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Electricity

The voltage in Laos is 220 volts. Sockets often require an adaptor.


Embassies and consulates

British Embassy – The UK does not have an embassy in Laos. Citizens requiring consular assistance should contact the British embassy in Thailand - 14 Wireless Road - Lumpini - Pathumwan - Bangkok 10330 - t (02) 305 8333 - www.ukinlaos.fco.gov.uk

Embassy of Ireland – The Republic of Ireland does not have an embassy in Laos. Citizens requiring consular assistance should contact the Irish embassy in Vietnam - Vincom City Towers [8F] - 191 Ba Trieu Street - Hai Ba Trung District - Hanoi - t (04) 3974 3291 - www.embassyofireland.vn


Money

The currency is the kip (K). Thai baht and US dollars are also accepted.


Telephone

To call Laos from abroad

00 + 856 + the area code (without the first 0) + the number.

To call home from Laos

00 + country code (UK 44 and Ireland 353) + local code (without the first 0) + the number.

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