| Visas :
|| Visas are valid for six months from the date of issue and are good for stays of one or three months
| Immunisations :
|| Cholera, dysentery, hepatitis, malaria and meningococcal meningitis
| Time Zone :
|| GMT/UTC +6hours
| Electricity :
|| 220 volts, 50Hz
| Weights & Measures :
| Currency :
| Travellers Cheque :
|| Travellers cheques and cash in US dollars are widely accepted.
| Credit Cards :
|| Credit cards are widely accepted at restaurants, hotels and guest houses in Dhaka and Chittagong.
Amex cardholders can get a cash advance with their card.
| Tipping :
|| Tipping or baksheesh is customary in the country.
Waiters in Dhaka restaurants may expect a 5% tip.
| Bargaining :
|| Bargaining is a way of life in Bangladesh.
Travellers can begin the bargain by offering half the original price and work up.