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Arrival/Staying

Experience Belarusian hospitality even before you get off your plane and until you land at home

  • Accompany during stay
  • Accompany to events
  • Interpret/Translate
  • Rent a car
  • Drive to destinations
  • Information on the local infrastructure and transport
  • Organize/Assist with events
  • Book a hotel/apartments
  • Help with shopping
  • Meet upon arrival

Entertainment

Discover Belarusian culture, tourist attractions, local restaurants and enjoy its vibrant nightlife

  • Information on culture, lifestyle and traditions
  • Book/buy tickets to events/sports games
  • Arrange travel tours to local attractions
  • Arrange a gastronomic tour
  • Personal city guiding
  • Nightlife hot spots guiding
  • Plan a trip
  • Charter a yacht, helicopter, etc.
  • Other request unique to the place of stay
  • Visit a party hosted by locals

Day-to-day issues

Get assistance with day-to-day matters and enjoy 24/7 information support by your local concierge

  • Assist with banking and money matters
  • Book personal care and services
  • Arrange a repair or an engineer visit
  • 24h information support
  • Make telephone calls
  • Find contacts
  • Buy flowers
  • Gift delivery

Business matters

Make the most of your business trip to Minsk and let travel concierges handle everything for you

  • Perform Internet research
  • Book a restaurant/make a recommendation
  • Perform personalized shopping and delivery
  • Provide business referral service
  • Take photos at events
  • Advice on business etiquette

Health/Fitness

Keep on working out even on a trip in Minsk fitness centres and other sport facilities

  • Request health insurance
  • Arrange visits to doctors
  • Accompany to doctors
  • Sick care
  • Arrange sports activities
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Useful information

Visas
Citizens of up to 80 countries, including 39 European countries, can enter Belarus visa-free through Minsk National Airport. Travelers can stay in Belarus for up to 5 days. If you want to stay longer you will need to follow the registration procedure.
Emergency numbers
  • Fire department 101
  • Police 102
  • Ambulance 103
  • Gas emergency 104
Phone

You can buy a local SIM card at Life:), MTS or Velcom offices which are located at the airport and around the city. Plans:

  • MTS SMART Guest with a monthly fee of 13.08 Belarusian rubles (about $7). The plan includes 1000 minutes of calls within the network and 2GB of internet traffic.
  • Velcom TOURIST plan gives you 2GB of internet traffic and 100 minutes to all networks in Belarus. It will cost 9.90 BYN for 10 days (around $5).
  • At Life:) you can choose Start yo life:) plan which does not require any subscription fee.
Currency
Belarus uses the New Belarusian ruble, code BYN. Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 rubles. A ruble is subdivided into 100 copecks. To make your calculations easier apply 1 USD = 2 BYN which is an approximate exchange rate. ATMs can be easily found on the streets and in shopping malls. Please mind that when you withdraw money the ATM will charge you a commission.
Transport
There are different means of public transport in Minsk, such as metro, buses, trams, and trolleybuses. You can also call a taxi, UBER or rent a car. Minsk metro has two lines and 29 stations. A token for one trip costs 0.60 BYN (about $0.30). It is the most convenient and fastest way of travel in the Belarusian capital. In the metro, the stops are announced in English as well.
Internet
WiFi coverage in Belarus is moderate, it’s relatively easy to find one when needed in cafes. You can always ask a waiter for a WiFi password. There is also free WiFi in public places (name: BELTELECOM), however, to register there you’ll be asked to insert your mobile phone number. After you do it, you’ll receive an sms with a code to connect, so make sure roaming is on.

More about Minsk

Choose a hotel or a hostel for your travel to Minsk, read independent recommendations on restaurants and cafes, prepare your own list of must-visit attractions in Minsk and learn more about its nightlife. All advice is brought by local experts.

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