Cyprus Information

Cyprus Money


There are many Bank branches all over the islandOpening Hours:  Mon – Fri. 08.30 – 13.30 and in winter time Monday afternoon 14.30 – 17.30   ATM’s, are found in most towns and larger villages.

VAT Refund

Visitors are qualified for a VAT refund, subject to the following conditions: - They must not be holders of passport /identification issued from an EU member state - They have not have resided in Cyprus for more than 365 days in the last 2 years of their purchase Purchase: -The minimum purchase amount is Euro 171 and maximum 17,100 for an eligible VAT refund.

Cyprus Health & Safety

Safety on the road

DrivingDriving is on the left side of the road.Road signs are in Greek and English while distances are in Kilometers.Speed signs are km/h.Seatbelt is mandatory for drivers and passengers.Young children must be seated at the back seats.

Health and Medicare

Health Care System International tourists are offered free medical treatment and assistance at the Government hospitals at the Emergency and accident departments. Eu citizens may seek further medical assistance with their E111 from or the EHIC card issued by their country’s health care authorities. .

Disabled Visitors

Visitors on a wheelchair will find facilities in Cyprus to facilitate their moving around. The Airports of Larnaca and Paphos meet the European regulations 1107/2006 for disabled travelers. There are accessible washrooms, charging stations for electric wheelchairs at departure gates, ramps for bus boarding and general facilities for persons with different access needs.

Entry Requirements

Travel Documents

Visitors are only allowed access to the Republic of Cyprus from the Republic’s  Legal airports or ports. Entry into the territory via any other port of entry is illegal. Larnaca(LCA) and Paphos(PFO) International Airports are served by over 30 airlines as well as by the national Carrier Cyprus Airways.The.


Importing Products: Travellers entering Cyprus are entitled to import following goods provided they are purchased within the EU and are intended for personal use.All goods must be carried in the passengers’ hand luggage. T.


Travellers from an EU Member State , are allowed to bring their pets to Cyprus provided they possess either a passport or an Animal Health Certificate.In case of a non EU country origin , a Vaccination Certificate (especially showing vaccination against rabies) is necessary.

Working Hours and Public Holidays in Cyprus

Working Hours and Public Holidays

 Shops Shops follow a variable timetable depending on the season and their location.During the summer season, most tourist areas develop the Tourist Timetable which allows shops to be open longer hours and in some cases during Saturday and Sunday..

Cyprus Communication

Talk, Connect, Post it

Telecommunications CYTA -  Cyprus Telecommunications Authority -  is the national phone company.Calling from Public phone booth is done by phone cards easily purchased from CYTA shops or kiosks and banks. T.

Cyprus Transport

Moving Around Cyprus

Moving Around Cyprus with a car rental vehicle , bus or taxi.

Cyprus Bus and Taxi Services

Cyprus Transport and Driving Alternatives by Bus or Taxi

Cyprus Car Hire Guide

Cyprus Car Hire Guide. Read this interesting facts if you indent to Rent A Car during your visit to Cyprus.

Planning your Cyprus Trip

Planning your Cyprus Holiday or Business Trip