Austria Trip Tips
Austria is one of the most beautiful destinations in Europe. There is just something about those alps! When you are traveling to Austria, there are a few things you should know!
What should I know before traveling to Austria?
The capital of Austria is Vienna, but there is so much more than just this one city! Be sure to venture throughout Austria so that you can get a full perspective on this amazing country.
What Language do Austrians Speak?
Austrians speak their own dialect of Austrian-German, but most Austrians do speak English, so if you are traveling to from an English speaking country, you will have no problem talking to the locals.
What Currency does Austria Use?
Austria is part of the EU and use the EURO. EURO Banknotes come with values of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500. Euro Coins come in 1 and 2 Euro denominations along with 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents.
It is good to make sure you have a variety of banknotes & coins when traveling to Austria. Many places in town (restaurants, hotels, bars, tourist attractions) take credit cards.
What is traditional Austrian food and drink?
Austria is known for its wonderful food like Wiener Schnitzel and Apfelstrudel along with a wonderful selection of beer.
The most popular types of beer are Märzenbier (full-bodied lager). Pilsner (lighter lager), and Weizenbier (wheat beer).
When traveling to Austria, you will probably encounter people clinking their glasses and say “Prost.” This means “to your health.”
Austria tips are built into the check, so no need to leave a gratuity when dining.
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