* Post: Sending mail from Laos to Europe may take a while.
* E-mail: In Laos, this is available in Luang Prabang and Vientiane. Many hotels also have internet facilities.
* Phone: For international calls you must take into account the time difference. Calling from Laos is very expensive and the lines are often poor. Calling from a hotel is generally more expensive than calling from a telephone office or post office. Many phone shops offer a fax and Internet service. In some places you will have mobile phone coverage. This is however dependent upon the device and your provider. For more information on costs and availability, contact your provider. If you want to call to Laos the country code is 00856.