Q: What should I bring or not bring?
Q: What happens if I damage the bike?
Q: Where can I pick up or drop off the bike?
Q: Where can buy gas for the bike?
Q: Do I need a driver's permit?
Q: Where do I stay on the trip?
Q: Where do I pick up my bike?
Q: What kind of bikes do you have?
Q: How much luggage can I bring on a motorcycle?
Q: How many bags can I bring on a motorcycle?
Q: How much should I plan to spend on a self-guided trip by motorcycle?
Q: What currency can I use in
Q: Is it safe to ride? I've heard there are bandits on the road!
Q: What's the weather like?
Q: Do you have insurance on the bike?
Q: What happens if I have an accident?
Q: What about theft of the bike?
Q: Can I leave some luggage in
Q: What about if my bike breaks down?
Q: What about if my bike stops and I can't get it fixed?
Q: Do I have to look after the bike at all?
Q: Can you book flights and hotels as well as tours on my trip?
Q: Can I ride the Ho Chi Minh Trail?
Q: What is the fuel range on a bike?
Q: How much is a beer Lao?
Fully Guided Trips in Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand:
A: We will stay in hotels or guesthouses. You have many options for accommodation for a trip but some locations have limited resources. Your budget sets the level for accommodation. In some cases services are quite good but you can expect basic accommodation. Sometimes the power goes out or maybe there is an Asian toilet but overnight stops are the best quality for the budget we can provide.
A: Each tour has a set variable of included and excluded
items. A full list of
inclusive/exclusive will be in your quotation for a custom tour.
A: We are set up to accept funds international via Paypal
and International Wire Transfers. We do
not take checks, money orders or bank drafts.
A: It will vary, most tours are required to be paid 30 days in advance. Rental bikes are balance paid in upon taking the bike. If the bike rental starts in Pakse or Luang Prabang, full payment 14 days prior to rental. All payments in Laos are in USD, no credit cards.
A: This applies only to our motorcycle tours. Our bikes are in great condition. If you damage it on the trip, we have to fix
it. Your security deposit holds a
certain amount of money for damages. We
have a list of prices and items we’d be happy to email you. We are very fair on damages to the bikes but
remember we are in
A: No, we can accommodate this. If you have specific dietary requirements, we need to know in advance.
A: Depends. Email us
more about it and we’ll let you know. We
make these decisions based on the activities of your trip.
A: This is a decision you make and any unused portion of
your trip is lost. Return transport to
A: On set departure dates, no. If your tour is a custom trip for your group only, Yes. If you do decide to change the itinerary, this is your choice and it will most likely incur more cost you will be required to cover on the spot.
A: Yes, we create trips for 1 – 200 persons outside our regular set departure trips. Our website if full of suggested tours and we enjoy creating custom trips for you and your family.
A: In your itinerary, it will contain information on distance,
time and expected arrival time. Delays happen but we try to anticipate what may happen. In some cases it is due to weather or mechanical failures. When dealing with Lao Airlines, they are prone to cancel a flight if not enough passengers on on the plane. In cases of unexpected events, we think outside the box and are based in the region. A travel agent in Germany may not be able to help due to the time difference and lack of resources, we are here to help no matter what.
A: On our motorcycle tours, - Yes, in some cases we can support this but on the Set Departure Dates there is no support vehicle.
A: Yes. Your guides are armed with vast information on the tour route and have an ammunition of patience and experience for you to rely on. At no times will a guide handle a fire arm unless it is on a display.
Things not to bring: