Kiri and



The following information was last updated on October 10, 2013 and therefore may now be out of date. Please consume with a pinch of salt!

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EU Member:


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Romanian leu

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1 - unu
2 - doi
3 - trei
4 - patru
5 - cinci
6 - sase
7 - sapte
8 - opt
9 - noua
10 - zece

Useful words / phrases:

Hello - Salut
Goodbye - La revedere
Yes - Da
No - Nu
Please - Va rog
Thank you - Mulţumesc
Sorry - Pardon!
I don't understand - Nu înțeleg
How much does it cost? - Cât costă?
Where is the toilet? - Unde e toaleta?
Petrol - Benzină

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Vignette / toll requirements:

A vignette is required, which can be bought from small booths positioned just after the border or petrol stations

Toll roads are rare, but there are a couple

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Vehicle laws:

Speed limit on motorways is 130 kph on motorways, 100 kph on dual carriageways, 90 kph on maid roads and 50 kph in built up areas

When you leave Romania, you may be taxed on the remaining petrol / diesel in your tank

Dipped headlights during the day are compulsory outside of built up areas

First aid kit, fire extinguisher, warning triangle and reflective jackets are compulsory

It's against the law to drive a dirty car!

Petrol cans must be empty when leaving Romania

Winter tyres are compulsory between 1 November and 31 March

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Wild camping rules:

Legal and embraced by the local population