Aldrich - Answered a Question by Doolin (22 May 08 09:05)

Of course you do. They are separate countries with their own currencies. If you pay with € or US$ then expect a rubbish exchange rate. Visa credit cards will be accepted everywhere. Russia will be the only place that readily takes US$ - but clean new bils only.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report
Williams - Answered a Question by Doolin (22 May 08 11:12)

We have just come back from the Baltic and can confirm that in all countries euros were accepted, even though with the exception of Germany all had their own currencies. However they did tend to give change in the local currency but certainly shops in Norway, Sweden, Russia, Estonia and Denmark all took euros but the rate of exchangee was probably not advantageous, which for small purchases like coffee or postcards was not such a problem. For any bigger ones I would suggest a credit card which was universally accepted but there is not the need to have to take multi currencies with you.Have a good cruise and St Petersburg is something really special.

- Was this comment useful or 0 of 0 found this useful
Comment | Report

Newest Topics

Win a cruise on Tui Explorer

philhar, wallasey -


22

mauden, billingham -


Have you received yours yet?

Smith7 -


Celebrity Shore excursion and not...

Topdeck, London -


P&O Azura

toni shreeve, nottingham -


More

Hot Topics

Dress to Impress

carol, welwyn garden city -


Cruises with Cunard

rosie, pangbourne (2) -


Does Bar Service deteriorate on Ships...

annie, Glasgow -


Dark Side of Eclipse

carol, welwyn garden city -


Long Excursions.

jc, liverpool -


More
View More From The Forum

Why Talk To A www.CRUISE.co.uk Consultant

  • Alternative Cruise Suggestions

  • Benefit From Their First Hand Experiences

  • They Have Access To All The Latest Deals

  • A More Personal Service Than Booking Online

  • Essential Advice On Cabin Selections

  • They Can Tailor The Cruise To Your Needs

  • Your Own Personal Consultant From Start To Finish

  • Advice On Shore Excursions And Extras

You can contact one of our consultants by calling:

0800 408 6228