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The Ultimate
Traveller Blueprint

  1. Destination Research
  2. Passport & Documentation
  3. Visas and Documentations
  4. Health & Safety
  5. Finances
  6. Clothing and Gear
  7. Technology
  8. Health Kit

Research Your Destination

  • Read up on Cambodia’s history, culture, and traditions to appreciate its heritage.
  • Familiarize yourself with the local climate and seasonal weather to pack appropriately.
  • Learn basic phrases in Khmer for greetings, directions, and transactions.
  • Check out local cuisines and dietary tips to avoid common food allergies.
  • Study maps and transportation options to plan your travel between cities and sites.

Passport and Documentation

  • Ensure your passport has at least six months of validity beyond the duration of your trip.
  • Arrange visas in advance where possible; check requirements for your nationality.
  • Make photocopies and digital backups of your passport, visa, and important documents.
  • Prepare a detailed itinerary with contact information for accommodations and tours.
  • Carry proof of vaccination, as some areas may have specific entry requirements.

Visa-Exempt Countries:

30 Days

 Indonesia

 Laos

 Malaysia

 Maldives

 

 Philippines

 Singapore

 Vietnam

15 Days

 Seychelles

14 Days

 Brunei

 Myanmar

 Thailand

Visa and Travel Documents

  • Apply for a Cambodian e-Visa online to streamline airport processing times.
  • Print and carry multiple copies of your e-Visa, travel insurance, and flight tickets.
  • Ensure that you have required photos in the correct format and size for visas on arrival.
  • Keep a detailed list of serial numbers or photos of important travel documents in case they are lost or stolen.
  • Check entry requirements frequently as regulations can change rapidly.

Health and Safety

  • Consult a travel health professional for recommended vaccinations and health tips.
  • Pack a mosquito net and repellent for protection against mosquito-borne diseases.
  • Stay updated on travel advisories from your government’s foreign affairs department.
  • Invest in comprehensive travel insurance covering health, theft, and cancellations.
  • Always carry a list of local emergency numbers and the address of your country’s embassy.

Finances

  • Understand the currency exchange rates and budget for daily expenses and unforeseen costs.
  • Carry a mix of US dollars in small denominations and local currency for everyday purchases.
  • Inform your bank of your travel dates to avoid security blocks on your cards.
  • Consider using mobile payment options if available, or secure travel cards.
  • Keep a daily budget to track expenses and manage your finances better while traveling.

Clothing and Gear

  • Choose lightweight and quick-drying clothing suitable for Cambodia’s tropical climate.
  • Pack culturally appropriate clothing for visiting temples and rural communities.
  • Bring a reliable raincoat or poncho, especially if traveling during the rainy season.
  • Include a comfortable pair of walking shoes and flip-flops for beach areas.
  • Carry a daypack for excursions and a secure bag for important documents and money.

Technology

  • Bring a durable smartphone with a good camera and extra battery life.
  • Pack a universal power adapter compatible with Cambodian outlets.
  • Include a power bank for charging devices during long travel days.
  • Consider a water-resistant watch with a built-in alarm and compass features.
  • Use a sturdy, lockable case to protect your tech gear from theft or damage.

Health Kit

  • Assemble a comprehensive first-aid kit with bandages, antiseptics, and pain relievers.
  • Include medication for traveler’s diarrhea, antimalarials, and altitude sickness if needed.
  • Carry sunscreen with high SPF, lip balm, and after-sun cooling gel.
  • Pack prescription medications in original packaging with a copy of the prescription.
  • Include insect repellent with DEET and a bed net if staying in rural or jungle areas.

Travel details

  • Passport
  • Travel visa
  • Cambodian Riel (KHR), cash required
  • No COVID-19 related restrictions or requirements.