Visit the popular and picturesque Thai island of Phuket and arrive ready for an amazing trip, thanks to luxury flights from Kuwait city to Phuket with Qatar Airways. Relax and enjoy the atmosphere of quiet sophistication onboard our spacious, state-of-the-art aircraft, and let our award-winning cabin crew make your journey to this fantastic destination smooth and stress-free.
Hugely popular with tourists, the island of Phuket is steeped in natural beauty. Amazing beaches, cascading waterfalls and stunning tropical forests make Phuket a true natural wonder. Because it’s so popular with tourists, visitors can expect the best hotels and tourist services – offering many luxury experiences alongside a culture that is very backpacker friendly. From stunning temples to 5-star hotels, Phuket promises an amazing experience whether you are visiting for business or pleasure.
Fly from Kuwait with Qatar Airways and connect to our hub in Doha, as well as other destinations around the world. Kuwait International Airport is modern, gleaming and expanding rapidly, with a new terminal due to open in 2016.
In the meantime this busy hub provides excellent links to the international air transport network, as well as having a few pleasant surprises for passengers too.
Transportation and parking
Car hire is available from nearly a dozen providers, including some of the largest car hire companies in the world. Both short-term and long-term parking is available close to the Terminal.
A fleet of taxis transport passengers to and from the airport (taxi ranks are positioned outside the main terminal entrances), and buses run regularly from the centre of Kuwait City to the airport. A pre-booked limousine service is available on request.
Arriving at Kuwait International Airport
Flights from Kuwait with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 1. A meet-and-assist service is available, with a personal concierge looking after you from the moment you arrive to the moment you board your flight.
The luxurious Pearl Lounge is available free for First and Business Class travellers, while other passengers may access the lounge for a fee. The lounge offers free Wi-Fi and other amenities.
Facilities and amenities
One unique aspect of Kuwait International Airport is the on-site Kuwait Air Force museum. It offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of the Kuwait Air Force through the years.
It is worth arriving a little early to the airport, so you can take a quick look around the museum before catching your Qatar Airways flight. The airport also offers plenty of other facilities including a luxurious Airport Mall with a wealth of retail outlets, and restaurants. Baby care areas, a health centre, banks and a hotel are also available.
Phuket is actually Thailand’s largest island, and is a hugely popular destination for adventure tourists and travellers wishing to discover more about this enigmatic country. A tropical paradise blended with a vibrant and energetic metropolis, it is also a big draw for entrepreneurs and business travellers, thanks to a burgeoning high-tech sector.
Book a flight to Phuket with Qatar Airways and discover the gateway to Thailand. Famous for its flowers and the warm, friendly welcome visitors receive from its inhabitants, there is also plenty to see and do in Phuket. It is little wonder that Phuket is usually in the top ten of must-see destinations around the world.
As an island, fishing is central to the culture of the local people. The AC's Phuket Fishing Park allows visitors to go fishing for arapaimas, red-tailed catfish, alligator gars, and Siamese giant carp. If you prefer to watch wildlife rather than catch it then a visit to the Chana Charoen Road Crocodile Farm is an exhilarating experience.
Thailand’s Buddhist temples and statues are spectacular, and none more so than the Big Buddha, a white marble statue on the top of Naka Kerd Mountain, where you can also get a fabulous, bird’s eye view over Phuket’s east coast. Another great spot to see those extraordinary sunsets is Prom Thep Cape, 1.5 miles from Rawai Beach.
For something a little more unusual (and truly mind-boggling), try the Phuket Trick Eye Museum, a gallery of 3D paintings and optical illusions. Siam Niramit Phuket Arts Theatre puts on fascinating plays and performances that immerse visitors in the local culture, or check out the truly bizarre Baan Teelanka & A-Maze-in-Phuke, a house that has been built completely upside down and with a garden maze that will keep the kids amused for hours.
Flights to Phuket with Qatar Airways land at Phuket International Airport, in the north of Phuket Island. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure. Before you fly to Phuket please check the visa and passport requirements.
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