Laos is part of Asia with main city at
Vientiane. Its Least Developed country with a
population of 6M people. The main currency is Lao Kip. The languages
spoken are Lao. the Lao People's Democratic Republic is the formal name of Laos It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Least Developed 🌤️ ~23.95 °C 🌧 ~150.46 mm 👨👩👦👦 6M people
⚠️ Travel advice
fiber_manual_record Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our travel advice for Laos and included new information under 'Visas'. We haven't changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country. Reconsider your need to travel to Travel in Xaisomboun Province, east of Vang Vieng.
issued date: August 7, 2019
Laos uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B, Type C, Type E and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Lao
💱 Currencies Used
Laos uses the Lao kip (symbol: ?), code LAK.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000, 2500, 2000, 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 kips. Kip is subdivided into 100 atts. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20 and 10 atts.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Laos. 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.