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Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

Can anybody advise me? any ideas of the cost of the taxi for this trip? or should I pre book a transfer? this will be our first time in Phuket but not the last!!!

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21. Re: Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

We also are traveling to Phuket need a taxi to Kamala is the taxi stand open at midnight that is when our flight arrives

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22. Re: Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

The official taxi booking desk is closed between 1am and 7.30am.

Personally, to be on the safe side at that time of night, I would book a transfer with one of the following: http://showmephuket.com/transport.htm ... http://www.phuket-taxi-meter.com/http://www.phuketshuttle.com/

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23. Re: Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

Thank you for your reply. We are also considering a car rental is that possible in Kamala or should we rent from the airport? This is our first trip here so we are looking for good advice. The people we have rented a house from Phuketrenthouse recommended a transport that cost 2400 baht round trip from airport I see that is a bit high so just searching for more recommendations.

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24. Re: Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

Hi Spring,

my suggestion is if you intend on renting a car i would organise it @ the airport, have you driven in Phuket before? The Thia's have interesting road rules & if you havent been there or driven there before i would suggest to wait untill you have gotten over your flight & had time to settle in before deciding whether to drive or not, i havent heard of a car rental company in Kamala BUT there may be one. Maybe someone there can help you with that.

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25. Re: Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

Personally I always rent a car from the airport ... however, I know my way around ... and I think most of the on-airport rental places close around 9pm.

For your first arrival (particularly late at night), I'd suggest you have a car waiting for you (it's nice to have someone waiting outside with your name on a board). Whilst the roads are fairly well sign-posted, the signs are poorly lit and you may have difficulty finding your way at night.

The 3 shuttles above will do a transfer to Kamala for around 700B (you'll have to check if that price is still applicable at midnight), and as a compromise, I'd suggest a shuttle pickup as above, then get a rental car delivered to your hotel (many places will do that) ... and drop it off back at the airport.

And note that driving is on the left side of the road.

For further information on Phuket check the cheat-sheet at: …walagata.com/w/…Phuket_Cheat_Sheet-_01.doc

Regards Jeff

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26. Re: Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

Thank you every one for your tips Most helpful. We will do a reserved taxi for first night Thanks again

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27. Re: Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

We stayed in Kamala Beach Resort this January and prebooked the transfer in advance. The cost was 700 THB each way for 2 persons. Any extra person will be 100 THB p.p.

If you haven't booked yet I can recommend to do this directly at the hotel website: http://www.kamalabeach.com/booking.htm

look for the Early Bird prices. We saved about 200£ for a 2 weeks stay doing this compared to the normal hotel websites like hotels.com, booking.com etc. We did the prebooking of the transfer when booking the room. By the way you can look forward to your stay at KBR. Its a wonderful hotel, close to everything, including the Beach. We have already booked for 2 weeks in January 2015.

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28. Re: Taxi from Phuket airport to Kamala Beach Resort

We stayed in Kamala Beach Resort this January and prebooked the transfer in advance. The cost was 700 THB each way for 2 persons. Any extra person will be 100 THB p.p.

If you haven't booked yet I can recommend to do this directly at the hotel website: http://www.kamalabeach.com/booking.htm

look for the Early Bird prices. We saved about 200£ for a 2 weeks stay doing this compared to the normal hotel websites like hotels.com, booking.com etc. We did the prebooking of the transfer when booking the room. By the way you can look forward to your stay at KBR. Its a wonderful hotel, close to everything, including the Beach. We have already booked for 2 weeks in January 2015.

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