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Phuket Town


Phuket Town is littered with banks and international access ATMs. The Bangkok Bank on Phang Nga Rd is a particularly central branch.

As with the banks, there's no shortage of internet cafes in town, but you can also check your email at the Phuket CAT Office on Phang Nga Rd.

If you're looking for some beach reading, Books, on Phuket Rd has a reasonable selection of English books, including guidebooks and newspapers.

For health care and emergencies, several options are available. See below for details.

Phuket Town's main post office is towards the eastern edge of town on Montri Rd.

The southern branch of the official Tourist Authority of Thailand can supply you with maps, provincial guidebooks, and trust-worthy travel info. Set on Phuket Rd, beside it is a small park with a golden statue of the Great Sea Dragon.

Bangkok Bank: 22 Phang Nga Rd, Phuket Town. Open Mon-Fri 08:30-15:30.
Bangkok Phuket Hospital: 2/1 Hongyok Utis Rd, Phuket Town. T: (076) 254 421; Hotline 1719; F: (076) 254 430. www.phukethospital.com.
Phuket International Hospital: 44 Chalermprakiat Ror 9 Road (the bypass road near Big C), Phuket Town. T: (076) 249 400, (076) 210 936; Emergency line: (076) 210 935. www.phuketinternationalhospital.com.
Mission Hospital Phuket: 4/1 Thepkrasattri Road, Phuket Town. T: (076) 237 220-6. www.missionhospitalphuket.com.
Vachira Hospital: 353 Yaowarat Road, Phuket Town. T: (076) 361 234; Hotline 1669. www.vachiraphuket.go.th/www/english.
Phuket Provincial Hospital: 18, 20 Anupatphuketkan Road, Phuket Town. T: (076) 358 888; Hotline 1131. phuketcityhospital.org.
Post Office: Montri Rd, Phuket Town. Open Mon-Fri 08:30-16:00, Sat 09:00-12:00.
The Books: 53-55 Phuket Rd, Phuket Town. thebooksphuket.com.
Tourist Office: Phuket Rd, Phuket Town. T: (076) 212 213. www.tourismthailand.org.

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