Here you will find important tips and useful information for Georgia.
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
Currency exchange rate
GEL 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ GEL 0.00 (07/2015)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
+ 4 h
English and German
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa, return or onward travel ticket.
Tbilisi, Krtsanisi 11
Tel. +995 322 75 30 01 / +995 322 75 30 02
9.30 - 17.30 h (Mon - Fri)
10.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Sat)
International driver's licence required for car rentals.
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Travel to Abkhazia, South Ossetia, to the Pankisi gorge and border areas to Chechnya (Russian Federation) not advised.
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs (up to life imprisonment).
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