Albania travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Albania with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Albania.

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Albania travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Albania with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Albania - quick facts
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Albanian
Currency Albanian Lek
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Right

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Albania weather

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The Albania weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Tirana.

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Albania travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Albania from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Albania.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Albania travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Albania with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Albania, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Albania covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Albania with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Do you want to learn more about Albania? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Albania.

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Albania FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Albania including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Albania due to Covid-19?

Albania is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Albania.

Check out Ministry of Health, Albania for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Albania?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Albania. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Albania and the UK?

The time difference between Albania and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Albania?

The main language spoken in Albania is Albanian.

What is the currency in Albania?

The currency in Albania is the Albanian Lek (ALL).

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Which plugs are used in Albania?

Albania uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Albania?

They drive on the right side of the road in Albania.

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