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How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

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How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

I'll be in LP around early of Feb.,( female traveling alone). and would like to find out if there's a tuktuk outside the airport or do I have to walk few meters from airport, where I can take it to go to the hotel/town. How much would tuktuk costs me and around how long is the trip?

I asked hotel how much they charge me for the pick up service and was told US$7.00/each way, sounds a lot of money.

Any info will be appreciated.

Vientiane, Laos
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1. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

If you walk 30m outside the airport gate you can get a tuktuk or shared songthaew into LP centre for 10,000kip (US$1.25).

They may ask for more initially but I visit LP regularly and have never paid more.

The airport also has a taxi desk - they cost about the same as the hotel pickup you were offered

Edited: 18 December 2010, 16:52
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2. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

I onced used a shared tuktuk just outside the airport. I did not ask for the price and when I gave the driver $2 he gave me a change in kip, I forgot how much is it but the point is it should not be more than $2 just what bluecramp said.

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3. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

I paid 25.000 kip (US$6) for two persons sharing a tuk tuk last year.

The price can be bargained.

Cheers.

Vientiane
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4. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

"I paid 25.000 kip (US$6) "

Uh? 25,000 Kip is more like $3.00, not $6.00

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5. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

I have small luggage and the motorbike charged me US$2 to the town. It is quite close by. just walk outside and you will see many tuk tuk or bike

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6. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

Thank you all for your responses.

I'll be in LP for 3 nights only and will have a small bag to carry with me. So I can walk outside the airport to get a tuktuk or shared tuktuk for a cheaper fare then.

Have a great day!

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7. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

Thank you all for your responses.

I'll be in LP for 3 nights only and will have a small bag to carry with me. So I can walk outside the airport to get a tuktuk or shared tuktuk for a cheaper fare then.

Have a great day!

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8. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

You're welcome. Have fun in Laos!

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9. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

I have been traveled to Laos before but never heard and did not know about the meaning of tuktuk ? can somebody please explain it to me?

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10. Re: How much tuktuk costs from LP airport to the town

There are 3 motor cycle based public transport methods Jumbo, tuk tuk and Skylab in ascending order of size and power. How on earth could you have travelled to lao before and not seen or used tuk tuks? :-)