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  • liquefiedst-
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    Posts: 15

    Hi

    Has anyone booked Sapa - Lao Cai trains through Hotel Vietnam Online? When you click "book now" the page is then re-directed to Discovery Indochina.

    http://www.hotelvietnamonline.com/sapa/trains.htm

    It asks for your credit card details immediately so I can't even wait for someone to get back to me first. An email through the "contact us" page has met no reply.

    In particular, why is the Royal 4 berth soft sleeper unusually cheap at US$40 return?

    #1 Posted: 19/5/2008 - 09:29

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  • daawgon

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    17th April, 2007
    Posts: 887
    Total reviews: 2

    The Royal is an older carriage - I was advised against it in favor of the King Express. I booked with Adventure Indochina in Hanoi (in person) - $25. one way. King Express was extremely clean - especially the bathrooms.
    You can talk with Mr. Diep at Adventure Indochina for free on Skype (remember the time difference) - just go to their site.

    #2 Posted: 20/5/2008 - 12:24

  • etulio

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    10th May, 2008
    Posts: 13

    If I go to the Hanoi Train station to buy my ticket to Sapa, is it possible to select the carriage (Soft bed Air Con: Tulico, King Express, etc. or they only have standard carriages???

    #3 Posted: 20/5/2008 - 12:30

  • etulio

    Joined Travelfish
    10th May, 2008
    Posts: 13

    If I go to the Hanoi Train station to buy my ticket to Sapa, is it possible to select the carriage (Soft bed Air Con: Tulico, King Express, etc. or they only have standard carriages???

    #4 Posted: 20/5/2008 - 12:30

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