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leave koh phangan for plane to catch in Koh Samui same day ?

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leave koh phangan for plane to catch in Koh Samui same day ?

we have a plane to catch on December 18th in Koh Samui at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, we would like to spend the night before in Koh Phangan since it is full moon, so we would leave Koh Phangan in the morning to catch our flight in Koh Samui in the afternoon. Is that safe to do ? Do the ferries always run ? Is there an alternative (private boat ?) if ferries are full or not running ?

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1. Re: leave koh phangan for plane to catch in Koh Samui same day ?

Your call, book your ticket in advance though. There are three companies that do the route. Two of them, the Lomprayah catamaran and Songserm boat have early morning departures for Koh Samui. Also, the smaller Haad Rin Queen departs from Had Rin for Samui.

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2. Re: leave koh phangan for plane to catch in Koh Samui same day ?

It is the tail end of monsoon so there is always a small chance that sea conditions could affect ferry timetables, especially for the smaller boats, but I believe the likes of the Lomprayah Ferry are rarely cancelled, so you should be ok. Getting a private speedboat would cost a fortune, well around 9-10,000 Baht I believe.

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3. Re: leave koh phangan for plane to catch in Koh Samui same day ?

If you take the 11am Lomprayah or 11am Seatran you will be fine, as you have plenty of time in case of a late arrival. Also, both of these companies offer transfer to the airport.

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4. Re: leave koh phangan for plane to catch in Koh Samui same day ?

thanks ! we will stay extra night on Koh Phangan then and leave directly from there to Koh Samui airport.

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5. Re: leave koh phangan for plane to catch in Koh Samui same day ?

Go to a pharmacy and buy some packets of electrolytes. Only about 12bht. Drink one with a pint of bottled water before you go to bed. Travelling hungover sucks!

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