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Reserve a Domestic Flight in Sri Lanka

Cinnamon Air Cinnamon Air fly 8-seater air taxis which in some cases also land on water. Destinations include: Ampara, Arugam Bay, Bandaranaike International Airport (Domestic Terminal), Bentota, Castlereagh, Colombo City – Waters Edge, Dickwella, Hambantota – Mattala, Jaffna, Kalpitiya, Kandy, Koggala, Nuwara Eliya, Pasikudah – Batticaloa, Sigiriya, Trincomalee. Scheduled flights are limited seasonally but charter flights …

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Understand the Sri Lankan Monsoon Seasons

Northeast Monsoon (Dec to Feb) The northeast monsoon is also known as the Maha Monsoon and affects the north and east of the island. Heavy rainfall and strong winds are common and it is generally worse as you travel further north. The southwest of the island experiences high season during this time. First Inter-Monsoon (Mar to Apr) …

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How to Extend a Tourist Visit Visa in Sri Lanka

Extend from 30 Days to 3 Months You can extend the 30 day visit visa by an extra two months at any time after arrival at the Immigration Office in Battaramulla, Colombo. The official website is: www.immigration.gov.lk. Department of Immigration (opens in Google Maps) The visa extension forms can be downloaded here on the official website although it is not …

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Get Cash from an ATM in Sri Lanka

Recommended Banks Most banks in Sri Lanka accept foreign debit and credit card withdrawals at ATMs. The most reliable banks for this service are: Sampath Commercial Bank Hatton National Bank (HNB) Withdrawal Charge Almost all banks now impose an ATM charge for withdrawing money. This is normally between 200 and 300LKR per withdrawal. Note that …

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New Surf School Directory in Sri Lanka

We have launched a new independent website aimed at people searching for a surf lesson in Sri Lanka; please share and support this resource aimed at enabling all instructors to advertise for free; srilankasurflessons.com. If you know of anyone who should be included please let us know.