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Best mode of transport for a solo traveller

Posted by zohe on 12/4/2007 at 14:06

Dear season travellers,

I'm a new solo traveller from Singapore. There is a travel pass offer by one of the ticket agent here. I am very tempted to buy & fly across vietnam, laos & cambodia. however, may i know if flying is one of the best option? what if i'm not in a hurry. my reason to take flight is to avoid possible risk hazzled while crossing the borders. am i worrying too much?

buying the pass may save some cost, but i'm afraid it will make my trip highly inflexible if i decide to take a different route along the way. a friend highly recommend crossing the borders as it is another highlight of travelling independently.

Kindly appreciate if anyone can share some lights on this issue.

#1 zohe has been a member since 4/3/2007. Posts: 7

Posted by somtam2000 on 12/4/2007 at 18:19 admin

Hi Zohe,

Well there's advantages and disadvantages to each. It comes down to how long you're planning on spending on travelling -- if time is short, then flying is a good idea, but the more time you have the more overland travel is an attractive option.

I wouldn't worry too much -- make a list of everywhere you're planning to go and how long you have in each -- if you're spending too much time travelling, then look into the flights option.

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