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Post by aburnsbkk » Fri, 10 Sep 2010 9:55 pm

I will be visiting Singapore soon on hoilday and am looking for any good tobacconists who sell flavoured or aromatic pipe tobacco. I live in Bangkok and there are very few shops that sell it. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you

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Post by aburnsbkk » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 7:04 pm

Anyone!!??

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 8:23 pm

You really don't want to buy tobacco in Singapore because it is hellishly expensive. Cheap cigars are S$350 per box. Marlboro's are S$12 per pack. Can you say 'high tax'?

There is a tobacconist in Tanglin Mall, third floor, I believe, and there is a shop in the Orchard Parade Hotel. Try http://www.streetdb.com to get locations.

But again, if you are talking about very much tobacco, you'd be better off going to KL.

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Post by aburnsbkk » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 9:17 pm

I don't mind paying good money for good tobacco!! In Bangkok, it is bland packaged stuff and even then quite hard to come by.

Thank you for your reply. I will certainly try Tanglin Mall and the OP Hotel. By the way, where's the good tobacconist in KL?

Thanks again.

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 9:30 pm

aburnsbkk wrote:I don't mind paying good money for good tobacco!! In Bangkok, it is bland packaged stuff and even then quite hard to come by.

Thank you for your reply. I will certainly try Tanglin Mall and the OP Hotel. By the way, where's the good tobacconist in KL?

Thanks again.
It has been way long time, and I think there is a shop in KLCC. Otherwise, I might google mid valley mega mall... a bunch of shops there.

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Post by aburnsbkk » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 9:51 pm

Thanks again! It'll be a while before I'm back in KL.

With regards to your first post, I remember the O/Parade Hotel on the bend in Orchard Rd. As far as I remember, it sold mostly pipes and the tobacco range was very poor.

Anywhere else apart from Tanglin Mall you can remember?

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 11:17 pm

As a former smoker (1985 quit), no, not much info. I know what I know only because a business partner likes to smoke cigars. I will ask him.

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Post by aburnsbkk » Tue, 14 Sep 2010 12:16 pm

OK, thank you so much for your help!

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