Chinese New Year 2020 in Phuket, January 25

Chinese New Year in Phuket

Chinese New Year in Phuket [toc] Phuket Chinese New Year 2020 is set to ring January 25, with several days of festivities to celebrate the Year of the Rat. With its large ethnic Chinese population descending from migrants to the island in the past, Phuket’s Lunar New Year festival is an important annual event. It seems to get bigger and more colourful with each passing year as the number of

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Hiring a private driver in Phuket (minivans and taxis for a day)

Hiring a private driver in Phuket

Renting a minivan or private taxi for a day in Phuket [toc] Hiring a private driver or renting a minivan or private taxi for a day in Phuket is a great way to discover the island without having to stress out about directions, parking and even driving safety. Besides, the drivers are very knowledgeable and always try their best to accommodate your schedule and requests. They will plan the best

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Phuket Events Calendar 2020 – What’s on in Phuket?

Phuket Event Calendar

Popular Events and Festivals in Phuket [toc] This is our Phuket Event Calendar. Please feel free to submit your events, parties and festivals for review by clicking the link below. We reserve the right to select what is published, so please avoid overly commercial or not relevant events. Submit an Event! [the_ad id="30528"]  Phuket Main Festivals https://www.phuket101.net/chinese-new-year-phuket/ https://www.phuket101.net/loy-krathong-phuket/ https://www.phuket101.net/new-years-eve-phuket/

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Phuket Smart Bus and Local Blue Bus

Phuket Smart Bus

How to ride the Phuket Smart Bus? [toc] The Phuket Smart Bus is a very comfortable and affordable way to go from beach to beach for a very reasonable price. It is doing pretty well on the islands and visitors love it. There are several ways to use the many Phuket local bus services. All are cheap, and all are slow, but if you are visiting Phuket with a small

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Where to Change Money in Phuket? Where to Get the Best Exchange Rates?

Changing Money in Phuket

Where to Get the Best Exchange Rates in Phuket? [toc] Where is the best place to change money in Phuket? This is one of the most frequently asked questions on our Phuket blog. If you are travelling on a budget, exchange rates can make a significant difference for your holiday. We try here to list the different options available on the island, and we try our best to gather useful

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Phuket Airport Transfers ▷ How to Get from Phuket Airport to your Hotel?

Phuket Airport Transfers

What is the Best Way to Go from Phuket Airport to my Hotel? [toc] Phuket Airport Transfers are pretty much hassle-free, and there are many ways to get from the Airport to your hotel, wherever your hotel is. We get daily questions about Phuket Airport Transfers on our Facebook page, and we try to answer them as well as we can. The most popular seems to be the shared mini-bus

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11 Things Not to Do in Phuket

Protected Wildlife Photography

Things Not to Do in Phuket [toc] Just like in any country, there are few customs everyone should respect and a few things you should not do in Phuket. Some are petty and casual; some are serious and could lead to real trouble. If you are familiar with Thailand, you probably know and respect those rules, even the untold ones. Many of them seem so obvious and common sense; we

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Phuket Piers and Ferries to the islands

Phuket piers and ferries to the islands nearby

Where to catch boats from Phuket to the nearby islands? [toc] Phuket is an island surrounded by more islands, some of them, such as Phi Phi Islands, are world-famous, so it is not a surprise why there are so many piers all around. We list them here to help you locating them on the map as well as planning your trip if you need to get them directly from Phuket

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12 Most Stressful Things When Planning a Trip to Phuket (and how to avoid them)

Travel Plans to Phuket

Tips to Reduce Stress Before Travelling to Phuket [toc] Whenever you travel to a new destination for the first time, planning can be stressful. There are so many unanswered questions, and if also the cost is high, the stress grows proportionally. Phuket is no different. Travelling has become more accessible, and a lot of information is now available online, but finding all the answers can be time-consuming, frustrating and more

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11 Questions People Always Ask about Phuket (and a couple of stupid ones)

Bike Driving License in Phuket

Frequently Asked Questions about Phuket [toc] We've been running a blog and a popular Facebook page for eight years, so we inevitably have to answer tons of questions. We do the best we can to answer them. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Phuket. Please be aware that answers vary a lot from person to person and each situation is different, but the answers below should

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Best time to visit Phuket – Phuket Weather

Phuket Weather - What is the best time to visit Phuket

What is the best time to visit Phuket? [toc] The best time to visit Phuket depends on what you actually like. Phuket has a tropical climate, has two seasons and is warm all year round. The weather in Phuket is always a stressful topic, especially during the rainy season, which is between June and November. Every single day we receive questions such as, 'will it rain every day and all

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