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Andorra Travel Information

The Basics

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2, Apr - Oct)

Electricity

Electrical current is 230 volts, 50Hz. Round pin attachment plugs and Shuko plugs and receptacles with side grounding contacts are in use.

Language

The official language of Andorra is Catalan, which is used in administration and business. More than half the population speaks Spanish, and French and Portuguese are also spoken.

Tipping

Tipping is not expected in Andorra. However, one can round off to the nearest euro for waiters and taxi drivers.

Safety Information

There are no risks associated with travel to Andorra, but travellers should always be vigilant and not display valuables.

Local Customs

Andorrans tend to be friendly and courteous. Smoking is common, although restrictions have been placed in neighbouring Spain.

Business

Catalan is the official language of Andorra, although Spanish is widely spoken. A small minority speak French, and English is minimal. It is best to ascertain before meetings which language will be used. Punctuality is important, handshakes are the norm on greeting, and business attire should be smart and formal.

Communications

The international access code for Andorra is +376. City/area codes are in use. Andorra is well covered by a GSM 900 network and most international mobile companies offer roaming agreements. internet cafes are widely available.

Duty Free

Visitors may exit Andorra without paying duty on the following items: 3 litres of alcohol not exceeding 22 percent volume; 300 cigarettes or 75 cigars; 75 grams of perfume. Certain agricultural products as well as tea and coffee are restricted, it is best to clarify these allowances before travelling through customs.

Andorra Travel Information

The Basics

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2, Apr - Oct)

Electricity

Electrical current is 230 volts, 50Hz. Round pin attachment plugs and Shuko plugs and receptacles with side grounding contacts are in use.

Language

The official language of Andorra is Catalan, which is used in administration and business. More than half the population speaks Spanish, and French and Portuguese are also spoken.

Tipping

Tipping is not expected in Andorra. However, one can round off to the nearest euro for waiters and taxi drivers.

Safety Information

There are no risks associated with travel to Andorra, but travellers should always be vigilant and not display valuables.

Local Customs

Andorrans tend to be friendly and courteous. Smoking is common, although restrictions have been placed in neighbouring Spain.

Business

Catalan is the official language of Andorra, although Spanish is widely spoken. A small minority speak French, and English is minimal. It is best to ascertain before meetings which language will be used. Punctuality is important, handshakes are the norm on greeting, and business attire should be smart and formal.

Communications

The international access code for Andorra is +376. City/area codes are in use. Andorra is well covered by a GSM 900 network and most international mobile companies offer roaming agreements. internet cafes are widely available.

Duty Free

Visitors may exit Andorra without paying duty on the following items: 3 litres of alcohol not exceeding 22 percent volume; 300 cigarettes or 75 cigars; 75 grams of perfume. Certain agricultural products as well as tea and coffee are restricted, it is best to clarify these allowances before travelling through customs.