We offer our value
travellers some helpful ideas and suggestions when planning
your trip to Myanmar. If you need more specific information
please feel free to contact us.
Any passengers departing Myanmar on international flights
must pay a departure tax of US$ 10.00 per person (with
effect from March, 2006) and domestic departures at every
airport in Myanmar must also pay 1000 Kyats (Myanmar local
currency) per person ( with effect from June 2011).
Jewellery, electrical goods and cameras must be declared at
the airport. Antiques and archaeological valuable items are
not allowed to be taken out of the country. Duty free
allowance are 2 bottles of liquor, 2 cartons of cigarettes,
100 cigars, 1.5 lb of tobacco, one pint bottle of perfume or
eau de cologne. Receipt of purchase and an export permit
voucher for locally bought goods such as gems and jewelry
may be required upon departure.
Domestic Airlines & Flights
Air Bagan, Air Mandalay, Asian Wings and Yangon Airways
are privately operated airlines flying throughout Myanmar.
There is a 20 Kilo limit for baggage per person and excess
baggage fees may be charged. We suggest you leave items not
needed upcountry, in Yangon, and collect them upon your
The majority of the people speak Myanmar (Burmese) and
English is widely used in major cities like Yangon and
Myanmar distinguishes three major seasons: the cold
season from October to February, the hot season from March
until the beginning of June (with peak temperatures around
45 degrees Celsius) and the rainy season from the middle of
June to September. Myanmar can be visited all year round.
Presently credit cards are not accepted in Myanmar so you
should carry enough cash to cover all your expenses for your
trip in Myanmar.
We recommend visitors to bring brand new US Dollars cash.
US Dollars are widely accepted throughout Myanmar and are
easily exchangeable for the local Kyat currency.
Myanmar currency is known as " Kyat " which comprises 100
Notes : Kyat 5000,Kyat 1000, Kyat 500, Kyat 200, Kyat
100, Kyat 90, Kyat 50, Kyat 45, Kyat 20, Kyat 15, Kyat 10,
Kyat 5, Kyat 1.
Coins : Kyat 100, Kyat 50, Kyat 10, Kyat 5, Kyat 1, Pya
50, Pya 25, Pya 10, Pya 5, Pya 1Pya.
Only drink purified bottled water. Bottled water is
readily available and some hotels provide it complimentary.
No inoculations or vaccinations are required unless
coming from or passing through an infected area. Clients
should bring sufficient medication with them if required and
should check for updated health recommendations before your
departure to Myanmar regarding hepatitis, malaria, typhoid,
etc. Please contact us if you would like detailed
We recommend all clients to obtain the necessary personal
baggage, medical and accident insurance before arrival.
Hand Phones or Mobile Telephones and Satellite phones
from other countries currently do not operate in Myanmar.
Terms and Conditions
Deposits & Payments
Advance payment of 50 % is compulsorily required to be
made on acceptance of the quotation and confirmation.
Payment can be made by telegraphic transfer to Myanmar
Investment and Commercial Bank (MICB)
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Normally the balance of the tour price should be paid at
least 30 days in advance unless other arrangements are
agreed upon when booking is confirmed. For special groups or
for services during certain peak periods, normal deposit
fees may be increased by our Providers. Please inquire upon
CancellatioN Fees & Refunds
In case of cancellation to a confirmed program, overseas
travel agents or the traveller(s) need to inform Reliance
Travels & Tours by phone, e-mail or fax. And we will send
back our acknowledgement by e-mail or Fax.
(1) 30 days prior to arrival No Cancellation fees
(2) 21 days prior to arrival 25% on Tour Cost
(3) 14 days – 5 Days prior to arrival 50% on Tour Cost
(4) Less than 5 days or No show 100% on Tour Cost
The above cancellation policy is applied to most of our
package. Anyway, for Cruise Packages and Package with some
deluxe hotel arrangements it will be depending on their own
cancellation policy. So, you will be informed of the
cancellation policy for each reservation you make.
One child under 12 years old is generally granted a
reduction of 50% of the tour price, provided that he/she is
accompanied by at least two full-paying adults and stays in
the same room in an existing bed.
Each 16th member of a group will be complimentary on half
twin basis subject to a maximum limit of two members.