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    Denmark Travel Tips and Information

    Tips for Travelers | Travel Information | Tourism Information | Weather Information


    Tips for Travelers


    Customs

    Travelers are not taxed when transporting an appropriate number of items for personal use back to the United States. Each passenger is able to bring back no more than one liter of alcohol or two liters of wine at a time. Consumers of legal age are also only allowed to bring in no more than 250 cigarettes.

    Banking and Currency

    Banks are typically open from 930am to 4pm in Denmark, but a few will remain open as late as 6pm on Thursdays. Other locations, such as those in Copenhagen, will run longer hours during the week, but charge a hefty commission when cashing traveler's checks. For transactions such as this, the AmEx office in Copenhagen (Amagertorv 18; 33-11-50-05) is more user-friendly and charges a much lower penalty.

    Tipping

    Service charges are applied directly to your bill in restaurants, hotels and taxis. However, additional pay is permissible when exceptional service is provided. In this instance, the common practice is to round up. Hotel porters and washroom attendants, on the other hand, earn 5 DKr per bag and 1 or 2 DKr respectively.

    Business Hours

    Museums: 10am - 3pm or 11am - 4pm

    Stores & Post Offices: 9 or 10am - 530 or 6pm weekdays (later on Fridays and until noon or 2pm on Saturdays). Longer Saturday hours are offered in Copenhagen in the summers and during the month of December.

    Restaurants: Lunch is served at noon, with dinner being offered until 9pm.

    Local Tax

    Danish value added tax is currently 25%.


    Travel Information


    Entry Requirements

    US citizens are not required to purchase a visa when entering Denmark for visits spanning less than three months. Pets are also welcome in Denmark, but they must have been vaccinated within at least 30 days but less than one year prior to the date of entry.

    Time Difference

    Eastern Standard Time in the United States and Canada runs six hours behind Central European Standard Time in Denmark.

    Language

    Although English is widely understood, the official language in Denmark is Danish.

    Electricity

    Denmark uses the Continental two-round-pin plug, carrying 220 V, and 50Hz.


    Tourism Information


    Tourism Contacts

    Visit Denmark
    P.O. Box 4649
    Grand Central Station
    New York, NY 10163-4649
    Phone: (212) 885-9700
    Fax: (212) 885-9726
    Email: info@goscandinavia.com
    Website: www.visitdenmark.com/usa

    Embassies

    United States Embassy in Denmark
    Dag Hammarskjolds Alle 24
    2100 København Ø.
    Denmark
    Phone: (+45) 33 41 7100
    Fax: (+45) 35 43 0223


    Weather


    Spring

    Spring presents the lowest rainfall of the year, as well as temperatures fluctuating 38 and 51 F (3 - 11 C).

    Summer

    Summer days tend to be cloudy and cool, with the sun setting well after 9pm. The temperatures during these months range from 55-69 F and 13-21C.

    Contact Auto Europe for Travel Information on DenmarkAutumn

    Autumn months mandate an overcoat as temperatures dip to a chilly 44-54 F and 7-12 C.

    Winter

    Winter temperatures average around 30-37 F (-1 - -3 C), with mild snowfall accumulation.