Luggage Storage at new BKK airport

Old Dec 17th, 2006, 03:24 AM
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Luggage Storage at new BKK airport

In the past we have used the luggage storage facility at the old BKK airport. Does anyone know if there is such a facility at the new one?
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Old Dec 17th, 2006, 05:41 PM
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I don't think you can have a transportation terminal without a left luggage service. There are two left luggage counters at the new airport. Both are on level two (arrivals). One is near international arrivals and the other near domestic.
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Old Dec 18th, 2006, 06:40 AM
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Michael, do you know how safe and how large these lockers are? I will have a very heavy rolling dufflebag with medical equipment in it (not a huge bag, but very heavy) and would love not to have to drag it over to the Novatel for one night when I just have to come back and catch my flight to Siem Reap a few hours later. Did you find these lockers to be large enough and secure enough that I could risk leaving my bag there for about 8 hours overnight?
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Old Dec 18th, 2006, 07:27 AM
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Although I haven't seen it at the new airport yet, I am sure it is the same as at the old airport - it is not lockers, it is a room where the luggage is stored. You go to the counter, show your passport, sign a form and they give you a receipt to show when you pick it up. We have never had any problems.
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Craig or Michael- any idea how long I would have to wait to pick up my bag if I left it in that room? What do they tend to charge and would they take American $$? Can you leave luggage there around midnight then have to wait long say at 7AM to retrieve it?
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Wait! I may have just found my answers. I googled Bangkok Airport and found a website I hadn't noticed before with info on where the storage rooms are and what they charge- BUT, no mention of hours open!! I assume this is tne NEW airport although they never say it is, its a website by Aiports of Thailand Public Company Limited?? They also mentioned the Day rooms and said that you could make a reservation which I may try to do tonight and hope someone speaks English! Wish me luck
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We left luggage and retreived it a week later. I think the service is called Chubb, and we just paid with credit card.

The one we used is in between check in counters P and Q, along the far wall (away from vehicle drop off area).

I think it was about $7. We were arriving/departing mid-day, so I don't know the hours.

We had a friend try to use the day rooms. You definitely need to make reservations. He was not able to get into the showers because he had no reservation.
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Old Dec 18th, 2006, 09:48 AM
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Thanks lovesadventure- no access to showers?? So these are shared bathrooms?? I was under the impression that they were separate little motel rooms with private baths. I sure as heck will not share a shower but is it that he could only get a room without a private shower? I was thinking of calling them tonight and hoping to speak to someone who speaks English.
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Cookie, the left luggage counters have always been open 24 hours, so I expect that is true at teh new airport as well. It has never taken us long to pick up luggage - may be 10 minutes, max.

The day rooms at most airport don't have private showers for each room.
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