Georgia travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Georgia 🇬🇪

Georgia is part of Asia with main city at Tbilisi. Its Developing country with a population of 4M people. The main currency is Lari. The languages spoken are Georgian. Georgia is the formal name of Georgia It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~7.92 °C   🌧 ~74.80 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Georgia and added new information on health risks. We haven’t changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions in Georgia. Higher levels apply in other areas of the country. Do not travel to South Ossetia and Abkhazia (including adjacent areas) . Reconsider your need to travel to Pankisi Gorge north of Akhmeta.

issued date: September 24, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Georgia uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Georgian

Money

💱 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.

🏧 ATMs

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.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

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

📡 Internet

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.

📱 Phones

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.

📞 Calling

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

🛣️ 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.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Last updated: October 8, 2019