To buy some grocery and foods tourists should better set off to local market as it offers lower price tags than supermarkets and large stores do for the same goods. Setting off to the market one should have enough cash by oneself meanwhile supermarkets and large stores accept international credit cards.
Stores and public institutions start working at 00am and serve the customers till 4 â€“ 6pm. During the daytime some of the institutions close for a lunch which lasts not more than one and a half hour. Large shopping and entertaining centers commonly work till 8 â€“ 9pm.
The optimum rates for inter city and international calls are offered in street call boxes. To make an international call one should choose a call box with a special mark of â€śTELESELEZIONEâ€ť. The call boxes accept international credit cards as well as specific coins and plastic cards which can be bought in tobacco stores and news stalls.
Tips are welcome for almost any service one gets. Restaurants and taxi services reckon upon 10% meanwhile a maid in the hotel, a guide and a hair stylist are usually rewarded with 0.5 â€“ 1 Euro.
Utility supplied voltage is 220V. All the hotels and inns are equipped with European size sockets. Before a journey one should check the compatibility of the appliances necessary for a vacation. If necessary one should buy necessary connectors and adapters.