Itâ€™s most profitable to exchange currency in banks, many of them donâ€™t charge clients any fee. In exchange offices you have to pay attention not only on the exchange rate, but also on the size of the commission; sometimes it can reach 10% of the convertible amount.
Most stores and malls open at 9:00 am and serve visitors to 6:00-7:00 pm. Saturday is a half-day, and Sunday is a day off.
The word â€˜abâ€™ can be seen on many price tags in shops and at markets. This means that price shown is minimal for this good, but after you have chosen a particular thing, it can become much higher. In this case, itâ€™s better to clarify the real value of goods immediately.
To rent a car you need an international driver's license and passport as well as necessary deposit on a credit card. Those who obtained the license under a year ago can be denied service.
In restaurants and cafes itâ€™s customary to leave a tip, even if it is included in the total amount. In upscale places you can leave 5 to 10% of the order, and in small cafes and bistros $ 1 per person will be enough to tip. It is also appropriate to leave some cash to a taxi driver and a maid at a hotel.