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vietnam visa, traveling without passport

Posted by sinstone on 20/8/2009 at 09:33

hey folks,

i left my passport at the okay guesthouse to get my vietnam visa made. it will only be ready in a couple of days but i don't want to stay in phnom penh too long so i'm leaving tomorrow for kampot. is it safe to travel roads of cambodia without my passport on me (just my receipt for the visa)? will i run into any trouble? also, do you think it's safe to have my passport left somewhere for like a week.

thanks so much!

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Posted by sinstone on 20/8/2009 at 09:33

just adding this for autoreplies

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Posted by BruceMoon on 20/8/2009 at 09:36

sinstone

If you are being a happy little traveller, I can't think of a reason why the authorities would want to talk to you. If a GH want's some ID of who you are, do you think a receipt will suffice?

Cheers

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Posted by sinstone on 20/8/2009 at 09:39

Thanks for the sarcasm Bruce ;) lol

I'll hope for the best then and keep on being a happy little traveler:)

Cheers

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Posted by sayadian on 20/8/2009 at 15:46

Best practice is to keep a photocopy of your passport with you at all times.This should satisfy Cambodia's finest in the unlikely scenario of you being stopped.

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Posted by BDV on 24/8/2009 at 12:26

Agree with sayadian...just carry a photocopy of your passport and Cambodian Visa with you. When you back in Okay guesthouse?

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Posted by BDV on 24/8/2009 at 12:27

Agree with sayadian...just carry a photocopy of your passport and Cambodian Visa with you. When you back in Okay guesthouse?

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Posted by sinstone on 24/8/2009 at 12:44

I should have thought of that... I feel stupid now. Thanks for the idea... will take one next time.

For now I'm in Kampot and have had no troubles. Back at Okay GH tomorrow *sarcastic cheer*. PP is far from being my fave city...

Thanks for the feedback folks!

Cheers from Cambodian snow HQ

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Posted by BDV on 24/8/2009 at 15:16

Will be in Okay myself tomorrow...perhaps we can catch up for a beer.

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