Despite the fact that tips are not customary, a taxi driver, a waiter in the restaurant should be cash rewarded. A 5 – 10% will be quite enough.
“Telefonica” street call boxes offer the optimum rates for intercity calls. The call boxes accept coins and special plastic cards named “tarjetas telefonicas”. These can be bought in all post offices and news stalls. One should avoid calling from a hotel as the rates for calls will be twice higher than usual ones.
Purchases should be paid in national currency which can be exchanged in one of the banks or private currency exchange offices. Expert travelers claim that the most profitable rates for currency exchange are at home as local financial institutions offer considerably lower rates.
Travelers visiting Nerja for the first time should visit a local tourist information center Oficina de turismo as it will provide useful leaflets with descriptions of main landmarks absolutely free. In tourist centers travelers may specify the schedule of public and cultural events, tours and excursions as well.
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