Here you will find important tips and useful information for Albanie .
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
Exchange cash into local currency outside larger urban areas
Local currency / ISO Code
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
ATM cash withdrawals outside bigger communities or cities may not be available.
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts.
Small amounts better accepted than large amounts.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
Travelers are advised to take cash in euro (EUR).
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Italian, English, French
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
8.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h (Sat)
8.30 - 12.00 h and 15.00 - 19.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.30 - 16.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals; some rental companies require in addition the international driver's license.
CH sticker, first-aid kit and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Prudent preparation and caution are required.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
220 volt / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Passport still valid 3 months or more after end of stay.
A visa is not required for stays up to 3 months.
Tirana, Rruga Dëshmoret e 4 Shkurtit 3/1
Tel.: +355 4 223 48 88 / +355 4 225 65 35
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