For visa-free entry to tourist groups. For individuals who need an official invitation authenticated by the municipality, one picture. The amount of payment should be specified in the Consular Section of the Embassy. (In 2004 - 210 rubles.)
Tunisian Dinar (TD) has 1000 millimes (M). Fluctuation in its value is minimal: 1 TD = $ 1. All major hotels and many souvenir shops accept credit cards. Payment is also accepted in Eurocards: banks and exchange offices also accept traveler's checks.
The hotel is better to rent a safe deposit box (top box), which will cost about 5 TD for the week. Bags - is located in a special room, usually the port, small safe-camera (one key is you have another at the reception). The top box can store currency, jewelry, tickets and documents. The penalty for losing a key is 50-100 TD. The 4-5-star hotels have their own small safes. Hotel employee always explain how to use it.
In addition to tobacco and alcohol products are intended for personal consumption, the tourist can bring in 100 cigarettes or 400 cigars, 2 liters of alcohol strength of 25% or more than 1 liter of spirits, as well as gifts for up to 25 TD. Photo and video equipment are not subject to customs, duties of more expensive technical equipment, such as personal computers, when entering the country to make notes in the passport. For transportation or storage of weapons, radio equipment, drugs, or pornography fined. Tourists who bought "antiquities" (coins, oil lamps), leaving the country may face difficulties. Most items Tunisian craftsmen customs fees are not deducted. Carpet installed VAT.
Medical care is good: for a very reasonable time almost anywhere you can find a clinic or doctor.
Schedule: 9.00-13.00 and 15.00-18.00.
In each village there is a night pharmacy (Pharmance de Nuit).
Certificate of special vaccinations when visiting Tunisia is required. Important rules for visitors to Tunisia - thoroughly wash fruits and vegetables (better still clean) and not to drink raw tap water. Protect your feet from thorns, snake and scorpion bites in places excavation help durable shoes. Lightweight, maximum covering Gelo cotton clothing is not only a tribute to the customs of the country, but also the guarantee of sunstroke in the south.
In case of emergency
In Tunis: 26 12 00
in other regions: 28 22 11.
Fire Brigade: 198.
Tunisian Automobile Club: 01/243921.
Tunisian Office ONTT send informational materials by region, has a list of hotels that provide information about the dates of the festivals. Every major city has its office ONTT, where you can get information about the time of the shops, hotels and public transport timetables on the most important routes. In addition, there can be a variety of city plans and handouts.
Address of the main office ONTT: Office National du Tourisme Tunisien, 1, Av. Mohammed-V, 1001 Tunis, tel.: 01/34 10 77.
Tunisian ONTT Office publishes guide hotels, which are adapted for the disabled.