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Denmark international travel guide

Denmark

Denmark is part of Europe with main city at Copenhagen. It's usually 🌀️ -0.29 °C in Denmark with a rainfall of 🌧 36.93 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Denmark. Internet speed in Denmark is on average 16.1 Mbps. In Denmark you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Danish Krone. The languages spoken are Danish. Automatic teller machines are common in Denmark. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
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Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice for Denmark. We haven't changed our level of advice: Exercise normal safety precautions in Denmark.

issued date: October 29, 2019

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Denmark uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type E, Type F and Type K.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Danish

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Denmark uses the Danish krone (symbol: kr), code DKK.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100 and 50 kroner. Krone is subdivided into 100 ΓΈres. Coins come in denominations of 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 kroner and 50 ΓΈres.

πŸ’³ Cards

Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Denmark (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Denmark. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Denmark. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small β€˜extra’ tip. Receipts always include a service charge.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Denmark is on average 16.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Denmark is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 111.94 DKK, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: 3 (Tre), TDC, Telenor or Telia. Denmark uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Denmark upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Denmark, dial +, then 45 (the country code for Denmark), then the area code and the local number.

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Denmark you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110-130 km/h (68-80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 80 km/h (49 mph) on undivided highways and 80-90 km/h (49-55 mph) on expressways. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.05%.

🚦 On the road

Road assistance is available at 70 10 20 30 (Falck) or 80 600 600 (Viking). For general news on Denmark's traffic use Vejdirektoratets trafikkort or V-Traffic. Most popular petrol stations in Denmark are Circle K, Uno-X, Shell, Go'on, Q8 and OK. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called Blyfri (92/95) or blyfri. Petrol costs about 10.22 DKK per liter.Diesel option is called Diesel.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

104

Ambulance

911

Fire department

103

Last updated: February 12, 2020