At least carry a copy



Re: 30 tourists detained for not carrying passports (PM Friday, 26 February 2016) – I always carry a plastic laminated, reduced size, colour copy of my passport with me in Thailand. I’ve never been asked for my passport, other than at the airport. I have 2 copies. Sometimes I rent a scooter with one and carry the 2nd copy. I’ve never been stopped on a scooter or rental car. I’ve been stopped by highway police while a passenger in a car; but they were looking for Lao illegals and had no interest in farangs