CYPRUS: The perfect place for your summer vacations
Cyprus is an island in the Eastern Mediterranean and it’s famous for its sunny weather and its beautiful beaches.
6 things to know before visiting Cyprus in the summer:
No trains available, you can use buses or taxis which are quite expensive.
If you want to hire a car you should know that vehicles drive on the left-hand side of the road.
A series of highways run along the coast from Paphos east to Ayia Napa, with two highways running to Nicosia, one from Limassol and one from Larnaca.
In Cyprus the currency is euro.
Most shops, restaurants and bars use credit/debit card system, however, there are many ATM machines where you can withdraw money.
Both airports are international airports.
If you are planning to stay in Larnaca, Famagusta or Nicosia you should better come through Larnaca airport. If you will stay in Limassol or Paphos you should come through Paphos airport.
The most common language in Cyprus is Greek.
However, all Cypriots learn English as a second language and many public notices and advertisements are in English too.
5. Electrical adaptors
The adapter needed to plug in electrical devices is the same as in the UK with the 3-pins and 240 standard voltages.
Cyprus is known for its hot weather. Summer is coming, so the weather becomes even warmer.
The daily mean temperature in the 3 months of summer is above 26°C (80°F), so don’t forget to have your sunscreen with you all the time.