1Do you have a Shuttle Bus service?
Yes, we have a Shuttle Bus service which goes to the local beaches and back. And on the weekends we have trips to the various local attractions such as Big Buddha and the Night Markets (all depending on weather ofcourse!).
2Where is Phuket located in Thailand?
Phuket is an island in Southern Thailand.
3Where is PhuketFit located of the island?
We are located on the southern most tip of Phuket island, a location known for it’s natural beauty and far removed from the hustle and bustle of the busy (northern) side of Phuket.Here is a link to our Google Map for you to view: https://goo.gl/maps/vAd6tQkRkWM2
4Do you provide pick up?
We provide a courtesy airport pick up service. Our driver will meet you at the airport and drive you to our resort.We can also provide a courtesy pick up from your hotel or anywhere in Phuket.If you book a return taxi on check-in you can get it at the discounted rate of 1,000 baht.
5How do I book a holiday at PhuketFit?
Please here to place your booking:http://phuketfit.com/booking/
6Which airport do I fly to? Where do I buy ticket?
Book your flight to Phuket International airport (HKT).
7What is the currency in Thailand?
The Thai currency is Baht.Use www.xe.com/currencyconverter/ for more conversion calculations.All payment for PhuketFit must be paid in Thai baht.
8Do I need to get vaccinated before coming to Phuket?
Please check with your doctor first.The Tetanus jab is recommended if you have not already had it. Please check with your doctor.Health Insurance is also recommended.
9How fit do I need to be?
It depends alot on your program of choice. You don’t need to be fit to start a Weight Loss or Cleanse/Detox program at PhuketFit. Many of our guests are out of shape and unfit when they arrive. The program is personalised to you specifically and you receive 1-on-1 training sessions with one or our fitness trainers, training you to your personal level. We run both beginner and intermediate group classes, so you may start in the beginner class before working up to the intermediate group. Our Total Fitness program does assume a basic level of fitness, but isnt designed to take someone from sedentary level to athlete level. Whichever program you choose, we will support you and help you every step of the way ensuring you get the most out of your program and reach the goals that you have set.
10What should I bring?
We provide all the training equipment here at PhuketFit, so there is nothing in particular you need to bring.You will of course need to bring gym wear like shirts and shorts to train in. You should also bring running shoes, beach towels, flip flops, medical insurance and an electrical adaptor. Many of these things can also be acquired here in Phuket.We also have a shop where you can purchase quality training gear, at affordable prices.
11Where can my laundry be cleaned?
We have a laundry service here at PhuketFit, so you can easily have your laundry washed, dried, ironed and delivered back to your room.
12Can I buy nutrition supplements?
We sell a variety of nutrition supplements like Whey proteins, Recovery mixes and other essential nutrients. These can be purchased at our PhuketFit shop. Included in every program is a highly nutritious diet, with lots of variety. If you would like buy additional protein shakes you may do so at the PhuketFit restaurant.
13Whats the average age?
The average age is 24 – 44. But sometimes have guests who are younger than 24 and we always have guests who are over 50.
14Do people come by themselves?
The vast majority of our guest come to PhuketFit by themselves. Because everyone is so friendly, warm and welcoming, it’s easy to meet new people and have a fun time together. We also get many couples who come to PhuketFit together. If you’re planning on coming to PhuketFit by yourself, remember that’s absolutely normal – pretty much everyone else is doing the same!
15Is the camp over-crowded?
Because we focus on quality, and not quantity, we intentionally keep the number of guests relatively low.At any one time we take no more than 45-65 guests. And each training session generally has between 7 to 15 guests.
16What qualifications do the trainers have?
Level 3 (R.E.P.S) or the Internationally recognize equivalent certification is the minimum requirement for Personal Trainers at PhuketFit. This is a high training level and requires many years of experience.
17Can I rent a scooter, bicycle, car?
Yes, you may rent a scooter. Please ask at our front desk and our staff will help you.Scooters are between 200 – 350 baht per day. Depending on which type you choose.You can rent a mountain bike which is 100 baht per day.You may also rent a car. Please ask at our front desk. Cars tend to be between 1000 – 2000 baht per day.
18Do you have high season and low season prices?
Because we are fully booked all year round, we do not have a high season or low season. For this reason the prices stay the same all year round.
19Do the trainers speak English?
We employ international trainers, who of course speak English.Our Thai trainers also speak basic English, but don’t expect to be able to have a fluent conversation with them. They do however have enough to instruct classes with energy and passion.
20Are there classes everyday?
Yes there are classes 7 day per week.
21Do I have to stay at PhuketFit resort to enrol in a Program?
Even though it is recommended to stay at our PhuketFit resort, it is not required. You may stay in a hotel or other accommodation outside.We are almost always fully booked 1 month in advance, so if you book last minute you may need to stay in accommodation outside.Please email us and we will do our best to create a program and accommodation pacakge that suits your timeline and budget.
22Does the accommodation have air conditioning?
Yes, all rooms have modern air conditioning units.
23Is there Wi-Fi internet?
We have business Wi-Fi Internet around the entire resort. Each room and bungalow has it’s own private Wi-Fi point for extra speed and reliability.The Internet is as good as in any western country. You can use Skype and other such software on this Internet connection.
24Is there a Safe or Lockbox in the accommodation?
Every room and bungalow has a Safe in it.The safe’s are designed to be big enough to store notebooks in. So if you have an expensive notebook like a Mac, you can keep it very safe.Theft is not a problem at PhuketFit.
25How close to the beach is PhuketFit?
We’re probably in the best beach location in all of Phuket. We’re blessed with 3 beautiful beaches in walking distance from PhuketFit resort. The closest, Rawai Beach, is just 5 minutes walk and is simply stunning with it’s sweeping long white sands and Thai style boats bobbing in the turquoise clear water.Ya Nui beach, about 15 minutes walk, is a great place to jump in and cool off after a training session. And our best beach, Nai Harn, has been rated 3rd best beach in Asia, according to the 2015Tripadvisor’s travelers’ choice. It’s about 25 minutes walk – but not to worry! Because we provide a daily shuttle bus service for free. But Ya Nui and Nai Harn have lifeguards. Enjoy!
26Is it safe to swim?
Please swim only on beaches which have lifeguards present. Take note of the flags erected and ensure they are yellow before entering the water.If the flags are red, do not swim in between them. The flags placed like this signify a rip current, which can be very dangerous.Swim only between yellow flags and do not go out further then where the waves break.Sharks are not a problem in Phuket.
27What Visa do I need?
For 55 nationalities, you will be given a free 30 day Tourist visa upon entry to Thailand. Please check if this applies to you by going here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_policy_of_ThailandIf you would like to stay longer in Thailand, you may apply for a Thai Tourist visa. Please contact us for more information.
28Is Phuket safe?
The Thai government have invested in keeping Phuket safe and attractive to tourists. This has meant swift justice for crimes and has resulted in very low crime rates.If you are planning on renting transportation like a moped or car, please be aware that there are some dangerous drivers on the roads.Of course, like anywhere, keep your wits about you and don’t draw attention to yourself.Sometimes there also Political problems in Bangkok. However, these problems generally do not affect Phuket whatsoever.
29Is there a specific day I need to arrive?
You don’t need to arrive on a specific day. The program is created for you personally, so you will begin the day after you arrive.You can arrive on any day, at any time. We have drivers working for us 24/7.
30Average temperature in Phuket?
On average the weather is warm and sunny at about 25 – 30 degrees. Feel free to check the temperature, here: http://www.knowphuket.com/climate.htm
31How many men are there to women?
PhuketFit is equally popular among men and women.
32How many people are normally in the group classes?
Generally the class size is between 7 to 15. We try to keep the numbers to that size, to ensure that every guest is getting the proper attention they deserve.
33Do I need to make a deposit?
A 4,000 baht deposit is required to confirm your reservation. This is made online and paid via any debit or credit card. It is refunded to you at the end of your stay with us.If you are staying with a partner hotel, there may be special deposit conditions with that hotel for your stay period, but nothing to worry about we will help you co-ordinate everything.
34Is PhuketFit open everyday?
PhuketFit is open all year round, except:1st JanuarySongkran (Thai New Year) 13th April
35Check-in and check-out times?
Check-in after 2pm, check-out 12 noon.If you would like an early check-in or late check-out, please let us know in advance so we can provide this freely for you. If left until last minute there may be a charge applied.
36What do I do when I arrive?
There is a welcome letter waiting for you on your bed. Inside, you will find details of what to do and where to go. There will also be a map of the facility so you can easily find your way to reception to meet with our staff and your assigned coach to begin your program.
37What is the cancellation policy?
Once we have received your 4,000 baht deposit, we will confirm your place and send you confirmation within 24hrs.The 4,000 baht is non-refundable. However, if you contact at least 45 days prior to arrival you may be able to change your booked dates, subject to availability.
38What kind of power outlet is used in Thailand?
Please view the Thai power outlets here: http://whatplug.info/from/australia/to/thailand
39Can I come with young kids, or a baby?
Yes, you may come and enrol in a program at PhuketFit. However, young kids (under 16) and babies are not allowed to stay in the on-site accommodation, or enrol in a program. This is why we recommend you book a hotel nearby PhuketFit (contact us for help with this). And, if you require babysitting services, please try: http://www.phuketbabysitting.com/service.php
40Do you have Colonic irrigation at PhuketFit?
Our Detox actually uses all-natural methods and does not use Colon therapy as part of our program. There can be negative side effects to the use of intrusive methods like that, to be sure. We use a variety of natural herbs and a selection of detoxifications which have been successfully being used for hundreds (if not thousands!) of years. Detoxifications such as Psyllium husk which cleans the digestive system and colon, and detoxifications like our special liver flushes, our Raw Food cuisine, and our herbal steam room, oil massages, Yoga, Pilates, and much, much more.
41What qualifications do I need to be a trainer for PhuketFit?
Level 3 (R.E.P.S) or the Internationally recognize equivalent certification is the minimum requirement for Personal Trainers at PhuketFit.Please send your information to hr@phuketfit.co.th to apply.