Local restaurants and cafes welcome tips for good service. Tips may equal up to 10% of a total sum of the bill. Large restaurants include service fee into total bill.
A small cash reward should be given to a taxi driver. In this case a total sum according to the counter should be round up to any convenient amount. A hotel maid waits for 0.5 -1USD tips which will depend on a class of a hotel.
Local markets and private shops welcome bargaining as this helps to sufficiently reduce a price for desired goods. Bargaining will be inappropriate in large shopping centers and supermarkets. Shopping addicts are recommended to always be backed up with enough of small change and cash.
Utility supplied voltage is 220V. All the hotels and inns are equipped with various standards of sockets (three pin plugs and two pin plugs). Tourists are recommended to specify the type of sockets before checking in the hotel in advance and take care of necessary adapters and connectors for electrical appliances.
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