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    • stamoz's Profile Photo

      thai tourist visa

      Laos Feb 1, 2017 at 8:19 PM

      hello everyone,

      Kindly asking on how long the tourist visa application takes since the thai consulate in Vientiane has been shutdown. Right now Thai embassy is only avaiable for that but it might take a bit longer and also more requirements. Please confirm this or if process is still fast and smooth, cheers!


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    • kids food and snacks

      Vientiane Oct 13, 2015 at 8:56 PM

      Hi . is kids food and snacks available . Things like crisps . Juices and milkshakes . Any imported products ? Thailand has big choice of local and imported products and I wondered if it is similar in Laos.
      Thank you

      5 Answers Oct 15, 2015 at 3:36 AM
    • transportation to Kong lor cave

      Vientiane Sep 29, 2015 at 1:00 AM

      How much is a car with a driver from Vientiane?

      3 Answers Oct 13, 2015 at 2:24 AM
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      Ao Dai shops in Vientiane?

      Vientiane Jun 2, 2015 at 5:30 PM

      Are there shops in Vientiane where I can purchase some Ao Dai (Traditional Vietnamese dresses)

      1 Answer Mar 19, 2016 at 9:25 PM
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      Boat to down the Mekong??

      Vientiane Apr 29, 2015 at 3:45 AM

      Is a Ferry or cruiseboat Down the Mekong to somewhere in Vietnam or cambodia a thing that is possible to do?
      Are there good websites that inform of or sell such a trip?

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      Is there any cultural park in Vientiane without going out to Buddha Park?

      Vientiane Oct 11, 2014 at 4:58 PM

      Hi, Vientiane VT,

      Is there any cultural park in Vientiane without going out to Buddha Park?

      Also on Internet is there any updated list of vegetarian restaurants or food courts in Vientiane?

      Otherwise i would have to travel by expensive hotel car to look for places to eat.


      6 Answers Dec 28, 2014 at 3:10 AM
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      Is there any bus that stops at T2 Road near Sengtiane Hotel?

      Vientiane Aug 31, 2014 at 4:04 AM

      Is there any bus in Vientiane that stops at T2 Road near Sengtiane Hotel?

    • Chyan's Profile Photo

      Cusine d'or and Fruit Heaven

      Vientiane Aug 31, 2014 at 3:59 AM

      Can i know what are the addresses of Cusine d'or and Fruit Heaven in Vientiane? How much it costs to travel to these places to eat dinner or lunch from T2 Road by taxi or tuk-tuk?

      4 Answers Sep 4, 2014 at 7:29 AM
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      Need to know the minimum costs of dining at a Lao restaurant in Vientiane

      Vientiane Aug 19, 2014 at 4:15 AM

      Hi, Vientiane VT,

      Can anyone advise the minimum costs of dining at a Lao restaurant in Vientiane? Are ATMs "eating cards" still common problems in Vientiane?


      14 Answers Dec 30, 2014 at 7:10 AM
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      Question about Aroon Residence Hotel, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane

      Vientiane Aug 3, 2014 at 7:12 AM

      Hi, Vientiane VT,

      Has anyone stayed in Aroon Residence Hotel? Care to share comments about this hotel?

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      Buddha Park outside Vientiane

      Vientiane Aug 3, 2014 at 7:10 AM

      Hi, Vientiane VT,

      Can i know whether Buddha Park is infested with mosquitoes or not? I learn that dengue fever is a major concern in Vientiane. What should i wear if i plan to visit Buddha Park or do sightseeing in Vientiane?

      6 Answers Oct 23, 2015 at 5:39 AM
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      Traffic condition from Chanthabouly District to Vientiane Wattay Airport on early Sunday

      Vientiane Aug 3, 2014 at 7:07 AM

      Hi, Vientiane VT,

      Is there any traffic jam along the way from Chanthabouly District to Wattay Airport of Vientiane on every early Sunday? My departure flight from Vientiane is at 9.50 am Vientiane time.

      1 Answer Aug 3, 2014 at 3:24 PM
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      Questions about Sengtiane Hotel in Vientiane

      Vientiane Aug 3, 2014 at 7:04 AM

      Hi, Vientiane VT,

      Has anyone stayed in Sengtiane Hotel along T2 Road in Vientiane, 10 minutes car ride from the airport? Is it a good hotel? I was quoted different rates for a Single Room on a specific date in December, no free transfer to the airport from the hotel. Car and driver hire 70 USD per day for destinations far and near including transfer from the airport. Transfer to the airport on the departure date is free.

    • What does Vang Vieng look like now?? (may-june 2014)

      Vang Vieng May 29, 2014 at 9:38 AM

      I would like to know, from someone who went recently (during april-may 2014), what's look like Vang Vieng right now. I met people who went last year and said there were no more partying, the city was quiet, relax. And then I heard today (from people who didn't go), that everything is like before: drunk people everywhere, party all the time, bars on the river, a lot of travelers. So I would like to have a real update, from someone who went is the recent month, and not from someone who heard from someone..... your answers will help me to make my decision if I go or not.
      Cheers a lot !

      3 Answers Oct 22, 2015 at 6:36 PM
    • Travel by road fron bangkok to Vientianne

      Vientiane Mar 5, 2014 at 10:15 PM

      Hi VT friends

      What is best option to go by road from bangkok to Vientianne
      having valid visas of both countries.

      Any hasseles at borders ??


      4 Answers May 6, 2014 at 3:36 AM
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      Hot Air Ballooning

      Vang Vieng Feb 19, 2014 at 1:27 AM

      Hi All,
      Just wondering if anyone has any experience with booking hot air ballooning in Vang Vieng in advance.
      Would just like to secure a position as it is at the top of my to do list.

      Also, I have read that there are three different times for the rides (0600,0700 and 1600)... Does anyone have any suggestions as to what would be the best? Worried about possible smog in the morning/too hot in the afternoon.

      Thanks in advance!

      1 Answer May 6, 2014 at 3:41 AM
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      Travel with Lao Central Airlines

      Vientiane Dec 25, 2013 at 5:39 AM

      Hi, Vientiane VT,

      Has anyone booked with Lao Central Airlines online before? Does the airline really accept online payments via MasterCard Debit Card?

      Has anyone visited Lao Central Airlines Head Office in Vientiane? If yes, are aircraft postcards available there?


      2 Answers Jul 10, 2014 at 4:08 PM
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      Places to see in Vientiane

      Vientiane Jul 17, 2013 at 3:54 PM

      I want to visit the Vientiane and What pu area in Laos this end December. How do I get to what pu from vientiane? How long will it take me? Can anyone please recommend an IT for a 3 to 4-day trip? Thanks!

      3 Answers Oct 23, 2015 at 1:08 AM
    • Vientiane transportation

      Vientiane Mar 22, 2013 at 6:55 PM

      What are the options for transportation from Vientiane center to airport?

      12 Answers Aug 4, 2014 at 7:29 AM
    • Private car LP to VV? Any suggestions?

      Vang Vieng Mar 11, 2013 at 7:07 PM

      Hi All - I'll be landing in LP on 7 April, and am looking on making my way down to VV after a couple of days in LP. I've heard stories about the busses, and have limited time left on this leg of the trip, so was thinking about hiring a private car. I hear they go for around 100 USD. Worth it? Anyone interested in splitting during this time? Also, if anyone has any must-do, must-see things in LP or VV, please share!


      5 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 5:00 AM
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      trip from vientiane

      Vang Vieng Mar 3, 2013 at 12:40 AM

      hello everyone,

      I kindly ask what options would be the best to get to Vang Vieng, and also what options might be the best from the Thai-Lao freindship bridge to the city of Vientiane, thank you

      2 Answers Mar 8, 2013 at 2:23 AM
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      Vang Vieng Jul 15, 2012 at 5:13 PM

      Excuse my ignorance ,but as Vang Vieng is on the Mekong river is it possible to get there and travel on via the river. Thanks in advance

      3 Answers Jul 15, 2012 at 9:11 PM
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      gettin to VangVieng

      Vang Vieng May 17, 2012 at 10:13 AM

      Hello everyone!,

      I plan to go to Vang Vieng from Thailand next March or April. I request for some suggestions on which is the best way to get there: I mean whether I fly from Suvarnabhumi to Vientiane on then how to get to the bus station from the airport, or travellin by land all the way to the border also to Vientiane and same to jump in a bus to Vang Vieng.

      3 Answers May 18, 2012 at 1:42 AM
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      transport from nong khai border point to vientiane

      Vientiane Jan 30, 2012 at 5:12 AM

      hi does anyone know the transport options to get to vientiane from the thai/laos border point neat nong khai.

      2 Answers Mar 15, 2012 at 12:44 AM
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      bus to hanoi

      Vientiane Dec 31, 2011 at 2:21 AM

      hi guys
      does anybody know the schedule and cost of the bus from vientiane to hanoi. or has anybody done this journey. any information would be helpful.

    • Vientiane to Siem Reap by bus or train

      Vientiane Nov 8, 2011 at 4:39 AM

      Hi! A friend and I are travelling end of November (Thailand-Laos-Cambodia-Vietnam), but got stuck planning the VIENTIANE (LAOS)- CAMBODIA leg. How do we travel overland bus/train from Vientiane to Siem Reap, approximately how many days it would be and how much? Thanks so much in advance!

      2 Answers Nov 8, 2011 at 1:19 PM
    • 10 Days in Laos

      Vientiane Oct 28, 2011 at 2:51 AM

      Dear All

      We will be in Laos in January for 10 days and here is my plan.Please tell me what you think of it.Thanks.

      Day 1 : Arrive VN - Stay here over nite
      Day 2 : VN to Van Vieng by bus
      Day 3: Van Vieng
      Day 4: Van Vieng to LP by bus
      Day 5: LP
      Day 6: LP to Plain of Jars by bus
      Day 7: Plain of Jars
      Day 8: Plain of Jars to VN by bus
      Day 9 : VN
      Day 10: Depart home

      13 Answers Nov 18, 2011 at 3:08 AM
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      Good Restaurant in Vientiane

      Vientiane Oct 9, 2011 at 9:43 PM

      Will be in Vientiane with a group of 10 for 3 nights late November. Looking for nice restaurant with good food, and if possible a view and entertainment.

      Appreciate all recommendations.

      4 Answers Dec 12, 2011 at 8:23 PM
    • Vang Vieng - Jan 2012

      Vang Vieng Sep 28, 2011 at 8:01 AM

      Hi Everyone,

      Quick couple of questions if you had any thoughts / info;

      Myself and my GF are heading to SE Asia for 2 months in Decemeber & were thinking of going to Vang Vieng for New Year's Eve(possibly travelling from Bangkok on 30/12). We land in Bangkok on 27/12 so are thinking it might be good to get out of there for NYE as 5 nights might be too much.

      Wondering what the best way to plan for accommodation at that time is as it will no doubt be very busy and I don't want to get stuck in a bad place or have no place to stay ! Also - has anyone spent NYE in Vang Vieng, is it worth going for, crowds good, etc ? Any guesthouse recommendations, etc would be great

      Any help would be great, thanks !!

      2 Answers Sep 30, 2011 at 6:40 AM
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      Vang Vieng in March

      Vang Vieng Aug 15, 2011 at 1:39 PM

      Going to be there March 17th-19th. Can't find information online about how Vang Vieng is in March, so thought I would ask on here :) is it a dead time? Popular time?

      8 Answers Aug 24, 2011 at 4:43 PM
    • bus from Vientiane to Udon Thani

      Vientiane Jul 13, 2011 at 4:09 AM

      after visiting Luang Prabang we will return to Vientiane and the cheapest way to travel from Vientiane to Bangkok seems to be to take a bus from Vientiane to Udon Thani and then an AirAsia flight to Bangkok. we are in our mid-70's so prefer plane to long bus/traintrips.
      i remember reading somewhere that there is a direct bus from Vientiane to Udon Thani. Could any VT confirm this and what is the cost and does the same bus cross the border into Thailand to Udon Thani or do we have to change into a Thai bus at the border. approximately how long is the bustrip from Vientiane to UT.
      many thanks for any information.

      3 Answers Jul 13, 2011 at 8:24 PM