If you plan to rent a car, it is recommended to take into account that it’s rather difficult to find a free parking space in the city. The majority of parking lots are paid, and so you must purchase a special parking ticket before you use them. These tickets can be purchased either from special agents or in special electronic machines.
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The city is distinguished by a well-developed public transportation system. All transport has two tariffs – a day and a night one. Night rate takes effect after 23:00. As a rule, the cost of a ride increases in 2 - 3 times.
Travelers who plan to use the services of taxi are recommended not to use the services of private taxis and reserve state-owned machines only. The cost of service of such taxis is much lower comparing to individuals as all state machines are equipped with counters.
Do not forget to monitor your personal belongings carefully in public places. Travellers should not leave bags and outerwear unattended in any case. There is a risk of becoming a victim of pickpockets in shopping centers and markets, so you should not carry a lot of valuable things with you without any particular need.
A significant part of local residents can communicate quite well in English and German, so the problem of language barrier is not so noticeable in Wroclaw. Nevertheless, tourists are recommended to take a phrase book to a trip. A few phrases spoken in the native language will surely help to win respect from the locals and is a perfect manifestation of interest for other cultures.
Beer remains one of the most popular national drinks. There are several quality breweries in the city’s suburbs. City's pubs are without a doubt the best place to taste the most delicious sorts of beer. In addition to a glass of fresh beer you will be offered to order various delicious snacks.
Tips in small cafes and restaurants are usually about 10% of the total bill. In large dining facilities fees may be already included in the total bill. As a rule, the amount of tips rarely exceeds 12% of the total order.