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Popular routes in Laos

Vientiane to Hanoi

1h 10mfrom $32

Hanoi to Vientiane

1h 10mfrom $32

Bangkok to Pakse

13hfrom $46

Vang Vieng to Siem Reap

1d 5h 30mfrom $106

Pakse to Siem Reap

10hfrom $47

Vientiane to Vinh

16hfrom $33

Don Det to Pakse

4hfrom $10

Phnom Penh to Vientiane

1h 30mfrom $334

Pakse to Thakhek

6hfrom $17

Vang Vieng to Champassak

20h 30mfrom $56

Vientiane to Kunming

1h 30mfrom $146

Phonsavan to Hanoi

17hfrom $44

Vientiane to Nakasong

14h 50mfrom $33

Kunming to Vientiane

1h 40mfrom $140

Siem Reap to Pakse

10hfrom $38

Pakse to Dong Ha

8hfrom $54

Bokeo to Luang Prabang

1d 6h 30mfrom $34

Pakse to Hue

9hfrom $44
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Your questions, our answers

Credit cards are not widely accepted in Laos. Credit cards will be accepted at major hotels in cities like Vientiane and Luang Prabang, but otherwise, cash is the dominant form of payment.

The standard voltage in Laos is 230V. There are four plug types in Laos: Types A, B, C and E.

It's recommended to have gotten the following vaccinations before visiting Laos: Measles, Polio, measles-mumps-rubella, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, Chickenpox, and your yearly flu shot. Additional vaccinations you should get are Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Cholera, Hepatitis B, Japenese Encephalitis, Malaria, Rabies and Yellow Fever. There are some rules regarding Rabies vaccinations before a trip to Laos, so we recommend double checking with the CDC or your doctor for more information.

These are the holidays celebrated in Laos:

  • Army Day
  • Children's Day
  • International Women's Day
  • Labor Day
  • Lao National Day
  • Lao New Year
  • New Year's