230 V, plugs with two round pins
Credit cards are not as widely accepted as in other European Countries
or the US. But it should be no problem to pay with credit card in large
supermarkets, restaurants or hotels.
is not allowed in public places (restaurants, cafés, train stations). In
restaurants there are sometimes special smoking rooms, on train
platforms there are smoking areas.
Water has a good quality. It is controlled very strictly and can be freely
used for consumption. Exceptions have to be labeled ("Kein Trinkwasser",
no drinking water), usually found on fountains and in trains.
Emergency Number: 112 (Ambulance); 110 (Police)
Supermarkets: 7 or 8 am – 8 pm (some are open until 10 or even 12 pm);
closed on Sunday
Shopping Center (Schloss Arkaden): 9.30 am – 8 pm; closed on Sunday
Department Stores: 9 or 10 am – 8 pm; closed on Sunday
Stations: larger ones 24/7