Krabi Travel Information

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Krabi Scene Krabi is a picturesque province located in the southern region of Thailand. It boasts of stunning limestone cliffs, pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush green forests that make it a popular travel destination for tourists from all over the world. The area is surrounded by some of the most beautiful islands in the world, including Phi Phi Island, Koh Lanta, and Railay Beach. Krabi town is the perfect base for exploring the province, and it offers plenty of options for accommodations, dining, and shopping. Visitors can also take a trip to the Tiger Cave Temple, which is a Buddhist temple located on a hilltop overlooking the town. The temple is famous for its stunning views and the 1,237 steps that lead to the top. One of the must-visit destinations in Krabi is Railay Beach, which is accessible only by boat due to the high cliffs surrounding it. The beach is famous for its crystal-clear waters, powdery sand, and towering limestone cliffs. Visitors can also go rock climbing, kayaking, or snorkeling here. Krabi also offers plenty of opportunities for island hopping, and visitors can take a long-tail boat or a speedboat to explore some of the nearby islands, including Phi Phi Island, Koh Lanta, and Koh Hong. These islands are famous for their crystal-clear waters, stunning beaches, and incredible marine life. Just south of its coast are the Phi Phi islands which is where the film The Beach was shot on Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi Lee. And famously, off its west coast is the Island of Koh Khao Phing Kan which is famous for the tall islet, Ko Tapu, featured in the James Bond movie, 'The Man with the Golden Gun'. In summary, Krabi is a beautiful destination that offers a perfect combination of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and adventure. Whether you're looking for a relaxing beach vacation or an adrenaline-filled adventure, Krabi has something for everyone.

Things to do in Krabi: James Bond Island (Koh Khao Phing Kan) • Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) • Krabi Night Market • Wat Kaew Ko Wararam • Wat Sai Thai

Highly rated hotels in Krabi: The Brown Hotel • Ban Sainai Resort • Holiday Inn Resort Krabi Ao Nang Beach • Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort • Krabi Golden Hill Hotel • Islanda Hideaway Resort • Krabi Front Bay Resort



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Great Circle Distance between Heathrow and Phuket International Airport is 6,153 miles, with a flight time of approx 12.5 hrs. Krabi's IATA airport code is HKT.
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Climate: The climate in Krabi is tropical, with high temperatures and high humidity year-round. The best time to visit Krabi is during the cool and dry season, which lasts from November to March. During this time, temperatures are relatively cooler and rainfall is minimal, making it the ideal time for outdoor activities such as hiking, rock climbing, and beach-hopping. From April to May, the weather in Krabi becomes hotter and more humid as the dry season transitions into the hot season. This time of year can be quite uncomfortable for some visitors, but it also marks the start of the low season when crowds are smaller and prices are lower. The rainy season in Krabi starts in June and lasts until October. While the rainfall can be heavy at times, it usually comes in short bursts and doesn't usually last all day. However, the weather during this time can be unpredictable, and outdoor activities may be limited due to the rainy weather. Overall, Krabi is a year-round destination, but the best time to visit depends on your preferences and what activities you plan on doing. If you want to enjoy the beaches and outdoor activities, the cool and dry season is the best time to go. However, if you're looking for a more budget-friendly and less crowded trip, the low season may be more suitable.






BA Tier Points Earned

Route 1LHR‑HKT
(BY) by



TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy20 2040
WTP20 2040
Business140 140280
First210 210420
 
Route 2LHR‑HKT
(QR) qr



TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy20 2040
WTP20 2040
Business140 140280
First210 210420
 
Route 3LHR‑BKK
(TG) tg
BKK‑HKT
(PG) pg


TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy0 00
WTP
Business0 00
First
 
Route 4LHR‑HEL
(AY) ay
HEL‑HKT
(AY) ay


TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy1020 3060
WTP1090 100200
Business80140 220440
First80140 220440
 
Route 5LHR‑HEL
(BA) ba
HEL‑HKT
(AY) ay


TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy1020 3060
WTP1090 100200
Business80140 220440
First80140 220440
 
Route 6LHR‑HEL
(AY) ay
HEL‑BKK
(AY) ay
BKK‑HKT
(PG) pg

TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy1020 3060
WTP1090 100200
Business80140 220440
First80140 220440
 
Route 7LHR‑HEL
(BA) ba
HEL‑BKK
(AY) ay
BKK‑HKT
(PG) pg

TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy1020 3060
WTP1090 100200
Business80140 220440
First80140 220440
 
Route 8LHR‑DOH
(QR) qr
DOH‑BKK
(QR) qr
BKK‑HKT
(PG) pg

TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy2020 4080
WTP2020 4080
Business140140 280560
First210210 420840
 
Route 9LHR‑MAN
(BA) ba
MAN‑HEL
(AY) ay
HEL‑HKT
(AY) ay

TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy51020 3570
WTP51090 105210
Business4080140 260520
First4080140 260520
 
Route 10LHR‑HEL
(AY) ay
HEL‑DOH
(AY) ay
DOH‑BKK
(QR) qr
BKK‑HKT
(PG) pg
TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy102020 50100
WTP109020 120240
Business80140140 360720
First80140210 430860
 
Route 11LHR‑HEL
(BA) ba
HEL‑DOH
(AY) ay
DOH‑BKK
(QR) qr
BKK‑HKT
(PG) pg
TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy102020 50100
WTP109020 120240
Business80140140 360720
First80140210 430860
 
Route 12LHR‑MAN
(BA) ba
MAN‑HEL
(AY) ay
HEL‑BKK
(AY) ay
BKK‑HKT
(PG) pg
TOTAL
(SGL)
TOTAL
(RTN)
Economy51020 3570
WTP51090 105210
Business4080140 260520
First4080140 260520
 

Economy Tier Points shown are based on fully flexible fares. 'Low' Economy earns 50% of the shown amount. 'Lowest' Economy fares earn 25% of shown amount.

When journey is booked in World Traveler Plus or First and those cabins don't exist on particular legs, the next cabin down will be used on those legs for points collection.

When booking with BA, tier points can be earned on the following Oneworld Oneworld Alliance ® airlines:
asAlaska Airlines, aaAmerican Airlines, baBritish Airways, cxCathay Pacific, ayFinnair, ibIberia, jlJapan Airlines, mhMalaysia Airlines, qfQantas, qrQatar Airways, atRoyal Air Maroc, rjRoyal Jordanian, ulSriLankan Airlines



Avios Required (per leg) for BA Redemption Flight from London to Phuket, (Zone 7, 5,501-6,500 miles)

Cabin Off Peak TravelPeak Travel
Economy19,50030,000
World Traveller Plus39,00060,000
Club75,00090,000
First102,000120,000


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