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

Seattle from the Space Needle 1. You can travel Seattle at any time of the year, as 12 months of the year there is the weather favorable for excursions and walks. The warmest month of the year is July; the daily temperature during this period is about +24°C.
2. Travelers arriving to the airport can get to the center by special Metro Transit buses. They are available around the clock. You can get to the downtown from the airport by Gray Line Downtown Airporter buses. They are also available 24 hours a day.
3. Public transportation in Seattle is represented with an extensive network of buses and trolley buses, they cruise the streets from early morning until midnight. The fare is not more than 1.5 USD, depending on the route; in the downtown there is a small area of ​​free travel.
4. The most popular memorable gift among tourists is coffee and a variety of accessories for it. It’s better to buy coffee stuff in specialized stores, in this case, you can be sure of the quality of products. At open markets you may find interesting Indian-style souvenirs.
5. Shoppers will be delighted with prices in local shopping centers, as they are much lower than in many other cities of the country. The most attractive prices can be found at street markets; be sure to bargain with sellers. Copyright
6. In restaurants and cafes it’s customary to leave a tip; 10 - 15 % of the order would be sufficient. A similar reward is provided to the taxi driver; bartenders and a maid at the hotel may be rewarded with 0.5-1 USD.
7. Locals are very punctual, so it is required to arrive to the meeting on time. Even in the case of a small late apology will be accepted with great difficulty.
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8. While walking around the city, don’t speak to unknown children, more so, don’t touch them. Such actions may be perceived in the negative way and can be a cause for arrest.
9. Fans of shooting photos are sure to consider some important nuances. Don’t take photos of local people without their prior consent and don’t publish those photos to social networks. Otherwise, you can get a suit for infringement of privacy.
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