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Bypass: Cambodia to Siem Reap

Posted by alljokingaside on 20/12/2011 at 22:33

Hey all, This might be a dumb question, but... Is there a way to bypass the national road after crossing Laos to go directly to Siem Reap? (ie avoid having to loop around near Phnom Penh) On the map, I see tons of small, but disconnected roads so.... Also, how are the Cambodia beaches? ...

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Christmas in Cambodia

Posted by Lostbeachbum on 14/11/2011 at 11:17

Hey everyone, I am rearranging some of my travel plans do to the flooding in Thailand and now I'm thinking about spending Christmas/NYE in Cambodia. I arrive in BKK Dec 6 and plan on staying a night or 2 before flying to PP where I will buy or rent a bike and start exploring. Can anyone suggest some good spots that would be laid back but still have some other travelers? I've just spent the last 2 months with nothing but locals in the Caribbean and it would be cool to spend Christmas with a few ...

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First bus to Sihanoukville

Posted by sayadian on 20/12/2011 at 03:53

Does anybody happen to know when the first Sorya (or GST if not) bus leaves for Sihanoukville from Phnom Penh. Thanks in advance. ...

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going south east asia in 20 days need itinery help

Posted by morse96 on 11/12/2011 at 14:56

Ok so in 20 days i will be say goodbye to miserable England but havent sorted my itinery out having been to thailand before i sort of know what to expect but i am also going to laos and cambodia. To make things worse i plan to do all this a month!!!i have a rough idea of what i want to do bt any help would be appreciated thinking 2weeks in thailand and a week in cambodia and a week in laos .im ga few things imm def doing is 2days in chain mai,3days tubing in laos abd 3 days at ankor wat if anyo ...

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phnom penh,kep,sihanouville,koh rong

Posted by fandonie on 11/12/2011 at 16:36

hello, i'm trying to plan my cambodia trip and i wonder if this works- i start in pnomh penh,stay there for 1 or2 nights,want to go to kep,which i just "found"and it sounds beautiful, instead of directly going to sihanoukville. to sihanoukville i just need to go to take a boat to koh róng.otherwise it doesnt sound too interesting for me... does anyone knows if there is a chance to get a boat from kep to koh rong?and do u have any recommendations for hotels or lodges in one of the thre ...

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Are or Are Not Flights Going from Siem Reap to Sihoukanville Now?

Posted by sharoonie on 15/12/2011 at 21:27

Hi, Keep reading here and there on Travelfish that flights between SR and Sihoukanville are due to start this month, but can't find any details online. Is the route operational yet? Which airline? Cost? I hope to be able to fly on December 23rd. Thanks! ...

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Cambodian Clothing Imports

Posted by yupimafan on 16/12/2011 at 06:27

Does anyone know how safe it is to send things I buy home? I'm leaving Cambodia soon and haven't bought anything because I didn't want to carry it around. But will mail make it to the US, for instance? I searched on ebay and found some items but not sure. Any help? ...

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Siem Reap to Phnom Penh

Posted by Pedrera on 15/12/2011 at 06:20

Anyone to share a taxi from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh on 18 Dec? We plan to depart at around 8 in the morning, the drive should take 4-4,5 hours and it costs usd 75. ...

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Posted by MalcolmBaird on 14/12/2011 at 22:33

Is it better to take US $ from Australia or to buy them in Phnom Penh using Aus $ or card? ...

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Siem Reap-Battamburg-Phnomh Penh-Kep-Siem Reap Possible in 9 or 10 days??

Posted by sharoonie on 12/12/2011 at 01:44

Hi, The title of this post says it all, pretty much. Am willing to fly a leg if necessary, so if you know what's possible along that line, that would be great. I arrive in Siem Reap on Dec 19th and fly out of there on the 29th late at night. Am having trouble estimating the road travel time. How long does it take to get to Battambang from Siem Reap? Is it necessary to backtrack from there to Siem Reap to get to Pnomh Penh? All suggestions and advice much appreciated, so thanks! ...

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Plantation hotel in PP

Posted by hudson on 12/12/2011 at 17:19

Hi - I know it's just opening but has anyone heard anything further? Is it open, has anyone seen it and is it too much "bigger hotel" mode? Bookings are tight before Christmas at most popular choices but willing to pay $80-$100 for really nice place with good feel. Any advice? ...

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Anyone want to share a Taxi from phnom penh to siem reap on December 28, 2011

Posted by euroguy44 on 11/12/2011 at 15:43

I am planing on going from phnom penh to siem reap in the early morning hours. Let me know if there is anyone that would like to share the cost of a private taxi. I know it's more expensive but faster. Thinking about leaving at 6 AM. ...

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I want to go on a boat from phnom penh to siem reap

Posted by euroguy44 on 11/12/2011 at 15:35

I read before that some people take a smaller boar from phnom penh to siem reap; that's exactly what I want to do to experience the adventure. Does anyone know of a reliable service and how to get in touch with them? Also looking for the best way to go from siem reap into Thailand. I really would appreciate the help. ...

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Posted by LR9788 on 11/12/2011 at 04:49

My wife and I will be traveling to Cambodia and then onto Vietnam in mid-Feb. I have been looking for options to get from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh. The website has some interesting tour options that we would love to use but before making any plans wanted to check if anyone has used this site. ...

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Homestay in Cambodia

Posted by helz26 on 2/8/2011 at 21:39

Hey guys, I'm going to Cambodia next week with my boyfriend and I really want to find a good homestay in either Phnom Penh or Siem Reap. We would like to experience traditional cambodian life. Were flying to BKK on Saturday and I'd really like to book it before then. I'd really appreciate anyone who has knowledge of this that can help us out. Thanks Helen ...

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PP hotel in Jan- pre-book?

Posted by joneseyo on 11/12/2011 at 01:01

Hi there! I will be in PP and Siem Reap starting Jan 17/12, but am not sure if I should be trying to book a hotel/hostel ahead of time. I heard that there may be some kind of festival/holiday that makes it hard to find accommodations? Anyone know one way or the other? Thanks! ...

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Best bus company from S. Reap to Bangkok ?!

Posted by pdr_ml on 15/3/2011 at 14:03

Anyone who's done Siem Reap - Bangkok on a bus ?! What's the best company to book with and how long does it take ?! Cheers guys. ...

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bus from HCMC to either 1.sihanokuville 2.phu quoc 3. Pnom Penh

Posted by andun on 3/12/2011 at 03:28

Hi does anyone have advice on how long bus journey takes from HCMC to either: 1.sihanokuville 2.phu quoc 3. Pnom Penh and can anyone recommend reputable bus company to book with? any advice on the best border crossing from HCMC in southern vietnam into southern Camboida along these us routes? many thanks ...

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Siem Reap - where to next...?

Posted by hacketta on 7/12/2011 at 05:57

I am finish up a tour of Laos and Cambodia and finish in Siem Reap at 8am 24th December.. I then have 10 days (inclusive) to get back to Bangkok for my return flight home to UK. Concious this also includes Xmas and NYE! Any suggestions as to what i should do/where i should go? My tour will have included Ankor Wat and Phnom Penh and ideally i would like to be on a beach for a lot fo the duration but am concious I need to get back to Bangkok. I am happy to consider flights, bus, tra ...

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Flying from Siem Reap to Hanoi

Posted by wyattjnr on 6/12/2011 at 12:41

Hi, my wife and I are are in Cambodia for a week and then intend to fly to Hanoi for a few days and work our way down Vietnam. Living in the UK, I have found flights that only take an hour to be £170! We were going to see if we could book these flights once we get to Siem Reap. Does anyone know if they are any cheaper once we get to Cambodia? Cheers ...

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