Yes, the International Dialling Code for the UK from Sri Lanka is 0094.
Your mobile phone will connect to one of the local phone providers such as Dialog or Mobitel though you should be aware that phoning the UK this way can be expensive.
You can apply directly for an online ETA by visiting the following website: .
Your passport must be valid 6 months beyond your intended date of departure from Sri Lanka.
As from May 2009, this conflict ended and Sri Lanka is now at peace. Please consult your doctor for up to date information before you travel. As with all tropical countries, you need to apply mosquito repellent regularly.
Those containing DEET can often be very effective Can I use my mobile phone in Sri Lanka?
More than 100 others are still missing in the worst-hit district of Kegalle, about 60 miles from the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, following landslides prompted by what officials said were the South Asian nation’s worst rains in more than five years.
Its climate is tropical but with no seasonal variations. All banks are shut at weekends and public holidays.
It has a north-east monsoon from late October to January which is mainly effective in the north of Sri Lanka and the east and south-west monsoon from May to late June which is very wet and most of the country receives lot of rain. Changing Traveller’s Cheques can be a time-consuming process in a Bank, however, most Hotels will change these but the rate may not be such a good one.
Banks in towns are generally open 9am to 3pm Mon-Fri.
On arrival at Colombo Airport, it is best to change some money at the Banks just before the Arrival Hall where there are 24hr facilities.