It can be tough to decide when to travel in Georgia as different times of the year offer different opportunities:
Winter – Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiles and other sorts of Winter sports.
Spring – Visiting the historical, cultural and natural sights.
Summer – Music festivals, Black sea beaches, exploring mountains.
Autumn – Rtveli(Wine Harvest), Tbilisoba Festival, Beautiful autumn leaves.
Read more about Georgia Weather & What to Pack
Citizens of 95 countries are allowed to visit Georgia for up to 365 days without a visa. Even if you are not a citizen of these 95 countries, there’s 50 countries whose residents are allowed to enter Georgia without a visa.
You can check the visa requirements for you at the Georgia E-visa portal:
Georgia uses it’s own currency GEL (Georgian Lari). It’s easy to find exchange booths for USD, EUR, AED & RUB around most of the areas of Tbilisi. Still it’s most common and easy to exchange USD.
It’s also possible to take out multiple currencies from most of the ATM’s around the center of the city.
For more info and current exchange rates continue reading – Georgian Currency
There’s very few regulations on what you can bring to Georgia. Below you can find the Georgia Customs Regulations to keep in mind:
Allowed free import:
- 400 cigarettes
- 4 liters of any alcohol
- Personal goods up to a weight of 100 kilograms
Non commercial goods of one sort, weighing more than 20 kg are taxed at 1 GEL / 1 KG
Traveling with Pets
Dogs and cats need to have their own passport and a health certificate from a veterinarian. Pets shipped as cargo need to have an invoice present.