Georgia international travel guide in May 2023
Georgia is part of Asia with main city at Tbilisi. It's usually 🌤️ 11.18 °C in Georgia with a rainfall of 🌧 109.53 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Georgia. Internet speed in Georgia is on average 8.4 Mbps. In Georgia you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 4M people. The main currency is Lari. The languages spoken are Georgian. Automatic teller machines are common in Georgia. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~11.18 °C 🌧 ~109.53 mm 👨👩👦👦 4M people
Georgia Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our advice for Georgia and we've lowered the overall travel advice level. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions. Higher levels apply in some areas. All COVID-19 entry restrictions have been removed. Georgia's land borders are open except for the border with Azerbaijan, which requires special permission from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan to cross. The Georgian land border with Russia near Stepantsminda (Kazbegi) is open. We now advise: Exercise normal safety precautions overall in Georgia. Higher levels apply in some areas.
Georgia Essential travel details
Georgia uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Georgian
Money in Georgia
💱 Currencies Used
Georgia uses the Georgian lari (symbol: ?), code GEL.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 laris. Lari is subdivided into 100 tetris. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 laris and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 tetris.
Automatic teller machines are common in Georgia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Georgia. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.
Calling in Georgia
Internet speed in Georgia is on average 8.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Georgia is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.
You can buy a SIM card for about 20.80 GEL, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Beeline, Geocell or MagtiCom. Georgia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Georgia 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.
To call Georgia, dial +, then 995 (the country code for Georgia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Georgia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 322 .
Driving in Georgia
🛣️ Road rules
In Georgia 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, 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.
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