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flights to luang prabang

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flights to luang prabang

Hi, trying to find out which airlines fly direct from Bangkok to Luang Prabang. Tight schedule and budget:-) and will be skipping Vientienne. Any suggestions?

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1. Re: flights to luang prabang

try this website it might help


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We flew from Bangkok to Luang Prabang via Lao Airlines. I recommend that you choose Bangkok Air instead. Lao Airlines quoted us $235 US per ticket; then they charged us half in Euro at a rate that equalled $135 (US) and the second half in Thai Bot at the airport when we about to leave at a rate that was also $135 (US). When I explained that this equalled $270 per ticket, not $235 as qouted, they said "we have dozens of people willing to pay twice as much for your ticket and if we didn't like it they would refund our tickets." This bait-and-switch technique left the impression that Lao Airlines is an unethical company that cannot be trusted.

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We flew with bangkokair from bangkok to luang prabang with no problems at all.


They regularly discount their fares as well - check the homepage. I have seen one way fares for as little as 1600B.

After we booked we had trouble finding a hotel as we were flying in peak season so had to change the dates - this was all done online at no extra cost and couldnt have been easier.

All in all this airline provides excellent service all round

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I would use ONLY Bangkok Air flying to and from Luang Prabang. We paid for seats on Lao Air, making the reservation on the internet and were told to pick up the tickets at the Luang Prabang Lao office. Even though I had a confirm advice it was not honored and we ended up paying another full fare and were routed thru Vientiane to Bangkok. So beware of Lao Air!

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