Traveling and staying without Documents

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Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by namaste » Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:43 pm

We just applied for Indian visa's and expect them back in a week or so...

If my partner, our son and I wish to travel to Ankor Wat or anywhere, can we do so without our passports and visa pages... and just go with the indian embassy receipts.

Any advice on this one please would be appreciated.

Otherwise is there any nice places to visit near by to Phenom Penh that are nature oriented, and family friendly...

Thank you


Do you need passport for travel and to book into new hotels.
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by phuketrichard » Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:50 pm

when u check into hotels they always ask for passports ,
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by Kuroneko » Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:53 pm

namaste wrote:We just applied for Indian visa's and expect them back in a week or so...

If my partner, our son and I wish to travel to Ankor Wat or anywhere, can we do so without our passports and visa pages... and just go with the indian embassy receipts.

Any advice on this one please would be appreciated.

Otherwise is there any nice places to visit near by to Phenom Penh that are nature oriented, and family friendly...

Thank you


Do you need passport for travel and to book into new hotels.
You need id to book into a hotel, but they will generally accept a photo copy of your passport and visa
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by General Mackevili » Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:41 pm

namaste wrote:
Do you need passport for travel and to book into new hotels.
phuketrichard wrote:when u check into hotels they always ask for passports ,
Meh, they're supposed to for sure.

As mentioned, do you have embassy receipt and scanned passport/visa page?

I'vE checked into many places, and half the time they don't even ask.

I also check in sometimes and they say to bring it later, and seem to forget.

I can't imagine a family of 3 being denied a room.
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by Jerry Atrick » Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:49 pm

I don't bring my passport with me unless I am using it to board a plane o cross a border.

Some places ask, some don't. I usually show my driving license and say my passport is at a moto rental shop, if asked for id.

Maybe once in six years that wasn't acceptable and I produced my ipad with a picture of my passport and the receptionist took my ipad, placed it in the photocopier, and copied the ipad and passport pic for their records :dm:
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by Anchor Moy » Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:56 pm

General Mackevili wrote:
namaste wrote:
Do you need passport for travel and to book into new hotels.
phuketrichard wrote:when u check into hotels they always ask for passports ,
Meh, they're supposed to for sure.

As mentioned, do you have embassy receipt and scanned passport/visa page?

I'vE checked into many places, and half the time they don't even ask.
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Probably not as strict when it's just for short-time ? :lol:

You don't need documents to travel or buy tickets inside Cambodia - except if you take a plane. Not sure if copies are enough.Wouldn't think so.
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by LTO » Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:09 pm

I never travel in-country with my passport. At hotels they always ask for it, I always say I don't carry it and offer a photocopy of my passport/via or my KH driver's license. I've never had a problem with it, including just yesterday.
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by Jaap N. » Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:10 pm

phuketrichard wrote:when u check into hotels they always ask for passports ,
I just checked into a hotel in Siem Reap, nobody asked for my passport. But I know they should. :mrgreen:
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by namaste » Wed Oct 07, 2015 3:11 pm

Ok... thank you all for the information and experience.
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Re: Traveling and staying without Documents

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:30 pm

namaste wrote:We just applied for Indian visa's and expect them back in a week or so...

If my partner, our son and I wish to travel to Ankor Wat or anywhere, can we do so without our passports and visa pages... and just go with the indian embassy receipts.

Any advice on this one please would be appreciated.

Otherwise is there any nice places to visit near by to Phenom Penh that are nature oriented, and family friendly...

Thank you


Do you need passport for travel and to book into new hotels.
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