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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:38:35 +0100

Last Build Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:38:35 +0100

 



Required travel documents for Sri Lanka
Required travel documents for Sri Lanka: passport [...]



Electric power
Electric power: 230V / 50 Hz [...]



Area code to Sri Lanka
Area code to Sri Lanka: +94 [...]



Travellers cheques
The rate of exchange for travellers cheques is better than the rate of exchange for cash. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take travellers cheques in US Dollars or Pounds Sterling. [...]



Credit & debit cards
American Express, Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted. Diners Club has more limited acceptance. Check with your credit or debit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available. [...]



Currency
Sri Lanka Rupee (SLRe, singular; SLRs, plural) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of SLRs1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10. Coins are in denominations of SLRs10, 5, 2 and 1, and 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents. There are also large numbers of commemora [...]



Travellers cheques
The rate of exchange for travellers cheques is better than the rate of exchange for cash. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take travellers cheques in US Dollars or Pounds Sterling. [...]



Credit & debit cards
American Express, Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted. Diners Club has more limited acceptance. Check with your credit or debit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available. [...]



Currency
Sri Lanka Rupee (SLRe, singular; SLRs, plural) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of SLRs1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10. Coins are in denominations of SLRs10, 5, 2 and 1, and 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents. There are also large numbers of commemora [...]



Shopping
Special purchases include handicrafts and curios of silver, brass, bone, ceramics, wood and terracotta. Also cane baskets, straw hats, reed and coir mats and tea. Batik fabric, lace and lacquerware are also popular. Some of the masks, which are used in da [...]