The time in Poland is the same as in the whole Central Europe, i.e. GMT +1. In July summer daylight saving time adds 1 more hour.
The electricity standard in Poland is 230 Volts AC, 50Hz. Standard European appliances do not need any adaptors. In Poland plug and socket Type E is used. You can learn about different types of plugs and sockets here.
The international access code to Poland is +48, and the prefix number for Poznań is 61. To dial an international number from Poland you need to precede your country number with 00 (double zero). Cellular telephones: All three operators use dualband system: GSM 900/DCS 1800. DCS 1900 is not available. The major operators are: T-mobile, Plus GSM, Play and Orange.
The standard tickets (available in ticket machines at most of the bus and tram stops) are valid for all tram lines and city buses (day and night). Suburban bus lines have their own ticket system. City buses run daily in 15-minute intervals, and after 19:00 in intervals of about 20-minutes. After 23:00, the night timetable applies. All night buses and the night tram run in 30-minute or 1h intervals and the vast majority of them pass through the Kaponiera Roundabout. The same ticket tariff applies to both night and day lines.
RADIO TAXI CLUB tel.: 196 26 lub + 48 61 830 09 61
RADIO TAXI HELLENA tel.: 196 85
RADIO TAXI KOZIOŁKI tel.: 196 29 lub + 48 61 862 96 29
RADIO TAXI LUX tel.: 196 62 lub + 48 61 868 83 63
RADIO TAXI M1 tel.: 196 69 lub + 48 61 822 22 22
RADIO TAXI RMI tel.: 196 68 lub + 48 61 821 92 19
RADIO TAXI STOP tel.: 196 27 lub + 48 61 822 23 33
Avis Poland – Car Rental, ul. Bukowska 12 Poznań, tel.: +48 61 865 38 94
Budget Rent a Car, ul. Bukowska 285 (Lotnisko Ławica) Poznań, tel.: +48 61 849 23 61
Budget Rent a Car, ul. Roosevelta 20 (Mercure Hotel – on demand) Poznań, tel.: +48 61 847 34 34
Electronic. Car and Vehicle Rental, ul. Żurawia 13 Poznań, tel.: +48 61 847 67 16
Hertz Orbis Transport Ltd., pl. Andersa 1 (Novotel Hotel) Poznań, tel.: +48 61 853 17 02
Hertz Orbis Transport Ltd., ul. Bukowska 285 (Lotnisko Ławica) Poznań, tel.: +48 61 868 41 77
Maxim Car Rental, ul. Polna 15 Poznań, tel.: +48 61 848 01 81
National Car Rental, ul. Bukowska 285 (Lotnisko Ławica) Poznań, tel.: +48 61 847 14 68
RxR Car and Trailer Rental, ul. Kościańska 29a Poznań, tel.: +48 61 832 22 32
The currency in Poland is złoty (zł, PLN). Although some places accept Euro, in general it is not possible to pay in Euro in shops or restaurants. It is quite easy and safe to exchange currency in many exchange (pol. kantor, kantor wymiany walut) offices located in main streets. Most of exchange offices accept Euro, American dollar, pound and Swiss franc. At the time of publishing this material the exchange rate is 1 euro = 4,33 złoty (zł, PLN), 1 USD = 4,10 złoty. You can check the current exchange rate for example here. At the airport foreign exchange office is located next to main entrance to the terminal and also on the mezzanine in the main hall. On the mezzanine there is also PKO S.A. bank. There are two cash machines near the main entrance to the terminal.
The opening hours depend on the owner of the shop. Most of the shops are open from Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 or 2 p.m. Grocer’s shops are open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. am to 2 p.m. Some grocer’s shops are open also on Sunday. Supermarkets are usually open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., of monday to saturday.