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visas for laos and cambodia
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The only visa that you are required to get is the Vietnam one before you leave, the Cambodia and Laos ones can be obtained on entry (says the Laos Embassy in Australia). Thailand does not require a visa.
I’m planning on doing the Asia Adventure in May/June this year so have just been looking into Visas. They’re each about $45 + postage via registered mail. They’re valid for 3 months from issue date. Visas for Thailand aren’t required for people travelling on an Australian passport.
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Hope that helps and have a great trip! <!--graemlin::D-->
You will pay extra if you get your visas prior because of all the postage-& it can take awhile for the embassies to issue them back to you.
You need the Vietnam one beforehand, but Cambodia & Laos you can get them upon arrival – and all the prices were set and posted where we arrived anyway so corruption and whatnot shouldn’t be a problem.
We got our visas on entry to Laos and Cambodia and paid a lot less than people that had got them before the trip. The tour guide and local guides were great when helping us do this at the border. I was also told to be careful when getting them before hand if you dont know the exact entry placeinto the country! It wasnt an issue for us not having them before hand!
get them there, you have to wait anyway for the other people to get ther visas so you don’t do yourself any favours. plus you save alot of money that way.
You can get a Laos visa and Cambodia visa before your trip online with Rushmore Visas service.
I have just booked for the Big Indochina Adventure next year. My Travel agent advised to get Vietnam before you go, but Laos & Cambodia can be purchased when you get there
I am one of these people who likes to be organised before i go and not have to hope the border guards are in a good mood on the day. Had no trouble getting visas sorted here in Australia and they were not expensive. Both Laos and Cambodian cost $45 AU. If you are in Canberra as I am, you can drop them off. The Cambodian one only took two days. Laos, you can pay extra ($60 total) to have it done faster. you don’t need one for Thailand <!--graemlin::)-->
Do people have any experience getting the e-Visas for Cambodia?
bro just get it on the border, its 20USD regardless of whether the border people are ‘in a good mood’ or not. It’s international policy, it’s 20USD standard on the border.
You can get them ahead of time or at the border. Its cheaper at the border. But to get them ahead of time you’ll need a pair of passport sized photos for each visa.
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