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Young female travelling alone.. ADVICE PLEASE:)

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Young female travelling alone.. ADVICE PLEASE:)

Hello All,

I am a young female travelling alone in Phuket for 10 days for the first time and would like advice on the do's and don'ts to make my trip as safe as possible. I am getting some dental work and going to a detox retreat for half of my stay but would like recommendations of places where I should visit to make the most of my trip.

Can anyone suggest a excellent tourist guide that I can hire to take me around markets and to tourist spots??

I will be spending my first few nights around Phuket Town and a few nights around Kata beach/Rawai beach

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Sights seeing/Activites

I will also be spending a few nights around Kata Beach/ Rawai Beach.

Any advice would be appreciated.



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1. Re: Young female travelling alone.. ADVICE PLEASE:)

Hi Meg,

have a look on the RH sidw of the page & you will see a FAQ list you will be able to find a driver in there, the best advice i can give is pretty simple, if you wouldnt do it at home dont do it whilst on holidays.

Use common sense when going out & dont leave your drink unattended, have a fun trip & stay safe


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2. Re: Young female travelling alone.. ADVICE PLEASE:)

What time of year are you travelling?

We use Manop as our driver but as said above there are heaps recommended.

Be aware of their culture and respect it and you won't go wrong.

Sawadee kah - will always get you a smile.

A simple no thank you and continue to walk will save you from pushy people.

Have a great time.

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3. Re: Young female travelling alone.. ADVICE PLEASE:)

Start by reading the FAQ's on the right. Note they dont show on the mobile app..

There is one on General advice, What to see & do, Finding a DRIVER or TOUR Guide any many more which will help you.

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