Before you go

Are vaccinations required before travelling to Georgia?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Georgia are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Georgia?

For up to date information around safety and security in Georgia read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Georgia.

Best time to visit Georgia?

The best time to visit Georgia is May, June or September, especially in the lowlands around Tbilisi, as you'll avoid the summer heat and humidity as well as the freezing winter.

Do I need a visa to enter Georgia?

British nationals don't need a visa to enter Georgia for visits of up to one year. If you wish to stay for longer, you'll need to apply for a long term visa.

What currency do i need in Georgia?

The official currency of Georgia is the Georgian lari.

While visiting Georgia

What wild animals live in Georgia?

Notable mammals include black bears, coyotes, raccoons, foxes, humpback whales and Rafinesque's big-eared bats. Among the state's well-known reptiles are alligators, sea turtles and gopher tortoises, along with various rattlesnake species. Salamanders, newts, hellbenders and frogs are all Georgia amphibians.

What is the traditional food in Georgia?

While each region has its favorite iteration of khachapuri, vegetables, meats, or legumes may be added. Khachapuri Adjaruli is considered to be Georgia's national dish.

What Languages are spoken in Georgia?

There are approximately 14 languages spoken in Georgia with Georgian as the most popular language. Other common languages include English, Russian, Assyrian, Svan, and Urum among other languages.

How much do you tip in Georgia?

The currency in Georgia is the Georgian lari. If you do not see a 10% charge, ask if it has been added. If it has not, you can leave a gratuity of around 10 to 15%.

Where can I find a local travel expert for Georgia?

Local Georgia travel experts are available.

Useful Numbers

Emergency Georgia Numbers?

  • Police: 112
  • Ambulance: 112
  • Fire: 112
  • Embassy: +995 32 227 47 47

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference in Georgia?

    The time difference is 4 hours

    Travel Apps

    What is the best travel app for Georgia?

    Georgia Guidebook

    Best Georgia guidebook?

    Stay informed before during and after your trip to Georgia with this Georgia Guidebook .