Many people go on vacation, preferring not to take a large amount of cash with them, but to store it on a plastic card that can be used at ATMs in any country. There will be no problems with cashing out money, since most ATMs have pre-installed languages, including Russian and English. For example, you can see the GEL option in the ATM menu – this means that you can withdraw local currency there. It is worth remembering that the country’s banks charge a Commission for withdrawals, the value of which is on average 2% of the amount, depending on the Bank.
You can also pay with plastic cards in many establishments in Tbilisi. However, even in the capital, there are places where they are not accepted, and the payment is made exclusively for cash. When visiting restaurants, cafes and large stores, you can not think about this problem. But in the markets, as well as in stalls, Your card may not be accepted. In view of this, you should always have a small amount of cash with you.
What currency should I take with me?
The best choice is to take euros or dollars. They can be easily exchanged at any currency exchange or Bank in the country. If we are talking about what is more profitable to carry, then the exchange rate contributes here. You need to analyze it before leaving, since the course can constantly change.