The national currency in Laos is Lao kip (LAK). The kip (₭) is subdivided into 100 att.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 22512.58 LAK and 1 USD is worth 20704.82 LAK.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Laos is 51.44 Mbps and mobile is 38.18 Mbs.The global average is 171.07 Mbps and 126.25 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density When compared to the world average, Laos has less ATMs.28.06 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Laos, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 5 socket types used in Laos. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Laos?
There are no Mariott hotels in Laos.
There are no Hilton hotels in Laos.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Laos.
What fast food chains are present in Laos?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Laos.
The KFC chain does not operate in Laos.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Laos.
What is the weather like in Vientiane?
Weather data for Vientiane (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Laos.
Emergency phones in Laos
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban There is no national smoke-free law, but some areas may have their own rules.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.