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Useful information

Useful Information

What vaccinations do I need for Lithuania?

You should seek advice about vaccinations from your local health practitioner around four to six weeks before you travel. Most common travel vaccines: yellow fever, viral Hepatitis A and B, typhoid, diphtheria, tetanus and COVID-19.

Is it safe to drink tap water in Lithuania?

Lithuania generally has safe drinking water. To minimise your plastic waste footprint, consider taking a reusable drinking bottle with you, which can be filled up at your hotel or conference venue.

What is the currency in Lithuania?

Lithuania’s official currency is the Euro, which the country adopted in 2015. Check Lithuanian Bank for the latest exchange rates.

What sort of plugs do I need for Lithuania and what is the voltage?

Voltage: The standard voltage in Lithuania is 230 volts AC, with a frequency of 50 Hz. The plug type used is the European standard with two round pins. Travellers from countries with different plug types may need a plug adapter to use their electronic devices.


Is WiFi widely available in Lithuania?

Yes, Lithuania actually has one of the fastest and most reliable public Wi-Fi networks in the world. You’ll be able to get online in most public spaces, including restaurants, cafes, bars and shopping malls, as well as hotels. Additionally, Lithuania has a well-developed mobile network infrastructure, and visitors can easily obtain prepaid SIM cards for mobile 

Wi-Fi connection will be available at the venue. More information is coming soon.

What is the time zone of Lithuania?

Lithuania is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Meantime (GMT). From the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October, Lithuania observes Daylight Saving and is 3 hours ahead of GMT.


Banks Working Hours: Banks in Lithuania typically operate from Monday to Friday, with varying hours depending on the bank. However, most banks are open from around 9:00 or 10:00 in the morning until 17:00 or 18:00 in the evening. Some larger branches may have extended hours, and some banks may also be open on Saturdays, though with reduced hours compared to weekdays. In some big malls, you can find banks working 10:00-22:00 7 days a week.  It’s advisable to check with individual banks for their specific operating hours.

Credit card/cash points

Although credit and debit cards are widely accepted, this is not universal in Lithuania. They’re less popular in smaller towns and almost  never used in traditional markets, however, ATMs are readily available – especially near large supermarkets. Visa and MasterCard are commonly accepted, with American Express more limited. Traveller’s cheques are not accepted by retailers and can only be exchanged at a few outlets. Vilnius has plenty of ATM machines working 24/7. Cash points accepting major credit cards are conveniently located all over the city.

Dietary restrictions

Please make a clear comment about your dietary restrictions and any allergies during the registration online. We will consider them carefully while serving catering during all conference days.

Emergency phone numbers

Emergency Phones and Information: In case of emergencies, the following phone numbers can be dialled:

Police: 112

Fire Brigade: 112

Ambulance: 112

Assistance by the 112 number is available in Lithuanian, English, Russian and Polish.

Postal service

Lithuania has a well-established postal service operated by Lietuvos paštas (Lithuanian Post). Post offices are located throughout the country, including in urban and rural areas. Opening hours vary depending on the location and size of the post office but typically range from early morning until late afternoon or early evening on weekdays. Some larger post offices may also be open on Saturdays, but with reduced hours. The nearest post office is an 8-minute walk from the conference venue TAŠKIUS and is located at Vokiečių str. 7, Vilnius, 01013.

Opening hours:
10.00-19.00 Mon-Fri
10.00-14.00 Sat


Shops are usually open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or 7 p.m. on weekdays and until 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. on Saturdays. Shopping malls are open all week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Supermarkets are usually open between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m., and some supermarkets are open until midnight. Most shops accept all major credit cards. The nearest grocery shops are:

Maxima (Bazilijonų str. 3)
8.00-21.00 Mon-Sun

Rimi Express Supermarket (Didžioji str. 28
7.30-22.00 Mon-Fri, 9.00-22.00 Sat-Sun

Dining out in Vilnius

Vilnius is an outstanding gastronomic destination and dining in the city remains a relatively affordable experience with a wide variety of options. Try modern Lithuanian cuisine if you’d like to get an introduction to local flavours, or if you’re more interested in international cuisines, such as French, Pan-Asian, Georgian, Mexican or Scandinavian – we’ve got that, too. Vilnius is packed full of flavours! Most restaurants in Vilnius are open from 10.00-11.00 until 23.00-24.00 However, hot meals are normally not served after 22.00.

Check more about Vilnius gastronomy HERE.

Is it standard to tip in Lithuania?

If you would like to reward good service in a restaurant, 5-10% is considered a fair amount. Tipping is usually done in cash, directly to the server, and it’s not usually included in the bill. Some restaurants may include a service charge, so it’s a good idea to check the bill before tipping.