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Telephone – Extra wishes

For Hungary dial +36, for Gyenesdiás 83, for mobile 30, 20 or 70, and then the phone number.

Prices in most restaurants do not include service charges. If you are satisfied with the service, you can give a tip to the waiter: about 10 % of your bill. The same is valid for cabs, hairdressers and other services.

Toll roads
All motorways are toll motorways in Hungary. Tolls can be paid at petrol stations, online, and on the borders. For more information, visit

TOURINFORM (Tourist Information)
For information about sights, trips, programs, accommodation, restaurants, etc, visit the Tourinform office near the Village Hall.
2 Hunyadi St., Gyenesdiás; tel.: +36 83/511-790; e-mail:; internet:

Touristic tax
Everyone over 18 years has to pay touristic tax ( 590 HUF per person per night). The local government collects this tax, paid by the guests, from accommodation providers. An official guestbook (online and offline) has to be filled in, too.

Motorboats on Lake Balaton are forbidden. Kayaks, canoes and dinghies brought with you are allowed, and you will find paddle boats to rent at most of the beaches.
Speed limits for cars: on motorways 130km/h, on other roads outside settlements 90 km/h, and on roads in settlements 50 km/h. Headlights and seatbelts are obligatory at all times. Alcohol limit: 0,0%.

Travel documents
Although Hungary is a member of the EU, an ID card or passport is still necessary to enter the country. Citizens of the EU can stay without a visa for 3 months.

Travelling with animals
Animals can be brought to Hungary with a valid vaccination card.

Information about day trips of travel agencies is available in the Tourinform office (next to the Village Hall), where you can also book your chosen trip.
About sights and trips in the surroundings please see also: Suggested trips, sights.

X-tra wishes
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