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Visa Requirements:
 

 

Travelers of many nationalities are welcome to travel and stay in Georgia without any visa requirement. A passport valid for at least 6 months is required for all nationalities.

 

*Warning:Currently Abkhazia and South Ossetia are not under the control of the central government. Thus travelling to these regions is not advisable, because security is not guaranteed. Travelling throughout the territory of Georgia with Abkhazian visa is also prohibited.

 

Please kindly follow the link below to check the visa information, regulations, classifications and visa fees for the travelers to Georgia:

www.mfa.gov.ge

http://mfa.gov.ge/index.php?lang_id=ENG&sec_id=96

Money:
 

 

National Currency of Georgia is the Georgian Lari or GEL that consist of 100 Tetris. It has been the national currency of Georgia since 1995. There are 1, 2, 5, 20, 50, 100 and 200 Lari banknotes. Coins are used in 5, 10, 20, 50 Tetris. There are also 1 and 2 Lari coins.

All payments can be made either in cash or by credit cards. Almost all the restaurants, shops and hotels accept credit cards, but mostly in Tbilisi. In countryside, the most effective way of payment is cash payment.

Visitors of the country can purchase local currency in banks and currency exchange points which are plentiful around the country.

Internet & Internet providers:
 

 

Nowadays Internet access is available in almost every town in Georgia.

There is WI-FI zone in many cafes, hotels and squares in Tbilisi and Batumi;

Internet cafes are very common as in capital city so in countryside as well.

Mobile Communication Operators:
 

 

Georgian mobile telephone operators Geocell, MagtiCom and Beeline  cover almost the whole territory of the country. Maximum call cost within the country is 0.29 GEL. An outgoing message fee is 0.06 GEL. For more details regarding tariffs and packages offered please visit the websites of the operators:

www.magtigsm.ge

www.geocell.com.ge

www.beeline.ge

Electrical Currency:
 

 

Electrical current in Georgia is 220 volts, 50 Hz. The European round two-pin plugs are standard.

How to Get:
 

 

Travel to Georgia is quite easy by almost all kind of transportation means: by air, by road and by sea;

Travel By Air:

Travel to Georgia by air is one of the convenient ways to reach the country.

 Flights from the centre of Europe take only 3-4 hours. Please contact: lot@lottravel.ge

 

Travel By Road:

By Car & Bus

Travelers may get to Georgia by car from Europe as well as from Asia crossing borders from:  Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey.

 

By Train:

Crossing Georgia is possible by train also from Armenia and Azerbaijan;

 

Departure 

Arrival  Days     Departure Time Arrival Time
Yerevan Tbilisi  Even days of the month  19:00        09:45
Tbilisi  Yerevan   Odd days of the month    16:15      07:35
Yeravan   Batumi      Odd days of the month 21:10      16:40
Batumi     Yerevan    Even days of the month 08:30        17:30


 

 Travel By Sea:

One of the options for getting to Georgia is by sea. There are two main sea ports in Georgia: Batumi and Poti.

More information can be found on: www.potiseaport.com or  www.batumiport.com

 

The principal ports of the Black Sea are:

 Odessa and Sevastopol in Ukraine;

 Poti and Batumi in Georgia;

Novorossiysk in Russia;

Constanta in Romania;

Burgas and Varna in Bulgaria;

Ere─čli, Samsun, Sinop and Trabzon in Turkey.

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