Moving to Sihanoukvile

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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by King Keil » Thu Jun 26, 2014 12:45 pm

Never asked a moto for the price. always give 1 dollar from victory hill into town, 5000 to samudera. One guy asked for 2, what i refused, the others were happy with that. Neither did I see a lot of construction when I was there 3 weeks ago, the area is fenced off, but you can still go for a swin and relax at queenco or have a beer at sakal. After a week Snooky gets boring for me but it´s still ok. Hate the tourist beach though
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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by OrangeDragon » Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:07 pm

phuketrichard wrote: Chinese hotel/casino??
chinese restaurants. and also casino's (not necessarily chinese).
King Keil wrote:Never asked a moto for the price. always give 1 dollar from victory hill into town, 5000 to samudera. One guy asked for 2, what i refused, the others were happy with that. Neither did I see a lot of construction when I was there 3 weeks ago, the area is fenced off, but you can still go for a swin and relax at queenco or have a beer at sakal. After a week Snooky gets boring for me but it´s still ok. Hate the tourist beach though
essentially this... victory beach is now pretty much just queenco and those restaurants. the area where browns/etc was is all fenced off, not sure when the actual construction is supposed to begin, supposedly some massive resort like sokah.
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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by Sailorman » Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:00 am

It will be interesting to see how the One Billion Dollar Ko Pous Island project affects this area. Land prices will probably go through the roof. BTW/ Check the internet, its a signed deal with an American company (Interstate Resorts and Hotels) who manages and invests in Hotels/Casinos world wide (The American company is owned by the Government of China, take that Vietnam!)
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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by obelisks » Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:04 pm

aussieexpat1068 wrote:Hi all. I have recently returned to Australia after living in Pattaya Thailand for 20 months but have started to consider moving to Sihanoukvile Cambodia. Could other members please answer my following questions?

1. Is a multiple entry business visa still available and readily achieveable in Sihanoukvile once you have entered Cambodia holding a tourist visa? If so is a 12 month visa still around $300.00 US?

2. I plan on arriving with some US currency but imagine this will soon be depleted. Are atm's readily reliable when withdrawing money from an international bank or in my case Australia?

3. Can any members suggest accommodation for around $150-200 US a month in Sihanoukvile?

4. Ignorant question. I understand that Cambodia likes to quote US currency in some circumstances but locally I imagine Cambodian money is still acceptable. Are there any known difficulties dealing with both?

Many thanks

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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by OrangeDragon » Fri Jun 27, 2014 5:38 pm

obelisks wrote:
aussieexpat1068 wrote:Hi all. I have recently returned to Australia after living in Pattaya Thailand for 20 months but have started to consider moving to Sihanoukvile Cambodia. Could other members please answer my following questions?

1. Is a multiple entry business visa still available and readily achieveable in Sihanoukvile once you have entered Cambodia holding a tourist visa? If so is a 12 month visa still around $300.00 US?

2. I plan on arriving with some US currency but imagine this will soon be depleted. Are atm's readily reliable when withdrawing money from an international bank or in my case Australia?

3. Can any members suggest accommodation for around $150-200 US a month in Sihanoukvile?

4. Ignorant question. I understand that Cambodia likes to quote US currency in some circumstances but locally I imagine Cambodian money is still acceptable. Are there any known difficulties dealing with both?

Many thanks

If you type the words sihanoukvilleonline dot com you can join a local forum specifically for people in sihanoukville :)
Just make the link, we're cool with stuff like that... lol.

http://www.sihanoukvilleonline.com/forum/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by aussieexpat1068 » Tue Jul 01, 2014 4:29 am

Thanks Obelisks and OrangeDragon. Some great info there a well.
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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by vladimir » Tue Jul 01, 2014 7:12 am

I would move to Sinville in a flash...if there were work available.

I'm pretty sure most Penhers only stay here because most of the work is here.

Agree that own transport is essential, but you can pick up a decent bike for $1000 or under.
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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by Sir_Quality_U_Feel » Tue Jul 01, 2014 10:05 pm

vladimir wrote:I would move to Sinville in a flash...if there were work available.

I'm pretty sure most Penhers only stay here because most of the work is here.

Agree that own transport is essential, but you can pick up a decent bike for $1000 or under.
Yup. My holidays would be to Phnom Penh if I had a choice in the matter. When you are no where close to retirement age, you have to follow the money. I am not an internet/passive income guy, so my income is usually made in the city I reside in.
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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by Tim Linkinwater » Thu Jul 03, 2014 1:53 pm

You chaps on the ground there got a weather report?
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Re: Moving to Sihanoukvile

Post by Satiated Parrot » Thu Jul 03, 2014 2:05 pm

Tim Linkinwater wrote:You chaps on the ground there got a weather report?
Wet and blowy.

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