Travel to Russia

Travelling to Russia?

One of the European countries that aren’t covered by EU RLAH rule and could get you really high charges is Russia.

Therefore, EU phone users in Russia will still be subject to roaming charges when they are in Russia (there are operators which did exceptions but it must be checked).

Russia receives a high number of tourists from all across the globe as well as from within the country

Currency: Russian ruble * CapitalMoscow * Population: 145,987,440 * Calling code+7

Buying SIM card in Russia

Local SIM Cards: Currently, there are four major mobile phone providers in Russia  (MTS; TELE2, Megafon and Beeline) and there are several Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO).

Russian SIM cards are sold in numerous places and you will need your passport.

To purchase a sim card in Russia, you can visit one of these mobile operators’ retail stores or authorized dealers. Some providers also offer the option to purchase a sim card online. The average price for a sim card in Russia can range from 500 to 1,000 rubles ($7 to $14).

When purchasing a sim card, it is recommended to avoid buying an expensive one at the airport or in the last minute, as prices tend to be higher and you may be limited in your options.  Travel to Austria?

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In terms of plugs and sockets, Russia uses type C and type F, both of which are two-pin plugs. However, it is always a good idea to bring a universal adapter, as plug types may vary depending on the location. Buy it now.

Russia Tourism

Russia is home to many famous landmarks, including the Red Square and the Kremlin in Moscow, and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. According to the World Bank, Russia received over 25 million international tourists in 2019.

There are many hotels in Russia, ranging from budget-friendly options to luxury hotels. On average, a hotel room in Russia can cost anywhere from 3,000 to 10,000 rubles ($42 to $140) per night, depending on the location and type of hotel. Some of the most numerous hotel chains in Russia include Hilton, Marriott, and InterContinental.

There are several domestic airlines in Russia, including Aeroflot, S7 Airlines, and UTair, as well as several international airlines that operate flights to and from Russia. These include Lufthansa, Air France, and British Airways, among others.

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