Cash

Credit cards information – Due to ongoing economic sanctions of U.S and EU to Myanmar Government, all the credit cards are not possible to use since 01 Sept 2003. Foreign travelers are recommended to carry hard cash like US Dollar / Euro for using amount. But some of the major hotels accept credit cards such… Read more »

Myanmar Round-up

How to get Myanmar There are air accesses to Myanmar; Yangon-the commercial city, Mandalay-the second commercial city and charter flights to Bagan. Yangon Gateway Myanmar Airways International, Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways International, Thai Air Asia, Silk Air, Jet Star, Malaysia Airlines, Indian Airlines, Air China, Air Bagan, Mandarin Airlines and Vietnam airline fly between Yangon… Read more »

Tips

Airport Departure Tax There is a departure tax of 10 USD per person and it is payable on international departures – 1000 kyats for domestic departure flights. Customs Foreigners bringing up to USD 10,000 (Equivalent amount) don’t need to declare.  Jewelries, electrical goods and video cameras of more than personal usage must be declared at… Read more »

Visa

Entry visa Passports & Visa A valid passport and an entry visa are required for all visitors. A normal visa can be obtained at the Myanmar Embassies or at Consulate in abroad. The visa fee is USD 20. Normally, it takes about one week to get the visa at the Myanmar Embassies. There are two… Read more »