It’s important to know!
Climate. The climate of Lithuania is maritime-continental. Weather forecast for nearest 8 days is available via web site: http://www.woeurope.eu
Time zone. GMT +2 hrs.
Currency. The basic currency is the Euro.
Credit cards. All convertible currencies can be exchanged at banks offices and at currency exchange offices. Most shops, hotels, restaurants accept the most popular credit cards including Globus, Euro Card, MasterCard, Visa, Visa Electron and American Express. ATMs are in all major cities, mostly inside or near shopping centers.
Emergency telephone: 112 (24 hours a day).
Info telephones: 118 or 1588.
Technical Road Assistance: (8-800) 11414, 8-800 00000 (24 hours a day), from mobile phones call 188.
Phoning. The code of Lithuania is +370, followed by the code of town or region and finally the telephone number.
Map. Map of Lithuania, Kaunas and other settlements is available via web site.
Speed limitations: in cities, towns and residential areas – 50 km/h; other roads – 90 km/h; highways – 110 km/h (in summer time from 1st of April till 31st of October – 130 km/h)
Payment in public transport. To pay for the trip by public transport You should have to use only cash in Euro. Coming by taxi later evening You could be asked to pay by double tariff.
Health Insurance. When visiting Lithuania, it is advised to have travel health insurance.