Information

In this section you can find useful information about Phuket, and recommended places to go.

 

General information about Phuket island

Phuket is a Thai province in the south of Thailand, with about 270.000 residents. The main island is also the biggest island in Thailand it is 50 km long. Phukeris located in the Andaman Sea with a lot of mountains and beautiful beaches.

In Phuket the high season starts in november until the end of march. During the high season in Phuket usually the weather is nice with a lot of sunshine and almost no rain.
A disadvantage of the high season is that during this time the prices are higher, and also it’s more crowded in some places.

Weather Forecast

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Today 11/16 80%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy early. Thunderstorms developing this afternoon. High near 30C. Winds E at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
Thunderstorm
Tomorrow 11/17 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High around 30C. Winds SE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 11/18 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 31C. Winds SE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 11/19 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High around 30C. Winds N at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 60%.

Visa

Visa on arrival is valid for 30 days, when you plan to stay longer you’ll need to apply for a tourist visa.

From 29 august it’s possible to extend your visa on arrival by 30 days at the immigration office in Patong or Phuket town (for most country’s). The price for this extension is 1900 Thai Baht. Read more

Also it’s possible to do a visarun when your visa is almost expired, if you go by land you’ll get a 15-day entry stamp.
When you travel by airplane you will get a 30-day entry stamp but it’s more expensive, for information about flight tickets you can contact us.

Currency

The currency of Thailand is the Thai Baht, you can check out our currency converter on the right side to find the value in your own currency.

Health

Recommended immunizations:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Tetanus-diphtheria booster if needed
  • Measles booster if needed
  • Polio
  • Typhoid