Practical Information about Dhaka
Temperature: The annual average temperature of Dhaka is 25 °C.
Major Airlines: Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Jet Airways India, Malaysia Airlines, Kingfisher Airlines, Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways, Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines etc. Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Singapore Airlines etc offer convenient and tourist friendly schedules to Dhaka.
Major Airports: Departure from Changi International Airport (SIN) / Arrival at Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) / Shah Amanat International Airport (CGP) / Osamani International Airport (ZYL)
Local Time: Local time is GMT +6.
Currency: The currency used in Dhaka is Bangladeshi Taka (BDT). Banks are closed on weekends. Major credit cards are accepted and there are ATMs in the center.
Communication: The international dialing number for Dhaka is +880. Internet cafes can be found through Dhaka, and most hotels in Dhaka have internet access in their rooms.
Electricity: Electrical current is 220 volts, 50Hz. There are three types of power sockets used; Type D, C and G. It is advised to bring an adapter.