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1. Posted by jadeverell (Respected Member 255 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I probably know this subject pops up over and over again, but i can not be bothered to search through all the threads.

I have recently booked my ticket to go travelling. My Itinerary is as follows:

Hong Kong -> Vietnam -> Cambodia -> Thailand (plus islands) -> Malaysia -> Australia -> NZ -> Hong Kong -> Home sweet home.

When i booked my ticket, the guy at STA travel said that i would obviously need a visa for Aus, but regarding the other countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia, these can all be picked up on the boarders. IS THIS CORRECT?
Also i will need to get a Chinese visa to cross from HK to Vietnam, HOW EASY IS THIS?

Please help!

I am setting off on 28th Dec to hong kong, any one who fancies the trip is welcome to come along or meet up.


2. Posted by ukmassage (Inactive 1052 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

vietnam at any consulate - not on the border

3. Posted by AlexT (Respected Member 245 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Cambodia you can get on arrival, Vietnam at a consulate or through a travel agent... cant imagine you need one in Malaysia... you will in Australia...

4. Posted by dr_jowl (Budding Member 9 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Try checking this website: This is what I check for visa requirements. There are links there to the Embassies concerned.

Hope that helps! :p

5. Posted by london_daz (Budding Member 4 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Would I be right in thinking you can buy them for Cambodia and Laos at the borders but only at certain border crossings, I've heard some of the crossings, particularly rivers, you must have them in advance??

Anyone know for sure as this will greatly affect the route I'll take around Asia later this year.

6. Posted by deniz666uk (Budding Member 10 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

i know for thailand you can get a 30 day visa at the airport but you need to show that you will leave within those 30 days but i had no problem with that, also the same for malaysia you can get a visa for vietnam in bankok

7. Posted by cikusang (Respected Member 1361 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

Thanks, dr_jowl. That link is very useful!

8. Posted by dr_jowl (Budding Member 9 posts) 11y Star this if you like it!

No prob, cikusang! I am so grateful for that website, so useful for trip planning... especially for most Asians like us who would need all the crap to get these Visas just to get to a place! Talk about a free world! :-P