The best way to pay for things in Russia is by debit or credit card, though it is important to have some cash for certain expenses. In this article, I will explain what payment methods I use in Russia, to avoid losing money in currency exchange. 1. The RUBLE as currency In Russia you have to pay for the products or services in rubles. Neither US dollars nor euros nor Indian rupees nor any
5.1. Ruble exchange and prices in Russia
When it comes to traveling to Russia, it is important to know where it is best to exchange rubles, since not all operators apply the same rates.
It is also important to know the prices and the standard of living to have an idea of what the trip will cost you: hotels, restaurants, shops, museums, public transport, etc.
This article tries to answer a frequent question that confronts all those who have traveled to Russia: Where is it better to change indian rupees for rubles? In the airport? At your bank? In a bank in Russia? In an ATM in Russia? Making your purchases on your credit card? Is it better to change your money before you travel or is it better to do it in Russia? I will answer all of these
In this article I will explain how you can request tax refund on purchases made in Russian stores. To do this you must make a minimum purchase of 10,000 rubles in any of the affiliated stores, fill out a Tax-Free form in the store and validate it in the customs office at the airport, to be able to recover up to 18% of standard VAT that is applied in purchases in Russia. Introduction Since