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Posted by gill1 on 22/2/2011 at 14:53

Hi Guys

Need some help please..

We have booked flights from the UK to Bangkok leaving March returning Sept, so for 6 mths in total. I have read to my horror that we may need visas ? We only intend to stay overnight first night and last night so two nights in total. Do we need a visa if so which one and where do I get it from. Can I get it upon arrival?

Also will immigration let us through with a one way flight ticket to Vietnam or does it need to be a return ticket? I hear there rules are very strict and we really do not want to be denied entry.

We need you help.

Many thanks in advance

Gill

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Posted by goonistik on 22/2/2011 at 15:13

Read here:

http://www.thaiembassyuk.org.uk/?q=node/4

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Posted by Krabiman on 22/2/2011 at 19:12

vietnam you need visas and a return ticket

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Posted by mikethediver on 27/2/2011 at 06:04

Hi,
Bit unclear about your travel plans, but if you are arriving in Thailand with an air ticket to Vietnam (within 30 days) you will get a free visa for 30 days for Thailand.
Regardless, you will need a visa for Vietnam; you do not need a return airticket.
If you enter Thailand by land, you will get a 15 day free visa.
Have fun,
Mike

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