Language

Letzeburgesch is the country’s official language. It’s a mixture of German and French, both of which are commonly spoken. English is often spoken in the cities.

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Money

Luxembourg’s official currency is the euro. You can exchange money and traveler’s checks at any bank, exchange bureau, post office or at the airport. For a higher rate, you can exchange money at major hotels. Most places accept major credit cards.

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Communications

Luxembourg’s international country code is 352. To call another country from Luxembourg, dial 00 followed by the appropriate country code. Luxembourg City has several Internet cafes.

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Tipping

A service charge is usually included in hotel and restaurant bills. Tip porters and doormen a euro or two and taxi drivers around 10 percent.

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Safety

Use common sense when traveling in Luxembourg and keep your valuables hidden.

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Health

No vaccinations are required to enter the country and there are no health risks. It’s a good idea to carry health insurance.

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Electricity

Luxembourg’s electrical current is 220 volts, 50Hz and uses two-pinned, European-style plugs.

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