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Thailand tourist visa

Posted by mattd82 on 7/9/2009 at 15:30

We are hoping to enter Thailand via a border crossing but want at least a 30 day tourist visa - is this possible? we've noticed the 15 on arrival one organised at the border but is it possible to pre-organise a longer one or even 'pay' for one at the boder? any help is good. cheers, matthew ...

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UK / Czech Thai visa and Cambodia crossing

Posted by peteverunka on 12/8/2009 at 04:01

Hi All, We are travelling around south east asia from Mid Oct09 - Mid Feb10. Plans are going really well expect begining to get a bit stressed about some visa issues. 1) When we arrive in bangkok we will have a 30 day(UK) and 15 day(czech) visa. We then plan to travel on to cambodia, vietnam and laos and reenter thai in dec09 where we plan to take some time (4 weeks) working our way down to malaysia. Is it possible to get thai tourist visas, both UK & czech and minimum 30days, in vientiane ...

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Posted by gracetandil on 28/8/2009 at 20:22

I would like to know how long it takes to go from the capital of Cambodia to Saigon. There´s a boat from PP to Chau Doc , right? How long is that? Then there´s a bus from Chau Doc to Saigon? How long? 3 hours? Thank you all!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

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Viewed 2,124 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by BruceMoon on 29/8/2009 at 06:59

Visas and exit tickets?

Posted by wincom on 27/8/2009 at 10:22

Do we need to produce proof of departure when applying for entry visas to Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia? ...

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Viewed 2,003 times, with 3 replies. Last reply by BruceMoon on 28/8/2009 at 06:37

Vietnam visa in Bkk??!! 0____0

Posted by soQQuadro on 24/8/2009 at 08:02

Does anyone know how long would it take and the cost of it?? thankSS ...

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Getting a Vietnam visa in Phnom Penh

Posted by lynsands on 23/8/2009 at 17:47

I need definate info if I can get visa in PP to travel to vietnam by any border crossing and how long did it take how much? In spain I have been told have to pay 125 euros plus courier charges? Help please. Lyn ...

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¿i Necessary to stay over in Chiang Khong for VISA?!

Posted by Setkun on 21/8/2009 at 16:45

I have read many people's blog.... And most of them had to stay over night at Chiang Khong for apply "Laos Visa" with Agency. " Is it Necessary?! " My plan is... -Take a Green bus service leaves 8.30AM from Chiang Mai-- Arrive Chiang Khong abt 3PM-- I guess there will be another taxi to get to the border (Which I don't know how long does it take) - Once we arrive at the Border-immigration/ I guess that I may have to apply VISA and do everything 'BY MYSELF' (Let's say, i h ...

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Thai visa - confusion :S

Posted by stokates on 9/7/2009 at 18:44

Hi all, I've searched the requirements of Thai Visa's but I soon get confused. Please can someone help me. I am from the UK and will be travelling (flying) to Bangkok in October. 1) Do I get a 30 day visa? 2) What is the price (as I've read about freebies etc) 3) I won't have an outgoing flight prebooked (only a return flight booked for 60-70 days later)... but I plan on entering Laos - Huay Xi within 30 days of entering Thailand (will this be a problem) I will then travel thr ...

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Xa Xia / Prek Chak border crossing HELP!

Posted by kat181 on 19/8/2009 at 12:07

19/8/09 we are hoping to cross from vietnam (xa xia) to cambodia (Prek Chak). has anyone done this crossing recently? was its easy, hard, achievable? did you get scammed? etc did you go from Prek Chak (cambodia side) to shanoukville? how did you do this? bus? any info would be greatly appreciated. bruce Moon you seem to be a wealth of knowledge, can you help?... ...

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where to get our thailand visas???

Posted by mda05rb on 19/8/2009 at 02:54

Hi, we are planning on going to Thailand at the end of a 6 month trip starting in Novemeber - we'll be arriving by train from Malaysia so have established we will need a visa as we are planning on staying for more than 15 days. But apparently they are only valid for 3 months after application which means we can't apply for them here before we leave. Is it possible to sort them out whilst in singapore/Malaysia before we enter Thailand and if so is it relatively easy to do this? If not what woul ...

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Viewed 1,458 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by somtam2000 on 19/8/2009 at 10:51

Siem Reap to HCMC

Posted by jdahm17 on 17/8/2009 at 04:12

The last post on this topic is over 2 yrs old, so I thought I would see if anyone has any updates. I'm debating whether to do this leg by plane ($190 on Vietnam Air is the cheapest I've found) or bus and have some questions about traveling by bus. 1. Are there any direct buses from Siem Reap to HCMC or will I have to buy 2 seperate tickets: SR to PP then PP to HCMC? 2. Can this trip be done overland in 1 day? 3. I know the Bavet / Moc Bai border crossing is the most popular, so do ...

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Viewed 2,340 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by BruceMoon on 18/8/2009 at 15:20

Crossing the Lao Cambodian border: updated

Posted by somtam2000 on 15/8/2009 at 13:36

I've just updated our story on crossing the Lao Cambodian border as a result of research done in the region -- note the river border crossing is now closed. For more information, see the story here: Cheers ...

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lao visa on arrival at Bo Y

Posted by eggewaertslamp on 13/8/2009 at 00:48

google : " paksong coffee capital" and see vietnam, and the web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs visa on arrival is available at the Phoukeua border crossing (= Bo Y ) ...

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Visa Help! Thai - Cambodia - Laos

Posted by hayles on 10/8/2009 at 19:50

Hi guys, I'm flying into Bangkok and travelling to Cambodia, Southern Laos, back to Cambodia, and back into Thailand to fly home from Bangkok. Can anyone advise me of the visa situation? Do I need multiple entry visas for Thailand and Cambodia? Can I get these when I'm out there or do I need to do this before I go? Cheers! ...

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Viewed 2,262 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by somtam2000 on 11/8/2009 at 06:27

staying in a monastery in SE Asia :)

Posted by soQQuadro on 3/8/2009 at 08:46

Hi everyone. This site is quite amazing( almost regretted having bought the LP guide.eheheh) anyhow I'd really like to know whether is feasible to stay a couple of nights in a monastery and share monks life or anything close to that.I'll b travelling from mid October,November,to middle of December through North Thailand,North Laos,central Vietnam and Cambodia. any suggestion??? ah! talking about myself and my man.mid 20's couple. TA in advance ...

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Viewed 4,671 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by soQQuadro on 11/8/2009 at 05:36

Vietnam Visa: Turning a Single Entry Into A Multiple Entry

Posted by ajay on 5/8/2009 at 22:13

Hello, I mistakenly booked a single entry visa to Vietnam, but I will be going to Laos before returning to Vietnam to depart from Hanoi. How would I change a single entry Visa into a Multiple Entry visa? I am currently in Vietnam and I will be going to Cambodia and Laos. Thanks for the help! ...

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I need to Get to Vietnam from Thailand for freee? Please help me..

Posted by tropicaladventure on 25/5/2009 at 16:57

I will be in thailand on a multiple entry visa,,, as I have to leave and renter after 90day I I thought it would be nice to check out Vietnam.. But between thailand and vietnam,there are two countries,,Laos and any of those countries offer a free entery visa for upto 15-30days like thailand,,,, I dont want to pay for the visa because I am just corssing to country into vietnam,,,,then I would have to return through the country again,,,so if i had to pay, I would have to pay twice ...

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Viewed 2,653 times, with 10 replies. Last reply by williamtaylor on 31/7/2009 at 13:43

Lao visa available upon arrival at Nameo?

Posted by Joshwarrior on 30/7/2009 at 07:46

Anyone recently obtained a Lao visa upon arrival at Nameo border? Trying to confirm it is possible. Current Travelfish info is 3 years ancient. (Several recently-updated tourist company sites indicate specifically that it is possible to obtain visa at Nameo going into Lao...I've read conflicting info elsewhere) ...

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Viewed 2,459 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by somtam2000 on 30/7/2009 at 08:32

vietnam transit -- visa or no

Posted by sullivanmarc on 30/7/2009 at 07:48

I fly into Saigon on Nov. 26, arriving 23:10. I am considering flying on, probably to Bangkok, w/in 24 hours. Is there a way to do this w/o incurring the cost/hassle of getting a Vietnamese visa? Can I simply hang out at the airport on the international side of immigration until a flight the next a.m.? Is there such a thing as a formal "transit visa." The VN embassy site is not so helpful on this. Thanks ...

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Viewed 5,977 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by BruceMoon on 30/7/2009 at 08:23

Laos visa

Posted by javienlared on 4/6/2009 at 16:08

I,m going to thailand, then to Laos through Huay Xai . Where is beter place to get my Laos Visa, in Bangkok or i the Huay Xai border. How much does it cost? Thank you. ...

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