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With palm-fringed beaches, colourful sacred temples and friendly people, Phuket is a dream holiday destination for many travellers. And, this paradise island is open again. In this article, we will update any information regarding requirements to enter Phuket. As of November 1st, fully vaccinated travelers from the 63 listed Low-Risk Countries (see here) are allowed to enter Thailand without quarantine. Here are the requirements: Fully vaccinated for more than 14 days before travelingResiding in the country of departure for at least 21 daysMust book a SHA+ Hotel for at least one night while waiting for the result of the RT PCR COVID test taken upon arrivalMust get a Covid-19 insurance. Fully vaccinated travelers from countries not included in the 63 Low-Risk countries are allowed to travel to Thailand without quarantine under the Phuket Sandbox and the Samui Plus Sandbox programs. What is the Phuket SandBox program? The Phuket SandBox program allows travellers who are…

Planning to escape the cold winter and soak up some sun over in exotic Thailand? Can’t blame you! Thailand is wonderful and tropical all-year-round and there are thousands of gorgeous white sandy beaches awaiting you down in the south. The only question that remains now: is it going to be Phuket in the deep-blue Andaman Sea or Koh Samui over in the Gulf of Thailand? Well, we can’t make the decision for you but we can make it a tiny bit easier by digging up what we know! This is Phuket vs Koh Samui Phuket vs Koh Samui Well, the best news is, no matter where you end up going for your (winter) getaway to Thailand, you can be sure of pristine white sand beaches (classic bounty sceneries), amazing snorkeling and diving spots and plenty of things to see and do! You’ll have an amazing time, guaranteed! To determine which…

With a tropical climate, Phuket never really gets cold at any time of the year. The high season where Phuket sees the largest influx of tourists is generally from November to mid-May when there is little chance of rain. After which Monsoon (or rainy) season begins from mid-May all the way through till October. But is it always good to travel during peak season? Check out our guide below to understand the characteristics or Phuket’s weather and travel seasons. Find out the best time for YOU to travel to Phuket! Dry Season: November to May Peak Travel Season in Phuket: November to February This is typically the “coolest season” in Phuket after the wet monsoon season has finally finished. With dry sunny weather and comfortable temperatures around 23 – 32°C, this is also the busiest time in Phuket for tourism. November to February is the perfect time of the year in Phuket…

From tuk-tuks to private long-tail boat hire, getting around Phuket is generally pretty easy to do. The majority of roads in Phuket are well-maintained and are in good working condition if you plan on transporting yourself around the island via private car or motorbike. Plus, there are always plenty of other convenient modes of transport easily accessible in almost every location around the island. So, what are your options to get around Phuket like a local? Check out the best transportation methods in Phuket below: Tuk-Tuks – A fun local experience Travelling in a traditional Thai Tuk-tuk is an experience you should try out in Phuket. It’s pretty fun! Tuk-tuks can also be found along every street in Phuket, making them one of the most convenient forms of transport on the island. For short distances, travelling by tuk-tuk is a great option. But their relatively small size and outdoor seating can make them…