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Need for licences in SEA?

  • bdtjones

    Joined Travelfish
    17th September, 2010
    Location Canada
    Posts: 13

    Planning a trip to SEA, and am definatley going to want to rent motorbikes/scooters for getting around some places. I'm just wondering if I need any kind of special international licence for this.

    #1 Posted: 17/9/2010 - 08:44

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  • neosho

    Joined Travelfish
    13th August, 2008
    Posts: 386

    I've never been asked for one.

    #2 Posted: 17/9/2010 - 16:54

  • goonistik

    Joined Travelfish
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    Location Philippines
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    In the Philippines, you can drive for 3 months from date of arrival with your foreign drivers license. However, it is possible that some traffic enforcers may not know this rule and if you are caught they will try to "negotiate" with you.
    See here.

    http://www.lto.gov.ph/dls_faq.html

    Your license has to specify that you are licensed to drive motorcycles/scooters.

    #3 Posted: 17/9/2010 - 19:19

  • ridetheworld

    Joined Travelfish
    15th July, 2011
    Posts: 6

    Check www.bigloudrides.com.
    They can help in your biking needs in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.

    #4 Posted: 14/9/2011 - 10:48

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