New Zealand, Australia, US have already get the access to some Travel Tips to Laos, what about you, UK? Traveling with uncertainty is unwise. The more clearly everything it is, the better your trip is.

Laos Tours From United Kingdom (UK)

Rice farming in Luang Prabang Laos

Visa to Laos
Also similar to USA, Australia or New Zealand, British Citizen can get VISA on arrival at Laos international airport such as Luang Prabang (LPQ), Pakse (PKZ) and Vientiane (VTE). A passport photo is required. In addition, you will have to pay $35USD for 30 days in Laos. Later, depending on your interest, Laos government allow foreigner to prolong their stay up to 60 days by paying $2USD for each day staying.

Just for insurance, registration for VISA in Laos Embassy in London is also acceptable. Or if you are in the region, you can get a long-stay visa from the Lao Embassy in Bangkok or Hanoi. Let’s regard this trip as a chance for you to explore Hanoi, Vietnam or Bangkok, Thailand.

Fight Route
Nowadays, there is no direct flight from UK to Laos yet but indirect one with 1, 2 stops. Moreover, it often departs from LHR London Heathrow Airport and then arrives at Hanoi, Vietnam or Bangkok, Thailand for transit. Flight from UK to Luang Prabang (LPQ) or Vientiane (VTE) usually offers 1 transit at Bangkok, Thailand or Hanoi, Vietnam. But if you arrive at Pakse (PKZ), it offers 2 transits, which will make your flight longer. Remember it carefully.

Laos Tours From UK

There is no direct flight from UK to Laos

Other information: Weather & Time Zone
If you want to avoid the October cold in Great Britain, you are lucky because Laos is typical with tropical monsoon weather which is hotter than UK. In October, winter has come to Lao, but the temperature is just around 15-20 degree, much warmer than UK. But definitely, summer in Laos is much hotter than in UK. Especially, in month like June or July, it can cause you headache or even thermal shock. You might want to find out Best Time to visit Laos in advanced.

UK is 6 hours ahead of Laos, which is not a big difference. You just need to take it into consideration when planning your tour. It quite hard for you to make a plan to travel to small countries in Indochina because of weak access to transportation, to make it simple ask for assistant from tour agency who is knowledgeable about this field and willing to help you. They also have some special tips that only they know.