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General Information

The official language of Austria is German.

The national currency of Austria is Euro (€) (EUR).

1 EUR equals  .
equals  EUR.

Location

Austria

The distance from to Austria is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Austria. Exercise normal precautions in Austria. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Austria is 23. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Austria.

LGBT

Austria has a score of 9 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Austria ranks #4 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Austria. The LGBTI community is well-developed in all larger cities, such as Vienna, Graz, Linz, Innsbruck, and Salzburg. LGBTI organizations generally operate freely. While there is some societal prejudice against LGBTI persons, Austria has become more liberal with laws and social opinion concerning sexual orientation and gender identity. Anti-discrimination laws also apply to LGBTI persons. Civil partnerships of same-sex couples are legal under a January 2010 law but are not equivalent to marriage.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Austria should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Austria to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Austria differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Austria, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
Weather

The temperature difference between Austria and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Austria. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Mixed precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 34–49°F  /  1–10°C 77% 41%
Sat November 09 28–41°F  /  -2–5°C 90% 92%
Sun November 10 25–44°F  /  -4–7°C 82% 14%
Mon November 11 29–47°F  /  -2–8°C 80% 13%
Tue November 12 31–44°F  /  -0–7°C 86% 69%
Wed November 13 32–38°F  /  -0–3°C 89% 83%
Thu November 14 37–50°F  /  3–10°C 90% 54%
Fri November 15 36–52°F  /  2–11°C 82% 56%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:57 am and sets at 04:35 pm. This equates to 9.6 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Austria, it is in . When the sun sets in Austria, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Austria is 4.00 EUR. Every kilometer costs an additional 1.33 EUR. Every hour of waiting time costs 27.00 EUR.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Austria.

The minimum driving age is 18 for cars, 16 for mopeds.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 EUR in Austria.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 9.74 EUR.

The legal drinking age in Austria is 16. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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