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Tips, Hints & Clues for Visitors to Krakow

Tips are welcome. Yet in Krakow only waiters rightly expect extra payment, i.e. roughly one tenth above the charged sum, in appreciation of satisfactory service. Leave cash on the table or round up the bill, saying “Raeshty nye chaeba” (“Keep the rest”). 

Krakow’s Old Town central district

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More tips on tips 
Pretty few people look out for some spare change in reward for their services in Krakow. Still, there are some that badly do. 
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Whom, when, and how to tip in Krakow

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Communication tips
Secure a chip card for public phones. If your cell phone does not work, buy a prepaid GSM system for less than $100 at the nearest street corner and make it operational in five minutes. 
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How to get and stay in touch when in Krakow

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Safety tips
Safeguard your car well against theft and even then do not leave it in remote places for very long. 
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How to be on the safe side in Krakow

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Transport tips
Leave your car at the hotel parking lot and take bus or taxi instead – driving after drinking as little as one beer is a criminal offense in Poland. 
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How to move around in Krakow

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Health tips
It is fairly possible to find an English-speaking doctor in Krakow since many studied or worked abroad. 
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How to stay healthy in Krakow

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Tips on manners
In Poland a handshake means rather “talk is over” than “it is a deal”.
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What does it mean to have good manners in Krakow

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