Albatz Travel Adventures

Myanmar doesn’t work like most countries in the world and it took us awhile to figure that out. After some bad luck with our initial hotel booking, we learned that the best way to book a hotel in Myanmar was to email the hotel directly.

So now we were home free? But no, we still had to figure out how to book a flight in a country that didn’t yet accept credit cards.

We booked a flight from Mandalay to Inle Lake online. But the email back from the airline indicated that we had to pay for and pick up our tickets in Yangon, at the other end of the country!
Flying to Inle Lake from Mandalay

Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:48:20 +0630
Subject: Re: Booking RSVN-WEB

Welcome to Air Mandalay!

Your booking is confirmed.

6T402 Y 21NOV’13 MDL-HEH – 0845 / 0920  KK2  (USD 60 for one person)

The total airfare for this booking is 2 persons * 60 USD (inclusive…

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