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vietnam visa phnom penh Tet holiday

Posted by sayadian on 6/2/2010 at 15:16

Can anyone out there who is getting a visa for vietnam in Phnom Penh find out the first day the embassy is back open after the Tet holiday. Much appreciated. ...

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Hanoi to Luang Prabang - where to cross?

Posted by jack2408 on 2/2/2010 at 20:59

looking to go to laos from hanoi, just wondering where is the best place to cross and how long it takes? can you also get the visas on the border as well? jack ...

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Will the Cham Yeam & Hat Lek thai/ cambodian border be open over Chinese New years????

Posted by tessarichardson09 on 4/2/2010 at 13:45

Hi there! I'm hoping to cross over from Ko Khong (Cambodia) to Ko Chang (Thailand) around the 15th of Feb. Chinese New years is on the 14th, will this create any disruption to the border crossing? Any help would be great. Cheers ...

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Anybody obtained a Visa on arrival at Koh Kong??

Posted by patrickien on 2/2/2010 at 04:33

I'm hoping to travel through Koh Kong at the end of the month, 'cos of hassel with my credit card i can't apply for an E visa! has anybody been through the Koh Kong immagration recently and paid with dollars?? if so was it a lot of hassel ?? do's anybody know if it's easy to get a visa in Bangkok ??( my starting point) all advice would be welcome! ...

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Visa and border crossing by train HELP PLEASE!!

Posted by wardadg on 30/1/2010 at 00:25

Hello everyone. I was wondering if anyone could help me. I'll try and make this as simple as possible. Basically I fly into Hanoi on the 8th April and depart from Bangkok on the 15th July. The plan is to visit Vietnam for a month, Cambodia for 15 days and Thailand for 1.5 months. We will be travelling by train from Vietnam into Cambodia, and from Cambodia into Thailand by train. Does anyone have any tips for crossing points and arrival/departure desitantions. However, my main confusi ...

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Do they allow foreigners to cross the border in Muangsing?

Posted by majestea on 29/1/2010 at 03:04

Do they allow foreigners to cross the border in Muangsing? Please Help. Thanks Thank you ...

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Getting to Xa Xia from HCMC

Posted by Sproglet on 24/1/2010 at 19:52

I'm planning to use this border crossing to spend some time in Kep before moving onto Siem Reap. Does anyone know the best way to get to Xa Xia from HCMC? I assume there must be buses but I don't seem to be able to find much info. If anyone has any advice it would be muc appreciated :) Cheers ...

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Cambodia to Thailand border crossing

Posted by Missis on 8/9/2009 at 18:39

Hello I have been reading about the problems going from Thailand to Cambodia using the Poipet crossing, however we are doing it in reverse - are there any issues going from Cambodia to Thailand? We will be going from BK to Laos to Cambodia back into Thailand within 19 days so assuming there won't be a problem with visas? Thanks for your help - there is so much information on this site that sometimes I can't see the wood for the trees!! ...

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Easiest/cheapest way to obtain 30 day visa into Thailand

Posted by Kylzz13 on 18/1/2010 at 09:24

Hi everyone:) I have had a massive read through the forums regarding Thai visas, but still cannot decide what my best option is! We'll be spending time in Singapore/Vietnam/Cambodia before crossing overland via the Poipet boarder crossing into Thailand. We want to stay for around 3-4 weeks, 15 days just won't be enough. We can't justify buying a flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok... there must be a cheaper way! So: How easy it is to obtain a 30 day visa in either Singapore, Hanoi, Saig ...

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Posted by RACHYPF on 16/1/2010 at 05:12

Can anyone offer advice on vietnam and laos border crossings?!!!?? Is it possible to go from laos to vietnam and then back into laos again to visit 4 thousand islands. Or is it eaiser to go from cambodia to laos to cambodia? Or even thailand laos to thailand, but will haev already had 60 day tourist visa? Also is four thousand islands better than mekong delta? many thanks hope not too confusing ...

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What visa's do I need?

Posted by amylou on 13/1/2010 at 07:36

Hi, I am planning a 3 month trip backpacking around Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia in April. Can anyone advise me on what visas i need to sort out if I am to start in Thailand then cross border (by land) to Loas then cross to vietnam then Cambodia and finally back to Thailand. Also, am I only allowed 30 days in thailand? if so will i need to re-apply for another visa when i cross back into thailand? Many Thanks ...

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Posted by RACHYPF on 9/1/2010 at 01:34

Has anyone re entered Laos from Cambodia or Vietnam. Will travel through Notheren Laos from Thailand then down through Vietnam to Cambodia. Would like to do Southern Laos form either Vietnam or Cambodia. Any advice much appreciated! ...

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Peninsular Malaysia vs Malaysian Borneo permits

Posted by jmcentee on 6/1/2010 at 14:18

Hi, I am a US citizen traveling in SE Asia for 4 months. I am leaving from Indo in a couple weeks and hoping to go to the Philippines but in order to do that, the best way seemed to be to stop through Malaysian Borneo, so my flight is from Jakarta to Kushing. I will then go to Singapore, then the Philippines, then Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and then return to Malaysia but to the peninsula to see the islands when they are not in monsoon season. Since I will already have passed through M ...

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Visa on Arrival - Cambodja

Posted by Lawoat on 15/11/2009 at 22:35

Hi All, I am currently in Can Tho at the moment and will be moving to Phu Quoc island pretty soon. After that we are planning on going to Cambodja. We intended to use the border crossing between Ha Tien and Kep (don't know the actual bordercrossing places) with the Visa on arrival. I have howver now heared that that border crossing does not do Visa on arrival? Anyone knows anyhting about that or should we plan on going to Chau Doc to get in to Cambodja? Any help would be highly ...

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Thai Visa Rewewal at Ranong

Posted by spartan on 19/12/2009 at 14:56

Hi Guys, Having entered Thailand from cambodia I only got 15 days. I am hoping to be in Koh Tao for Christmas and will need to re-new. Is Renong a good option for me? Everything I read about it is from 2007 and I cant find up to date info. All help appreciated. ...

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Udon Thani Airport to Vientiane

Posted by brianennion on 24/12/2009 at 12:11

Hi All, I am looking at flying up to Udon from BKK end of Jan 2010. Will leave from work and take the late flight. Arrived around 6pm. collect bags etc by 6:30.. approx. Looking around I see that the TAT scheduled buses finish at 5pm.. What is the next best way to get to Vientiane before the border closes at 10pm.. Hope to be sitting on the Mekong with a nice Beer Lao and eating some lovely Larb that evening. Thanks for your help in advance Brian ...

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Dual nationality query, travel between Laos and Thailand

Posted by okokokok on 28/12/2009 at 20:22

Hi I wonder if anyone who has dual nationality can help me? In short: If I have dual British/ Irish nationality, can I do the following...? -Enter Laos on UK passport -Exit Laos on UK passport at border crossing with Thailand -Enter Thailand on Irish passport -Exit Thailand on Irish passport -Re-enter Laos on Irish passport If you want more of a detailed explanation, see below... At the moment I have a British passport, but it only has 5 pages left even though it doesn't expir ...

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Extension of stay - Thailand

Posted by spork on 21/12/2009 at 00:35

So I crossed into Thailand from Cambodia, so I have 15 days free (Canadian passport). No tourist visa, just the permission to stay stamps. Is it possible to get an extension? Getting out of Thailand is going to take longer than I'd planned, so I'm gonna end up overstaying by a couple days. And I'd rather not have the overstay stamp in my passport if I can help it. But the only information I can find is about extending a tourist visa. What if you had no visa to begin with? What is the process of ...

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Chinese visa in Vietnam?

Posted by Lanham on 19/12/2009 at 04:46

Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows if it possible to get a visa into China from Vietnam and the approximate cost. ...

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Posted by RACHYPF on 14/12/2009 at 21:37

Can anyone suggest best place for ghetting Vietnam visa? Live UK will be in Thailand and Laos before Vietnam? Also if get in UK do we have to enter on the date we give or can it be after, know we cant stay over! Also do we need Malaysia visa dont think we do ...

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