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Practical Information

Holidays in Austria are made even better with our useful information on regional discounts, the best shopping districts, public holidays and much more. Do your research in advance so that you can enjoy your Austrian experience to the full.

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City Discount Cards

When you visit Austria’s major cities, there is an easy way to save money on sightseeing and public transport. Take a look at the fantastic savings you get with the Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck discount cards.
Save money on your Austrian city break
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Currency & Foreign Exchange

Austria is a member of the Economic and Currency Union and the common currency is the Euro. Find out how to exchange and access your money when travelling in Austria.
All about the money
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Public Holidays & Daylight-Savings Time

Will there be a public holiday during your stay in Austria? And could there be a clock change whilst you are away? An easy way to find out is to check our lists of Austrian public holidays and daylight-savings time.
Your guide to Austria
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Postal Service & Telecommunications

Get information on postal rates and telephone coverage.Since 1490 was the first standardized postal service in Europe, between Innsbruck and Mechelen, Belgium.The Austrian postal corporation is legally autonomous since 1999 and is registered at the Commercial Court in Vienna.
Stay in touch while in Austria
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Webcam Service

With the webcam service you can always keep an eye on your holiday destination! In addition to live images you will find weather forecasts and more information on Austria’s best hiking routes.
Webcams in Austrian hiking regions

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