Phuket Travel Information and Travel Guide By ANDAMAN THAILAND
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Phuket Travel Information

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Transportations


Car Rental Service

  • Avis Car Rent Airport Tel: 0-7635-1243, Kata Beach Resort Tel : 0-7638-1530-3
  • Boomerang Travel & Tour 71/13 Patak Road, Chalong Bay Tel: 0-7638-1690
  • Dusit Laguna Hotel Bang Thao Beach Tel: 0-7632-4322-9
  • Hertz Car Rent Thawon Palm Beach Hotel, Karon Beach Tel: 0- 7638-1034-7
  • Holiday Inn Patong Beach Tel: 0-7634-0608
  • K.M. Travel Phangnga Road Tel: 0-7621-0893
  • Le Meridian Karon Noi Beach Tel: 0-7634-0480-5
  • The Metropol Hotel Montri Road Tel: 0-7621-5050
  • Pansea Surin Beach Tel: 0-7632-4017-20
  • Patong Merlin Patong Beach Tel: 0-7634-0037-41
  • Pearl Village Nai Yang Beach Tel: 0-7632-7006
  • Phuket Arcadia Karon Beach Tel: 0-7638-1038-40
  • Phuket Airport Tel: 0-7632-7258
  • Phuket Cabana Patong Beach Tel: 0-7634-0138-4
  • Phuket Car Center Takua Pa Road Tel: 0-7621-2671-3
  • Phuket Island Tel: 0-7638-1010
  • Phuket Yacht Charter 5/3 Chao Fa Road Tel: 0-7621-6556
  • Phuket Horizon Car Rent 235/4 Yaowarat Road, Tambon Talat Nua, Muang District Tel: 0-7621-5200
  • Pure Car Rent Opposite Thavorn Hotel, Ratsada Road, Tel: 0- 7621-1002
  • Via Rent A Car 70/85 Rat U-Thit, Patong Beach Tel: 0-7634-0160

Motorcycle taxis

It costs approximately 20 baht / person / trip to travel around Phuket City. Alternatively, motorcycles can be rented from rental agencies located on Rasada Road or from several operators along beaches. The cost may vary from 150 baht 300 baht / day, depending on the number of cylinders.

Songthaeo and Tuk-Tuk

Songthaeos are operated along Ranong Road to several destinations on the beaches. The cost varies from approximately 20 baht to 25 baht / person / trip. Normally the service is provided from 7.00 a.m. until 5.00 p.m.

Tuk-Tuks can be chartered to the beach however, the rates which can be negotiated are higher at 200 baht to Patong Beach, 230 baht to Karon and Kata Beaches and 300 baht to Nai Han and Kamala Beaches. However, Tuk-Tuks drive around the town at the rate of 20 baht.

Taxi Meter

Visitors can call 076 232157-8 to get a metered taxi that will take them anywhere in Phuket. The metered fare will include a 20 baht surcharge.

Getting to nearby provinces

By bus

There are regular bus services (VIP, air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned) to neighboring provinces such as Krabi, Phang-nga, Chumphon, Ko Samui (bus/boat), Nakhon Si Thammarat, Ranong, Surat Thani, Satun, Hat Yai, Takua-Pa and Trang. Departures are from the Phuket Bus Terminal off Phang-nga Road. For more up-to-date schedules and fares, call Phuket Air-conditioned Bus Station, tel. 0 7621 1977.

Taxis & Vans

There are shared taxi and van services between Phuket and other nearby provinces. Fares of both are generally around double the fare of an ordinary bus. The stations of both taxis and minivans are also on Phang-nga Road.

By air

Some domestic airlines operate flights from Phuket to Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Trang, Hat Yai and Samui. For more details, check with your travel agent or the TAT office.

Getting to nearby islands from Phuket

Boats to nearby islands can be found at the following ports:

Rawai Beach
An old local port, it is from here that long-tail boats depart for nearby islands such as Ko He, Ko Racha Yai, Ko Mai Thon, Ko Lon, etc. The chartered price depends on the distance.

Ao Chalong
The largest port of Phuket that has all kinds of boats, including cruisers of tour companies which organize package tours to other islands.

Ao Makham
Located near Phanwa Cape, the port is only for cruisers and container ships. Boat Lagoon Port (Ao Sapam) The port is for traveling boats of tour companies.


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