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 Georgia - General Info

Time Zone

UTC +4

Yachting Essentials

Voltage: 220 V

Frequency: 50 Hz

Money

Lari (GEL).

The import and export of local currency is prohibited. Foreign currency can only be exported up to the amount declared on arrival.

ATMs accept major credit cards.

Communications

International Dialing Code for Georgia is +995.

Mobile phone - Call your cell phone provider to make sure that they offer phone coverage in Georgia. Ask to be upgraded to international roaming.

Consider renting a cell phone or SIM card to use with your personal cell phone if your cellular company does not offer coverage in Georgia. rangeRoamer provides short-term cell phone service for international travelers. Buy, Rent, or use your own cell phone.

Diplomatic Missions

Emergencies

Police - dial 022
Ambulance - dial 03, 009, 901
Fire Department - dial 01

Publications

IMRAY AND ADLARD COLES PILOT BOOKS are available at a discounted price for Noonsite.com users via World Cruising Club

Mediterranean Almanac 2015/16
By Lucinda Heikell with Rod Heikell
Published by Imray (December 2014)
2016 supplement available from Imray
ISBN - 9781846235986
Price - £29.50
See this Noonsite review.

The Black Sea
By David Read Barker and Lisa Borre
Publisher: Imray/RCC Pilotage Foundation (1st edn 2012)
ISBN: 9781846234125
Available from www.rccpf.org.uk with May 2015 supplements
The latest and very comprehensive guide to all the countries bordering the Black Sea.

The best charts for the Black Sea are Turkish and can be bought in Istanbul.

Tourism in Georgia

SY Gyatso Log Book - Around the Black Sea
http://www.gyatso.net/the-black-sea/
In 2010, SY Gyatso circumnavigated the Black Sea, visiting five of the six countries beginning in Turkey and continuing in a counterclockwise direction to Georgia, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria before returning to Turkey again.

Update History

November 2017: Formalities checked and updated.
February 2016: Publications & Links checked and updated.
November 2015: Formalities checked/updated. Security, health, restrictions and local customs added/updated.
April 2015: Publications checked/updated
August 2013: Formalities checked/updated. Security section updated.

Noonsite welcomes information and updates especially regarding clearance, customs and immigration procedures from cruisers visiting this country.
Please E-mail noonsite with any new information, updates or corrections. Even just a short email confirming that the current data is accurate would be most helpful.

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