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Visa Extension

Post by G137 » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:37 pm

Hi
Two things

I)I know this will be an old question but is there any problem getting an ordinary business visa at the airport-Anything I should know if asked??
ii)Are you all right entering Cambodia from the UK without a return ticket-Not sure when Ill go back so don't want to buy return ticket till I know
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Re: Visa Extension

Post by epidemiks » Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:56 pm

I. Probably not. Tick the right box, pay the right fee, check for "EI XXXXXX..."​ before you leave the counter so you know you've got the e type.
II. Depends on your airline when you're checking in/boarding. Some care, some don't. Some proof of a reason to stay and a reason why you wouldn't get rejected for a visa might be necessary, but highly unlikely.
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Re: Visa Extension

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:19 am

1/ as said, just tick the right box and pay the right fee, make sure you check because when i just got mine at the airport in PP they gave me a tourist visa so i had to tell them to change it to an ordinary
2/ when i few from new zealand to phnom penh, they kicked up a fuss because i didnt have onward travel and i kept trying to explain that i wouldnt be having any onward travel because i live there, pointing to the passport full of visas and visa extensions, and the only reason why they let me on was because i had a bungalow booked in koh pangan luckily a few days before the date my new visa would have run out (i was going there for a holiday but never went) but they propper wound me up, i didnt seem to have any problems when i flew from oz to pp though, and i usually fly from london to bangkok and have a stop off in thailand for a couple of weeks before heading over to PP, most companies in england require a pre paid visa or onward travel when traveling to thialand, not sure about cambodia though, my mate flew in december, i think hes had return flights but they were 2 months apart but he got here ok
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Re: Visa Extension

Post by juansweetpotato » Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:29 am

To avoid the hassle like Jamie had above, just print out the itinerary from anr onward flight to show them. You don't need to buy the ticket. Just go through the booking on the inet till it gets to the part that shows name, date, time, airline, flight number etc and print it out
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Re: Visa Extension

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:23 am

juansweetpotato wrote:To avoid the hassle like Jamie had above, just print out the itinerary from anr onward flight to show them. You don't need to buy the ticket. Just go through the booking on the inet till it gets to the part that shows name, date, time, airline, flight number etc and print it out
thats not a bad idea, has that actually worked for you?
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Re: Visa Extension

Post by juansweetpotato » Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:27 am

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
juansweetpotato wrote:To avoid the hassle like Jamie had above, just print out the itinerary from anr onward flight to show them. You don't need to buy the ticket. Just go through the booking on the inet till it gets to the part that shows name, date, time, airline, flight number etc and print it out
thats not a bad idea, has that actually worked for you?
Yep, many times. Some airlines just want to cover their asses. They get fined if things get f'ed up. Especially Indian Airlines. I've even been told that you can show them the 'booking' on your smart phone. A lot of the time it depends on who is checking on the day. I've had the same airlines not let me through without it on one day, and not even bothering to check on another.
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Re: Visa Extension

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:04 pm

juansweetpotato wrote:
Jamie_Lambo wrote:
juansweetpotato wrote:To avoid the hassle like Jamie had above, just print out the itinerary from anr onward flight to show them. You don't need to buy the ticket. Just go through the booking on the inet till it gets to the part that shows name, date, time, airline, flight number etc and print it out
thats not a bad idea, has that actually worked for you?
Yep, many times. Some airlines just want to cover their asses. They get fined if things get f'ed up. Especially Indian Airlines. I've even been told that you can show them the 'booking' on your smart phone. A lot of the time it depends on who is checking on the day. I've had the same airlines not let me through without it on one day, and not even bothering to check on another.
yeah for sure, and thats what i think happened in NZ, i just got a cuntish newb travel woman, she didnt have a clue what she was doing, and i had to call for the manager, to which she wasnt that bothered but because the situation had got brought up she had to deal with it in a professional manner, but anther reason why my booking.com thing was enough, it didnt prove anything it just covered their asses some what
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Re: Visa Extension

Post by Anchor Moy » Wed Jan 20, 2016 12:53 pm

All airlines want to cover their asses - that's normal. But what they don't realise is that there is almost zero chance that you will be refused entry to Cambodia. (AFAIK they let anyone in as long as they can pay for the visa and they are not on the official shit list.)

Just last year I had a problem because the airline didn't know about VOA in Cambodia and I even had a return ticket. Took about 20 mn on the phone to clear that up. First time that's been a problem, so you never know.
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