Romania is part of Europe with main city at Bucharest. It's usually 🌤️ 15.69 °C in Romania with a rainfall of 🌧 42.42 mm. Tipping is quite common in Romania and it's good etiquette to leave one. Internet speed in Romania is on average 13.2 Mbps. In Romania you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 20M people. The main currency is Romanian Leu. The languages spoken are Romanian. Automatic teller machines are very common in Romania. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~15.69 °C 🌧 ~42.42 mm 👨👩👦👦 20M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
Romania has temporarily suspended entry into the country for all non-EU citizens. Depending on the country of departure, you must have a COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test up to 72 hours prior to arrival and quarantine for up to 10 days at home (see 'Travel'). There's an ongoing State of Alert in Romania. It's mandatory to wear face masks in indoor and outdoor public spaces. A nationwide curfew is in place from 10pm to 5am. Other restrictions are in place for high risk locations. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Romania due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.
Romania uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Romanian
💱 Currencies Used
Romania uses the Romanian leu (symbol: lei), code RON.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 lei. Leu is subdivided into 100 bans. Coins come in denominations of 50, 10, 5 and 1 bans.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Romania (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.
Automatic teller machines are very common in Romania. 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.
Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in Romania and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge.
Internet speed in Romania is on average 13.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Romania is high. Many hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.
You can buy a SIM card for about 17.77 RON, which includes 5 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Digi Mobil, Orange, Telekom or Vodafone. Romania uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Romania 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 Romania, dial +, then 40 (the country code for Romania), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Romania, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .
🛣️ Road rules
In Romania 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: 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 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 0.00%.
🚦 On the road
Road assistance is available at 0372 500 000 (Assistance 24 (A24)) or 0745 382 715 (Automobil Clubul Roman (ACR)). For general news on Romania's traffic use Trafficguide RO. For news on Romania’s motorways and tolls use National company for road infrastructure administration (CNAIR), e-rovinieta or Roviniete. Most popular petrol stations in Romania are Lukoil, Petrom, OMV, Rompetrol, MOL and Gazprom. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called Super, benzin? f?r? plumb, Benzin? f?r? plumb (95/98) or Plus. Petrol costs about 5.05 RON per liter.Diesel option is called Motorin?.
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