Frequently Asked Questions

Most travellers shall be issued entry-visa upon their arrival. For further information, please directly contact the Immigration Police Unit at the Phnom Penh Airport International or the Siem Reap Airport. Some countries where the Royal Embassies and Consulates of Cambodia installed, travellers shall then apply for an entry-visa prior to their departure. Multi-entry visa can be extended at the Department of Foreigner of the Ministry of Interior. Read more about Cambodia Visa here.


The weather in Cambodia in January is hot. The average temperatures are between 22°C and 33°C. You can expect a few rainy days in Cambodia during January, but usually the weather is comfortable in January.

WPTC24 Temperature in January

For more information, you may refer to this website.

Cambodia is 7 (GMT+7) hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and 12 hours ahead of the United States in Boston, Pacific Time Standard.

Khmer is the official language with English as the main foreign language.Currently, street signs in the country are usually bilingual, written in both the Khmer language as well as English.

In recent years, there are many Japanese/Korea/Chinese expats who have set up F&B and various Service businesses in Phnom Penh and have Japanese/Korean/Chinese speaking staff.

Cambodia accepts US Dollars or the Cambodian Riel. The exchange rate is approximately 1 USD to 4,000 KHR and credit cards (Visa/Mastercard) are accepted at most good establishments.

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Prepaid SIM Cards are readily available upon exiting the arrival area of the airport. It costs approximately US$10-17 for 1 week and US$20 for 2 weeks.