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  • vivekkrishna

    Joined Travelfish
    14th September, 2009
    Posts: 8

    I leave for Phuket in 6 hours and am obviously terrified. I know the Tsunami alert has been canceled, but what does this exactly mean? How is the weather now? My itinerary also includes phi phi for 4 days (from 3rd oct onward)

    I'm hysterical..this was going to be my first trip to Thailand and I couldn't wait to be there.

    Can someone please tell me how things are actually over in phuket?

    #1 Posted: 1/10/2009 - 13:27

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  • boxee

    Joined Travelfish
    26th March, 2008
    Location Singapore
    Posts: 129

    hello vivekkrishna


    i have just spoken to my friend who live in phukket town , she said that there was a warning in patong beach last night , but that was just for safety, now the warning has finished. she has been watching the news and every think is ok , the weather is good and no rain

    have a good trip


    danny

    #2 Posted: 1/10/2009 - 14:19

  • MADMAC

    Joined Travelfish
    6th June, 2009
    Posts: 6371
    Total reviews: 10

    What happened in Phuket is a rare event. You have a MUCH bigger chance of being killed in a plane crash on the way to Phuket, or in the taxi going from the airport to your hotel, than you do of being killed in by a Tsunami. Relax and enjoy your vacation.

    #3 Posted: 1/10/2009 - 15:03

  • vivekkrishna

    Joined Travelfish
    14th September, 2009
    Posts: 8

    Hi Danny,

    Thanks a ton for the info and positive news!
    You've put my mind at ease.
    I'll come back and post after my vacation!

    #4 Posted: 1/10/2009 - 15:15

  • vivekkrishna

    Joined Travelfish
    14th September, 2009
    Posts: 8

    Hi MADMAC, thanks. Found your reply oddly comforting! I'll be a little paranoid on my flight though ;)

    #5 Posted: 1/10/2009 - 15:18

  • MADMAC

    Joined Travelfish
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    Posts: 6371
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    "I'll be a little paranoid on my flight though ;)"

    I always am too.

    #6 Posted: 1/10/2009 - 17:19

  • vivekkrishna

    Joined Travelfish
    14th September, 2009
    Posts: 8

    Just got back from Thailand and it was the most incredible holiday ever! I have already started planning (and saving up!) for a second trip in Nov 2010! Thailand was incredible and I have a serious case of post-holiday blues now..

    My worries (about the forces of nature) were of-course completely unfounded. I think I just got a little paranoid.

    A big 'thank you' to this site, because it was travelfish that got me so crazy about Thailand! I have been hooked to Travelfish since the last 6 months and it has been an amazing source of information. The travelfish guides were worth every penny too!

    #7 Posted: 12/10/2009 - 13:58

  • boxee

    Joined Travelfish
    26th March, 2008
    Location Singapore
    Posts: 129

    i know how u feel vivekkrishna , i went thailand for the first time last May for a 2 week holiday , when i got back i gave my notice to my job and booked a ticket for october , i had the best 4 months of my life !!

    i wanted to travel to other place like canbodia and loas , but every time i got close i did not want to leave thailand so i just stayed.


    danny

    #8 Posted: 12/10/2009 - 18:36

  • vivekkrishna

    Joined Travelfish
    14th September, 2009
    Posts: 8

    "when i got back i gave my notice to my job and booked a ticket for october"

    Danny, I totally get why you did that! I wish I had the guts to do that too! Sigh..

    #9 Posted: 13/10/2009 - 15:14

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