THE Pattaya Expats Club
The original foreigners’ advice forum, with members’ e-newsletters continuously since 2001. 

We try to provide lots of topical information.
Please prepare to take notes.
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PEC Meeting Programme
Sunday, 28 May 2017
Our Featured Speaker is . . .
Darren Mcgarry
PEC Sponsor & Visa Specialist (Key Visa Co)
Immigration Updates (Latest)

Tales of Joy and Sorrow in the Visa Business – May 2017 Update

For more details about our
‘Featured Speaker of the Day’
and other planned events at the Meeting . . .
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PEC Meeting Managers
Dan SchwartzJahir Khan, John Coughtrie,
Bob Donald and Richard Ravensdale

plan the meetings and link the programme announcements.
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And…  Sunday 4 June 2017
Dr Mano Mettanando Laohavanich
Monk, Doctor and Political expert sharing his views on current events in Thailand from his unique perspective
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Our Sunday meeting venue is
The Mercure Hotel
Pattaya 2nd Road – Soi 15.
Entry price is now 220B for the large breakfast buffet.

For Specialty Food Events at Hotel Mercure…
Don’t forget – special 15% PEC Members Discount
(Friday & Saturday Buffet)
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The next ACS Outreach to Pattaya will be 14 July 2017.
For details . . .

Outreach Events will no longer accept cash
(U.S. Dollars and Thai Baht) for American Citizen Services.
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NEWS – Pattaya local telephone numbers – Emergency & Utilities.
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Phyathai Sriracha Hospital – Special monthly check-up Packages
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Pattaya City Hospital – Special Packages change each Month

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PEC Finance Reports now available on-line:
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Recent – U
pdate to PEC Visa Info page:
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The Thai Consulate, Birmingham (UK) is now CLOSED.
For details see..
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To all PATTAYA EXPATS CLUB MEMBERS at the Sunday Meeting
(subject to printing schedule).
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Main Feature Speakers for our weekly Meetings are always welcomed.

Contact Dan Schwartz (
PEC’s Programme Manager
See Loran Davidson at the Meeting
(Next available date is: 11 June 2017).
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In the main lobby of MERCURE HOTEL are our ‘Expat Expo’ tables
with information and staff from expert contributors in their field

These Sponsors are available in the Foyer Area most
Sunday Mornings.
For more information follow this link..

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PEC Life Membership is just 600 Baht
and only by personal application at any meeting of the Club.
Bring two very small photos,
membership desk is open from 1015am to 1130am. 

PEC has 7 different ‘Help Contacts’, from our volunteers…
For General Inquiries email <>.
Or call Richard on 081 001 6372.
Or Bob on 098 579 9886.
Or Jahir on 084 348 9501.
Or Brian on 089 604 3646.

For Legal assistance call Lawyer Khun Suthipong Trakulsak, 08 1914 8193, ( (Emergency cover 24/7)
For Legal assistance call EXPAT LAW CO. Ltd, 09 1239 3495, email: ( (Emergency cover 24/7)

British Embassy – Emergency assistance, telephone the British Embassy
(Consular Section) in Bangkok on 02 305 8333.
Visits to the Embassy are ‘BY APPOINTMENT ONLY‘.

US Embassy has local Pattaya representatives for help. Warden Bobby Brooks (email: call 084-158 0785.

PEC Special Interest Groups– these are all FREE access to club members.
Some sports incur costs.

Six-A-Side Football for PEC Members, Phone: 038 248 212.
Open Daily 8am to midnight.

The Club’s deep sea fishing trips are organised monthly by James Duffy,
call 082 211 4879 for dates, or email:

Badminton group – at Diamond Badminton Centre on Pattaya Third Road,
near Soi 17 traffic lights. Call Jahir on 084 3489 501.

Our Sunday Club Meetings:

All detailed Club Information is in our Full Topic Newsletter…

We meet at the Hotel Mercure, doors open for Buffet Breakfast at 09:50am
entry fee just 220B for Members and Guests (includes Buffet & Meeting).
If you arrive after breakfast at 1120am, then cost is only 100B for all,
including Coffee, Tea, Water and the excellent support facilities at the hotel.
Meeting program from 11:30 am.
We are a friendly ‘Expats helping Expats’ advice forum.

Every Sunday morning at the Hotel Mercure, 2nd Road, Soi 15,
behind the Pattaya Avenue Shopping Mall
Website <>
Soi 15 runs from 2nd Road to Soi Bua Khaow. If you walk through the
PATTAYA AVENUE Shopping Mall (on 2nd Road, where Villa Supermarket is located), to the back, you will be on Soi 15, turn right, walk about 50 meters,
and you will see the Mercure Hotel on your left
Bring a friend. (GPS location is: 12.928067,100.881182)

For location, website & email see:

Register for our weekly e-newsletter (top right of this page) or,

PEC’s Other Language Groups – meet at other times and locations…
For full information, go to…

German Language Pattaya Expats Club
Deutschsprachiger Pattaya Expats Club

French Language Pattaya Expats Club

Finnish Language Pattaya Expats Club