10 Hotels with great swimming pools in Phuket

Hotels with great pools in Phuket

Perfect hotels for the raining season in Phuket [toc] When travelling to such a beautiful tropical island with so many white sandy beaches, one could wonder why would you care about a swimming pool? There are a few reasons for that, and one of them is very important to remember: during the low season, which usually is between May to November, the sea can be really rough and even dangerous.

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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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Renting a car with driver in Phuket (minivans and taxis for a day)

Renting a car with driver in Phuket

Phuket Drivers: Renting a minivan for a day in Phuket [toc] Renting a car with a private driver or a minivan 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 route to

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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 Things Not to Do in Phuket

Protected Wildlife Photography

Things Not to Do in Phuket [toc] Just like in any country, there are a 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;

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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. Apart from careless driving, incidents are rare

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Phuket Local Blue Bus and Pink Bus

Phuket Blue Bus

How to use Phuket Blue Bus (Song Taew) [toc] The Phuket Blue Bus (known as Song Taew) is the oldest and best-known local bus to get from Phuket Town to destinations around Phuket. It often looks more like a wooden truck than a bus as you know it. Those will only take you from Phuket town to a beach or a small set of beaches, but not between beaches. That

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1st Time in Phuket ? 26 Things You Should See, Do, Eat, Know and Enjoy!

First Time in Phuket

A beginner's guide to Phuket [toc] Update: Wash your hands frequently and carry hand sanitizing gel or wipes, just as a precaution! Many readers coming to Phuket for the first time send questions daily: This is my first time in Phuket; what should I really see and do? Of course, since everyone is different, there are many answers, but with years of experience answering the same anxious questions, we came

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Phuket Airport Bus – Bus from Airport to Phuket Town

Airport Bus Phuket

From Phuket International Airport to Phuket Town only [toc] Phuket Airport Bus is easy to identify with its bright orange colour. However, despite its low price, chances are you will not find it very convenient. The bus only goes from Phuket Airport to Phuket Town old terminal, which is far from any of the beaches people usually book their hotel at. It might save you a bit of money if you booked

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Where to Change Money in Phuket?

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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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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17 Tips For Travelling to Phuket with Children

Travelling to Phuket with Children

Travelling to Phuket with Young Children [toc] Travelling to Phuket with children can be stressful, but it's actually safe and fun for the whole family. Just in case you are worried, we listed below some useful tips and advice to help you plan in advance as well as to ease your mind. Phuket is a family-friendly destination and kids of all ages are sure to enjoy a holiday adventure to

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5 Phuket Scams to Stay Away From

Phuket Scams

Best Known Scams in Phuket [toc] There are a few scams in Phuket, just like in most tourist destinations around the world, and you should be able to recognise them if they ever happen to you. Don't worry too much: while most are not frequent, they are easy to spot and easy to avoid. Only the first scam can have serious consequences; the others are more of an annoyance, a

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