Estonia travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Estonia

Estonia is part of Europe with main city at Tallinn. Its Developed country with a population of 1M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are Estonian. the Republic of Estonia is the formal name of Estonia It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~-3.05 °C   🌧 ~46.27 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice for Estonia. The level of our advice has not changed - exercise normal safety precautions.​

issued date: June 12, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

Estonia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Estonian

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Estonia uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

💳 Cards

Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Estonia (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 very common in Estonia. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Estonia is on average 11.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Estonia is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about €8.40, which includes 15 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Elisa, Tele2 or Telia. Estonia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Estonia 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.

📞 Calling

To call Estonia, dial +, then 372 (the country code for Estonia), then the area code and the local number.

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Estonia 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 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 20 km/h (12 mph) in residential areas, 50-70 km/h (31-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways. 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 0.02%.

🚦 On the road

Road assistance is available at 1888 (Falck). For general news on Estonia's traffic use Tarktee or Tarktee. Most popular petrol stations in Estonia are Circle K, Favora, Premiun 7, Neste, Alexela and Olerex. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called Pliivaba (95/98) or pliivaba. Petrol costs about €1.05 per liter.Diesel option is called Diislikütus.

🆘 Emergency

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Ambulance

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Last updated: December 5, 2019