Information & Facts
Car rental companies are available.
Taxis, as well as a bus service, are available.
Tel: +92 (0)51 590 011 ext 16.
International flights: PKR 800 (first class), PKR
600 (business class), PKR 400 (economy class).
Facilities at the airport include duty-free shops, restaurants,
ATMS, banks, bureaux de change, and a business centre (with fax,
copiers, phones and Internet).
Urdu is the official language, but English is widely
spoken and understood. There are also several regional languages
and local dialects.
The Pakistani Rupee (PKR) is divided into 100 paise. Travellers
cheques (best carried in US Dollars or Pounds Sterling) are
accepted at most banks, four and five star hotels and major shops.
Larger shops and hotels accept credit cards, mostly American
Express. Bank hours are from 9am to 1.30pm Monday to Saturday, but
close at 12.30 pm on Fridays. Bargaining is expected in street
markets and small stores.
Local time is GMT +5.