Practical Information about Langkawi
Busiest Airports: Depart from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) and arrive at Langkawi Airport (LGK)
Major Airlines: AirAsia, Silk Air, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and etc.
Local Time: Local time is GMT +8.
Currency: The currency used in Langkawi is the Ringgit (MYR). Banks are closed on weekends. Major credit cards are accepted and there are very few ATMs the farther you travel from the city.
Communication: The international dialing number for Langkawi is +00 60 4. Internet cafes can be found through Langkawi, and most hotels in Langkawi have internet access in their rooms.
Electricity: Electrical current is 220 volts, 50Hz. Standard 3-pin square plugs are used.
Police and Ambulance: 999