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Preparing your trip to Bialystok: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. The city has a well-developed public transport system. It is easy to reach any landmark of Bialystok by bus, as well as neighborhoods of the city. As a rule, first buses appear on the streets on 5:30 am and work until late at night.
2. It is recommended to buy bus tickets in advance in kiosks that sell newspapers and tobacco. As a rule, tickets to «pospieszny» buses (express) are twice more expensive than to regular ones. At night (after 23:00), it can be two or even three times more expensive to use bus services.
3. Taxi services also have a different price depending on the time of a day. The daytime pricing usually lasts from 6:00 to 22:00. At night, the same taxi ride will cost nearly two times more.
4. Under no circumstance should tourists use the services of unmarked taxis that are always present near big hotels. There are quite many swindlers among these unofficial taxi drivers. In case a taxi doesn’t have a meter, it is important to negotiate the price of a ride in advance.
5. Tourists, who plan to rent a car, will need an international driver’s permit for that. Drivers under 23, as well as people, who got their driving license less than a year ago, might not be eligible for car rental services. Copyright
6. Don’t forget to leave tips in local cafes and restaurants. As a rule, a tip of 10% is enough. Some restaurants can have the service fee already included in the total. In this case, simply round the total up to the sum that is convenient for you. When paying to taxi drivers, tourists also should round the due sum up.
7. The majority of shops and shopping centers work from 9:00 to 19:00 on weekdays. Saturday is often a short day, so shops can close earlier, at 14:00 or 15:00.
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8. The majority of museums and other cultural venues open early, from 8 am to 10 am. Many museums and art galleries are closed on Sunday.
9. Despite the fact that Bialystok is quite a peaceful city, tourists should not forget about basic safety rules. Do not leave bags and outwear unattended in cafes and restaurants. Make sure your photo or video camera is secured. There can be pickpockets in popular areas and close to famous landmarks.
10. The best way to make international phone calls is to use special phone booths or visit postal offices. In that case, the rate will be the cheapest.
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Poland: travelling advices

10. The majority of Poles understand English, but they will rather agree to help if you can say a few phrases in Polish.
11. Servings at local restaurants are usually so large that you can order one dish for two.
12. Tips in cafes and restaurants can be left at your discretion, but foreign guests are encouraged to thank the waiters for their work with a small reward.
13. If you buy jewelry in Poland, it must be declared at the customs. … Open
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