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Re: Would you still recommend traveling to Cambodia

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OP wrote
So I have a question, I'm supposed to be spending a week in Siem Reap, and a week in PP at the start of March, my first visit to Cambodia.
So, either he/she has come and gone, or decided against it. I'm betting it was the second option.
Are you still there OP? OP ? :director:
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1) this was a dead thread
2) there has been much to-ing and fro-ing, but last I read Poipet-Aranyaprathet was the only open land border between Thailand and Cambodia, but, only for goods. I'll try to find the link
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Clemen wrote: Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:54 pm 1) this was a dead thread
2) there has been much to-ing and fro-ing, but last I read Poipet-Aranyaprathet was the only open land border between Thailand and Cambodia, but, only for goods. I'll try to find the link
All Cambodian (and Thai) land borders are closed, but I guess they have organised the border trade as they did for Vietnam. It's the passage of people that's the main concern.

Talking of which, I read somewhere that Cambodian authorities have decreed that the thousands of workers returning from Thailand are supposed to "self-isolate". Not sure how that will work out. :? (Not very well, I suspect.)
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Are foreigners still allowed to fly in?

I see Thai Smile Airways has flight in a few days.
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Clemen wrote: Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:54 pm 1) this was a dead thread
2) there has been much to-ing and fro-ing, but last I read Poipet-Aranyaprathet was the only open land border between Thailand and Cambodia, but, only for goods. I'll try to find the link
All the border crossings in 19 places, including the international border checkpoint with Thailand are closed. They are the international border checkpoints at Poipet-Banteay Meanchey, Phnom Chy-Battambang, O’Smach-Oddar Meanchey, Prum-Pailin; 15 regional border checkpoints in Battambang and Banteay Meanchey; and two districts border checkpoints in Battambang and Banteay Meanchey,” he said.
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50704526/c ... ers-close/
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SiemReapRoddy wrote: Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:39 pm Are foreigners still allowed to fly in?

I see Thai Smile Airways has flight in a few days.
Sure, they can fly in from quite a few countries still. Thailand might be tricky.
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I think it was Bangkok, but I’ve no idea if I’ll be let only the flight. I’m from the UK but it’s still a bit risky.

I actually got a temperature test today and I was 36.1 degrees. It was at Don Sak Pier and I was sure I was being dragged off to quarantine.

I can still extend my visa in Thailand for one month.

I really think the sanctions will be lifted soon. I even heard Trump say the cure is getting worse than the virus.

And I sometimes watch some guy from Philippines and he is saying locals are starting to claim it’s the lack of money and food that will kill them and not COVID-19.
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Dude you from the UK do us all a favour, and relax and stay where you are. If in Bangkok, foodpanda is your friend. You may thiank me in the future for that advice.
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WildA wrote: Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:31 am Dude you from the UK do us all a favour, and relax and stay where you are. If in Bangkok, foodpanda is your friend. You may thiank me in the future for that advice.
I'm still going to try finding a flight as soon as possible.

I don't think I can do the delivery game too long.

I'm starting to amuse myself watching music videos on YouTube and thinking of the old days, so it's only a matter of time before I go crazy.
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SiemReapRoddy wrote: Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:52 am I think it was Bangkok, but I’ve no idea if I’ll be let only the flight. I’m from the UK but it’s still a bit risky.

I actually got a temperature test today and I was 36.1 degrees. It was at Don Sak Pier and I was sure I was being dragged off to quarantine.

I can still extend my visa in Thailand for one month.

I really think the sanctions will be lifted soon. I even heard Trump say the cure is getting worse than the virus.

And I sometimes watch some guy from Philippines and he is saying locals are starting to claim it’s the lack of money and food that will kill them and not COVID-19.
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