Phuket Sandbox Program for International Travellers

Phuket Sandbox Program for International Travellers

What is Phuket Sandbox Program? [toc] Phuket has been open to international visitors since 1 July 2021 with the launch of the Phuket Sandbox program. Phuket Sandbox visitors are not required to quarantine and are allowed to travel freely around the island once they’ve received the results of their Covid-19 test done at the airport on arrival. Looking for a way to visit Thailand without being stuck in a quarantine

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Phuket Weather in December ☀️ ?️ Phuket in December

Phuket weather in December

Is December a good time to visit Phuket? [toc] December in Phuket is the first month of the much-awaited high season, and the weather is usually perfect unless it’s an unlucky year (it tends to happen in recent years). Typically, the weather is beautiful, with a magnificent blue sky peppered with tiny white clouds and a cool temperature. 24 C is considered ‘cold’ by locals or those, like us, who

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Phuket Weather in November ?️?️ Is November a good time to visit Phuket?

Phuket Weather in November

How is Phuket's weather in November? [toc] In November, the weather in Phuket starts showing some improvement as it is the last month of the rainy season. On an average year, you can expect a mix of sun and short rains, but the risk of entire days of heavy rain reduces; sunny days are frequent. All tours and day trips operate normally, prices are still on the cheap side, and

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Songkran 2021 in Phuket – Songkran Water Festival April 12 to 15

Songkran Festival Phuket

What is the Songkran Water Festival? [toc] Songkran Water Festival Phuket happens between April 12 to 15, 2021 (The dates vary depending on Thailand's regions). As you can expect, Songkran 2021 will not really be an event this year compared to previous years, as Phuket is still not open to international tourism. Songkran water festival in Phuket  [the_ad id="30528"] Songkran on a normal year If you choose to come

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How many days do you need for a great stay in Phuket?


How many days should I stay in Phuket? [toc] How many days are enough to visit Phuket? This is a question we receive very often, mostly from first-time visitors. As you can expect, there is no easy answer because everyone has different lengths of annual leaves, different budgets or live at different distances. If you live far away from Phuket, it is better to stay longer, mainly to recover from

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Is Phuket Safe? 12 Tips for a Safe Holiday in Phuket

Is Phuket Safe?

Is Phuket safe for tourists? [toc] Yes, Phuket is safe, probably safer than most other countries. Of course, the experience might differ for each traveller, but overall, if you follow the common-sense safety rules, you should never have to worry. On this page, we give a few pieces of advice, but once again, keep in mind that these safety tips use common sense. [the_ad id="30528"] Apart from careless driving, incidents

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Where to Stay in Phuket?

Where to Stay in Phuket

Where to Stay in Phuket? A Neighbourhood Guide [toc] Where should I stay in Phuket? Where should I book my hotel? What beach is best? How is that neighbourhood? So many questions! Deciding where to stay in Phuket and which beach is best to book your hotel can and will have a significant impact on your holiday. There are 40 beaches in Phuket, and we divided them into two categories:

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Phuket International Airport ✈️

Phuket International Airport

Phuket International Airport [toc] Phuket International Airport and the domestic airport are in separate terminals. The International terminal has been up and running for a while. Extensions have been massive, and despite a difficult start and long queues at the opening, it solved many of the past issues such as parking and crowded areas. Arriving at Phuket Airport Everyone knows that the most stressful time for any traveller resides between

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18 Frequently Asked Questions about Phuket

Phuket Travel and Tips

Tips and Frequently Asked Questions about Phuket [toc] Phuket travel - sharing tips, useful travel info, frequently asked questions, things you should know before you go and even more once you arrive in Phuket. These are the little things we gathered that can make a difference during your holiday. There is a lot to say to help you enjoy your stay while avoiding problems, so bookmark this page as we

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Phuket Webcam – Live Cameras on Phuket Island

Phuket Weather Webcam

Patong Beach Weather Webcam - Live streaming NOW!  [toc] Our Phuket Webcam allows you to see what the weather is like in Phuket at the moment, a bird view of Patong beach from a live cam located at the top of the Patong Tower. We hope this is useful to plan your holiday. The Phuket webcam above is courtesy of the Patong Tower Apartment. Phuket Beaches Video 2021 

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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 Festivals and Events

Phuket Vegetarian Festivals at Jui Tui Shrine in Phuket Town

Phuket Festivals and Events [toc] Phuket festivals play an essential role in island life. The history of Phuket goes back a long way, and the whole year is peppered with many traditional festivals or newly created events. Some are celebrated nationwide, while some others have a special meaning to Phuket people. Not all the events are listed here yet, but we'll add them as we join them. [the_ad id="30528"] Songkran

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12 Mistakes People Make on a 1st Trip to Phuket!

First Time in Phuket

Classic Mistakes You Should Avoid in Phuket [toc] Phuket is an easy-going safe destination with so much to see, do and eat! Here are a few tips to ensure a safe and happy holiday, mostly based on the daily questions we get from readers around the world and some common sense. But this page is also meant to make sure you don't miss out during your holiday in Phuket! [the_ad

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