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Transport, travel guides, Phuket

Phuket Island, Thailand has the country's second busiest airport - Phuket International Airport (HKT). For millions of tourists from all over the world, it is the gateway to the south of Thailand and it's many fascinating attractions. Ten international and domestic airlines operate from the airport, with up to 24 flight operations handled per hour. hotelATM provide advanced booking of Airport Transfers to all Phuket Hotels which means arriving at your hotel without any hassles, no need to haggle and no need to know the difference between metered taxi's, private taxis and unregistered taxi's. It's simple, fast and secure!If Phuket is just the first stop on your trip to your final destination, you can also pre book your transfer to Phi Phi Island, Krabi or Koh Lanta via our online transfer system with instant quotations for your journey, offering choices of land and sea transportation to suite your schedule and your budget. Pre-arrange your Phuket hotel transfer online Hassle Free Phuket Hotel TransfersOne Way and/or Return journeys are available for Free Instant Online Quotations. Land: From Phuket Airport and Rassada Pier (Phuket) to your hotel on Phuket. Ferry: From Phi Phi Island, Krabi and Koh Lanta to your hotel on Phuket. Speedboat: From Phi Phi Island, Krabi and Koh Lanta to your hotel on Phuket.


Latest Transport Articles

Phuket airport Phi Phi

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2012

Location: Nai Yang Beach
When you travel Phuket airport Phi Phi you will be taking a taxi or minibus down from the north end of Phuket Island to the piers at either Rasada Pier, Boat Lagoon or Royal Phuket Marina. From Rasada Pier you take the ferry to Phi Phi Don Village. Speedboats leave from the sailboat marinas.... read more.

Phuket Island Public Transportation

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2012

Location: Phuket Town
Navigating Phuket Island is not too difficult; there are a few different modes of public transportation as well as motorbike and car rentals. Although the locals are very hospitable, pedestrians often have difficulty walking the streets of Phuket Island as they are congested and accidents are commonplace. If yo... read more.

Rules of the Road in Phuket

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2012

Tag: road
There have been many variations of this over the years but it's always funny. A tongue in cheek view of driving in Phuket has got to be written as the seriousness of driving in Phuket should not be taken lightly. There are many accidents and deaths on the road every year.... read more.

Phuket Airport Information

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2012

Location: Nai Yang Beach, Tag: air
Phuket International Airport is the second busiest airport in Thailand, it's also Phuket's only airport, handling all domestic and international flights from about 10 airlines providing more than 2,900,000 passengers, 27,000 flights and 12,000 tons of cargo per year.... read more.

Phuket Airport Departures

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2012

Location: Nai Yang Beach, Tag: air
If your flight out of Phuket is later in the evening it's well worth asking at your hotel reception a few days before if you can pay a little extra for a late check-out. If they don't need the room straight away this will help you avoid a long day at the airport. In fact the perfect time to organise this is whe... read more.

Getting around on Phuket

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2012

Location: Nai Yang Beach, Tag: road
Getting around Phuket Island, Thailand does not have to be challenging. Road signs are displayed with pictures so that even motorists who do not speak the language can adhere to the rules of the road. If you choose to rent a car or a jeep, there are plenty of places on the Island to rent a vehicle.... read more.

Phuket Phi Phi

Last Updated: 10 Feb 2012

Location: Maiton Island, Tag: boat
Phuket Phi Phi is the key route for the main sightseeing Phuket tours, Phuket Diving, and transfer from Phuket International Airport out to the islands. This route takes you through some of Thailand's most enchanting scenery, a southern Phang Nga Bay studded with islands and rocky outcrops.... read more.

Arriving at Phuket Airport

Last Updated: 08 Feb 2012

Location: Nai Yang Beach, Tag: air
Phuket International Airport (HKT) is a small efficient international airport with a simple layout. Arriving here on Phuket is straight-forward and easy. Most flights come down from Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok but there are other direct flights from Hong Kong, Singapore, KL, Europe and the Middle East.... read more.

What if I have a traffic accident in Phuket?

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2011

Tag: road
If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident, do try to remain calm. Arguing with the other driver can make things worse and any pushing and shoving will result in police fines. In stark contrast to the actual driving style of many Phuket drivers which can be quite fast and aggressive the scene ... read more.

Rules of the Road in Phuket (there are no rules)

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2011

Tag: road
Driving in Phuket is like playing a full immersion video game with real life consequences.... read more.

Motorbike Rental

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2011

Tag: road
Motorbike rental on Phuket is 200-300 baht/day and there are often discounts for weekly or monthly rates. Thereís no shortage of bike rentals in Phuket so and itís always worth taking a quick look round to find the best offer.... read more.

Car Rental

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2011

Tag: road
If you stay at one of the busy beach areas such as Patong or Kata, your hotel will likely be within walking distance from most amenities and activities. However, if you want to venture further, you have the option of renting a car, taking a taxi, tuk-tuk, the daytime bus service (songthaew) or public transporta... read more.

Dangers of Bike Rental in Phuket

Last Updated: 18 Oct 2011

Tag: road
Bike hire (rev and go style scooters) are very popular for visitors to Phuket as a choice for personal transportation. These machines are surprisingly fast if you're not used to them and admittedly are also very enjoyable to ride. They are also a much cheaper option to the expensive Tuk Tuks.... read more.

Traveling to Phuket Island

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Phuket Island, Thailand has the country's second busiest airport - Phuket International Airport (HKT). For millions of tourists from all over the world, it is the gateway to PI's fascinating attractions. Ten international and domestic airlines operate from the airport, with up to 24 flight operations handled pe... read more.

Phuket Transport

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

Getting to and around Phuket Island is very easy and can easily be organized. A few options can be found in our Travel Guide.... read more.

Travel and Transportation on Phuket

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2010

You may arrive at Phuket Island by air or sea. You may also drive here from the mainland, via the bridge that connects to Phuket Island.... read more.