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Essential Asia Travel Websites

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This post is an attempt to list those sites that are genuinely and really useful to the independent traveller in Asia. Spammers please note that this topic will be heavily moderated.
4 years ago, November 10th 2009 No: 1 Msg: #92938  
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This topic is basically a list of the essential websites for travellers in Asia; We'll be comprehensive and fair. This post will contain links and one line descriptions in categories. Once a link is placed here after someone has made a suggestion the post will be deleted by the moderators. So to get started:

travelfish.org - travel guides, forums, and flight search engine
tigerairways.com ,airasia.com , Jetstar Asia - flight search engines for Asia.
saarctourism.org - South Asa tourism site
cnngo.com - travel info

elong.net - flight search engine for China
chinatravelguide.com - general travel info

indiamike.com - online community for travellers to India
incredibleindia.org - tourist info
india.gov.in/citizen/travel.php - Indian government's tourism site
irctc.co.in - train travel in India
yatra.com , makemytrip.com - hotel and flight bookings for India
goa-tourism.com - Goa tourism site
keralatourism.org - Department of Tourism, Kerala
shaktihimalaya.com - village and walking tours in the Indian Himalayas

bangkokairportonline.com , Bangkok Mass Transport Authority - airport and transport information for Bangkok, Thailand
squidoo.com/groups/Thailand_travel_culture - tour planning, accomodation, information on attractions and Thai customs
tourismthailand.org - Tourism Authority of Thailand site
dnp.go.th - national park info for Thailand
Railway.co.th - Train routes and fares for Thailand
khaosanroad.com - accomodation site for Khaosan Rd, Bangkok
immigration.go.th - Thai immigration bureau site
mfa.go.th - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand - visa info page
stickmanweekly.com - Wireless hotspots
tezza-thailandbeachesandislands.blogspot.com - guide to Thailand islands and beaches
nokair.com , fly12go.com - flight search engines for Thailand

reidontravel.com - travel guide for Vietnam
hanoikids.org - volunteer tour guide club in Hanoi, Vietnam - some controversy with this - tips are expected by the "volunteers"

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3 years ago, November 12th 2010 No: 2 Msg: #122826  
http://www.maps-of-china.net China Map Reply to this

3 years ago, November 25th 2010 No: 3 Msg: #123682  
Anyone know which website is safe to book Chinese Train Travel?? Reply to this

3 years ago, December 23rd 2010 No: 4 Msg: #125204  
1 posts moved to this new topic: Booking Domestic Flight on Ctrip Reply to this

3 years ago, January 10th 2011 No: 5 Msg: #126329  
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http://wikitravel.org/en/Asia
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3 years ago, January 24th 2011 No: 6 Msg: #127212  
Thanks "Jo" for such useful information about Asian travel website. Reply to this

3 years ago, February 3rd 2011 No: 7 Msg: #128012  
This website is really only for travelers to Japan, but finding out times of shinkansen and other trains in Japan is always helpful to know when you actually need to be awake before heading out.

http://hyperdia.com

http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/norikae/ Reply to this

3 years ago, March 23rd 2011 No: 8 Msg: #131872  
This is a blog with over 250 short stories and photos with information on travel in China

www.interlakechinatours.blogspot.com Reply to this

20 months ago, November 4th 2012 No: 9 Msg: #162804  
We have found www.rustycompass.com to be a really excellent website for Vietnam and Cambodia. We look forward to Laos to be added to their collection soon.
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15 months ago, April 27th 2013 No: 10 Msg: #169847  
http://shanghai-suzhou-transfers.webs.com/transfer-services

cheap car rental in shanghai suzhou wuxi changshu hangzhou

travel package tour guide service Reply to this

20 weeks ago, March 1st 2014 No: 11 Msg: #179614  
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Hi,

Two more websites are there, i have a good experience with these site

Tripadvisor
Planmytrip

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11 weeks ago, April 30th 2014 No: 12 Msg: #181072  
For Traveling Thailand by land such as (buses,train) I have tried using a startup and mobile app http://12go.asia
It is basically an e-ticketing system which gives further Information about the place your traveling to ( station,distance,travel time,point of interest and short history) totally an all-in-one travel hack! check it out guys, Bon voyage!

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8 weeks ago, May 22nd 2014 No: 13 Msg: #181876  
This site is useful for one travelling to Japan:
http://www.japan-guide.com/ Reply to this

8 weeks ago, May 27th 2014 No: 14 Msg: #182027  
Hey thanks for suggestion. Reply to this

7 weeks ago, May 30th 2014 No: 15 Msg: #182141  
hmm, Nice post for who want to travel in asia. Reply to this

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