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Laos Airlines Air Pass - Still Wondering?

Posted by ozscott on 1/11/2007 at 13:54

Hi again TF'ers... Sorry to ask again, but who has used the Laos Airlines AirPass, and how did you book it? I'm travelling SE Asia next Mar/Apr and want to use Laos Airlines Air Pass for: Hanoi to Lubang Prabang Lubang Prabang to Vientiane Vientiane to Paske Paske to Siem Reap Help me please with your experiences if you have used this service previously... I don't want to travel by road (not enough time) and this air pass seems the way to go - please respond. Greatly appreciate ...

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Getting from Luang Prabang/Vientiane to Siem Reap/Phnom Penh

Posted by byrie on 28/10/2007 at 10:07

Hellooo Just trying to suss out the best (and cheapest) way to get from either Luang Prabang or Vientiane to Cambodia. If i'm wanting to fly, it looks like the options (Lao Airlines, Bangkok Air) are not overly cheap - the cheapest flight i've seen is about US$150....does this sound about right? Can anyone recommend a cheaper flight, or method of transport? Thanks! ...

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flying from hanoi to Luang Prabang

Posted by crooper on 27/10/2007 at 15:07

Hi, i was just wondering of the ease of booking a flight in Hanoi to Luang Prabang during peak season. Il be in Hanoi from the 30nov to 4dec, and hoping to fly to Luang Prabang on the 5th december. Will i be able to just go to a travel agent in Hanoi and book my flight easily, or is there a good chance of the flights being booked out Any reputable travel agents ud recommend? cheers ...

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boat from Luang Prabang to Thai border

Posted by stevebeag on 20/10/2007 at 22:48

Hi I'm trying to find information about the boat trip from LP to the border. I am interested in obtaining info for either a 1 or 2 day trip. What days of the week do they leave and any idea of costs etc Regards ...

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Coffee in Laos (and cambodia)?

Posted by kaffecalle on 19/9/2007 at 03:02

Does anyone know how to get to coffeeplantations in Laos (and cambodia)? Are there anymore than the one on the Bolaven plateau? How do I get there? Thank you! Carl ...

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Saisombun & Long Cheng

Posted by korndamned on 24/10/2007 at 12:17

1. Anybody has any idea whether travellers are now allowed to visit these 2 places? 2. Are there operators willing to bring travellers there? ...

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Hotel Riverside, Vientiane

Posted by limek on 22/10/2007 at 18:23

Hi there, Does anyone have the website address or the email address of Hotel Riverside in Vientiane. The link in travelfish page goes to a hotel of the similar name in Florida. I tried sending an email using the 'contact via email form' and I got a mail delivery failed, the email address was thanks a bunch in advance for your help. ...

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That Luang Festival

Posted by squong on 21/10/2007 at 11:38

Does anyone know the official dates of the That Luang Festival in Vientiane? I've seen 10/31 and 11/24 on the internet. Has anyone been and can you describe what it's like? I'm the type of traveler that prefers more authentic traveling to the tourist mobs.... Thanks in advance. Spencer ...

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weather in Nov

Posted by shiragreen on 17/10/2007 at 16:47

hi, according to your weather info, Nov is supposed to be ideal for laos. but how about North Laos, as in, North of Luang Prabang? how cold will it be there? thanks!!! ...

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Place between Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang

Posted by Lars on 11/10/2007 at 20:54

Does anybody know of a good place to stay between Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang? Me and my 10 year old daughter will take the bus between Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang but wish to stay overnight in between. ...

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And again...Lao Airline..sorry

Posted by ich40 on 16/10/2007 at 22:11

I tried to book Lao Airline, but everytime i go to i get a virus warning. Can i still trust this page? I also try to find my way from Luang Prabang to Thailand. Is there boats going daily? And how much does ist cost? Thanks for your help.. ...

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Lai Heua Fai Festival in Vientiane

Posted by baldoria on 10/10/2007 at 21:09

I read that the Lai Heua Fai Festival in Luang Prabang is on Oct 27. How about for Vientiane? Do you know of any Ok Phansaa event taking place there from Oct 24-25? ...

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Tad Fane Resort

Posted by culbertk on 8/10/2007 at 03:30

The Tad Fane Resort (by the Tat Fan falls) has a website but I have not been successful in using the on-line reservation form or contacting them via their FAX number. Brief research on the resort and recent travellers indicates that people continue to stay there. Is there a site or contact number for Tad Fane to make reservations in advance? ...

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nhong kai border crossing to vientiane -- VISA?

Posted by jasminsingh on 6/10/2007 at 10:14

hi just read and heard different things on that. has anyone been to laos recently? how is it with the visa? will i get this at the border or do i have to get it here in advance? thanks for letting me know, jasmin ...

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Viewed 5,397 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by somtam2000 on 6/10/2007 at 16:25

Measurement in Laos

Posted by Eileen1870 on 3/10/2007 at 02:57

Can anyone tell me if Laos uses the metric or imperial measurement system? I'm putting together information for some construction volunteers and it would be helpful to know how to format it. Thanks ...

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Lao Airlines again

Posted by regina5 on 1/10/2007 at 01:01

Uups! What I wanted to ask: Has anyone used the site to book tickets with Lao Airline recently? They are offering a bargain excursion pass. I read some negative things about them (a scam? an agency in Paris?), but the posts were all more than 1 year old. Thanks for any info. ...

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Lai Heua Fai Festival/ Louang Phabang

Posted by moonlight on 1/10/2007 at 15:28

Does anyone know the exact dates in 2007 for the above festival. I know it occurs in October but dont find the dates (full moon?) Is it worth to attend this festival in Louang Phagang? Thanks for your advice! ...

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Luang Prabang, Biking & Rafting Recommendations

Posted by alexsis1 on 20/9/2007 at 03:34

We would like to do some biking and rafting, preferably with guide. Any companies/agencies you would recommend? We are also comfortable traveling independently so if you that that is a good route as well, please provide insight as to where to go, etc. Thanks! ...

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Booking flights Lao Airlines

Posted by JenDVM on 27/9/2007 at 04:54

Hello! Does anyone know if it's OK to wait to book flights after arrival in Laos? I'll be there in mid-October. If booking beforehand is advisable, what's the best way to do it? Getting lots of great info from TravelFish! Thanks, Jen ...

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Viewed 4,211 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by JenDVM on 27/9/2007 at 05:34

Euros in Laos

Posted by Montevideo on 28/8/2007 at 02:38

As I would not like to change Euros into Dollars in Europe only to change them to Kip in Laos I would like to know whether Euros can be changed at an appropriate exchange rate in Laos. ...

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