WHAT TO EXPECT IN PHUKET
Be ready to explore one of Thailand’s best islands, Phuket. Famous for having the finest white sands, palm-fringed beaches and streets with bustling nightlife, Phuket offers endless Summer fun to all visitors.
With more than 30 beautiful beaches, including Ao Sane & Banana Rock, as well as stunning sights and cultural attractions theres loads of pheonomonal places to embrace throughout the resort.
DO I NEED A VISA TO WORK IN PHUKET?
Based on the current rules you shall need a visa to secure a job in Phuket should you be an EU, USA, Canadian, Chinese or Australian Citizen. Rep Route shall assist you every step of the way in order to secure and obtain this on your behalf. Our employment partners in resort are experts in sorting all the logistics necessary to set you up working in Thailand.
WHAT AGE DO YOU NEED TO BE TO WORK IN PHUKET
Our guests have to be 18 years old to work full-time in Phuket, whether or not you’re an EU citizen. The majority of work here shall revolve around the alcohol and events industry and therefore will require workers of a certain age & experience.
Most of our Phuket Workers are between 18-30 so it’ll be super easy for you to find like-minded people to make friends with during your stay.
WHAT IS THE PAY LIKE IN PHUKET
Once in peak Thailand season you shall be earning between £30 - £70 a day dependant on your chosen work position. Should you opt to get involved in events promotions through our partners, Tropic Events, you can easily be making up to £300 a day through hard work.
Considering how low cost it is to live in Thailand this is a great basic wage and you could be making some serious money if you work for it. Time to turn on the charm!
WHAT IS THE COST OF LIVING IN PHUKET
Cost of living is very low cost in Phuket and you will find that the minimum wage is enough for your monthly allowances. Rep Route will help with the funding of your social life. We offer our guests a whole range of generous discounts, such as wristbands for free or cheaper entry to clubs, or your name on the guestlist.
Our helpful staff can also recommend the best bars and restaurants for you to visit which offer cheap deals. You’ll find that a lot of the main tourist bars have higher prices, but with our suggestions of the more local hangouts, you’ll find that the prices are much lower.
WHAT PERSONALITY SUITS WORKING IN PHUKET
Working in Phuket gives you the opportunity to be as relaxed or as crazy as you like. With many venues sporting a relaxed, chill vibes offering you the base to serve drinks & socialise on a level that shall allow you to meet many fun interesting individuals all summer long! The island has a long history of being a place where people go to party and relax. The music, dancing, beaches and sunsets make it a special place indeed.
The great part about working in Phuket is that it’s suitable for all personality types. A lot of the time you’ll be working with other people, so an open mind and a willingness to meet new friends is always ideal.
Having the confidence to talk with strangers is great, but a working holiday is Phuket is also a fab way to build these skills. Everyone on the party scene in Phuket is warm, friendly, and very used to welcoming new guests, so you’ll never have a problem making friends and fitting in.
CAN I WORK IN BARS IN PHUKET
The majority of jobs in Phuket operate around the events sector, meaning the majority of available work will include Events Hosting, Events Promotions, Ticket Selling, Shot Girls, Dancers, Reps and more! This being said, bar work is very popular with our guests & the likes of bars, clubs, restaurants & shisha venues are regularly on the lookout for staff members to join their teams.
Whilst bar work is more difficult to secure, should you arrive with an open mind and the work ethic employers are looking for you shall have no problems here. You shall be serving drinks and chatting with other tourists and party people, adding to not only theirs but also your own holiday experience.
WHEN IS THE SEASON IN PHUKET
“The Season” in Phuket refers to the most popular time of the year for tourists on the island. We start bringing our guests at the beginning of May, just as the season is kicking off. This gives you more of an opportunity to find the best job for you and meet new friends just as they are arriving too. The resort is most busy November to February: This is the coolest season in Phuket after the rains are over. With the best weather, naturally, this is also the busiest time with most tourists planning their trips around this period.