5 tips for traveling Southeast Asia during the rainy season

The rainy season or what others call “monsoon” have been one of the main reasons why travelers choose NOT to book their trip to Southeast Asia. Discover how to keep your booking and still enjoy traveling to Southeast Asia during this period.

“While the sporadic downpours that characterize the rainy season in Southeast Asia sometimes put a damper on sight-seeing plans, this is actually not a bad time to visit. The low season means fewer crowds and lower prices, and plenty more opportunity for haggling for a bargain. And despite what the name might imply, it doesn’t actually rain non-stop. Oftentimes, you’ll see a soaking rain that lasts half an hour, and then the sun is back out and it’s dry again in no time.” Casey Hynes on Asian Correspondent

In summary, here are 5 tips for traveling Southeast Asia during the rainy season:
  • Dress appropriately
  • Wear good shoes
  • Travel prepared
  • Keep an eye out for deals
  • Pay attention to the news
Read the full article on Asian Correspondent

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