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Traveling from BKK to Siem Reap via Poipet

  • molocono

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    I'm planning on going by land from BKK to Siem Reap via Poipet next Tuesday. Is it still ok to do so or should I change my plans?

    #1 Posted: 10/2/2011 - 17:51

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  • Rasheeed

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    Went the other way today. Totally fine. That shouldn't change.

    sheeed

    #2 Posted: 11/2/2011 - 00:44

  • vietnamrum

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    21st January, 2011
    Posts: 39

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    keep an eye out on http://www.bangkokpost.com/

    If it gets worse you will soon know that there will be no access to cambodia.

    Its a long way from the area and the border corssings.
    http://www.canbypublications.com/maps/camroad.htm

    info on traveling over land to/from cambodia.
    http://www.canbypublications.com/cambodia/overland.htm

    enjoy

    #3 Posted: 11/2/2011 - 02:40

  • vietnamrum

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    Posts: 39

    Posted from within Vietnam.

    ensure you read

    info on traveling over land to/from cambodia.
    http://www.canbypublications.com/cambodia/overland.htm

    it covers the scams. great article

    enjoy

    #4 Posted: 13/2/2011 - 03:49

  • Positivetra-
    vel

    Joined Travelfish
    8th March, 2011
    Posts: 17

    We did the same border crossing and had absolutly no problems just in the opposite direction.
    We caught a local train from the border down into BKK (about a 6 hour journey) and it was a great experience-open windows looking out to the countryside! Fantastic!

    #5 Posted: 9/3/2011 - 00:35

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