Tirol has a mild climate, with relatively humid summers, dry autumns and snowy winters.
Tirol lies in the Central European summer time zone, GMT+2.
The Austrian unit of currency is the Euro (EUR). One Euro is equal to 100 cents.
Euro notes are available in the following denominations: (500), 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5.
Coins are available in the following denominations: €2, €1, 50ct, 20ct, 10ct, 5ct, 2ct, 1ct.
All major credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted in Austria. Most businesses, tour operators, airlines and hotels accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners Club.
Please be prepared to use cash sometimes. In particular at cafés, bars, restaurants and outside of the tourist hotspots.
230 volt, 50 cycle. If you are traveling from outside of Europe, you need a power adapter for European power plugs, type F power adapter.
Austria's water quality is among the highest in the world. Austria's water quality system, implemented countrywide, makes the tap water completely safe to drink
Austrians drive on the right side of the road and wear seatbelts by law. If you are not a resident of the EU, but want to take the car, you will need an international driver's license. If travelling on transit motorways and certain roads, motorcycles and cars up to 3.5 tons must have a valid vignette. For more information click here