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 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?

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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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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11 Reasons Why Phuket is so Popular

Why We Can't Leave Thailand

Why is Phuket so popular? [toc] Why can't we leave Thailand? And what makes you come back to Phuket countless times? There are many answers to these questions, but we picked the ten answers we thought was the most important. Of course, there will always be some exceptions: some travellers didn't like it, some had unfortunate experiences. Some expats are grumpy because they forgot how lucky they are here and

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Best Hospitals in Phuket

Phuket Hospitals

Major Phuket Hospitals There is a surprisingly large amount of hospitals in Phuket if you consider how small the island is, and several of them are very high end, with a trusted international level. The cost of surgery here is low and the standards high. Medical tourism is, therefore, a big draw. [toc] You can get dentistry or cosmetic surgery at a much lower cost and on a tropical island!

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Wedding in Phuket – Getting married in Phuket

Phuket Weddings

How to get married in Phuket? [toc] Getting married in Phuket brings to mind images of an idyllic, romantic and memorable time with loved ones, but a wedding in Phuket requires a staggering amount of preparation as it needs to be as perfect as possible. Imagine having a pre-wedding photoshoot, marriage or honeymoon pictures shot in one of the most sought-after islands of Thailand? A wedding in Phuket can also

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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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10 Great Photographers You Can Hire for Your Holiday in Phuket

Phuket Photographers

Where to find a good photographer in Phuket? [toc] Most people hire a Phuket photographer for a pre-wedding photoshoot or to cover their wedding events. But if you think about it, travelling to Phuket with your friends, family or loved one can also be an unforgettable moment, and for a relatively small price, you can hire a talented photographer to take amazing photos in locations you wouldn't even find yourself!

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