The local currency is the Georgian Lari made up of 100 Tetri. One Lari is roughly 0.4 Euros and 0.5 USD.
Most Batumi hotels accept credit cards, but only a few do outside the city. ATMs are available in Batumi and traveler’s cheques can be exchanged in banks.
Georgian is the official language of the country. It belongs to the family of South Caucasian language. The Georgian alphabet is unique and is one of the 14 existing alphabets in the world.
English and Russian are widely spoken in the country.
The working week is Monday to Friday. Public sector institutions are open from 9 am to 6 pm.
The supply is 220 Volts at 50Hz. EU standard plugs work right across Georgia.
The country code is 995. The area code for Batumi is 422. Mobile telephone: GSM 9000 and 1800 networks. Coverage extends over the lower lying areas and the coast.
Ajara is well-known for its humid and warm subtropical climate, especially along the coastal regions. Batumi is one of the hottest and attractive destinations for tourists within Georgia.
Average Air Temperature: +14.5°C
Average Sea Water Temperature: +16.5°C