Carnet accepted into Laos

Discussion in 'Laos - General Discussion Forum' started by Gary D, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Gary D

    Gary D Ol'Timer

    Had a pleasant surprise today crossing from Nonk Khai into Laos. The Laos Customs Officer noticed that i had a Carnet de Passage amongst my papers and volunteered to accept it. His boss signed off on it and away into Loas i went. Must be a current change as my entry from Houie Xai in December was not interested. Now if only Thailand would do the same and do away with the Temporary Import reporting.

    Gary
     
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  3. LivinLOS

    LivinLOS Ol'Timer

    But what would be the advantage ??

    Surely all its doing is risking your carnet bond.. Versus 'not risking your carnet bond' ??

    I had one confused Laotian border guard think that where I was pointing to my name in the green book was like a carnet book and had to actually grab his hand to stop him rubber stamping the Thai green book page..
     

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