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Samui International Airport is located in the northern part of Koh Samui and is privately owned and operated by Bangkok Airways. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful airports in the world. It has two terminals, for national and international flights. Between Departures and Arrivals, you can find a large shopping centre.…
Passport / Visa
Visitors to Thailand need a valid passport and in some cases a visa to enter the country. Nationals of 57 countries are allowed to be in the country from 14 to 90 days without a visa. Nationals of other 21 countries including China, India and Saudi Arabia are granted a visa on arrival, while the…
Best Time to Visit
One could say that visiting Koh Samui is a good idea any time of the year. The weather is almost always sunny and warm, making it the perfect getaway from places with colder climates. All you need to know is that January is the coolest month of the year, but it has an average temperature…
On Koh Samui you will get by easily with "Songthaews", motor bike taxis and taxis. The Songthaews are the main means of transportation on the island and you should expect to pay approximately 30-50Bath. They operate from early morning regularly during the day. The motor bike taxis are about the same price. A flexible way…
You can also use the metered taxis for getting around the island. Taxis are a bit more expensive than songthaews, but a great way for travelling comfortably. Insist on using the meter. There is only one official company operating on the island which is Samui Taxi, recognisable by its yellow and brown vehicles.
You can find the Main Post Office in Nanthon with branches in Chaweng, Lamai and Maenam, all open from 9am-4pm during the weeks. Most post offices can be found on the main roads. Stamps can also be bought in supermarkets and at hotels. Main Post Office:
The island has no lack of pharmacies. In Chaweng you'll find several Boots pharmacies.