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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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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Chinese New Year in Phuket

Chinese New Year in Phuket

Chinese New Year in Phuket [toc] Phuket Chinese New Year 2020 is set to ring on 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

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

Renting a car with a private driver in Phuket

Renting a minivan or private taxi 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

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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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About Phuket 101 and Willy Thuan

About Phuket 101

About us [toc] Phuket 101 Blog shares 27 years of Phuket exploration and thousands of photos for those who love Phuket as much as we do. This blog shares our real experience. We tried and visited every place, we paid for everything which allows us to keep our honest opinions, and we are pretty strict about this. Phuket 101 was born on January 15, 2011 What does '101' mean? 101

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Loy Krathong Festival 2021 in Phuket – Novemebt 19th, 2021

Loy Krathong in Phuket

What is Loy Krathong Festival [toc] Loy Krathong is a significant festival occurring every year in Thailand; it is even popular in surrounding countries. Everyone celebrates it on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar, which is Monday, November 19th, 2021. On this night, everyone goes to the closest river, lake, beach or even swimming pool to release a floating offering,

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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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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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How to pronounce Phuket?

How to pronounce Phuket?

Phuket Pronunciation [toc] How do you pronounce Phuket? For most of us, Phuket pronunciation is obvious; we are still surprised when someone says “f**k it”. We thought the 2004 tsunami put Phuket and its name on the map once for all. But not; we still hear lots of hesitation, snickering and giggling. Lately, some overseas offices called us and asked if our residence was in "Fook... (hesitates), Fuuk, Faak it?

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Phuket Taxis, Tuk Tuks and Buses – Getting Around Phuket

Getting Around Phuket

How to Get Around Phuket? [toc] Phuket Taxis, Tuk Tuks or Buses? What is the best way to get around Phuket? A question most first-time travellers will ask on our Phuket 101 Community. Finding the right transportation can indeed be a worry as Phuket doesn't have a good public transport system, but it is very easy to go around because Tuk-Tuks are just everywhere and can take you anywhere, at

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Flying Business Class on Thai Airways – What it’s like

Business Class on Thai Airways

Thai Airways Business Class Review [toc] Flying Business Class on Thai Airways is always a bit of a special treat, no matter how many times you fly, and if you paid for your ticket or got it with your long saved mileage. There is a pretty big difference of perks between domestic and international business class. (Click here to read about flying on Thai Airways First Class) Check-In When flying

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