Vietnam to Laos through Na Meo

Discussion in 'Vietnam - Motorcycle Trip Report Forums' started by Minskallero, Sep 15, 2008.

  1. Minskallero

    Minskallero Member


    Firstly, Sorry to post this here but I've read through all the posts but they are a little outdated and not specific to my question. So...

    There are 2 of us about to head for Laos tomorrow from Hanoi on 2 Minsks which we bought in Vietnam. They are both Vietnamese registered bikes, we have all the paper work but the problem is the bikes are not registered in our names.

    So any advice on this or is the crossing really a 50/50 chance, depending on the mood of the officials and if they need to buy a family member a wedding present?!

    Thanks for your help!
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  3. Minskallero

    Minskallero Member

    ok, all sorted. We arrived in Laos this morning. The only thing I was asked for, which I dont have, is a drivers license. Easy to smile my way out of it though.

    So Na Meo is certainly an easy crossing, for us anyway :D
  4. scot harper

    scot harper Ol'Timer

    Minskers hey guys more info on the trip!! Hanoi to sapa leg, border crossing info, heaps of pics as well...

  5. phlegm2

    phlegm2 Member

    you were lucky to get through 'cos I know some people who were turned back going vietnam->laos at Laobao/dansavanh crossing.

    They were riding vietnamese registered 125cc scooters and had the vietnamese ownership/registration papers too.
  6. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Anything more to contribute please?
  7. jbsf6

    jbsf6 New Member

    wondering if anyone else has crossed at Na Meo successfully??? any advice/suggestions?

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