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Changing planes for Phuket - Luggage question

Wales U.K.
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Changing planes for Phuket - Luggage question

We are flying out from UK to Phuket via Bankok with Thai Air Next week. When we change planes, do we have to collect our luggage at Bankok and then check it in on the Phuket flight, or is it done automatically?

We have e-mailed Thai Air in Thailand and UK - and got 2 different answers!

Many thanks

Adelaide, Australia
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1. Re: Changing planes for Phuket - Luggage question

can't help with personal experience but have you tried looking at their website? Thats how I found the info I needed for our luggage transfer with the airline we are flying with.

Melbourne, Australia
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2. Re: Changing planes for Phuket - Luggage question

no t sure about form UK but I would assume it was the same as Oz....our travel agent assures us that our luggage will be automatically changed at Bangkok to our phuket flight and there was no need for us to do it ( thai airways)

cheers

Chelle

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3. Re: Changing planes for Phuket - Luggage question

Last time we travelled to Phuket and had stop over at Bangok, we did not need to collect our luggage it was automatically done for us.

Sorry forgot to say we flew Thai..

Preston, UK
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4. Re: Changing planes for Phuket - Luggage question

Hi nwcpn,

We have flown 3 times with Thai Air to Phuket via Bangkok from Heathrow and have never collected bags at Bangkok always gone straight through no problem.

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5. Re: Changing planes for Phuket - Luggage question

Luggage goes straight through, just confirm on check in. Do let us know how easy it is getting to domestic area/gate when arriving at new airport, have heard that transfer/help desks are empty and board showing which gate to go to is hidden behind international board!

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