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Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel information
Who can enter Poland? Can American, Canadian and Australian citizens travel to Poland?
Yes. From June 19, 2021, American citizens and residents traveling via international air travel are authorized to enter Poland. The list of foreigners who can enter the territory of Poland includes citizens of countries within the Schengen area, Georgia, Japan, Canada, New Zealand, Thailand, South Korea, Tunisia, Australia, Israel and the U.S.A. 
Do I need to be vaccinated or take a COVID-19 test to enter Poland?
Generally, considering your safety, comfort and peace of mind, we advise against traveling if you haven't completed a full vaccination cycle and 14 days haven't passed since your final dose.

On March 28, 2022, the Polish government lifted restrictions for travelers who enter Poland, which means that no tests or vaccination certificates are required. 

Please bear in mind that if your departure date is time-distant, it is best to check the entry requirements closer to your departure day. The most reliable and up-to-date information can be found on the official government Coronavirus Travel Information and Recommendations site. 

Please make sure that you know the rules that apply in your home country. You may need a negative test result to board your flight home. COVID-19 tests can be performed at the airport.
What COVID-19 restrictions are there in Poland?
There are almost none. Life in Poland has come back to normal. Schools, shops, cinemas, theaters, hotels, restaurants and cafes are open.  There are no limits on the number of people in cinemas, theaters, museums, at weddings etc. 

Starting March 28, 2022, mask wearing is obligatory only in medical facilities and pharmacies. You do not need to wear a mask in closed spaces. The Polish government has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions, including the quarantine/isolation mandate.

Please mind that the COVID-19 restrictions may change over time, so it is best to check them closer to your departure day. A full and up-to-date list of temporary restrictions and limitations can be found here.
Poland in general
What currency is used in Poland? Is it possible to pay in Euros or US Dollars?
The currency in Poland is Polish Zloty (PLN). It is possible to pay in Euros in some of the bigger shops and malls. US Dollars are not accepted.
Are Credit Cards accepted in Poland?
Yes, they are. You can use Visa, Mastercard or Amex (although these cards are not accepted everywhere, the same with Diners, so please ask first).
What are Polish tippin customs? Do you include tips for drivers/guides in the cost of the tour?
Tips are voluntary and of course depend on your satisfaction with the driver’s or guide’s service. We do not include them in the cost of the tour, but of course if they perform well, you are free to tip them and the amount is up to you. Most of the popular restaurants add 10% service fee to each bill, sometimes without a notice. If there is no service charge - 10-15% is the norm, depending of course on your satisfaction. Tips for porters and chambermaids are also quite common.
What weather can I expect in Poland?
It is hard to determine the best time to visit Poland. Everything depends on your preferences. The high tourist season starts in May and lasts till September. The hottest months are June and July, but they also have a chance of rain. In May, August and September the weather seems to be the kindest (not too hot, but you can still expect strong sun and it rains rarely). Starting from November, it gets progressively colder. Winters are quite snowy, especially in January and February. During this time the prices in the tourism industry are usually lower, so it’s good idea to take short city breaks, or visit Polish Mountains.
Do I need to apply for visa to enter Poland?
In the majority of cases a visa is not required to enter Poland. Poland is part of the Schengen Area – to enter the zone, citizens of USA, Canada or Australia only need a passport valid for six months beyond planned departure date. If you are not sure about the rules applying to your country, take a look at the list of visa-free countries on the Ministry of Foreign affairs website: http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/travel_to_poland/entering_poland/visa_free/
Can I use my mobile phone in Poland?
Yes – after you’ve turned on the roaming you should be able to make phone calls from your phone in Poland. However, please contact your service provider to find out about specific charges. Moreover, most of the hotels provide free wi-fi, so you will be able to be in touch with home via Skype or email.
Will I be able to charge my electronic devices?
Electricity in Poland is supplied at 220 to 240 volts – if your device doesn’t accept these parameters, you will need a voltage converter. Polish sockets are designed to accept two round prongs – we recommend you bring a travel adapter with you, in case your plug has a different shape.
Tours organized by RealPoland
Are you an established and licensed tour operator?
The currency in Poland is Polish Zloty (PLN). It is possible to pay in Euros in some of the bigger shops and malls. US Dollars are not accepted.
Are Credit Cards accepted in Poland?
Yes, they are. You can use Visa, Mastercard or Amex (although these cards are not accepted everywhere, the same with Diners, so please ask first).
What are Polish tippin customs? Do you include tips for drivers/guides in the cost of the tour?
Tips are voluntary and of course depend on your satisfaction with the driver’s or guide’s service. We do not include them in the cost of the tour, but of course if they perform well, you are free to tip them and the amount is up to you. Most of the popular restaurants add 10% service fee to each bill, sometimes without a notice. If there is no service charge - 10-15% is the norm, depending of course on your satisfaction. Tips for porters and chambermaids are also quite common.
What weather can I expect in Poland?
It is hard to determine the best time to visit Poland. Everything depends on your preferences. The high tourist season starts in May and lasts till September. The hottest months are June and July, but they also have a chance of rain. In May, August and September the weather seems to be the kindest (not too hot, but you can still expect strong sun and it rains rarely). Starting from November, it gets progressively colder. Winters are quite snowy, especially in January and February. During this time the prices in the tourism industry are usually lower, so it’s good idea to take short city breaks, or visit Polish Mountains.
Do I need to apply for visa to enter Poland?
In the majority of cases a visa is not required to enter Poland. Poland is part of the Schengen Area – to enter the zone, citizens of USA, Canada or Australia only need a passport valid for six months beyond planned departure date. If you are not sure about the rules applying to your country, take a look at the list of visa-free countries on the Ministry of Foreign affairs website: http://www.msz.gov.pl/en/travel_to_poland/entering_poland/visa_free/
Can I use my mobile phone in Poland?
Yes – after you’ve turned on the roaming you should be able to make phone calls from your phone in Poland. However, please contact your service provider to find out about specific charges. Moreover, most of the hotels provide free wi-fi, so you will be able to be in touch with home via Skype or email.
Will I be able to charge my electronic devices?
Electricity in Poland is supplied at 220 to 240 volts – if your device doesn’t accept these parameters, you will need a voltage converter. Polish sockets are designed to accept two round prongs – we recommend you bring a travel adapter with you, in case your plug has a different shape.
Will I be able to charge my electronic devices?
Electricity in Poland is supplied at 220 to 240 volts – if your device doesn’t accept these parameters, you will need a voltage converter. Polish sockets are designed to accept two round prongs – we recommend you bring a travel adapter with you, in case your plug has a different shape.
Will I be able to charge my electronic devices?
Electricity in Poland is supplied at 220 to 240 volts – if your device doesn’t accept these parameters, you will need a voltage converter. Polish sockets are designed to accept two round prongs – we recommend you bring a travel adapter with you, in case your plug has a different shape.
Will I be able to charge my electronic devices?
Electricity in Poland is supplied at 220 to 240 volts – if your device doesn’t accept these parameters, you will need a voltage converter. Polish sockets are designed to accept two round prongs – we recommend you bring a travel adapter with you, in case your plug has a different shape.
Will I be able to charge my electronic devices?
Electricity in Poland is supplied at 220 to 240 volts – if your device doesn’t accept these parameters, you will need a voltage converter. Polish sockets are designed to accept two round prongs – we recommend you bring a travel adapter with you, in case your plug has a different shape.
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ABOUT US
We are an inbound Poland Tour Operator, located in Poland, specializing in group and private tours. Our aim is to make your stay here an unforgettable experience. We are experts in organizing unique, custom-made Polish holidays, suiting your personal needs. Our team consists of natives, fascinated by their homeland, licensed guides and touring agents with huge knowledge and energy to share. We will do our best to meet your highest expectations.

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