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Travel Insurance for Romania

If you're unsure whether you should make Romania your next holiday destination, read on to discover the essential information that you need to know before you take out travel insurance.

Do UK citizens need a visa for Romania?

UK citizens do not need a visa to visit Romania as long as they'll be travelling for less than 90 days. However, if you are not a British citizen, you should check for current updates at your Embassy.

Which currency is used in Romania?

The currency of Romania is the Leu, whose conversion rates are typically around 1 leu for every 19 pence. However, the Euro is occasionally accepted at larger hotels, although this should not be relied upon.

Is Romania a safe place to visit?

You should not meet any trouble while in Romania, however, you should stay aware of your surroundings as petty theft is still common and organised group attacks have happened in the past.

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Travel Guide to Romania

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Top 5 things to see and do in Romania

1. Peles Castle

Peles Castle is one of the most extravagant castles in the country, designed in the German neo-renaissance style, and is beautifully decorated with famous art and other exhibitions.

2. The Carpathian Mountains

The Carpathian Mountains will provide you with a perfect snowy escapade and are made up of dazzling glacial waterfalls and lakes.

3. Skiing

Romania is renowned for its ski slopes, which are under two hours away from the capital and relatively cheap compared with the more famous ski slopes in nearby countries.

4. UNESCO sites

Romania is home to 8 UNESCO sites including the famous churches in Transylvania, legendary due to its literary connection to Bram Stoker's Dracula the stuff of children's nightmares.

5. The Village Museum

Slightly more obscure than Dracula's castle, The Village Museum is an open-air walk-through exhibition consisting of model houses from all of Romania's regions, allowing you to experience the whole country from the four walls of the museum.

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