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Useful Facts

Flight and Transfers

There are no direct flights from the UK to Khao Lak. Getting there requires flying to Phuket, which averages at around 13 hours from London. From Phuket you’ll take a bus or taxi to Khao Lak.

Visa Requirements

For trips of 30 days or less, British passport holders do not require a visa. You’ll just need a minimum of six months on your passport, a return or onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds.

Language

Thai is the official language, but workers in the tourism industry will generally be able to speak English.

Transportation

Taxis and songthaews are the most sensible way of getting around. You can rent motorbikes but you should understand that Thai driving is not easy at the best of times.

Currency

The local currency is the Thai baht.

Electricity

220V, two or three (grounded) flat or round prongs

Vaccination & Health

As health requirements change please consult with your GP or specialist travel clinic well in advance of your holiday for specific information related to your travel and medical history. Additional information can be found by visiting NaTHNaC or MASTA Travel health

Dialling Code

0066-76

Time Difference

GMT +7hrs

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