Miscellanneous Information.

Currency. The Ukrainian currency is called hryvnya (HRN). The current HRN/EUR exchange rate is approximately 48/10. USA dollars, EUR, and Russian rubels can easily be exchanged in many exchange offices throughout the city.

Credit cards. Credit cards are not commonly used in Ukraine, however you easily can draw money from cashing machines in banks. Some restaurants and shops accept cards, Visa or Mastercard/Eurocard are OK. Nevertheless we suggest you to have some cash, at least for your arrival day.

Time. There is 1 hour difference between the Ukrainian time and the Central European Time.

Weather. The June temperature in Kiev ranges from 23 (C) to 28 (C) degrees. The predicted temperature for June 2002 is about 2 degrees higher than the average temperature.