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      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

      by Sahara123 Online Now 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

      by kasiamitrut Online Now 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?

      by Marthamaire Online Now 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??

      by Terje1966 Online Now 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?

      by Chyan Online Now 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?

      by Chyan Online Now Aug 31, 2014 at 4:04 AM

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

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      Cusine d'or and Fruit Heaven

      by Chyan Online Now 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

      by Chyan Online Now 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

      by Chyan Online Now 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

      by Chyan Online Now 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

      by Chyan Online Now 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

      by Chyan Online Now 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.

    • Travel by road fron bangkok to Vientianne

      by jonniejoy Online Now 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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      Travel with Lao Central Airlines

      by Chyan Online Now 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

      by psychiy Online Now 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

      by StratKoum Online Now 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
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      transport from nong khai border point to vientiane

      by saints76 Online Now 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

      by saints76 Online Now 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

      by ktin05 Online Now 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

      by JustinK2 Online Now 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

      by Mikebb Online Now 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
    • bus from Vientiane to Udon Thani

      by trusmibatik Online Now 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
    • From Vientiane to Vang Vieng after 6pm, Saturday

      by terencemagpie Online Now May 5, 2011 at 7:24 AM

      Hi my friend and I will be traveling to Laos in July. We'll arrive at Wattay Airport at 5pm and we plan going straight to Vang Vieng . I understand this is a 4 hours journey but this is only a 4 days trip so our time is limited. We'll visit Vientiane on our last day though before heading back to Malaysia.

      Question is, is there any transport from Wattay Airport/Vientiane to Vang Vieng after 6pm, on Saturday? And how much would they cost? Do I need any pre-booking and where they are?

      Thanks in advance for your time and reply =)

      1 Answer May 6, 2011 at 4:40 AM
    • trip from vientiane to kuala lumpur

      by eramakri Online Now Mar 27, 2011 at 5:35 AM

      we are flying from luang prabang to vientiane in november and want to fly from there to kuala lumpur on the same day. the flight to vientiane is supposed to arrive at 13:40 and the flight to KL is supposed to leave at 15:40. seeing that this is laos, will that be doable? has anyone done this, do the flights leave on time and will that give us enough time to make the connection?

      4 Answers Mar 28, 2011 at 2:39 AM
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      Vientiane to Udon Thani bus journey

      by vuzu Online Now Jan 17, 2011 at 12:35 AM

      Hi,I will be taking a flight from Udon Thani to BKK next month end.
      My flight will be 8.55am. When is the earliest bus service from Vientiane to Udon Thani? Wondering would I have enough time to reach the airport in Udon Thani to catch the morning flight to BKK? Will it take long to clear the custom at the Laos and Thailand border?

      3 Answers Jan 17, 2011 at 2:29 AM
    • Tattoo shop?

      by Manchestertravels Online Now Dec 14, 2010 at 3:05 PM

      Hello I am travelling thru in January and wondering if there is a tattoo parlour in town here?

      Any help much appreciated! ;0)

      1 Answer Dec 14, 2010 at 8:52 PM
    • Bus to China

      by davegarbutt234 Online Now Dec 6, 2010 at 2:08 AM

      Hey guys,

      I've read in the China lonely planet that there is a direct bus service from Kunming to Vientiane. I was wondering if anyone knows the a service that runs the opposite way? And, do people this it would be possible to do this bus journey at the beginning of February (during Chinese New Year)

      Any help is appreciated,


      4 Answers Dec 7, 2010 at 3:01 AM
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      by mysticpaki Online Now Nov 29, 2010 at 3:16 AM

      Where in Vangvieng and Vientine would you recommend for a 40 year old couple young at heart to celebrate Valentines Day with some dancing in a romantic place with a view in Vanvieng and Vientine??
      Please also recommend new clean accomodation for 20 to 25 usd

      2 Answers Nov 29, 2010 at 7:33 AM
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      Bus from Udon to Vientiane

      by expatbangkok Online Now Sep 21, 2010 at 11:59 PM

      Has anybody got an update on the bus service from Udon to Vientiane? I know there is a website, but that does not have much info such as transit time, convenience etc.

      2 Answers Sep 30, 2010 at 1:09 AM
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      Vientiane to Luang Prabang

      by Twooldies Online Now Aug 25, 2010 at 9:02 AM

      Our 4 week journey will start in Bangkok and we plan to travel to Vientiane by overnight train just for the experience, in Feb 2011.

      Once in Laos is it worth travelling by coach from V to LP? Some suggestions are that it is such a long journey that it should be done overnight. As we would be doing this to see the country instead of flying over it this rather defeats the object we think. However, as I suffer from vertigo might it be better to fly? Suggestions from your experiences please.

      4 Answers Sep 5, 2010 at 3:36 AM