This article tries to answer a frequent question that confronts all those who have traveled to Russia: Where is it better to change dollars for rubles? In the airport? At your bank? In a bank in Russia? In an ATM in Russia? Making your purchases on your credit card? Is it better to change your money before you travel or is it better to do it in Russia? I will answer all of these
5. Practical information for traveling to Russia
In this section you will find practical information to organize your trip: currency exchange (rubles), telephone and Internet, weather, safety and health, Russian products, Russian culture, etc.
Buying a Russian SIM card to connect to mobile Internet or to make calls in or from Russia is very economical. You just have to go to one of the many Russian mobile stores and present your passport. If you are spending a stay in Russia, surely you’re set to buy a Russian mobile phone SIM card to get internet connection anywhere and make cheap calls. If you use your mobile phone line in