Albania international travel guide

Landscape view of Albania

Albania πŸ‡¦πŸ‡±

Albania is part of Europe with main city at Tirana. It's usually 🌀️ 7.56 °C in Albania with a rainfall of 🌧 130.65 mm. Internet speed in Albania is on average 5.8 Mbps. In Albania you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 3M people. The main currency is Lek. The languages spoken are Albanian. Automatic teller machines are common in Albania. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developed Β  🌀️ ~7.56 Β°C Β  🌧 ~130.65 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 3M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Albania has reopened its borders and you're free to move around within the country. Some neighbouring countries still have travel restrictions in place. Commercial flights to and from Albania remain suspended and sea borders closed. If you wish to return to Australia, register your contact details through consular-rome@dfat.gov.au for information on possible flight opportunities. If you're staying, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We advise you: Do not travel to Albania.

issued date: June 4, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Albania uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Albanian

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Albania uses the Albanian lek (symbol: L), code ALL.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500 and 200 lekΓ«. Lek is subdivided into 100 qindarkΓ«s. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 lekΓ«.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Albania. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Albania is on average 5.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Albania is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 1,017.91 ALL, which includes 4 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: ALBtelecom, Telekom or Vodafone. Albania uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Albania upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Albania, dial +, then 355 (the country code for Albania), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Albania, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 22 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Albania you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 40 km/h (24 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-90 km/h (49-55 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

911

Police

911

Ambulance

911

Fire department

911

Useful Information
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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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