Traffic rules violations are due to heavy fines. This concerns both drivers and pedestrians. Motorists should not forget to choose parking lot carefully. Car parking on the roads marked with a yellow stripe is prohibited. Parking on the roads marked with a blue stripe is fee.
Smoking is prohibited in public places in Valencia. As a rule, there are special areas for smokers close to all public institutions and commercial centers. You can also select a table in a smocking or non-smocking hall in restaurants.
The cheapest way to make international phone calls is from special phone tubes, which can be found close to all transportation stops, cinemas and entertainment centers. You will need to purchase a special phone card to pay for your calls. These cards can be bought in post office or newsagent.
Do not forget to leave tips in local restaurants and cafes. As a rule, the amount of tips is 10 - 15% of the total order. Luxurious dining facilities may include fees in the total score.
Travellers should also leave small cash rewards to taxi drivers and maids at hotel. A refusal to give tips will be considered dissatisfaction with the quality of service by helpful and friendly staff.