Bangladesh international travel guide in 2023
Bangladesh is part of Asia with main city at Dhaka. It's usually 🌤️ 24.90 °C in Bangladesh with a rainfall of 🌧 40.68 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Bangladesh. Internet speed in Bangladesh is on average 2.7 Mbps. Its Least Developed country with a population of 161M people. The main currency is Taka. The languages spoken are Bengali. Automatic teller machines are rare in Bangladesh. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~24.90 °C 🌧 ~40.68 mm 👨👩👦👦 161M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
You must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination to officials at the airport on arrival. If you're partially vaccinated or not vaccinated for COVID-19, you must instead present proof of a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. The test must have been taken within 72 hours of your arrival in Bangladesh. You may also need to complete an online health declaration, within 72 hours of your arrival. Check entry requirements with your airline or nearest Bangladesh diplomatic mission before making arrangements to travel to Bangladesh. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Bangladesh overall due to the high threat of terrorist attack. Higher levels apply in some areas.
Bangladesh uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type C, Type D, Type G and Type K.
The languages that are typically spoken are Bengali
💱 Currencies Used
Bangladesh uses the Bangladeshi taka (symbol: ?), code BDT.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 60, 50, 40, 25, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 takas. Taka is subdivided into 100 paisas. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 takas and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 paisas.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Bangladesh. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Bangladesh. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.
Internet speed in Bangladesh is on average 2.7 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Bangladesh is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 372.68 BDT, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 5 telecoms: Airtel, Banglalink, Grameenphone, Robi or Teletalk. Bangladesh uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Bangladesh upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Bangladesh, dial +, then 880 (the country code for Bangladesh), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Bangladesh, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .
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