arranged. ---------- Sincere inquiries to Simon via Bahtsold ad link above ----------- Know anyone who might be interested? Please tell them ----------- NOTE: Current management will continue to offer our best service to Isan Flowers (& Roses-To-Pattaya) customers during the "For Sale" time period
  3. My sincere apologies to everyone above for me not replying/responding to the above replies before now. I carelessly forgot to revisit the thread to check for replies. Here are my responses now ... Short - The reason I did not state prices up front in the post/flyer because we have many different Rose products with a large range of prices which cannot all be listed in a reasonable amount of space. Also, my thinking is that if people are interested, they will go to the website. (yes, I do want hits on the website!) TheFiend - Thank you very much for commenting that the prices are on our website Grandpollo - NB: Nowhere did I say the offer was a % discount. The last week of June was not a specially significant date. I just wanted to try this promotion for the first time. keyman - Thank you very much for your moral support and responses in my absence. Please accept my apologies for me not monitoring the thread and responding myself. I am very sorry you were drawn into such a discussion. Thank you Simon
  4. Hi All I'm pleased to announce that Isan Flowers opened its second shop a while ago ..."Isan Flowers 2" ! - It means we now have two shops in Pattaya and two (English) websites for you A reminder about us ... * Thai-British Management (I'm based in the UK. My son, Ball, manages the Isan Flowers 1 Shop. My partner, Rin, manages Isan Flowers 2) * High-quality Products * Experienced, Friendly & Professional Staff * Western-standard Customer Service * Honest Prices (no dual pricing!) * Many Ways to Pay, including: Cash, Thai Bank Transfer, PayPal, Credit/Debit Card (via PayPal website) Our Products include: * Beautiful Fresh Flowers (including BIG Roses!) * Wreaths * High-quality Artificial Flowers * Balloons (Air-filled & Floating, Helium-filled) * Fruit & Chocolate Gift Baskets * Delicious, customized Cakes * Soft Toys * Other Gifts Our Services include: * Reliable Delivery in Pattaya & Many Other Areas of Chonburi Province * Wedding Flowers Service * Flower Arch & Podium Rental (for Weddings, Parties, Business Openings, etc) * Onsite (Outdoor & Indoor) Decorations - Flowers, Balloons (for Weddings, Parties, Business Openings, etc) Ways to Order: * Visit our Shops (Maps) --- Isan Flowers 1 is in Third Road, Central Pattaya - about 400m from South Pattaya Road --- Isan Flowers 2 (newer shop) is in Soi Siam Country Club Road, East Pattaya - only about 500m from Sukhumvit Road * Websites ... www.isanflowers.com (main website in English) www.roses-to-pattaya.com (smaller, express website in English, with prices in Thai Baht that include delivery to many areas of Pattaya) * Telephone (Contact Us) * LINE @isanflowers (Contact Us) The Isan Flowers Team is at your service Thank you Simon
  5. Hi Everyone Don't forget that it is Valentines Day this Sunday, 14 February Say "I love you" with a delivery from Isan Flowers !! The Isan Flowers Team invite you to pre-Order your Valentine Flowers & Gifts (Roses, Soft Toys, Balloons, Chocolates, etc) at ... online at one our websites - www.isanflowers.com or www.roses-to-pattaya.com OR come and pre-order to our Isan Flowers Shop (on Pattaya 3rd Road, next to the Motorcycle Shop, near corner of Soi 29 (opposite the Four Seasons Hotel sign) - and almost opposite "The Village") - see our location map If you would like to buy for Valentine's Day, please don't wait until Sunday - we may not have any stock left to sell to walk-in customers on the day itself ! - So, please pre-order as soon as possible before Thursday 11 February (and this deadline may change - when we reach full order capacity and/or when product supply is limited) - Avoid the delivery rush ... Order for delivery on 13 February ! ----------- A FEW NOTES: - We have had to increase the prices of Rose products because the wholesale price of Roses from Thailand flower wholesalers rises dramatically at this time of year (supply and demand for St Valentine's Day!). - We have temporarily removed many of our usual categories and products (like non-Rose flowers, Cakes, Fruit, etc) from our website because we will not be able to supply them between 10-23 February. - We are only selling Chinese (big, luxury) Roses for St Valentine's Day, rather than the Thai Roses sold by street stalls and people going round all the bars. The Chinese Roses are more expensive than Thai Roses, but are much bigger and longer-lasting. Because Thai ladies all know and can see the difference, they are the best choice for Valentine's Day. - We guarantee to deliver your Order on the delivery date you request BUT we cannot guarantee to deliver at the time of day you request - we will do our best, but we may need to deliver at a different time. - We can only deliver to Pattaya and surrounding areas. - Isan Flowers will be closed 19-23 February (we will need the rest after finishing Valentines !!) ----------- I will not be in the shop myself because I have an office job in the UK, but I monitor the web orders and help with e-mails). If you visit our shop, my partner Rin, son Ball and our team will take care of you We hope to serve you as our valued customers. We are at your service simonb
  6. Hi Everyone Isan Flowers SHOP HAS MOVED ! Still on Pattaya 3rd Road …. we are now 50 METRES AND ACROSS THE ROAD from our old shop. See MAP & PHOTOS below ... - we are next to the Motorcycle Dealer Shop which is on the corner of Soi 29 - opposite the sign for the “Four Seasons Place Hotel” & almost opposite “The Village” complex of houses Our shop is a little bigger than before. Parking available nearby, along 3rd Road. Still selling ... Big Roses Flowers Balloons Cakes Soft Toys & More Can deliver to most places in Chonburi province, in addition to the Pattaya area Telephone numbers the same as before (038 42 1773 & 080 1059781) and websites still the same ... - main website - www.isanflowers.com - smaller, express website - www.Roses-To-Pattaya.com My partner Rin, her son Ball and the staff in the shop are at your service ! (I am still based in the UK) Please tell all your friends !! Simon PS As always, we are happy to hear any suggestions for how we can improve our product range and services for you
  7. Hi All It's Valentine Day on Thursday 14 February 2013 !! Don't disappoint your loved one (or make her lose face), by not giving her a Valentine gift or two !! Isan Flowers invites you to Order your Valentine Flowers & Gifts (Roses, Soft Toys, Balloons, Chocolates, etc) at ... - one of our websites BEFORE TUESDAY 12 FEBRUARY (our web order deadline date), from the comfort of your computer or tablet EITHER .. www.isanflowers.com OR .. www.roses-to-pattaya.com - OR ... you can come to our Isan Flowers Shop (opposite Soi 31 on Pattaya 3rd Road, about 350m from South Pattaya Road, map) We sell Chinese (big, luxury) Roses for St Valentine's Day, rather than the Thai Roses sold by street stalls and people going round all the bars. The Chinese Roses are more expensive than Thai Roses, but are much bigger and more impressive. Because Thai ladies all know and can see the difference, they are the best choice for Valentines Day. NOTE: - We have needed to temporarily increase (until 16 February) the prices of Rose & Lily products because we always buy fresh flowers from our suppliers and the wholesale price of Roses from Thailand flower wholesalers rises dramatically at this time of year (supply and demand for St Valentine's Day!). - We have temporarily removed some of our usual products (Flower Baskets, Plants, Garlands, Wreaths, Cakes, Boxed Chocolates, Gift Baskets, Money, Cookies, Candy, Fruit) because we will not be able to supply them 11-15 February. - We can only deliver to Pattaya and surrounding areas (delivery map page) - We cannot arrange delivery to other parts of Thailand. Happy to answer any questions here (I will not be in the shop myself, because I am based in the UK, helping our staff manage web orders and e-mails). If you visit our shop, Rin, Ball and our team will take care of you We hope to serve you as our valued customers. simonb
  8. A Thai lady friend of my own girlfriend has a bar she wants to sell. Here is what the lady has told me about it (obviously you will want to try to verify some of the information yourself if you are genuinely interested in buying) ... Bar Type - Beer Bar in indoor complex Location - 1st Floor (not Ground Floor) of the (new) 2-storey "Blue Rahtree" complex (http://www.r-conblue...com/rahtree.php), on Soi Buakhao, nearer the South Pattaya Road end. The entrance is a walkway between the Rehab Bar and a Tesco Lotus Express shop. It's quite close to "Action Street". Size - Oval shape, with 15 brand new luxury bar stools (with back rests) Equipment (all only 3 months old and in brand-new condition, not for sale separately) - - The bar stools mentioned above - Illuminated bar sign - Camera Surveillance system - "A&J" and "Best" PA/Music System - Sony Bravia 40"+ HD flatscreen TV - UBC HD system - Pioneer DVD player - Horizontal drinks cooler cabinet (approx. 1.5m long) - Cool lighting effects/system, including coloured spotlights - Glasses NOTE: All equipment is apparently already fully paid for Lease - 1 Year rolling contract Rent - 6990B per month Other Expenses - Electricity, etc Freeholder - Complex is owned by the company that own the "R-Con Blue Ocean Hotel" next door Key Money - Don't know Staff - None at present Stock - Beers, spirits & soft drinks Price - Sensible Offers invited (NOTE: The price of the vacant bar before it was equipped with anything was apparently 70,000B) Genuine enquiries (only) please PM me. Simon
  9. Ball, Rin & the whole Isan Flowers team invite you all ... to come and see our new shop ! Our Shop has moved to Pattaya 3rd Road (opposite Soi 31), about 350 meters from South Pattaya Road - see maps below ("Our Location Now" & "How this compares to our old location" .....) Our new shop is much easier to access by car and there is more parking space (on the side of Pattaya 3rd Road). - If you are a golfer, very convenient for you to get a beautiful Flower Basket or Bouquet on your way home to your girlfriend or wife! We are still waiting for our new big sign to be ready, and will add a photo of the front of the shop when the sign is up ! Our telephone number and websites have stayed the same - http://www.isanflowers.com & http://www.roses-to-pattaya.com I would be very grateful if you would mention our new location to other people you know The Isan Flowers team are at your service Thank you Simon NOTE: Unfortunately I won't be able to see you myself, because I am in England at the moment! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  10. Hi All The Isan Flowers Team invite you to Order your Valentine Flowers & Gifts (Roses, Soft Toys, Balloons, Chocolates, Valentine Cards, etc) early at ... - EITHER ... one of our websites BY SUNDAY 12 FEBRUARY (our web order deadline date), from the comfort of your computer or tablet at www.isanflowers.com or www.roses-to-pattaya.com - OR you can come to our Isan Flowers Shop (just off Soi Buakaow, map) NOTE: We can only deliver to Pattaya and surrounding areas (delivery map page). (We cannot arrange delivery to other parts of Thailand) We strongly recommend Chinese (big, luxury) Roses for St Valentine's Day, rather than the Thai Roses sold by street stalls and people going round all the bars. The Chinese Roses are more expensive than Thai Roses, but are much bigger and longer-lasting. Because Thai ladies all know and can see the difference, they are the best choice for Valentines Day. NOTE: We have had to increase (until 18 February) the prices of Rose products ibecause we always buy fresh flowers from our suppliers and the wholesale price of Roses from Thailand flower wholesalers rises dramatically at this time of year (supply and demand for St Valentine's Day!). Happy to answer any questions here (I will not be in the shop myself, because I am based in the UK, helping our staff manage web orders and e-mails). If you visit our shop, Rin, Ball and our team will take care of you We hope to serve you as our valued customers. simonb
  11. Hi All Christmas Gifts! The Isan Flowers Team and I have added some fun Christmas gifts to our product range this year. These include a Mini Christmas Tree Set and several Christmas-themed Flower & Gift Baskets. Even though most Thai people do not celebrate Christmas as such, make someone happy with a fun Christmas gift from SantaClaus! See our Christmas products here New Year Gifts! If you want your loved one to feel special at New Year instead (or as well), we have a good range of quality gift baskets to suit all budgets (including the "Brand's Essence" Gift Baskets that Thais like to give each other at New Year). See our New Year products here We can do Christmas Day & New Year's Day Delivery Our shop is open every day over Christmas & New Year, so you can request us to do a delivery any day (10.00am-9.00pm). - Much better than using the post office ! Gift Wrap Service If you buy a gift somewhere else, our friendly staff can wrap it beautifully for you, complete with ribbons and bow. Remember - high-quality presentation and appearance are very important in Thai culture. If you are not in Pattaya - You can order via isanflowers.com (2 days in advance, if possible) or Contact our Shop If you are in Pattaya - You can do the above OR visit our shop yourself We sell Gifts & Flowers. Can you suggest any new (potentially popular) Products or Services that are not already on our website? We would love to hear your ideas here ....! At Your Service Simon & The Isan Flowers Team (NOTE: I am in the UK most of the year)
  12. Hi Hall O Fame Good catch. Thanks for clarifying about the various charges. APD is not quite as bad as I thought - and hence difficult to make a major saving by finding an alternative
  13. Hi All The current cost of Air Passenger Duty (APD, Air Passenger Tax) on flights from the UK is so high now (see screenshot attached) - more than the cost of the actual flight itself ! Has anyone found a way to avoid it (or pay less) when coming from the UK to Thailand? In theory, by breaking up the journey with a stopover of 24 hours or more, you can reduce the tax because you are technically taking two shorter trips (see example "Connecting Flight" and "Connected Flight" scenarios on the HM Revenue & Customs, Air Passenger Duty webpage) I have contacted most of the major travel agencies - WestEast, eBookers, Trailfinders, STA Travel, etc and they claim EITHER not to be able to book me the journey in two stages (e.g. London-Amsterdam, Amsterdam-Bangkok) OR quoted me more expensive prices than direct from the UK. Simon
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