Pirats at the border...

Discussion in 'Laos Road Trip Reports' started by angkor1, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. angkor1

    angkor1 Ol'Timer

    Last week, we riding from Nan over the border to Hong Sa Laos. Paperwork Thaiside easy Laos nearly also. But suddenly 1 Lao guy from the office want to charge us for 2 bikes 6000 baht. We not payed and talking with another officer. He was confuse about the other one. After a discussion he said can go Mister- ok we start and past the headoffice... nothing. Pirats in Laos try to take poketmoney... :evil:
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  3. jimoi

    jimoi Ol'Timer

    Interesting as I've had friends come across this way with no problem. I went to the Lao border and spoke with 2 senior customs officials and the entry fees were similar to other land borders.

    Are you sure it was 6000 bath and if so, what was his explanation of the charge?

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