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money , tips,

Hi going to srilanka then onto maldives inc cultural kandi tour just would like to know about money for tips & for buying gifts, water ect just need an idear of how much of what currencies are best to take and use .?

thanks

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1. Re: money , tips,

Hi Andrew,

Bring pounds and exchange locally into rupee. 'How much' is hard to say as it depends on which meals you take outside, but excluding meals it should not be more than 10-20 pound/person/day.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: money , tips,

I would say Rs.100 per meal. After all, most places charge a service charge. If the service is exceptional, anything between Rs.100 - 200.

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