Practical tips


Prices in Warsaw

Warsaw is the most expensive city in Poland, but comparing to other European capital cities it is still quiet cheap. If you are staying in Warsaw for a longer time then we recommend doing shopping in one of the big supermarkets which offer best prices for all everyday-use products and food.

Police and Safety

Warsaw is very safe city, definitely not less safe than most of the West-European capitals. Of course it is always wise to stay cautious. In all tourist areas in Warsaw there are police officers patrolling the streets so it gives an extra feeling of safety.

Time zone holidays opening hours in Warsaw

Warsaw lies is in the Central European Time Zone. Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). Like most states in Europe, Summer (Daylight-Saving) Time is observed in Poland Time, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour; 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+2).

Money exchanging banks in Warsaw

There are many money exchange points in Warsaw which can be used by travellers. Our advise is to avoid any exchanges in banks due to much worse rate of exchange – banks add very high commission on each transaction.

Weather / when to come to Warsaw

Best time of the year to visit Warsaw is probably from May to September as there is a big chance of nice, warm and sunny weather in this period. During the summer however some occasional downpours happen but generally July is the warmest month.

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