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Short answer: travel insurance that you purchase beforehand from a reputable organization can cover you in case of accident on a two-wheeled vehicle (and possibly in case of loss). Long answer: Tons of posts and travel forums are dedicated to this issue, and I spent hours reading them both before and during my five months in SE Asia. The best way to make ...


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Loss of the bike? I have never heard of such a thing in thing in Southeast Asia, nor would it be a good idea. Vietnam has a sketchily enforced limit on the displacement of motorcycles, around 150cc, so any bikes you would buy or rent are either little Hondas like the Dream and the Wave, or Chinese-made imitations. They can be had for $400 or less. It's ...


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July and August are rainy season for SE Asia, except for Indonesia which lies on the other side of the equator. And as you discovered it is typhoon season, though westerly located countries like Thailand and Myanmar are not usually impacted by typhoon (they tend to lose power as they cross SE Asia's land mass). Beach holidays will be subject to occasional ...



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