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Currency, banks and money exchange
The official currency of Poland is the Polish Zloty.
Zloty bills come in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200, while 1 and 2 zloty are issued as coins. There are 100 groszy in a zloty, and these coins come in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50.

Credit cards can be used in most large shops and restaurants, it's far more common to pay with cash for everyday shopping, and if you're at a market or kiosk, cash is a must

ATMs ("bankomat" in Polish) are usually easy to find all over major cities, especially in shopping centers. To exchange money, check the rates of various "kantors" – those in the city center might charge more, but further out you may find some more reasonable rates.

Weather
Warsaw end of March / beginning of April is 8°C (low of 3°C) which is slightly warmer than the proceeding months.
As the weather can be quite changeable it would be best to check the local weather forecast before you travel.

Transportation
Getting to Warsaw
The Warsaw Airport is the Warsaw Chopin Airport. The airport is located 20-30 minutes out of the city center. To get to the Congress venue from the airport, you can take a taxi, bus or train. The typical minimum taxi fare from the airport is 50 PLN. To view further details on how to get to the Congress venue please click here.

Calling Abroad
To call abroad, dial 00 + country code + national number of the line being called abroad
E.g. to call a number in the United States, dial 00 + 1 + area code + local number

Internet Cafés
Internet cafés with high-speed connection Internet are plentiful in Warsaw. Prices and opening hours vary.

Timezone
CET/ GMT+1

Tipping
Tipping is not a requirement. However if you had good service a 10% - 15% tip would be considered polite.

Dialing Code
International code +48
City code - 22

Electrical Guide
Voltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Plug: C & E