✈️ Heading to Latvia? We've gathered some tips from the bunq community to make sure your trip is the smoothest it can be. 😎
Check them out below! 🌈 👇
Using your card
💳 Do I need cash in Latvia, or can I use my card everywhere?
You can use cards pretty much everywhere here, but it's a good idea to have some cash on you just in case.
💰 What currency do they use here?
The currency here is Euros! The symbol is € or EUR.
🏧 Which ATM’s can I use for free?
The bunq community has reported free withdrawals at these ATMs.
- Citadele Banka
- Luminor Bank
- SEB Banka
💵 If I want cash, how much should I take out of an ATM?
€20 should be enough for a few days, since you can use your card for nearly everything.
📱 Can I roam, or should I get a local SIM?
All EU mobile plans should let you roam for free.
If you don't have an EU plan, you can learn about your local SIM card options here.
Useful things to know
💁♀️ How does tipping work?
Tips are not expected, but are definitely appreciated. A 10% tip would be appropriate for good service.
🍺 How much does a 0.5L beer cost?
🍽 How much does an average meal cost?
🚨 What’s the emergency number?
🔌 What type of plug do they use?
This one! It’s the standard European plug.
🚗 What side of the road do they drive on?
They drive on the right side of the road here.
🗺 How do I navigate my way around?
Google and Apple Maps both work well in Latvia.
Otherwise, we recommend Rome2Rio as the best way to find out how to get anywhere. It even tells you the cost of each option. 🙌
👀 Any other good tips?
Spend some time in Riga´s Old Town, declared an UNESCO
World Heritage Site!
🎢 Visit famous attractions with 10% off
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If you've been to Latvia 🇱🇻 share your experience! The following would be really useful for other bunqers to know:
- Which ATMs are free to use?
- What card should I use and where?
- Any other info you think may be useful.
Share your experience with us in the comments below! 🌈 👇