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  • USA, EUmember countries and neighboring countries don’t need Visa to enter Georgia upto 360 days stay.

    In 2014Georgia signed an association agreement with EU, which offers a Deep andComprehensive Free Trade Area and increases market access between the EU andGeorgia, as well as visa free regime for Georgian citizens in Schengen area.

    To learn more facts about Georgia, please visit following links to thecountry’s profiles:

    BBC,Georgia country profile:

    The World Factbook, CIA: Citizens of


    Public Institutions:

    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Business Organizations:

    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM or 7:00 PM

    Shops and Supermarkets:

    10 AM - 7:00 PM or 8:00 PM


    6:00 AM - 00:00 PM

    Public Transport (Bus, Minibus):

    6:00 AM - 00:00 PM

    Official Holidays 2016

    January 1:

    New Year's Day

    January 7

    Orthodox Christmas

    January 19

    Orthodox Epiphany/Baptism

    March 3

    Mother’s Day

    March 8

    Women's Day

    May 1

    Orthodox Easter

    May 2

    Orthodox Easter Monday

    May 9

    Victory Day

    May 26

    Independence Day

    August 28

    Mariamoba (Day of the Virgin Mary)

    October 14

    Svetitskhovloba (Georgian Orthodox Festival)

    November 23

    Giorgoba (St George's Day)

    Foreign Exchange

    Forofficial exchange rates of GEL against foreign currencies please go to theNational Bank of Georgia web page.

    Getting There and Away

    Forgetting to Georgia you can use any kind of transportation:

    By Air:

    Manyairlines have direct flights to 3 international airports in Georgia (Tbilisi,Kutaisi and Batumi). There are connection flights to Yerevan and Baku severaltimes a week. Average flying duration from Central Europe to Georgia is 4hours; from North America about 12 hours. You can check flights to and fromGeorgia at


    By Road:You can get to Georgia by car from Europe as well as from Asia. Thehistorically known "Silk Road" crosses the country. Georgia hashighways connecting it directly to Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey. Daily busesdepart several times a week. Buses run from the central bus station of everycity where one can get updated information on the departure/arrival schedule.

    By Train:

    Railwayconnects Georgia to Azerbaijan and Armenia.

    By Sea:

    Ferries to Poti port depart from Ukrainian ports:Ilyichevsk and Odessa. The ferry is equipped with comfortable cabins forpassengers. Departures are every week and voyage takes just several hours.    
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