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Cambodia Useful info

Cambodia Useful information

Cambodia street

Cambodia street

Mekong River

Mekong River

Electric car in Cambodia

Electric car in Cambodia

CURRENCY

The currency is the Cambodian Riel (KHR). 1 new Riel equals 100 Sen. Notes comes in denominations of 100, 200, 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000. (USD 1 = 4,000 KHR) Coins are no longer used. The USD is widely used in Cambodia. It actually serves as a second currency that is more readily accepted. Bring small denomination and clean notes with you. Traveler’s Checks are widely accepted in Cambodia. There is a commission of about 2% to change T/C into USD, less for T/C into KHR and sometimes nothing for USD into KHR. Credit cards are only excepted in major hotels and restaurants.

PASSPORT & VISA

A visa is available at the Pochentong International Airport (Phnom Penh) or Siem Reap International Airport for USD 20. It is valid for one month. Have a passport photo ready. If you enter the country by land (e.g. from Vietnam), make sure you already have a visa. You will not get one at the border. Both tourist and business visa can be extended at the Immigration Office, 200. Str. No 5, Tel 724794, Mon-Fri 7:30-10:00 and 14:00-16:00.
1 week USD 20
1 month USD 30
3 month USD 60
6 months USD 100 (multiple entry)
1 year USD 150 (multiple entry)
Extensions to a visa are issued in Cambodia by the Ministry of National Security.
Over stay penalty $3/day

CLIMATE & TEMPERATURES

The climate in Cambodia is governed by two monsoons:
Humid/Rainy Season: May to October
Cool/Dry Monsoon: November to March
Average temperature: 21 to 35 degree Centigrade (70 to 95 degree Fahrenheit)

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

DATE HOLIDAY
 Jan. 1  New Year’s Day
 Jan. 7  Victory Day
 Mar. 8  Women’s Day
 Apr. 13 – 15  Cambodia New Year
 May 1  Labor Day
 May 17  Visaka Bhucha Day
 May 21  Bonn Chroat Preah Nongkoal
 Jun. 1  International Children’s Day
 Jun. 18  The Queen’s Birthday
 Sep. 24  Constitution Day & Re-Accession Day
 Sep. 27 – 29  Bonn Phchum Ben
 Oct. 23  Paris Peace Agreement
 Oct 30 – Nov. 1  King Norodom Sihanouk’s Birthday
 Nov. 9  Independence Day from France in 1953
 Dec. 10  Human Rights Day

WEIGHTS & MEASURES

The metric system is in use here. Weights are in kilograms, distances in kilometers. Gasoline is measured in litres.

ELECTRICITY

Local mains voltage is 220V, 50 Hz. Bring a converter for any 110V equipment.

BUSINESS HOURS

Banks are open Monday to Friday from 08:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and possibly open on Saturday morning.
Government offices are open on week days only from 07:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.
Most business are open from 08:00 a.m. to 09:00 p.m.

HEALTH

No actual vaccinations are officially required. However visitors are advised to check with their doctor or a travel immunization clinic regarding the advisability of inoculation against typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis A and B. It is advisable to drink only bottled or boiled water.

SALES OFFICE

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OPERATION OFFICE

  •   In THAILAND: No. 25/A2, Nak Niwat Soi 21, Lad Prao 71, Bangkok 10230

  •   In CAMBODIA: Sala Kanseng, Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap

      In MYANMAR: 109, Sinh-oo-dan Street, Latha Township, Yangon

      In LAOS: Hom 07 Ban Nasamphan, 13th North Road, Luangprabang

GALLERY

TOP PLACES FOR VISIT

  •   In THAILAND: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket

  •   In CAMBODIA: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap

      In MYANMAR: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, Inle Lake

      In LAOS: Vientiane, Luang Prabang

      In VIETNAM: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City

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