It's great that you are taking part in The Mongol Rally. The Visa Machine is here to help you deal with the most bureaucratic and boring part of the trip planning.

Check the visa packs to see which visas you will need for the route you are taking and once you decide to go ahead and use our help in obtaining your visas, don't forget to use the discount code MR2020 to get 15% off our service fees.

If you've got questions or want to start working out your route, check out our Help centre, chat to us online or just drop us an email and we'll be happy to talk it through with you.

If you need a visa that has specific entry and exit dates such as Russia, Vietnam or Ukraine, you want to make sure that you’re 100% certain you’ll be traveling to that country between those dates.

For example, if the flight you’re planning on booking departs on the 1st of Feb, you might want to consider listing your departure date a couple days later, to give yourself a bit of a buffer in case of any flight changes.

Don’t forget that sometimes a visa might let you stay in the country longer than your intended trip. If a visa allows you to stay for, say, up to 30 days, don’t be afraid to take full advantage of this and give yourself a buffer either side of your entry and exit dates, to allow yourself some extra flexibility in case your plans change. Who knows, you might fall in love with the architecture in Moscow, or the food in Hanoi, and want to stay a little longer!

It’s important to note that for some visas with specific validity dates you’ll have to provide proof of accommodation or an itinerary that covers the duration of your stay, so it’s not always convenient to apply for the full visa period. You can find all the info specific to your visa on our website.

For more detailed instructions on how to use our website, flick over to this help section; All about The Visa Machine / How does the website work?


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