Our Eastern Europe travel advisors are unmatched in their level of expertise. In order to be designated a Eastern Europe specialist, our consultants must not only be experienced in designing travel, they must also spend extensive time in the region. They are constantly researching the best properties and places to see and experience. You can be confident that you have found the top source for information and travel opportunities in Eastern Europe. Contact one of our Eastern Europe travel advisors or choose a country below to get started.
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What are the customary tipping guidelines in Eastern Europe?
The average tip per person for housekeeping, bellman, and other hotel employees should be around $1 per day. In restaurants, a 10-15% service charge is usually automatically applied to the final bill. However, we recommend asking to make sure this has already been included, as it can vary from restaurant to restaurant.
What type of clothing is appropriate for Eastern Europe?
Smart casual is recommended for evenings—dresses pant suites, and jackets are all suitable for nighttime. During the day, skirts and slacks are always appropriate. We do not recommend wearing shorts during the day. Comfortable walking shoes for the day are also important. For the spring and autumn, lightweight wool sweater or jacket recommended. It can be extremely cold in the winter with snow, and the summers are very warm.
Is the water in Eastern Europe safe to drink?
Generally speaking, water is safe to drink in most Eastern European countries. But, to be on the safe side, we recommend drinking bottled water to ensure no problems.
Brownell Preferred Properties
Brownell uses a world-wide network of connections to select the perfect property for your unique tastes, interests and budget. The map below features a few of our preferred properties - from charming independent hotels to luxurious five-star resorts.
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