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Travel Tips

Tips and advice for getting the most out of your time in Phuket such as how to stay healthy, getting around and some simple Thai phrases for getting by.

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  • Phuket Tuk Tuk

    Tuk Tuks

    Tuk-tuks can be found all over Phuket, although they tend to be clustered in large numbers around Patong. Tuk-tuks are basically... read more

    Tuk Tuks

    Tuk-tuks can be found all over Phuket, although they tend to be clustered in large numbers around Patong. Tuk-tuks are basically small red vans, which have open backs and sides, and can carry about five passengers. They are 4-wheeled as opposed to the... read more

  • Phuket telephone numbers

    Useful Telephone Numbers

    In the event of an emergency, its best to call the Tourist Police on 1155 as other operators may not speak good English. In other... read more

    Useful Telephone Numbers

    In the event of an emergency, its best to call the Tourist Police on 1155 as other operators may not speak good English. In other circumstances, ask a Thai person to call on your behalf, such as the reception staff at your hotel.   • Telephone... read more

  • Phuket Mobile

    Using Mobile Phones

    Thailand has GSM 850/900/1800 networks. Network operators include AIS (Advanced Info Service), DTAC and Truemove. Mobile phone... read more

    Using Mobile Phones

    Thailand has GSM 850/900/1800 networks. Network operators include AIS (Advanced Info Service), DTAC and Truemove. Mobile phone coverage is generally good in Phuket, Phi Phi Island and neighbouring islands. Check with your service provider if you need to... read more