Travelling to Laos? – Beware of scams!

Travelling to Laos? – Beware of scams!

Important notice for those booking bus and boat tickets to Luang Prabang and other destinations in Laos. We recently had a report from a very unhappy customer saying that they were the victims of a scam while in Chiang Kong after purchasing a Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang bus ticket through Travel Hub. Briefly the report was as follows; the passengers were required to change buses at the border in Chiang Kong. The changeover takes place at a hotel called Portside. On this change over they were asked by a…

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Direct Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket

Direct Bus from Chiang Mai to Phuket

In the past, if you wanted to take a bus to southern Thailand then you would have to change buses in Bangkok. This usually meant taking a bus from Chiang Mai at the busy Mochit Northern Bus Terminal in Bangkok then taking a taxi across the city to the Southern Bus Station. Then you would have to get on another bus to Phuket or other destinations in the south of Thailand. Now there is a very comfortable direct bus option from Chiang Mai to Phuket! This new service is run by Green…

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New Laos transport packages added to the Chiang Mai website

New Laos transport packages added to the Chiang Mai website

4 new transport programmes added to the website for online booking. We now offer 6 transport packages to get you from Chiang Mai to Laos: Bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang Bus from Chiang Mai to Vang Vieng Bus from Chiang Mai to Luang Namtha Bus from Chaing Mai to Vientianne And do not forget the long running boat programmes. If you are not in a hurry then these are very worthwhile and rewarding way to travel while seeing some of the stunning Laos scenery from a boat on the…

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6 ways to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

6 ways to travel from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

There are various travel options covering the route between Bangkok and Chiang Mai, You choice will be effected come down to budget and time constrains, but there are some nice ways to travel if you would like to see a bit more of what central Thailand has to offer 1. Fly There are 5 airlines covering the route between Bangkok and Chiang Mai each with multiple daily departures. Outside the peak holiday periods prices are very reasonable especially if you book ahead and search out the cheap fares with the low…

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