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Useful facts for your holiday to Phuket
Flight and Transfers
Direct flights from London to Phuket International Airport take approximately 13 hours. If you have booked your transfers with us you’ll be met on arrival by a Tropical Sky representative who will help you find your transfer vehicle.
A visa is not required for stays of up to 30 days. Six months valid passport is required and you must have a return or onward ticket unless a tourist visa is obtained prior to arrival. All visitors are required to prove evidence of sufficient funds during their stay. All travellers should check full entry requirements prior to travel by visiting the FCO website or by contacting the relevant embassy.
Thai is the official language, but Phuket caters to tourists so most people will have at least decent English skills.
Taxis are tuk-tuks are available across the island. However, the captive market and lack of practical alternatives mean that they are very expensive by Thai standards.
The Thai baht is the official currency.
220V, two or three (grounded) flat or round prongs.
Vaccination & Health
As health requirements change please consult with your GP or specialist travel clinic well in advance of your holiday for specific information related to your travel and medical history. Additional information can be found by visiting MASTA Travel health.
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