Koh Samui Visa Run to Malaysian Border

Visa Run from Koh Samui Visa Run - Ferry from Koh Samui to Surat Thani

Koh Samui Visa Run

Information about a Koh Samui Visa Run to the Malaysian border – near Satun in Thailand.

For those who stay long term in Thailand would know what a Visa Run is.

If you live on Koh Samui then this is what to expect on your Koh Samui Visa Run.

Depending on your visa type, you are required to leave the country every 90 days.

This will give you a stamp in your passport for another 60 days.
(Depending on your Visa)

If you arrive in Thailand on the 30 day visa, you can extend it at an Immigration office or you will need to leave the country and re-enter.

You can also fly to the closest neighbouring country, then that is the fastest and best option but the dearest.

If you want to save some money and go on an organised Visa Run then expect it to take up the whole day.


Koh Samui Ferry

The ferry from Koh Samui leaves around 5am and travels across to the mainland where you will meet your bus driver.

The ferry trip takes about an hour and it is a nice tranquil trip.

You see the sun rise over the islands and feel the cool breeze of the morning.

Once you disembark, that is when the fun stops.


You now board a 12 seater minivan in which you strap your self in for a 4 hour each way trip to the border and back.

The driver normally drives as fast as possible and overtakes every thing on the road, while tooting at passing animals, to warn them not to cross the road.

The roads are not like a major highway either and you spend most of your time looking out the window to make sure the driver is doing the right things.

After 4 or so hours you arrive at the border of Malaysia near Satun.

The immigration offices and crossing area is very picturesque and this is where you get handed some ham rolls and a drink.

There are other local sellers there selling tourist merchandise and food.


Koh Samui to Malaysia Visa Run


Once all your passports are stamped you now board the bus for a return trip much like the first.

You then board the ferry back to Koh Samui where you relax with the other people you met in the minivan.

You may want to have a few drinks to settle your nerves but there are not many toilet stops.

But with all the bitten nails and heartache out of the way, you are now guarantee another 2 months in Thailand
(Depending on your Visa).

You can extend your visa for another 30 days at the Koh Samui Immigration Office for 1900 thb


Visa Run With “My Samui”

my Samui has been operating border bounces and visa runs since 2012.

«my Samui» – company works for customers from Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, and Koh Tao.

Since the company opened in 2012 they have countless satisfied customers who have
commented on our professional and enjoyable service.

Nearly all of our customers return to take advantage of their service over and over again and they have had many recommendations from their customers who have introduced them to their family and friends.

Their success is due to our streamlined service, our professional staff and our scrupulously polite attitude towards our customers.

Their company offers a visa advise service to make it easy for you to get the right visa.

They will check your documents before the trip to give you a guarantee you will get your visa and if necessary they will help you to prepare missing documents.

They propose two kinds of visa trips:

  • One-day visa run to Satun (border with Malaysia) to renew your multi visa or get 30 days
  • Two-day trip to Penang (Malaysia) to get a new visa


Koh Samui Visa Run


One Day Visa Run

Their one day trip to Satun starts early in the morning: customers from Koh Samui Island get
the 6 am a ferry boat, from Phangan Island – at 5 am.

After the ferry, you get a comfortable minibus and can use facilities like aircon and sets of a blanket with pillows to rest, so the time before breakfast will pass inconspicuously.

You will enjoy a tasty breakfast and then you will resume the road to the border.

After the procedure of passing the border and enjoying lunch with good choice
of European dishes, you will come back home the same day in the evening.


My Samui Visa Run


Two Day Visa Run

If you need to get a new visa, you can choose our trip to Penang.

Visa run trips start in the evening.

During your free day in Malaysia you can enjoy the ancient city Georgetown, go to
one of the shopping malls, get excursion to Penang Hills.

What kind of visa do you prefer?
If you came to enjoy beautiful nature, sea, mountains, tropical flora and fauna, Buddhist
pagodas and temples, amazing view points and secret waterfalls in the jungles then a tourist
visa is probably for you.

We perfectly understand that 3 months will give you a bit of time to get acquainted with the Land of Smiles.

Their company will take care of the visa support, so you can fully enjoy your holiday.

If you believe, in life, there is always a place for self-development?

Their company will help you to choose one of the language schools on Samui, to prepare documents and to get a non-immigrant “ED” visa.


My Samui Visa Run Service


Thailand Work Visas

Would you like to work and apply for a non-immigrant “B” visa?

They will help you to set up company, to get a work permit, to make accounting, to resolve lawyer questions.

They prepare documents for all kinds of non-immigrant “O” visas, for family
members, dependent, also visa retirement.


For more information please visit their website – www.msamui.com, or call their operator “24/7” by mobile number/messenger – 090-0615-090 or to visit their office on Bophut (Koh Samui) from 10 am to 9 pm.


Their company will make your visa question simple, your trips interesting and comfortable!

My Samui Visa Runs


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