Estonia is in the Eastern European Time Zone (EET): GMT +2 hours.
If you want to visit Estonia, when the weather is at its best, you should consider visiting in August. August, one of the peak months in summer, is the second warmest month of the year, after July. You will be able to enjoy an afternoon temperature of around 22°C, while the nighttime temperature ranges about 12°C. These averages stay the same during the first part of the month, but then begin to decrease slowly in the last week of August.
Please see the latest weather forecast at http://www.weather.ee
The local currency since 2011 is EURO. Foreign currencies can be easily exchanged in banks and exchange offices. Most banks are open from 9.00 – 18.00 on weekdays, and some offices are also open on Saturday mornings.
Credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard/Eurocard, Diner’s Club and American Express etc. are accepted in most of the major hotels, restaurants and shops, but it would be wise to confirm this before ordering anything. Most banks will give cash advances on credit cards supported by a valid passport. Check with the credit card company for further details before travelling.
Calls to Estonia: the country code for Estonia is +372.
Dial +372, then the area code and the subscriber’s number.
Calls from Estonia: Dial 00 + the country code + area code + the subscriber’s number.
Public Wi-Fi access points have been set up all over Estonia.
All mobile operators offer mobile internet 4G networks all over Estonia. For information about roaming prices contact your own mobile operator.
Smoking is forbidden by law in public transportation and in public buildings. Smoking is not permitted inside the conference building.
Taxis are indicated by the word „TAKSO“ marked on the top. It is compulsory for them to use a taximeter that can also give a receipt.
Tipping is optional, 10% is customary in taxis, restaurants and bars.
The electricity supply in Estonia is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz. European-style 2-pin plugs are in use.
Estonia uses the metric system of weights and measures. Temperatures are given in degrees Celsius; distances and speed limits are indicated in kilometers; dimensions in meters and centimeters; volume in liters and milliliters; weights in kilograms and grams.
It is recommended that delegates arrange an appropriate travel and health insurance prior to travelling.