Tips and Hints

Print
Tipping
Housekeeping Staff  Rs.100/per day 
Porters Rs.150-200
Barman Rs.500
Restaurants Rs.300
Driver/Guide Rs.1,500/per day
Temples Less than Rs.500
.
Emergency Services
 Police Emergency Hotline
118 / 119 
 Ambulance / Fire & Rescue
110
 Disaster Management Call Centre
117
 Accident Service-General Hospital-Colombo
011-2691111 
 Tourist Police
011-2421052
 Police Emergency
011-2433333
 Government Information Center
1919
 Report Crimes
011-2691500 
 Emergency Police Mobile Squad
011-5717171
 Emergency Police Colombo Division
0112327713, 0112422521, 0112446736
 Free Ambulance Service
1990
 Fire & Ambulance Service
011-2422222
 Lanka Hospitals 
011 543 1088-9 
 Asiri Central Hospital 
011 466 5500 

Transport
Train services are available from the airport to different zones in Colombo. The website has information on the train schedule and the fare charged.
http://www.railway.gov.lk/
Airport taxi services are available at the airport counter. There are also,on call taxi services for which you may have to call and wait for a minimum timeduration of 15-30mins (depending on traffic) to be picked up.
Pick Me 011 7433 433
Budget Taxi 011 7299299


Business Hours
Business hours is Barcelona are usually 9:00-14:00 and 17:00-20:00 with an afternoon siesta in the middle. The working week is Monday to Friday. Sunday is considered a holiday and most businesses are closed.

Time Zone
Standard time zone: UTC +05.30  


Dialing Codes
International country code: +94 (Sri Lanka)
Area code: 011

Electrical Guide 
Voltage : 230V 50Hz
Plug type : D/G