16 luxury buses deployed to operate along Matara Hambantota Highway

Luxury Buses Matara Hambantota Highway 1

Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) has deployed 16 luxury buses to operate along the Southern Expressway.

The new super luxury bus services will serve along the Southern expressway now that the newly opened section from Godagama (Crocodile Junction) north of Matara to Barawakumbura near Hambantota Sri Lanka.

  • Colombo Fort
  • Hambantota
  • Ambalantota
  • Tissamaharama
  • Embilipitiya
  • Kataragama
  • Tangalle
    Luxury Buses Matara Kataragama Hambantota Highway 1

This SLTDB incentive will be a great service and attract many tourists to boost local economy for Sri Lanka Tourism.


Sri Lanka Visas for UK and many other European Passport Holders – no charge for 30 day tourist visa August 2019

Sri Lanka Visas for UK and many other European Passport Holders

The Sri Lankan Department of Immigration & Emigration has announced that as of 1 August 2019, British nationals on short visits to Sri Lanka of up to 30 days can get a visa on arrival free of charge.

The immigration authorities have not confirmed if this is a temporary scheme or a permanent change to visa policy.

For up-to-date information and advice on visas, check with the Sri Lankan High Commission in the UK.

If you’re travelling for paid or unpaid work, and/or are planning a visit of longer than 30 days, you should get a visa from the Sri Lankan High Commission before you travel.

Overstaying your visa will attract a fine and possible detention and deportation.

If you have overstayed your visa, you must report to the Department of Immigration & Emigration

Visas on arrival have been suspended for all travellers arriving from Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Passport validity
Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry to Sri Lanka.

UK Emergency Travel Documents
UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Sri Lanka.

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