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Taxi at phuket airport

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Taxi at phuket airport

Hi, We are planning a holiday to phuket & have booked at amari coral resort at patong. Wanted to know if there will be taxi cabs available at phuket airport to the resort...What would be the time & approximate price for the same ?

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1. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

There will be heaps of Taxis. Takes nearly an hour, about 600Bt.

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2. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

Hi,

You can be sure that there will be taxis when you arrive at the airport. However, I don't know the distance or cost to your destination.

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3. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

Hi all, thks for the replies...are these meter-run taxis or do we fix the price before-hand? Is it better to have an airport pick-up pre-booked through a travel website ?

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4. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

No need to pre-book. Taxis at the airport are plentiful.

Ensure you go to the taxi booth, which offer fixed prices, usually 400-500baht. Turn right when you get out of the airport.

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5. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

I have heard that the Taxi's may not be big enough to hold four people plus luggage, is that correct?

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6. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

Depends how big the bags are.

The boot of the taxi we caught wasn't big enough for 2 medium sized bags. One of the bags was put onto the front seat.

You probably would have to get a mini bus?

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7. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

they may and normally do--offer a taxi pick-up from the airport its sometimes free

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8. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

Hi. Just arrived today and tried to get a metered rate as described but was refused. They wouldn't turn on the meter and would only go by a flat fare of 600 Bhatt to Patong. After an argument with no other options I have in and accepted the flare fare. The government really must do something about the taxi situation in this country.

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9. Re: Taxi at phuket airport

Mini vans also run from the Airport, maybe about Baht 150 each. Same for your return journey.

Do rent a car or scooter while in Phuket. Will be comfortable and cost effective and will save a lot of time.

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