Here you will find important tips and useful information for Tunesia.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
Local currency / ISO Code
Tunesian dinar TND
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
The declaration form must be kept until final departure.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts.
Money is to be exchanged only at official points such as banks and exchange offices.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
Reconversion limited to 30% of imported and exchanged amounts up to the equivalent of TND 100.--.
+/- 0 h; - 1 h during our summer time
English, French and Italian
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
The ID card is only recognized if the stay is organized by a travel agency (proof).
The tourists cards given with the entry are essential to leave the country.
Tunis, Rue du Lac d'Annecy, Immeuble Stramica, 1053 Les Berges du Lac
Tel. +216 71 191 997
8.00 - 12.00 h and 14.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Thu / 1.10. - 30.6.)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 13.30 - 16.30 h (Fri / 1.10. - 30.6.)
8.00 - 11.00 h (Mon - Fri / 1.7. - 30.9.)
9.00 - 13.00 h and 15.00 - 19.00 h (Mon - Sat / 1.9. - 30.6.)
9.00 - 14.00 h and 18.00 - 22.00 h (Mon - Sat / 1.7. - 30.9.)
Swiss driver's license accepted; international driver's license recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Malgrado l'aumento delle misure di sicurezza esiste sempre il rischio di attacchi terroristici.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Tunesia is a Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
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