Handy Info Vienna
Just some general information about Vienna that is handy to know!
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General information about Vienna
Payment: By euros (€)
Country code (phone): +43
City code (phone): +431
In case of emergency (phone number): 112
Electricity: 220 Volt
Typical of Vienna (and Austria)
– Sacher cake
– Spanish riding show
ATM services in Vienna
In Austria they pay with euros. Everywhere in Wenen are ATM located, in Wenen they call an ATM a Bankomat. Credit Cards are everywhere excepted, keep an eye on that you can’t pay with American Express in every shop!
Vienna has plenty of ATM’s on the street where you can withdraw your money with most debit cards. In most shops and restaurants you can also pay with your debit card without any problems.
Monday to Friday from 8.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 1.30 pm to 3.00 pm, and until 5.30 pm on Thursdays.
Safety in Vienna
Vienna is relatively even remarkably safe for a city approaching 2 million inhabitants, though it isn’t featured anywhere on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s rankings of the safest major cities in the world. It is, however, ranked fifth in the world for “personal safety”.
Crime rates in Vienna, Austria
|Level of crime||18.64||Very Low|
|Crime increasing in the past 3 years||51.21||Moderate|
|Worries home broken and things stolen||21.06||Low|
|Worries being mugged or robbed||18.45||Very Low|
|Worries car stolen||13.21||Very Low|
|Worries things from car stolen||17.83||Very Low|
|Worries attacked||18.60||Very Low|
|Worries being insulted||20.36||Low|
|Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin colour, ethnic origin or religion||15.08||Very Low|
|Problem people using or dealing drugs||27.76||Low|
|Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft||25.00||Low|
|Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery||15.80||Very Low|
|Problem corruption and bribery||32.93||Low|
Safety in Vienna, Austria
|Safety walking alone during daylight||93.45||Very High|
|Safety walking alone during night||76.98||High|
This is an overview from December 2016
Post office services in Vienna
Spread over Vienna you will find different Postal boxes. Postal boxes in the Viennaare painted red or Yellow.
In Vienna you can also some post offices, most post offices in Vienna are open between 8.00 am and 6.00 pm. Outside of the city centre, many postal counters are closed over lunch.
Public holidays of The Austria
Most shops and banks closed on public holidays. The public holidays of The Austria are:
1st January – New Year’s Day
6th January – Epiphany
14th – 17th April – Easter
1st May – National Holiday
25th May – Ascension Day
4th June – Whit Monday
15th June – Corpus Christi
15th August – Assumption of the Virgin Mary
26th October – National Holiday
1st November – All Saints’ Day
8th December – Immaculate Conception
24th – 26th December – Christmas
How late do the stores open and close
1st district, city centre
Albertinaplatz, corner of Maysedergasse
Daily from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm
Daily 9.00 am – 7.00 pm
Vienna International Airport, Schwechat
Daily from 7.00 am to 10.00 pm
Shops are usually open Mon – Fri from 9.00 am – 6.30 pm, Sat until 5.00 pm or 6.00 pm; some shopping centers are open until 8.00 pm or 9.00 from Mon-Fri.
Shopping is available on Sundays and holidays at the large railway stations, at the airport and in the museum shops.