It is more convenient to travel around the city by taxi; all cars are painted in bright yellow. Payment is made according to the meter, however, foreign visitors are advised to discuss the cost of services with the driver and to remain vigilant. In the period from 8:00 pm to 7:00 am the tariff for taxis is doubled.
Persons over 22 years old can rent a car; a standard set of documents would be necessary. Those who received the driving license less than a year ago may be denied service. In Sousse gasoline is pretty cheap, three liters of fuel will cost about 1 USD.
The most popular souvenirs are hand-woven carpets, leather products and ceramics. They are not only of highly artistic performance, but also of excellent quality. According to customs regulations, export of works of art and historical treasures is possible only if documents are properly executed.
For good service it is customary to leave a tip; in restaurants it usually makes up 10% of the total order. Small cash reward is also appropriate to leave for a maid at the hotel, for a guide and tour bus driver.
In crowded areas you should closely monitor your personal belongings. Don’t take large sums of money and other valuables to the beach; in no case leave bags and pieces of clothing unattended.