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Border crossing From laos into Cambodia

  • newboy

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    hi there! great site you have. can anyone give me up to date info on the border crossing here (dom krolor/tha boei). i have read on one website this is no longer open ? also i have read various horror stories/rip off scams.

    I plan to enter in northern laos and make my way south over prehaps a month. any help u can give would be great.

    thanks

    #1 Posted: 1/2/2006 - 11:13

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    Hi newboy,

    Welcome to Travelfish.

    We've not heard anything about this border crossing being closed. As far as we are aware it remains open for business as usual.

    Scams used to be a bigger problem than they are now -- mainly related to boatman mafia -- you're best to try to cross with a few others to keep your costs for the boat down a little. Also don't be suprised when the customs officers ask you for a buck or two...

    A month is a good period of time for a trip like that.

    Have fun!

    #2 Posted: 2/2/2006 - 07:14

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