Travel advice for Albanie .

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Albanie .

No results Mali Ireland Greece Russia Serbia Denmark Belgium Bulgaria Bosnia and Herzegovina Guinea-Bissau Iceland Italy Estonia Austria Lithuania Kosovo Moldova Montenegro Slovenia USA Hungary Kenya Lesser Antilles Barbados Dominican Republic Haiti Cuba Mauritania Belize El Salvador Nicaragua Finland France Bolivia Ecuador Liberia Colombia Ivory Coast Suriname Egypt Angola Mozambique Botswana Congo Dem. Rep. Albanie Nigeria Tanzania Zimbabwe South Africa Chad Iran Israel Jordan Oman Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Indonesia Malta Germany United Kingdom Spain Portugal Belarus Myanmar Cameroon Cape Verde Georgia Japan Kazakhstan Macau Mongolia Philippines Tajikistan Turkmenistan Viet Nam Cook Islands New Zealand Croatia Latvia Luxembourg Macedonia Monaco Netherlands Norway Poland Romania Sweden Switzerland / Liechtenstein Slovak Republic Czech Republic Ukraine Cyprus Canada Mexico Aruba Bahamas Bermuda Cayman Islands Grenada Guadeloupe Jamaica Martinique Puerto Rico Trinidad and Tobago Costa Rica Guatemala Honduras Panama Argentina Brazil Chile Guyana Paraguay Peru Uruguay Venezuela Ethiopia Algeria Benin Burkina Faso Djibouti Gabon Gambia Ghana Guinea Comoros Congo (Brazzaville) Lesotho Libya Madagascar Malawi Morocco Mauritius Namibia Niger Réunion Zambia Senegal Seychelles Somalia Sudan Togo Tunesia Uganda Central African Republic Bahrain Yemen Katar / Qatar Kuwait Lebanon Pakistan Syria Turkey Armenia Azerbaijan Bangladesh Malaysia China India Hong Kong Cambodia Kyrgyzstan South Korea Laos Maldives Nepal Singapore Sri Lanka Taiwan Thailand Uzbekistan Australia French Polynesia Fiji New Caledonia

Travel money:

Prepaid Travel credit card

in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For ATM cash withdrawals

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

ATM Search

Banknotes

in euro (EUR)

  • Exchange cash into local currency outside larger urban areas

Local currency / ISO Code

Lek ALL

Currency exchange rate

ALL 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ ALL 0.00 (07/2015)

Further Information

Credit cards

 

  • Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.

ATM Search

Find out more about Travel

Useful tips from our experts:

Transfer money worldwide with Send.

Send is the convenient and reliable money transfer service: you can send money quickly and securely to your relatives and friends abroad using your smartphone.

More about Send

Practical Information:

Time difference with Switzerland

+/- 0 h

National language

Official language

Albanian

Language capabilities

Italian, English, French

Capital

Tirana

Country code for calling Switzerland

00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Voltage

220 volt / adapter required for 3-pronged plug

Travel documents for Swiss citizens
  • Passport still valid 3 months or more after end of stay.

  • A visa is not required for stays up to 3 months.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Tirana, Rruga Dëshmoret e 4 Shkurtit 3/1
Tel.: +355 4 223 48 88 / +355 4 225 65 35

Opening hours

Banks

8.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 12.00 h (Sat)

Stores

8.30 - 12.00 h and 15.00 - 19.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.30 - 16.00 h (Sat)

Driving
  • 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 ‰.

Health situation
  • Do not drink tap water.

  • Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.

Other information

This country is in an active earthquake zone.

Security

  • Prudent preparation and caution are required.

  • Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.

  • Avoid nighttime driving.

Ideal for your journey: the Travel card.

Travel is the secure prepaid card for use away from home – without any annual fees. In the event of loss, the card including the balance will be replaced worldwide.

Find out more about Travel

Important

While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

Suggest a change