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brisbane
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Here now

Hi everyone,

We're about to leave here after three weeks. We have stayed in patong and kata (as well as bangkok).

Can I stress again that there are NO ISSUES travelling in phuket at the moment. Yes it is low season but our weather has been 90% perfect, yes there has been political issues but this has had absolutely no affect on your ability to safely be in phuket right now so please for your own sake and the sake of business here please do not cancel your trip.

I'm definitely not an expert when it comes to phuket but know when I should or shouldn't be somewhere and I am more than happy to be in phuket right now.

If I can answer any questions I'm happy to but I will do a jbr when I get home :-)

newcastle upon tyne
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Hope you had a great time like everybody else who has been has had.

I'm sure we still get people asking if its safe to travel though :)

Mindarie, Australia
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thanks for your message i agree we had no problems whatsoever and we only got back on the 1st of june right in the middle of the political problems

Melbourne, Australia
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I wish I was there, instead here in the cold wet weather. A good message to sent out good on you.

Bring on October here we come again

Viv

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Hope you had a great trip, thanks for sharing your experience on the current situation

Italy
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Hi, glad you enjoyed the trip and that everything is carrying on as normal, am looking forward to your jbr.

Phuket
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Thanks for posting this. It's great to hear you had a good time and felt safe. I hope other travelers will see your post; Phuket businesses need a boost right now.

Phuket, Thailand
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Thanks YOU!

Phuket and Thailand need information like your post, as Rachelabouts said "Phuket businesses" need a boost.

Thanks !

Lotta

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Great post Liz! It helps when someone without a vested interest can post about the reality of the situation here.

Thanks so much!

Kata / Karon Phuket
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Hi,

Thanks for sharing your trip and positive feed back about the situation here in Thailand it is nice to read from people who are actually here experiencing things, again thank you for spending the time to post.

Regards,

Philip Hubbard

GM/Owner Villareal Heights Hotell Phuket Kata Beach

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we are here now too

the only thing the coup seens to have done

is scared the tourists away because its very quiet

not many people and businesses are suffering

the people who cancelled well its their loss

nothing at all to worry about

business as usual