We are looking at booking a ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ko Lanta, and we found a website called www.phuketferry.com that offers significantly cheaper rates than Tigerline (1,800 vs. 2,700 for two people one way).
There seems to be very little information about them here and elsewhere online.
Has anybody ever used them?
Is it a legitimate service?
Are they just an agent or an actual provider?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Julia & Julian
Yes, they're legit. I've been in touch with the company's GM before but never used their services, so I'm sorry I can't offer any details for you. They're registered with the TAT: http://www.tourismthailand.org/See-and-Do/Activities-Detail/Liva-Travel-Co-Ltd--1954
I don't know for sure, but I think Tigerline's more expensive because it's a high-speed service. Will get you to Phi Phi from Phuket in only 1 hour, for example, rather than most ferries that take 90 minutes.
I guest it is legit.. phuketferry.com are an agency who use Wavemaster, and others.
#5 AdrianeLeith has been a member since 17/1/2015. Posts: 9
Yes PhuketFerry.com is a legitimate ferry booking company. They're an agent, but they simply offer the cheapest ferry prices online. I believe ferry companies and ferry boat owners choose them as they have an incredible customer service team, not to mention having an amazing booking system. They're very attentive and booking was very easy and seamless. If you happen to have a good or negative experience with a specific ferry boat, PhuketFerry is very easy to contact and they have always been very helpful in providing topnotch service. But so far, I never had any issues with the ferry boats that I've booked with them so I stick with them.
#6 wanderer143 has been a member since 2/11/2014. Posts: 58
Khao Lak is more laid back. The beaches are lovely, but in terms of shopping, I don't think it'd be too exciting. But it's also a good idea to visit it, even for a mere couple/few days. Great for relaxation, meditation, among others. Karon is also wonderful, but Phuket and Lanta are also my top choices.
#7 wanderer143 has been a member since 2/11/2014. Posts: 58