Taxis with meters are available in big cities. The current price is about US$ 0.5 per kilometer. Most metered taxi drivers can speak a little English.
- Business hours (GMT + 7) same time zone with its neighbors Thailand, Vietnam and Laos.
* Government offices: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Closed Saturday afternoon and Sunday
* Business offices: 08:00 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday
* Shops: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 7 days a week
* Banks: 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday
* Markets: 6:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week.
- Electrical current
220 volts (50Hz) A.C.
The telephone networks in Cambodia consists of satellite, landlines, cellular, GSM and radio systems which connect Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Sihanoukville, Battambang, Kompong Cham and other provinces internationally. International dialing can be done at main postal offices, private business centers or hotel or at public phone booths, which can be found at postal office, main streets, gas stations, major restaurants, hotels etc. However, it quite expensive for an IDD calls apprx. $3 per minute. If you want a lower rate and clear sound is not a factor, there are many Internets café are offering International calling for a price less than $0.10 per minute to most developed countries.
Internet in Phnom Penh or Siem Reap is widely available with many Internet shop or café around and rates are under $1 per hour. In the provinces access is limited, and expensive at around $3 per hour.
- Tip and Bargaining
Tipping is not obligatory in Cambodia, however, if you meet with exceptional services or kindness, a tip is always appreciated (Porters, 1,000 Riel per bag.). Bargaining is the rule in the markets, when you are hiring vehicles or buying things. A persuasive smile and a little friendly personality is usually enough to get a good price.