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1. Posted by livhesterx (Budding Member 24 posts) 3y Star this if you like it!

Hi Everyone,

Planning a rtw trip for next year, so far we have planned Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and Australia.

We are flying in to Bangkok and will travel by land until we go to australia, how do we go about getting a visa for each country?


2. Posted by Cyberia (Travel Guru 1838 posts) 3y Star this if you like it!

Get an Australian visa before leaving home. If you plan on spending more than a month there, either get a work visa or be prepared to show that you have sufficient money.

Get a Vietnam visa online, specifically pointing out that you do not want a month visa (costs $30 more).

You get 30 days visa waiver on arrival in Bangkok. You can get another 30 days by leaving Thailand and coming back again.

Laos and Cambodia ($20) you can get a visa at the border (take along some passport sized photos) and Malaysia you will not need one.

Be aware that some visas are time sensitive, so might run out before you use them.

US dollars are good in Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia as well as the local currencies, which you will often get in change.

The other countries are cheapish but Australia is expensive. Best time to go is early December.

3. Posted by Sander (Moderator 5073 posts) 3y Star this if you like it!

For Australia, you'll want an eVisitor (free; allows you to stay for up to 90 days as a tourist), or a Working Holiday Visa (WHV) (GBP 265; allows you to stay for up to a year, working, with a second year becoming possible if you do fruit picking e.a. for three months - otherwise "once in a lifetime"). Don't apply anywhere else except at the official website of the Australian department of immigration.

[ Edit: Edited on 03-Mar-2014, at 10:11 by Sander ]

4. Posted by hasbeen (Travel Guru 1227 posts) 3y Star this if you like it!


This Wikipedia site might be helpful in the future..Visa_requirements_for_British_nationals

and this one I look at a lot ...
UK Gov advice

Happy travels