Are taxis expensive in Phuket?

Taxis and Tuk Tuks in Phuket are in the hand of the local taxi mafia, making it at least 2-3x as expensive as in Bangkok or pretty much anywhere else in South East Asia. Even in Singapore, the most expensive city on the planet, a taxi is cheaper than in Phuket.

Is there Uber in Phuket?

There is no Uber in Phuket.

How much do I need per day in Phuket?

You should plan to spend around ฿3,012 ($97) per day on your vacation in Phuket, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, ฿596 ($19) on meals for one day and ฿294 ($9.43) on local transportation.

Is it safe to walk around Phuket?

Majority of the time, Phuket is a pretty safe place to visit but most of the really harmful situations arise out of the heavy-handed nature of some of the scams and ripped off tourists all ignited under the duress of Thailand heat, a few drinks and a deal gone bad.

What is considered rude in Thailand?

Don’t point your feet: Pointing your feet at someone, raising your feet higher than someone’s head, or simply putting your feet on a desk or chair are considered extremely rude in Thailand. The bottoms of the feet are dirty: don’t show them to people! Avoid pointing feet at Buddhas in and outside of temples.