Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

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Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

Postby rain_gifts » Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:19 am

I will be travelling to Yangon soon and I wonder GPS device is allow to use in this country or not? Anyone been to Myanmar using GPS? :-k
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Re: Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

Postby Inggo » Mon Jul 12, 2010 1:00 pm

if you are in doubt, when close to the country border or govermn /sensitive area..
just put your gps to pocket or take it down.... :mrgreen:
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Re: Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

Postby silverbeauty » Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:01 pm

Country is still under martial law so be discrete in using.

I was in China late last month. No matter what, this is still a communist country. When I was in country, at one of small village, a local people defense soldier ( their equivalent of civil defense ) notice me fiddling with my unit and asked what I was holding. I told him my Nuvi was a MP3 player and played songs.

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Re: Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

Postby rain_gifts » Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:22 pm

Myanmar als0 dont have cellphone roaming & limited internet access. Have to bear with it fo 4 days :(
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Re: Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

Postby sobamy » Tue Jul 13, 2010 11:43 am

silverbeauty wrote:Country is still under martial law so be discrete in using.

I was in China late last month. No matter what, this is still a communist country. When I was in country, at one of small village, a local people defense soldier ( their equivalent of civil defense ) notice me fiddling with my unit and asked what I was holding. I told him my Nuvi was a MP3 player and played songs.


... else I wonder what would happen...? :) Although it's still a communist country, I think China should allow the use of GPS devices as they are the largest country selling many types of GPS devices, Mobile Phones, etc. :D
http://www.made-in-china.com/products-s ... s/GPS.html

Myanmar - any advice? :-k
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Re: Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

Postby mkbp » Tue Jul 13, 2010 3:07 pm

err..sorry out of topic. mind sharing your purpose for visiting myanmar since we r on travelling & holidays thread after all.. :D

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Re: Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

Postby sobamy » Tue Jul 13, 2010 11:23 pm

rain_gifts wrote:I will be travelling to Yangon soon and I wonder GPS device is allow to use in this country or not? Anyone been to Myanmar using GPS?


mkbp wrote:err..sorry out of topic. mind sharing your purpose for visiting myanmar since we r on travelling & holidays thread after all.. :D


I was echoing Bro rain_gifts' request on useage of GPS in Myanmar :D
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Re: Is GPS device allowed in Myanmar?

Postby rain_gifts » Wed Jul 14, 2010 8:19 am

Yes, I am travelling to Yangon next week just for holiday (4D/3N), nothing else, with my wife & daughter.
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