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Flight transfer at Airport

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Flight transfer at Airport

Our plane is due to land from Australia at 2.30PM. Our connecting flight to Koh Samui leaves at 4PM. Will we have enough time to transfer provided all are on time ?

Thankyou.

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1. Re: Flight transfer at Airport

Hi

You are flying directly to Phuket with which airline?

What airline are you flying out with?

Did you buy the trip as one ticket?

Do you have to check in again?

90mins turn around to clear immigration and check in again is not normally much time!

Edited: 01 January 2013, 20:01
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2. Re: Flight transfer at Airport

Also bear in mind that if you have any duty free in the cabin on the international airline you will not be allowed to take it in the cabin on the flight from phuket to Koh Samui - you will have to put it into one of your bags to go in the hold.

If there are not many other planes landing at the same time you should get through pretty quickly however if there are other flights it maybe a problem.

We landed ex Perth at about 3pm, being the only flight into phuket at the that time and got through immigration and customs including collecting our bags in 20 mins.

Edited: 01 January 2013, 23:50
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3. Re: Flight transfer at Airport

Further to my previous post I recall we initially had about a 2 hour changeover time in Phuket and the airlines told us that was not enough time and booked us on a later flight which meant a 4-5 hour stopover in Phuket. However we arrived on time and got through customs quickly so I went and saw the internal flight people (can't remember the name of the company but it was a small plane) and they brought us forward to our original flight at no charge so we were very happy little campers

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4. Re: Flight transfer at Airport

Thanks for all the advice. After thinking about it ( plus Murphy's Law ) we have now booked a flight that gets us in at 1.20PM.

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