Commercial Flight from Vientiane to Bangkok on November 28
Private businesses are organizing a special flight from Vientiane to Bangkok, expected to depart 16:00h on November 28 and arrive in Bangkok at approximately 17:20 the same day. Tickets are still available and cost USD$420 per adult.
Tickets for this flight can be reserved by contacting All Time Travel Service at +856 20 5540 2009, +856 21 453 3335 and firstname.lastname@example.org. These tickets are limited and are available to the general public. Please note that this flight is arranged by private businesses; the Embassy makes no guarantee of quality of service or availability of tickets for U.S. citizens and cannot answer questions about the flight or seat availability; please direct such questions to the contact details above. The Embassy also will not make travel arrangements on your behalf.
Please note that this flight is available only to travelers whose final destination is Thailand and cannot be used to transit Bangkok on to a destination elsewhere, including the United States.
Please also note that most foreign nationals remain barred from entering Thailand, including U.S. citizens. Accordingly, we do not expect most U.S. citizens will be able to avail themselves of this flight. U.S. citizens considering this flight option should closely review the Royal Thai Government’s entry and exit policies. A summary of those policies can be found on the website of the U.S. Embassy in Bangkok.
Commercial Flight from Vientiane to Seoul on December 12
Lao Airlines has organized a special flight from Vientiane (VTE) to Seoul (ICN), expected to depart 22:20h on Saturday, December 12, and arrive in Seoul at approximately 05:10 the following day. Tickets are still available and cost USD$700.
Tickets for this flight can be reserved by contacting All Time Travel Service at +856 20 5540 2009, +856 21 453 3335 or via email at email@example.com. Tickets must be purchased in person. These tickets are limited and are available to the general public. Please note that this flight is arranged by a private business; the Embassy makes no guarantee of quality of service or availability of tickets for U.S. citizens and cannot answer questions about the flight or seat availability; please direct such questions to the contact details above. The Embassy also will not make travel arrangements on your behalf.
In addition to purchasing this VTE-ICN ticket, U.S. citizen travelers should make arrangements using available commercial means (e.g. online or a travel agent) for a connecting flight departing Incheon International Airport within 24 hours of arrival in South Korea toward their final destination in the United States. You must be able to present proof of purchase of this onward ticket to be allowed to board the plane in Vientiane.
Please note that the Republic of Korea Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) imposes a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all inbound passengers. Most foreign travelers on short-term travel will be required to quarantine at a government-designated facility at their own expense for 14 days (this includes U.S. citizens traveling on 90-day visa free travel and short-term visa holders). The facility will cost approximately 100 U.S. dollars per night. All passengers who exhibit symptoms will be required to undergo COVID-19 testing on arrival at the airport.
Passengers transiting through Incheon International Airport to third countries will not face this quarantine requirement. Thus, U.S. citizens who purchase tickets on this flight must not leave the passenger area of Incheon International Airport and should arrange onward travel that departs within 24 hours of their arrival. You can find more information at the website of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.
We encourage U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States immediately to book this flight if they have the means to do so and can arrange ongoing travel accordingly. The U.S. Embassy is not organizing another special chartered flight.
Actions to Take
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on state.gov for the latest information.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Laos.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
- Embassy Vientiane, Laos
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