Luxembourg

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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

Currency - Business hours - Transportation - Internet - Basic conversation guide - Langages spoken


Currency

From January 1st of 2002, the currency in circulation is the euro. There are some notes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 euros. The nominal values of the coins are the following: 1 cent (or 1/100 of euro), 2 cents, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, 1 euro and 2 euros.

 

Automatic Teller Machines (ATM)
To find out the locations of ATMs in Luxembourg , click on the link to your credit card: Visa, Mastercard or American Express


Business hours

Businesses: from Monday to Friday from 8.30 AM to 12 AM and from 2 PM to 6 PM. Banks: from Monday to Friday, from 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM and some of them are open on Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM.

 


Internet

The Internet suffix is: .lu



Basic conversation guide

Oui = Yes
Non = No
Merci = Thank you
Bonjour = Hello
Bonjour = Good morning
Au revoir, Adieu = Goodbye
Je ne comprends pas = I do not understand
Quel est le prix? Combien ça coûte? = How much does this cost?
Je voudrais acheter ... = I would like to buy ...
Acceptez-vous les cartes de credit? = Do you accept credit cards?
Où est ...? = Where is ...?
un aéroport = Airport
la gare = Train station
La Poste = Post office
la banque = Bank
le poste de police, la gendarmerie = Police station
la pharmacie = Pharmacy
Un billet pour ..., s'il vous plaît. = One ticket to ..., please
Avez-vous des chambres disponibles pour ce soir? = Are there any vacancies for tonight.

 


Languages spoken

Official language: Luxembourger. The majority of Luxembourgers also speak French, German and English. French is used for written legislation. Moreover, French, Luxembourg and German are used as administrative and judicial languages. French is the common language of the Administration especially in writing. Luxembourger is the most frequently used language in private life. Television in Luxembourg is in French but radio broadcasts in the three languages.


Last modified in January 2006
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