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Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

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Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

Hi,

Have read thru the posts on the right side of the forum (ahem, pls dun scold) and will like to know if there is any other recommendation besides Boss. We have sent him an email for a quotation and was quoted 1200THB one way from Phuket Airport to resort in Khao Lak. But read somewhere that most people got quoted 1000THB for similar transfer. So is 1200THB a reasonable rate?

Also, will like to know some spa recommendation. Have read up on Silk Spa and will like to know if there are other options, as we understand frm Silk Spa that their schedule is quite full during the month of my stay.

TIA to all!

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Phuket Airport Hotel
Phuket Airport Hotel
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Phuket, Thailand
Khao Lak
Khao Lak
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Khao Lak, Thailand
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1. Re: Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

We used Boss on our resent trip to Khao Lak & also to Ao Nang & then to Phuket. Can not fault his services. Was waiting at airport on arrival & never late to any of our pickup's,excellent vehicles & good driver.

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Khao Lak
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Phang Nga Province, Thailand
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Poulton Le Fylde...
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2. Re: Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

It depends where you are staying in Khao Lak. There is quite a distance between the resorts on Khao Lak Beach, the first beach you reach coming from or going to Phuket Airport and those on Bang Sak Beach, the furthest north. Remember Khao Lak's coastline is 25km long. Boss's charges are shown at #3 on this link tripadvisor.co.uk/ShowTopic-g297914-i10908-k…

An airport taxi on arrival at Phuket Airport is at least 1500 baht.

Here is a link to a recent recommendation but no prices quoted tripadvisor.co.uk/…43432476 You may wish to Email Khun Palle for a quote.

But 1200 baht is only 200 baht more even if 1000 baht was a comparable quote.

As for Spas, most of the large resorts like the Sarojin, Le Meridien, J W Marriott, Ramada, La Flora and Sea View that have Spas welcome non-residents - for a fee of course!

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3. Re: Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

@Walter&Salt

I have a feeling Mr Boss charges a little extra inconvenience fee for his drivers when they pick you up at, say, 2am instead of 2pm. When you get to the airport you can see the prices being asked there and that should make you not worry about 200THB.

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4. Re: Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

Hi all,

Thanks for the reply =)

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5. Re: Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

orchid resort has been charging us 1500 each way for several years now, and Boss has quoted 1200 for the same transfer......so I am afraid we will be using Boss again this year for our transfers........

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6. Re: Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

You can't really expect resorts to compete given the volume of business Boss attracts, particularly from this forum. In fairness 1500 baht is a very reasonable rate for door to door by a resort.

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7. Re: Transport frm Airport to Khao Lak/ spa recommendation

yes I know and we are always torn between getting boss and supporting this family run hotel- so last time we used boss one way and the orchid for the other. Handy using the hotel for the trip back to the airport as at least you know the vehicle is already at the hotel. It does keep the stress levels down!

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