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GENERAL INFORMATION

Time

Local time is GMT+ 6.5.

Cell phone

Myanmar has its own cell phone network and cell phones from other countries do not have access. For international landline calls approximately USD 1 per minute. A visitor can buy Myanmar SIM card for 50 USD but this amount is not enough for long time call.

Communication

Most hotels have IDD lines, but calls are expensive. Oversea calls such as Australia, Europe and USA cost approximately 9 USD per minute. In most of the 3 stars and above hotels and cyber cafes, limited Internet access is available, but connection is very slow.

Electricity

220 volt AC

Currency

The currency in Myanmar is Kyat. There are 10 different notes such as 5000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1 kyat, 50 pyars.

Tipping

Tipping is quite common in Myanmar today. Waiters, only in restaurant, do not expect tips. Regarding drivers and guide, tips should be given for good service.

DOMESTIC AIRLINES

Air Mandalay, Yangon Airways and Air Bagan are operated throughout Myanmar. There is a 20 Kilo limit for baggage per person and excess baggage fees may be charged.

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS

Yangon has direct air links with Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Taipei, Osaka, Chiang Mai, Dacca, Calcutta, Karachi, Bhutan, and Kun Ming. The Myanmar Airways International (8M), Thai Airways International (TG), Bangkok airways (PG), Silk Air (MI), Malaysian Airline (MH), Mandarin Airlines (AE), Druk Air-Royal Bhutan Airline (KB), Biman (BG) and Indian Airlines (IC) all fly to Yangon.

 

 
 
 
 
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