- 1 Which is better Karon or Patong?
- 2 Are taxis expensive in Phuket?
- 3 How much does it cost from Phuket airport to Phuket Town?
- 4 How much is a tuk tuk from Karon to Patong?
- 5 Is 100 baht a good tip?
- 6 Is Grab expensive in Phuket?
- 7 Is there Uber in Phuket?
- 8 How much is taxi from Phuket airport to Patong Beach?
- 9 Is grab available in Phuket?
- 10 How do I get from Phuket airport to my hotel?
- 11 What should I avoid in Phuket?
- 12 Is Bali or Phuket better?
- 13 Which is better Krabi or Phuket?
Which is better Karon or Patong?
Agree that Karon is better than Patong (and I think better than Kata too). Karon has everything that Patong does but just on a smaller scale and without the crowds. Yes, IMO Karon beach is a lot nicer than Patong. There are plenty of great restaurants in Karon – Red Onion, Ging & Karon Seafood to name a few.
Are taxis expensive in Phuket?
Taxis and Grab Expect to pay 100–200 baht for a shared minibus or up to 500 baht for a private taxi, depending on your destination. There are metred taxis just outside the airport terminal, as well as tourist areas like Patong and Phuket Town. Fares start from 50 baht for the first 2 km and 8 baht per additional km.
How much does it cost from Phuket airport to Phuket Town?
Under normal traffic conditions, the trip from the airport to Phuket town takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes and a one way ticket costs €3 (115 THB). The Smart Bus network operates on a daily basis from 08:20 to 20:00.
How much is a tuk tuk from Karon to Patong?
Karon – Patong will cost you 300 baht per tuk-tuk ride – though if you keep moving through the drivers you will eventually find one for 250. (The local tuk tuk mafia seem to have stitched up the prices.) From Patong – Karon Beach should be cheaper as there are a lot more tuk-tuk trying to pick up passengers.
Is 100 baht a good tip?
In more upscale restaurants, with professional wait staff who provide excellent service, a larger tip of 5%-10% is quite common. Massage ladies commonly get a more substantial tip of 100 baht because they get only a pittance out of what you pay the house, and often wait around all day for a customer.
Is Grab expensive in Phuket?
Grab is expensive in Phuket, it is cheaper just to approach the taxi on the street as prices with drivers on Grab can be exorbitant, as well as the 150 baht booking fee on top of that. The problem with normal taxis is they will more than likely try to rip you off.
Is there Uber in Phuket?
There is no Uber in Phuket.
How much is taxi from Phuket airport to Patong Beach?
A taxi from Phuket airport to Patong beach costs about 600 baht + 100 baht airport fee.
Is grab available in Phuket?
While there are plenty of similar apps available around the world, Grab is the only 1 that operates in Phuket. A key advantage of Grab in Phuket is that you won’t need to rely on tuk-tuks for getting around.
How do I get from Phuket airport to my hotel?
Minibuses will take you from Phuket airport to your hotel, but only on the beaches of Patong, Karon and Kata. The fare is 180 – 200 baht. A ticket on a minibus in the international terminal it is better to buy at the airport at counters in the arrivals area. Tickets are sold on the street, but there are usually queues.
What should I avoid in Phuket?
Things Not to Do in Phuket
- Don’t disrespect the Royal Family.
- Don’t wear your shoes in a temple.
- Don’t visit a temple with short clothes.
- Don’t take Buddha images out of the country.
- Do not touch a monk.
- Don’t point your feet at someone.
- Walk around town without a shirt (and ride a bike)
Is Bali or Phuket better?
Phuket offers a western experience whereas Bali offers a local Indonesian experience. If you plan to visit beaches, lie on the soft sand, and eat flavorful food, Phuket is where you should go. If you want a shopping experiences at famous outlets and romantic getaways, Bali is highly recommended.
Which is better Krabi or Phuket?
Which is better Phuket or Krabi? If you are looking for a well-developed place with all the facilities then Phuket is the place to be. On the other hand, if you want to enjoy the bucolic nature and laze around in the natural setting then Krabi is the best choice.