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Vietnam visa with only one way ticket

Posted by ngg18 on 6/8/2008 at 18:01

Hello, I was wondering if someone could please answer a couple of questions I have regarding Vietnam visas. 1. Is it a problem entering the country if I only have a one way ticket and have not yet planned when or how I will be leaving the country? 2. Is it possible to get a 3 month tourist visa without too much trouble or should I just get a 30 day visa and try get an extension when I am in Vietnam? 3. Is it a problem getting a visa if I have traveled to Vietnam only two months ago? ...

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Visa on arrival in Lao from China

Posted by biene on 2/12/2008 at 19:51

Hi! Does anyone know if it is possible to get the 30-day visa for Lao on the border comming from China (Yunnan Province)? Thanks for your help! Biene ...

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How long

Posted by jungleland on 3/12/2008 at 12:34

is it possible to stay in Laos using tourist visa(s)?? ...

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Bo Y border opened for international border crossings?

Posted by millionilla on 11/12/2006 at 15:31

Hello there, just read from Rough Guide Vietnam that Bo Y border (Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam border, near Vietnamese Kon Tum) should be now opened for international border crossings. But when checking Vietnam's Tourism website, I found no information about this border... Does anybody happen to know how things are at Bo Y? thanks, Milla ...

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Up - Date Please

Posted by jungleland on 14/11/2008 at 13:20

On the current regulations (regarding ticket out of China ect:) for overlanding between Lao Cai/Hekou ...

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Have I got this right

Posted by jungleland on 26/11/2008 at 11:57

I'm a Brit based in Cambo but am ready for a move. So I get a double entry (60 day)tourist visa (from wherever) that can be extended by by thirty days (twice) Giving me 180 consecutive days in Thailand, I will have a ticket out at the end of that period, have i got that right ? ...

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Visa entries for Thailand

Posted by rayad on 19/11/2008 at 11:54

Hi, Can anyone help out with this problem. I am currently travelling for 6 months and got a 2 entry tourist visa for Thailand before leaving. This gives me 60 days stay per time. I am now on my 2nd entry which expires in Jan 2009. I would like to visit Malaysia and have been told that I don't need a visa (I'm British), however if I went in nov./dec. would I be able to get back into Thailnad on my same visa as it won't have expired? I want to go asap rather than waiting to maybe get a 30 day t ...

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Travelling from Hanoi to Louang Prabang, Laos

Posted by Niquei193 on 11/10/2008 at 13:28

We need to travel from Hanoi to Louang Prabang. So far we have only found flying as the main option... however the flight we need isnt available on the date we require. Is there any other options to get from Hanoi to Louang Prabang? Possibly by train or bus? Anyone who can help, its greatly appreciated... ...

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no visa

Posted by cj5892 on 23/6/2008 at 20:55

Hi, I am going to Thailand for just under thirty days on the 8th of july, however the flights are flexible and depending on money i may want to stay another week. is there any way i can get a visa for the extra week when over there? or would i be able to pay a fine at the airport? many thanks ...

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Vietnam - Visa on arrival - does it work?

Posted by sprengja on 13/11/2008 at 00:43

Hi, We plan to fly to Saigon from Bangkok. As we stay in Bangkok just for 4 hours we have to get visa for Vietnam in advance. There are some offers in the internet that you can get visa on arrival for vietnam. They charge you about 12 Euro and you get a visa approval letter. They say you have to show it at the airport and will get a visa for US$ 25,-. This seems much cheaper than if you try to get the visa at the embassy in Austria (€ 72,-) - but does it work??? Who has experience with this ...

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With Philippine passport do I need tourist visa for Laos and Vietnam???

Posted by quddus on 11/11/2008 at 03:08

I've been to Thailand and Cambodia and no pre-arranged visa was required. Can I just bring my passport to Laos and Vietnam as well without visa? ...

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Tay Trang border crossing IS open for tourists

Posted by matan84 on 4/8/2007 at 17:19

i just read in this website that the northern border crossing between laos and vietnam, "Tay Trang", is still closed. this is a mistake. i HAVE crossed that border into vietnam two weeks ago, without any problem. it has been opened in may 2007. to get into vietnam, a bus leaves three times a week from muang khua (on the lao side) to dien bien phu (the vietnamese side) at 7am, and costs 40,000 kips. you CAN NOT issue a vietnamese visa at the border, you will need to do it before hand in lua ...

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Can you do them all?

Posted by yakster on 6/11/2008 at 20:08

Looking to see as much of South East Asia on motorcycle as possible, is it even possible? Is there an order to do them in? Any thoughts or ideas welcome. ...

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Difficulties crossing from Laos to Vietnam due to flooding

Posted by somtam2000 on 6/11/2008 at 16:21

If you're planning on using the Tay Trang border crossing between northern Laos and Dien Bien Phu in Vietnam, we've just heard on the grapevine that ferries are refusing to cross the Nam Wa river near Muang Khua due to swollen rivers. This means it is impossible (at the moment) to get from Muang Khua to the border. The border remains open apparently, but if you're planning on approaching from the Lao side in the next day or two, you may want to slow down and hang out in Luang Prabang for a co ...

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Ho chi minh airport to phnom penh

Posted by petee on 15/10/2008 at 22:03

Hi Im traveling from ho chi minh airport overland to phnom penh on the 28th of dec 2008, what would be the best way & how long would it take. Thanks for any help. ...

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Laos visa in cambodia

Posted by matylda on 3/11/2008 at 11:34

Hi there. does any one know how long does it take to get a Laos visa in embassy in Cambodia? Is it possible to get one on arrival traveling from Cambodia? I know that it wwasn't possible buy maybe something has changed??? ...

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e ticket as proof of onward travel?

Posted by ee104 on 28/10/2008 at 18:04

Hi guys, i have read that the regulations for visas in Thailand have changed a little recently and that now, especially at the poipet border with Cambodia, they are checking proof of onward travel. I arrive in Thailand and will spend 10 days going north to Laos/Vietnam - i guess this will come under the 30 day tourist stamp and i will not need a visa- I will arrive back in thailand via cambodia again for less than 30 days before i head off to malaysia. However my RTW ticket is an E-t ...

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applying for vietnam visa in bangkok

Posted by bonita01 on 18/10/2008 at 22:13

How long does the process of applying for a 30 day visa for Vietnam in Bangkok take. We are flying into Bankok from the UK on Nov 11. Will one week be long enough as we need to book an air ticket to Hanoi now! ...

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singapore visa

Posted by macdaisy on 9/10/2008 at 11:40

hi just wondering am flying into singapore from phuket in couple of weeks but only stayin like four days and flyin on to oz, i dont need any visa or anything do i thanks for the help!! ...

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Multiple Entry Visa to Vietnam

Posted by cesmonde on 20/10/2008 at 07:57

Hi, Starting December I am starting a 3 month holiday in SE Asia, (so excited!!!) starting and ending in Bangkok. Towards the end of the trip we're planning on spending a month in Vietnam then heading up to Yunnan Province for a fortnight. We're on a tight budget so the cheapest flight I could find back to Bangkok (to fly back to Australia)was from Hanoi. So I want to leave Kunming and arrive at Hanoi via bus to fly directly to Bangkok. At this point our original 30 day Vietnam visa will have ex ...

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