2 independent reviews for Laos holidays, tailor made

Reviews for Laos holidays, tailor made

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review 8 Dec 2019

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Seeing traditional crafts still in operation for real and not for visitors visiting remote villages in the north

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Be wary of ATMs. One took the charge from our account but produced no cash. Laos is basically a cash economy. US dollars are not helpful in remote areas. You need local currency even though it is difficult to manage the numbers with about 1=10,000 kip. Refillable water bottle would be useful.

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Used local drivers and guides throughout. Spent money on food and lodging that appeared to go to local businesses.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Very good. Lots of signs of Chinese investment in roads and railways suggests that Laos will change soon.

review 11 Feb 2013

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

Sailing down the Mekong River from Northern Thailand to Luang Prabang.

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Slow down and enjoy. There is no need to rush in Laos

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

I hope so, I tried to use local hotels and guides.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

Fabulous 10 out of 10

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