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Mosquito Nets

Posted by daniel4 on 13/6/2011 at 03:29

Hey just wondering whether its advisable to bring mosquito nets to Vietnam and Cambodia- we will be in country in July ( the start of the rainy season)?
Many thanks

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Posted by travellingsarah on 13/6/2011 at 08:04 TF writer

Posted from within Vietnam.

In my experience, most places in areas with a malaria risk which don't have A/C will have mossie nets. Personally I'd do without - they're just something else to carry which you'll end up hardly using.

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Posted by busylizzy on 13/6/2011 at 09:15

I agree with Sarah... and if you are in a room with a fan, just point the fan so it blows over you at night. Mozzies don't like moving air, so that will keep any rogue visitors away.

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Posted by jultrip on 16/6/2011 at 00:54

Posted from within Vietnam.

Normally they already have mosquito nets, but remember to bring mosquito repelent! Mozzy bites can be very nasty and also dangerous.

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Posted by Thomas922 on 16/6/2011 at 11:35

I had little rain from late July through August but look more closely. Vietnam's weather patterns differ from north to south and from lowlands to highlands! And I didn't need a mozzie net at all!

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