Start reading The Koh Samui Guide in just three minutes. The guide is a PDF ebook (393 pages / 30 mb) and you can download your copy immediately after purchase. In three easy steps – here's how.
Some browsers show you the yellow PayPal button on the checkout page – some don't. If you don't see the option, click 'edit your cart' and you'll find the PayPal button on the previous page.Buy Now
If you'd like to pay with credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Amex or Discovery), begin by entering your email address on the checkout page. Use the email address where you'd like to receive your download link and your monthly update emails.
Double-check: Make sure to double-check that you've typed you email correctly, as it's where you'll receive your emailed link to download your guide. If you'd like to receive monthly updates, leave the box beneath your email checked.
Your billing address: Next, enter your credit card's billing address. Note that no physical product is shipped (The Koh Samui Guide is a digital download), the address here is for credit card billing purposes only. Click NEXT to proceed to your credit card details.
Your payment details: Enter your payment details and click NEXT. After completing your payment, you'll see a processing screen for just a second or two – the magic is happening and you're just a moment away from downloading The Koh Samui Guide.Buy Now
If you use Apple Pay or Google Pay, these respective buttons will appear alongside the PayPal option. Whether choosing PayPal, Apple Pay or Google Pay, separate windows will open to guide you through these processes – but you'll end up back in the same place to download your guide. Don't see these buttons? See the PayPal troubleshooting note above.Buy Now
Keep reading to learn about getting your download link and how to download your guide – or, with the instructions fresh in your mind – purchase your copy now.See inside!
Whether you've used PayPal, a credit card, Apple Pay or Google Pay – your purchase process concludes here: you get instant access to The Koh Samui Guide:
This is the screen you'll see immediately after completing your payment. If you're in a rush feel free to close this page – the link will be automatically emailed to you as well.
A magic robot sends you an email receipt with your download link, so it's easy to refer back to it at any time that suits. (If you don't immediately see it, search you inbox for 'The Koh Samui Guide' or 'kohsamuiguide').
Whether you click your download link from (A) your post-purchase webpage, or (B) your email receipt, you're immediately taken to your file download page, like the one below. See 'DOWNLOAD'? That's the magic button.
Click 'Download' – just once! Clicking 'download' repeatedly will reset your download back to the start.
The file is 45mb so it can take a few minutes to fully download. Click 'download' JUST ONCE, and your file download will begin (saved to wherever you save your downloads).
Tip: If you know yourself to be clicky and impatient, click once and sit on your hands until your guidebook has downloaded.
95% of the troubleshooting emails I receive are from people saying "I'm trying to download and nothing is happening". Just click 'download' once and your problems are solved – promise!
Your guide will download just like any PDF file you'd download – saved to wherever you save your downloads. (Tip: If you can't find where it saved, search for 'The-Koh-Samui-Guide').
Here's what the download process looks like on a Mac – as you can see, it takes under two minutes to download on fast internet.
First, click your download link from either your post-purchase webpage or your email. Your file download page will open.
On a mobile or tablet you won't see a 'download' button – just the title of the book. Click that instead (once!) and you'll have your downloaded guidebook in just a moment.
If you you've clicked and think nothing is happening, just wait a moment. The Koh Samui Guide is 45mb so it can take a few minutes to fully download. Clicking 'download' repeatedly will reset your download back to the start – a vicious cycle that will get you nowhere! My best tip is to click the download button (on a desktop) or the file name (on a phone/tablet) just once. Then wait a moment. Your file will download and save to wherever you save your downloads. If it's hiding, search for 'The-Koh-Samui-Guide' to find it. Easy!
You can save The Koh Samui Guide to your phone exactly as you would any other PDF document. If this is brand new territory, these instructions (or any thirteen-year-old) might help:
How to save your guide to iBooks on your iPad? Very easily! The Koh Samui Guide will work just like any other PDF file you want to save to iBooks on your iPad. However, it is a large file (about 45mb) so it might take a moment to fully open/download. If you don’t see the ‘save to iBooks’ option, give it a minute to load completely (especially on slower island internet). For step-by-step guides with screenshots:
Please note: Beyond step-by-step download instructions, we're unable to provide tech support for adding the PDF file to specific devices.
Through the magic of the internet – your copy of The Koh Samui Guide is totally downloaded and ready for you to enjoy. You can easily read it on your computer or iPad, or you might prefer to print it, put it on your phone, or read it aloud to your dog.
You're downloading a 45-mb PDF file. If you have decent internet, you’ll have your copy in less than a minute after your purchase. On my home broadband, it takes about a minute to download, and a little longer over 3G data.
If you're on slow internet, once you've purchased your guidebook, and clicked your download link, you might briefly see a "Fetching Files" screen – for just a second or two. On faster internet, you probably won't. (It's unlikely – I wasn't able to find internet slow enough to create a screenshot!)
Excited to read your guidebook? I recommend a hammock, sunshine, and snacks.
Tip: Invite a family member to stand nearby and fan you with a palm frond ... they'd be delighted to.