"book seats on boat luang prabang to thai border" Laos Transportation Tip by mel54
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We have recently come back from Laos and took the 2 day ferry trip from Luang Prabang to the Thai border, stopping overnight in Pak Beng. The first day we got to the boat on time but alas found ourselves stuck for a whole day on really hard, uncomfortable, small chairs. Some smarter folk and a tour group had prebooked the much more comfortable airline type seats which were limited in number. Needless to say, that evening in Pak Beng we asked at the booking office near the landing if we could book the comfortable seats for the next day and no problem at all. The next day we arrived with our names on 2 really comfortable seats and it made all the difference to our comfort and enjoyment. The boat trip is long but really worth the experience, especially if you get those comfy seats...so pre book them if possible or arrive super early!
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