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I am going to jump on this. Honestly, not sure I will ever get a scooter but if I do it would have to be one of those trike one's (I lack a good sense of balance ). Anyone have any stores they recommend that carry them just in case?
Personally I would be too scared to ride a moto or a bicycle in Phnom Penh but I have both in Siem Reap for many years. Bicycle is great for exercise but make sure you have a basket or something to carry groceries etc if its your main form of transport. Ditto for moto. I bought a new Suzuki Smash in 2013 and have used it since. Cost me about $2 per 10 days for petrol - if I didnt use the bicycle it would have been perhaps $2 per week. I seldom changed the oil - most people I know never change it. There is no ongoing registration fee - I think a number plate cost about $20 (for Khmer - maybe $90 for foreigner). Bear in mind that ladies generally are willing to travel on the back of a moto but NOT on a bicycle.
A10 wrote: ↑Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:17 pm
I read on Lina's blog that there's potentially a change coming to the laws to exclude foreigner's from this, so it may not be a bad idea to get your license in case.
Reintroduce the A1 licence only for foreigners? Doubtful.