Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Cambodia’s national language is Khmer (Cambodian). In the cities and within the tourism industry most people speak some English. Some also speak French as a second language. Many tour guides, speaking a range of languages, are available in popular tourism areas. English is not as widely spoken outside of the cities.
Tourist visas are available on arrival at the Phnom Penh or Siem Reap international airports, for $30. If you wish to get a visa on arrival you should arrive with a passport photograph. You can also get an eVisa online before you travel. ... The visa is valid for 30 days from the actual date of entry into Cambodia.
Cambodian currency. No worries about changing money — the US dollar is Cambodia's unofficial second currency. The official currency in Cambodia, the Cambodian riel, trades at around 4,000 riel to the US dollar. But there's a 90 percent level of dollarization in the country.
Visas. Tourist visas are available on arrival at the Phnom Penh or Siem Reap international airports, for $30. If you wish to get a visa on arrival you should arrive with a passport photograph. You can also get an eVisa online before you travel.
You will need a valid passport and a Cambodian visa to enter Cambodia. Tourist and business visas are valid for one month from the date of entry into Cambodia. ... Tourists and business travelers may also obtain a Cambodian visa at the airports in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and at all major border crossings.
Credit cards are accepted at top hotels, some guesthouses and higher end restaurants. But the majority of businesses will not have credit card facilities available. A three per cent surcharge is often applied when using a credit card.
Yes, ATMs are widely available within the cities. But if you are travelling to regional or rural areas you are best to take cash with you.
Passports holders from Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Phillipines, Singapore Thailand and Vietnam can visit without a visa. You may obtain your visa upon arrival at the two airports in Cambodia: Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, along with most border crossings.
Visas. A one-month tourist visa costs US$30 on arrival and requires one passport-sized photo. Easily extendable business visas are available for US$35.
If you are arriving in Cambodia at either Phnom Penh or Siem Reap airports, an e-visa in advance is available. ... Alternatively, the visa application system when you arrive at Siem Reap airport is extremely efficient. All you need is to have a passport photo available and your application fee.
Cambodia. Indians can obtain a Visa on Arrival for Cambodia, for a maximum stay of 30 days, by paying a fee of US$ 20. You must have a passport photo, sufficient funds to cover your stay in Cambodia, and travel documents like a completed visa application form and confirmed flight tickets.
In Cambodia, there is no fixed amount; tipping is all up to the individual. No one will frown even if you don't leave anything on the tray. However, although it is not necessary to tip, a dollar or two is the norm and this applies to any form of service rendered across the board.