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Welcome to Moldova!

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General Information

The official language of Moldova is Romanian (also named Moldovan).

The national currency of Moldova is Leu (MDL).

1 MDL equals  .
equals  MDL.

Location

Moldova

The distance from to Moldova 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 Moldova. Exercise normal precautions in Moldova. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Moldova is 45. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Moldova.

LGBT

Moldova has a score of -1 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Moldova ranks #83 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Moldova. However, traditional cultural attitudes towards LGBTI individuals may result in discrimination and harassment.

Travel Vaccinations

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

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Moldova:

  • Hepatitis A

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

  • 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 Moldova to use your electronic devices from .

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

In Moldova, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

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

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 49–64°F  /  9–18°C 84% 31%
Sat November 09 54–73°F  /  12–23°C 83% 22%
Sun November 10 54–72°F  /  12–22°C 81% 6%
Mon November 11 46–64°F  /  8–18°C 77% 14%
Tue November 12 41–63°F  /  5–17°C 86% 5%
Wed November 13 52–69°F  /  11–21°C 81% 8%
Thu November 14 52–67°F  /  11–19°C 80% 4%
Fri November 15 51–62°F  /  10–17°C 87% 25%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:01 am and sets at 04:41 pm. This equates to 9.7 hours of daylight.

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

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Moldova is 25.00 MDL. Every kilometer costs an additional 3.00 MDL. Every hour of waiting time costs 60.00 MDL.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Moldova.

The minimum driving age is 18.

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 18.00 MDL in Moldova.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 75.73 MDL.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Moldova is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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