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What is the best place to change money in Minsk?

updated on 13.03.2017

None, unless you are trying to change a suit-case full of money. No matter where you are trying to change your hard currency into BYN... Read full article


In what currency do I pay for services or goods in Belarus?

updated on 15.10.2016

The only official currency for payments in Belarus is Belarusian rouble (since 01.2016 - BYN) that is accepted everywhere. However, payments in dollars or euro for... Read full article


Is plastic card better than cash when in Belarus?

updated on 14.10.2016

A plastic card is a fine thing, no doubt, but there have been a number of cases when the ATM displayed ERROR, or required a PIN code... Read full article


How many roubles do I need to start my Belarus tour?

updated on 14.10.2016

Since you pay the Belarus consular fee and for the Belarus medical insurance in foreign cash (dollars or euro) you will not need Belarusian currency until you are... Read full article


What does Belarusian rouble buy?

updated on 14.10.2016

Belarusian roubles (since 01.2016 - BYN) come in various denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 rouble bank notes and 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50-kopeyka and 1-, 2-rouble... Read full article


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How do I apply for a Belarus tourist visa?
updated on 13.02.2017

Applying at their local Belarus Consulate, the citizens of migration-secure states (e.g. the USA, Canada, Japan and others) can obtain a short-term...

Filling in Belarus visa application
updated on 02.01.2017

The form of application for a visa to Belarus has become digital and you can save and send it as a PDF file. It is only a 2-page document that is available...

Can I get insurance for Belarus online?
updated on 06.02.2017

Well, yes you can! To apply for a Belarus tourist visa you must supply an insurance policy that stipulates it covers Belarus. Your global insurance does so but...

Anything I should know about landing in MSQ Minsk Airport?
updated on 08.02.2017

Quite a number of things, as a matter of fact. Let’s examine a typical case from my travel agent’s past with a traveler landing in Minsk Airport (MSQ) and applying for a visa...

How do I apply for a Belarus private/guest visa?
updated on 01.02.2017

People, who want to travel to Belarus to see a friend, take care of the grave of a relative, take part in the court hearings, etc. need to apply for a private visa... 

Tour Belarus for family research
updated on 16.05.2013

This article covers field family research in Belarus that in most cases comes after dealing with the State archives of Belarus and genealogical research.

Is plastic card better than cash when in Belarus?
updated on 14.10.2016

A plastic card is a fine thing, no doubt, but there have been a number of cases when the ATM displayed ERROR, or required a PIN code...

Traditional souvenirs from Belarus?
updated on 18.10.2016

While most tourists agree that Belarus is not the country for grand shopping, there are still some things that can be brought back as souvenirs...