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

Luxembourg 🇱🇺

Luxembourg is part of Europe with main city at Luxembourg. Its Developed country with a population of 576K people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are French,German,Luxembourgish. the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is the formal name of Luxembourg Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~9.81 °C   🌧 ~74.21 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 576K people

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General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French, German, Luxembourgish

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Luxembourg uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

💳 Cards

Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Luxembourg (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Luxembourg. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Luxembourg is on average 9.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Luxembourg is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about €11.29, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Orange, Post or Tango. Luxembourg uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg, dial +, then 352 (the country code for Luxembourg), then the area code and the local number.

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Luxembourg 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: 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on expressways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.05%.

🚦 On the road

Road assistance is available at +352 26000 (Automobile Club du Luxembourg (ACL)) or 37 88 37 1 (SOS-Dépannage). For general news on Luxembourg's traffic use Automobile Club du Luxembourg (ACL), Contrôle et information du trafic sur les autoroutes (CITA) or Luxembourg Times. Most popular petrol stations in Luxembourg are Shell, Aral, Total, Q8 and Esso. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called Eurosuper 95, essence, Superplus 98 or carburant. Petrol costs about €1.08 per liter.Diesel option is called Diesel.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

911

Police

911

Ambulance

911

Fire department

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Last updated: October 8, 2019