Taxis are common in Phuket, the drivers are quite honest and, in most instances, use metres. For those that do not and only work off fixed rates, be sure to set the price before starting out and only pay upon destination arrival. It is recommended you book any taxis through the hotel reception.
Phuket will be four hours behind Australia AEST during the time of travel (taking into account Daylight Savings). There is a six-hour difference to New Zealand.
At the resort, you will find “complimentary drinking water” in the room. The hotel is not being nice to you by providing such a luxury, in fact, it is a way to inform their guests that the tap water is undrinkable.
Although, you might find it annoying to buy drinking water, it is easy and cheap to buy cool, fresh and clean drinking water in Phuket. You can find a selection of drinking water whether it is a bubbling, still or mineral water you can find them in convenient stores at a super friendly price.
SIM card for mobile phones are easy to find
With this generation, mobile access is a must for every holidaymaker. Some of you might be asking this question before even start planning your holiday so worry not. In Phuket, you can find SIM card with internet service in almost every convenience store.
It is easy and cheap for you to get one legit SIM cards. You can just buy it and then top up your credit and then you are good to go. DTAC Happy, TRUE, and AIS are some of the top providers.