Expressway Toll Prices Go Up With Changing LAK/USD Exchange Rate

The toll tax on Vientiane-Vangvieng expressway was hiked to keep up with the value of kip reducing against the US dollar.

The Laos-China Expressway Development Cooperation Co., Ltd announced its new toll rates would apply from 1 January, on the 109.11 km expressway that connects Vientiane Capital with the popular tourist town of Vang Vieng.

The one-way journey cost for a regular car has now been increased from LAK 100,000 to LAK 113,000 while a pickup truck has to pay LAK 193,000 instead of the previous amount of LAK 166, 000, says Laophattana.

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Phontham Visapra