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A group of Thai islands in the Andaman Sea off the west coast of Thailand and to the east of Phuket, that include Ko Phi Phi Don, Ko Phi Phi Lee/Leh, Ko Mai Phai (Bamboo Island), Bida Nok, Bia Noi and others.

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Do I need to book a boat ahead to go to Phi Phi Islands from Phuket?

If you have travelled to Phi Phi Islands, can you advise if I really need to book a boat ahead or if I can just go to the pier and buy a ticket for the next boat? (the latter gives me more flexibility ...
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Would it be a bad idea to not book hotels ahead in Thailand?

I am travelling to Thailand this month in the shoulder season. I will be going to Chiang Mai, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lanta. I intentionally planned a loose itinerary and only booked my first few nights ...
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Maya bay closed? Help required for planning phi phi island stay [closed]

I am going to Thailand next week. Particulary Phuket, krabi, phi phi island, Bangkok. I heard Maya bay in phi phi island is closed indefinitely for rehabilitation. That was one of my main interests in ...
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Can I rent a motorized boat on Koh Phi Phi Don without a license?

Can I rent a small motorized boat that will accommodate three people to drive around the island for a few hours? All I have is a european driving license. I know that I can hire a longboat but this ...
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Is there still cheap accommodation (less than 600 ฿ per person per night) on Ko Phi Phi?

I know Ko Phi Phi is probably the most expensive island in Thailand but despite the crowds it is still a beauty and worth visiting in my opinion. Last time there I didn't plan anything and ended up ...
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How much should I expect to pay for a boat fare from Ko Lanta to Phi Phi Island in Thailand?

I'm traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Island by boat. How much should I pay for the trip? It will be me and one other passenger. I want to avoid being overcharged.
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Is there a way to transfer from Phuket to Ko Phi Phi if you miss the 2:30pm ferry?

We will be arriving in Phuket after a tour at about 5pm. Is there any way to make a transfer to a resort on the eastern side of Ko Phi Phi on the same day? Costs will be split amongst 5 so a private ...
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Finding a last minute hostel in Ko Phi Phi Don (some Hostels don't have websites)

The situation I face is the following. I would like to spend a night in a cheap hostel in Thailand, Ko Phi Phi Don. The thing is that I'm a little late, every hostel is booked and unavailable. Now I'...
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How much should I expect to pay for a 3 hour "longtail" boat ride around Ko Phi Phi Island?

Many guides offer boat rides in their "longtail" wooden boats, and many even use the same price deck, which quotes THB 1500 for a 3 hour boat ride around Ko Phi Phi Le. Note this is for a "private" ...