kyle1966

Is the price going up? Whats acceptable?

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I've been punting about 3 years. When I started most agency girls were £150 an hour with a few being £200.

The new rate of £180 seems to be now creeping in quite a bit.

Only 3 or 4 agencies seem to do 30/45 mins which I quite like.

So my question is at what point does punting become an expensive habit that your accountant would never reccomend?

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I've been punting about 3 years. When I started most agency girls were £150 an hour with a few being £200.

The new rate of £180 seems to be now creeping in quite a bit.

Only 3 or 4 agencies seem to do 30/45 mins which I quite like.

So my question is at what point does punting become an expensive habit that your accountant would never reccomend?

Generally most of the Central London agencies have had a lowest rate of 150 p/h for years - I suspect the high rents put a lower floor on what is acceptable. There aren't many businesses in which prices stay static for so long.

I suspect if not for the economic crisises plus the influx of loads of EE girls and sites like ** we would be looking at much higher prices generally.

Punting becomes expensive when you are spending more than you are earning.

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Having read other threads on here I would say the ceiling is limited by what you want and how much you can afford to pay. Every man is different and some prefer to pay more still believing it guarantees them a better time.

You just have to go by your own reasonable budget. It's a bit like gambling. If you can't afford it, then you shouldn't do it.

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You just have to go by your own reasonable budget. It's a bit like gambling. If you can't afford it, then you shouldn't do it.

Sound advice :P

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Having read other threads on here I would say the ceiling is limited by what you want and how much you can afford to pay.

I'm below average height,so I must say the ceiling normally doesn't bother me:D

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£80 tops for 1/2 hr FP

anymore and i just move on to the next :P

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why not go for indies - agencies are always a bit pricier -and there is a wide range in their prices

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So my question is at what point does punting become an expensive habit that your accountant would never recommend?

When you can't stop yourself, can't afford it or you start trying to excuse your behaviour to yourself.

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So my question is at what point does punting become an expensive habit that your accountant would never reccomend?

It's already an expensive habit and I'm sure if I had an accountant he would not recommend.

Some good advice already given. The most I have ever paid is £125, that is not because I'm tight or that I don't want to but just because I simply can't afford it.

I'm not going to cry about it.

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Agencies try it on every six months or so, normally when a girl has been with them for a month or so, new girls are rarely above £150, which luckily for me I prefer.:P

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Generally most of the Central London agencies have had a lowest rate of 150 p/h for years - I suspect the high rents put a lower floor on what is acceptable. There aren't many businesses in which prices stay static for so long.

£150/hr has been the norm for years, but £200/hr is becoming more and more common (it used to be reserved for the "elite" escorts, whatever that means). However for £150 I've noticed that services like OWO, CIM and FK aren't definitely on offer as they used to be, say, 6 or 7 years ago. Agencies don't really want to discuss services in any detail so it's become even more of a lottery. This is one of the reasons I don't see agency escorts much now. If anything £150 buys you less now (at London agencies) because of the number of girls only offering a vanilla experience.

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May I suggest a cheap flight to Scotland, a nice one hour incall, and flight back, might work out cheaper. :P

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Im only punting once a month at the moment,so i don't mind paying £180+ for a hour incall,but it would have to be a porn star/glamour model for me to want to spend over £200,there's one girl in my area who's not a porn star or model and she charges £320 a hour that's way too high and the sex would have to be out of this world for anyone to pay that price.On saying that the girl i saw,her price did go up between the first and second visit and trust my luck that the second visit it was sandwiched between two weeks when she had special offers on and i didn't pick those weeks.Hopefully next time i see her,it will be a special offer week,not that she wasn't worth every penny on those two visit tho.:P

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I haven't found the prices are going up around my punting area. If anything, they are lower now than 10 years ago.

I usually pay £240 for a 2 hour booking and have the choice of many girls at this price. I was paying the same 10 years ago, and some girls were even more expensive.

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The ladies can charge what they like and I guess the market then dictates the business they get.

I would say we are in tough economic times, relative to many professions escorts earn very good money. Since punting is a leisure activity and the economic outlook remains bleak, I would think the continued pressure on prices remains stable or downwards.

Personally I would take an unsympathic view on anyone putting prices up at the moment.

One thing I have always thought is many escorts (agencies, parlours etc) are acting as a cartel. In many ways this manner of price fixing wouldn't be tolerated in many sectors and would be subject to OFT investigation.

Not meaning to be controversial, but in pure economic terms I'm not sure if any lady can justify £200 per hour while many in the public service are on 5% of that at best? Then again I suspect the same is true of bankers, athletes etc.

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Not meaning to be controversial, but in pure economic terms I'm not sure if any lady can justify £200 per hour while many in the public service are on 5% of that at best? Then again I suspect the same is true of bankers, athletes etc.

Except the smallest number of hours I have worked in a week was 0.25, and the highest was 15. Most people work 30-40 or even more. Also, you're paying for our social stigma, the compromises we make to our own sexuality and boundaries, the invisible work we do like fucking tax returns (doing mine right now, ugh), preparation time (hair, makeup, perfume, lingerie, lighting and scent of the room, etc etc etc) and a whole lot more. It's not exactly like turning up to an office and sitting at our desks, is it now?

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Not meaning to be controversial, but in pure economic terms I'm not sure if any lady can justify £200 per hour while many in the public service are on 5% of that at best? Then again I suspect the same is true of bankers, athletes etc.

Escorts (prostitutes, whatever) don't have to justify their rate to anyone and it's deeply offensive to suggest that they do.

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The ladies can charge what they like

Errrrm . . . duh . . . yeah . . ..:D :D :D;)

and I guess the market then dictates the business they get.

Really? Not so sure about that.

(Have skipped the Stiglitz bit as not sure it will have impact here ;))

Personally I would take an unsympathic view on anyone putting prices up at the moment.
ROFL. Are you telling me that WGs would care one way or the other whether they have our sympathy??? :o(or do you actually know many WGs?)
in pure economic terms I'm not sure if any lady can justify £200 per hour while many in the public service are on 5% of that at best?
Well if they were in the public service maybe we could complain. But then it might be good income for the treasury.

nntt: between you me and the deaf-as-donuts barman, 200 squid is o u t b l o o d y r a g e o u s. I could fly to . . . I dunno . . . somewhere for that. Or buy a very great number of pints of good ale and Indian take-aways. In fact I think 150 squid is outbloodyrageous. Partly cos I don't pay more than £120 for an hour and usually stick to half an hour anyway, which seems quite enough of my generous time to give a wench I don't know.

But apart from having a moan about it between you and me, it's not gonna change things is it? They are not going to look at this and go wow, gotta reduce my prices, quick! So batting them o'er head wi' it is just gonna piss them off even worse.

=Back to the point. How much you want to spend? What can you get for that?

End of. (Sadly or otherwise.)

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Footnote - when the exchange rate in Rio means less tourists, the girls have their own market rate response - they put prices up.

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You cannae live with 'em and

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Like everything else price is governed by supply & demand

After several hundred punts I tend not to rush into a punt simply because its there, the price has to reflect the worth to me.

I would pay the higher levels if the WG is a stunner and/or offers some service which I highly regard

Otherwise it pays to shop around there are some very good deals out there.

Ive always suspected its the married guys who force the price up, as their 'opportunities' are more limited time wise and they will pay over the odds simply because they have a rare opportunity to punt and the WG is available so they will take it at almost any price

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Data on real price increases or decreases would be very difficult to come by and on the grand scheme of things have little impact on the individual unless they refer to his area. But even if, let's say for example prices doubled, I would simply punt half as often. Thus I would not be spending any more overall, though, this isn't likely to happen in the too distant future if ever.

This also applies at the level of the individual in whose area the prices have risen dramatically. He simply cuts back on the frequency of punts or shops around for a better deal.

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Like everything else price is governed by supply & demand

After several hundred punts I tend not to rush into a punt simply because its there, the price has to reflect the worth to me.

I would pay the higher levels if the WG is a stunner and/or offers some service which I highly regard

Otherwise it pays to shop around there are some very good deals out there.

Ive always suspected its the married guys who force the price up, as their 'opportunities' are more limited time wise and they will pay over the odds simply because they have a rare opportunity to punt and the WG is available so they will take it at almost any price

Really??? So we're back to the great elasticity of supply and demand thing then are we? Please enlighten us all, how "elastic" are us WGs? How do we compare to meat pies or toilet roll?

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....Ive always suspected its the married guys who force the price up, as their 'opportunities' are more limited time wise and they will pay over the odds simply because they have a rare opportunity to punt and the WG is available so they will take it at almost any price

This married guy doesn't follow that route, but of course I'm generalising from the particular. However, I don't know any other married clients to whom it applies, either.

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Really??? So we're back to the great elasticity of supply and demand thing then are we? Please enlighten us all, how "elastic" are us WGs? How do we compare to meat pies or toilet roll?

You don't but if we're all truthful we're paying for a service/product and it is something that influences you, else you would be charging £500 an hour. The only difference is that in relative terms reducing to £30, £40, £50 an hour (although still very much commercially viable) has a trade off with a human emotion unlike an inanimate object.

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You don't but if we're all truthful we're paying for a service/product and it is something that influences you, else you would be charging £500 an hour. The only difference is that in relative terms reducing to £30, £40, £50 an hour (although still very much commercially viable) has a trade off with a human emotion unlike an inanimate object.

Ahhh finally someone understands!! Well nearly.... but its a good start!

:o:D

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Ahhh finally someone understands!! Well nearly.... but its a good start!

:o:D

I don't even want to begin to understand and I don't mean that in a nasty way.

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