Main Language: Russian
Direct Flying Time: approximately 4 hours and 15 minutes
Zone 2 (including Moscow & St. Petersburg):
From Oct to Mar - GMT +3
From Mar to Oct - GMT +4
Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz
International Dialing: + 7
Driving: Driving is on the right. National licence with authorised translation or International Driving Permit required. Self drive car hire is very limited and not recommended for westerners
Currency: Russian Rouble (RUR)
Clothing: During winter a hat is essential with scarf, gloves & thick soled waterproof footwear. Lightweight clothing for summer especially in southern regions
Emergency Services: Police: 02. Fire: 01. Ambulance: 03
Tipping: Customary, particularly in international hotels
Passports: Passports must be valid on arrival.
Visas: Please check entry requirements
Vaccinations: Please consult your G.P. to check entry requirements.