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.
Public transport is represented by buses and trams; using them you can get to any area of â€‹â€‹interest. Travelers, who expect to use public transport a lot, have to buy a special ticket. It is sold at all newsstands and post offices.
Taxis have to be called by phone or taken on special parking; it is almost impossible to stop a free car on the street. Two types of rates are used - day and night, the latter starts from 11:00 pm. On weekends and holidays the cost of taxi services may also increase.