We just returned back from UK to Singapore via Russia, Mongolia, China, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia.
No Carnet is needed for Russia and Mongolia. Getting the Russian papers (insurance etc) at the border is impt, the police down the road all the way till Siberia like to pull you over. Sometimes for speeding or such. Once in Siberia, the police are alot more friendlier.
Mongolia is very lax about checking anything, again no carnet req. but they might ask u to buy insurance at the border.
Just to correct an earlier post here too, NO Carnet required for Laos or Thailand- Land borders (flying in might be different, im not sure, they might ask since most travllers flying from nepal would have one). Please stop using the carnets in Cambodia, they are in no way part of the Carnet organisations. The more people who use it, the more the will ask for it from others who dont have one.
I didnt have a carnet for my UK registered bike and encountered no prob from UK to Malaysia. Singapore is a different matter.
Cheers n Have lots of fun!!!
Last edited by Dalbir; 11 Apr 2006 at 15:37.
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