Living Guide for Phuket Thailand – Phuket.Net

Phuket Living Guide

Phuket is a wonderful place to live but its not always easy to find the information you need on the mundane everyday things. This section is contains resources for expats living already living here or thinking about relocating to the island.

Phuket communications Information on Phuket's on how to stay connected while living in Phuket... read more

Food in Phuket Shopping for food is very easy in Phuket and there is a wide choice of... read more

Phuket media Phuket has a well-developed media industry including two weekly... read more

Phuket organisations Phuket has many organisations for a wide range of purposes including... read more

Pets in Phuket Information for pet owners on bringing in pets and keeping pets in Phuket including laws and regulations, veterinary clinics and pet shops.

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  • Phuket bakeries

    Bakeries

    Over the years Phuket has seen a significant number of bakeries opening around the island catering to both expats and locals who... read more

    Bakeries

    Over the years Phuket has seen a significant number of bakeries opening around the island catering to both expats and locals who also enjoy European-style breads, pastries and baked goods. Some of the more expat-orientated supermarkets such as Tops and Villa... read more

  • Cable TV in Phuket

    Cable Television

    As well as the nationally broadcasted Thai language television channels, there is TrueVisions which is Thailand’s leading... read more

    Cable Television

    As well as the nationally broadcasted Thai language television channels, there is TrueVisions which is Thailand’s leading cable and satellite television provider with over 100 channels in its top package including HD channels. Channels cover a wide... read more

  • Phuket charities

    Charities in Phuket

    There are many organisations conducting fundraising and charity work based in Phuket. If you would like to get involved by... read more

    Charities in Phuket

    There are many organisations conducting fundraising and charity work based in Phuket. If you would like to get involved by volunteering or by donating funds, click on the links below to view their contact details. read more

  • Phuket clubs and associations

    Clubs & Associations

    There are many associations and clubs founded by locals and expatriates in Phuket ranging from business associations to sporting... read more

    Clubs & Associations

    There are many associations and clubs founded by locals and expatriates in Phuket ranging from business associations to sporting clubs. Many are open to anyone wishing to join and can be a great way to meet others who share similar interests. read more

  • deli

    Delicatessens

    Phuket has a few delicatessens where you can find imported cheeses, cold cuts and other prepared foods that are not always easy... read more

    Delicatessens

    Phuket has a few delicatessens where you can find imported cheeses, cold cuts and other prepared foods that are not always easy to get hold of in Thailand. Increasingly deli products are also being sold in the large supermarkets such as Tops, Tesco Lotus and... read more

  • Phuket Internet Services

    Internet Services

    Internet access in Phuket has improved by leaps and bounds over the last few years and is now fairly fast, reliable and... read more

    Internet Services

    Internet access in Phuket has improved by leaps and bounds over the last few years and is now fairly fast, reliable and reasonably-priced. The various options available in Phuket can be summarised as follows: ADSL Fiber Optic Cable Broadband Leased Line 3G,... read more

  • Keeping Pets in Phuket

    Keeping Pets in Phuket

    There are several pet shops in Phuket which supply pet food, kennels and accessories. A few also provide baths, grooming, spa and... read more

    Keeping Pets in Phuket

    There are several pet shops in Phuket which supply pet food, kennels and accessories. A few also provide baths, grooming, spa and salon services for your pets. There are a few dog kennels breeding quality dogs and puppies for sale and also an international... read more

  • Phuket magazines

    Magazines

    Phuket has a number of English language magazines consisting of tourist information, entertainment guides, lifestyle guides and... read more

    Magazines

    Phuket has a number of English language magazines consisting of tourist information, entertainment guides, lifestyle guides and usually some interesting articles. There are also a few magazines focusing on more specialised topics such as real estate on the... read more

  • Phuket newspapers

    Newspapers

    Thailand’s national daily English language newspapers are The Nation and the Bangkok Post. These have a good mixture of... read more

    Newspapers

    Thailand’s national daily English language newspapers are The Nation and the Bangkok Post. These have a good mixture of national and international news and are sold throughout Phuket. Weekly editions of many popular British, European and American... read more

  • Phuket radio

    Radio Stations

    From having no full-time English language radio stations Phuket now has three stations playing a wide selection of music to suit... read more

    Radio Stations

    From having no full-time English language radio stations Phuket now has three stations playing a wide selection of music to suit most tastes including pop, rock, dance, jazz and classics. There is also a healthy smattering of local and international news as... read more

  • Phuket Supermarkets

    Supermarkets

    There are quite a few supermarkets on Phuket offering a large selections of quality domestic and imported items. As well as... read more

    Supermarkets

    There are quite a few supermarkets on Phuket offering a large selections of quality domestic and imported items. As well as groceries, the larger stores also offer a huge range consumer goods such as household products, clothing and electrical appliances. All... read more

  • Phuket telephone companies

    Telephone Companies

    Getting a telephone line for your home is not always straightforward in Phuket. This is especially true if you live somewhere out... read more

    Telephone Companies

    Getting a telephone line for your home is not always straightforward in Phuket. This is especially true if you live somewhere out of the way although the situation is improving. In order to be able to qualify for a phone line as a foreigner living in Phuket,... read more

  • Phuket vet clinics

    Veterinary Clinics

    There are a few veterinary clinics providing treatment and care for pets and animals. If you can’t speak Thai consider... read more

    Veterinary Clinics

    There are a few veterinary clinics providing treatment and care for pets and animals. If you can’t speak Thai consider bringing someone along as a translator as most vet clinics in Phuket might not necessarily be able to communicate well in English. In... read more

  • Phuket wine shops

    Wine Merchants & Shops

    Wine is a little on the expensive side in Thailand due to the high import duties. In recent years the duty rate has fluctuated... read more

    Wine Merchants & Shops

    Wine is a little on the expensive side in Thailand due to the high import duties. In recent years the duty rate has fluctuated slightly, though it’s still fairly high compared to the prices in Europe or Australia. Nevertheless, there are usually special... read more