Wooden huts on stilts on Mabul Bodgaya Island, Malaysia

General FAQs

Here are the answers to our frequently asked questions about travel to Asia. Can't find what you're looking for? Please don't hesitate to contact us.

There are many accommodation options in Asia, and major destinations often have some hotels with adjoining or family rooms. These types of room tend to be less common in unique and traditional accommodations, but we can work with you to recommend rooming arrangements that work for your situation. Click here for more information about family holidays to Asia.

For citizens of the UK, US, Australia, Europe, Canada and New Zealand, many of our destinations simply require a valid passport. This is either because no visa is required, or because visas are available upon arrival. For Vietnam, a visa is sometimes required to be arranged prior to departure, and the best way for you to get one will depend on a few factors. Your consultant will advise you of your best options – and although we cannot arrange visas for you, we can point you in the right direction.

All of our trips are fully bonded via ABTOT, the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust, or ATOL, Air Travel Organiser's Licence, for your financial protection and peace of mind.

A wide variety of dining options are available throughout Asia. We can help you plan a trip to meet almost any dietary requirement, while making the most of the culinary side of your holiday. Some destinations are a little more challenging for certain dietary requirements, but as long as you let us know what you need, we can plan ahead so you have a delicious holiday.

Travelling in Asia is safer than ever. Planning with us means that we'll take care of all the logistics and keep you updated on any developing situations – plus, we handpick each of the suppliers and accommodations we work with to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable holiday.

Asia offers a variety of standout options for a once-in-a-lifetime family holiday, and we can plan family-friendly trips across our destinations. We especially recommend trips based around wildlife, traditional arts, and unique historical sites for family travel – but of course, it all depends on what you and your family are interested in! Click here for more information about family holidays to Asia.

For the most part, the vaccinations recommended for travel in Asia are the same standard vaccines recommended in the US, UK, Australia, Europe, Canada, and New Zealand. There are some additional vaccinations/medications required when visiting certain areas or participating in certain activities, so we recommend checking with a travel health professional well in advance of travel.

Working with a tour operator like InsideAsia takes the stress out of travel, from the earliest planning stages to your return home. Our experts will share in-depth knowledge about the areas we love, and connect you with experiences you couldn't arrange by yourself. Meanwhile, you'll have peace of mind knowing that all the details are taken care of – with your booking protected and your money safe in case plans need to change.

InsideAsia Tours has a number of international accreditations and awards. We meet the exceptional service standards required for all of the below organisations around the globe. Working with us means you're working with industry-leading professionals who always have your back.

Why book with InsideAsia?

We’re all about your ideas

You know what you want, and your personal Travel Consultant knows how to make it happen - it's a match made in heaven.

We support you every step of the way

From your first call until you arrive home, we’re there whenever you want us — and never when you don’t.

We hold ourselves to high standards

88% of our customers rate our service as "excellent" — and that’s what we always strive to be.

We care about making the right choices

Which is why all our trips are carbon-negative and bring real benefits to communities across Asia.

The InsideAsia team in Bristol

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