Here you will find important tips and useful information for Austria.
in Euro (EUR)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
EUR 1 = ~ CHF 0.96 ; CHF 1 = ~ EUR 1.04 (09/2022)
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Most banks apply service charges for changing cash.
+/- 0 h
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt; 2-pronged round plug / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Valid ID card or passport expired less than 5 years for stays up to 3 months.
Wien, Prinz Eugen-Strasse 7
Tel. +43 1 795 05
8.00 - 12.30 h and 13.30 - 15.00 h (Mon - Wed, Fri)
8.00 - 12.30 h and 13.30 - 17.30 h (Thu)
8.00/9.00 - 18.30 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00/9.00 - 13.00/17.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 1 year previously, varies by rental company.
Minimum age for car rentals: 18 to 25 (varies by company).
CH sticker, first-aid kit, bright signal jacket and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
L'acqua di rubinetto è perlopiù potabile.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
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