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Mont Carlo offers moderate temperatures year-round with an average low of 60 degrees Fahrenheit in January and average high of 89 degrees Fahrenheit in August.


Casual wear is acceptable most of the time. Some establishments (nightclubs, bars and restaurants) have a 'no jeans, no running shoes' policy. Certain dining rooms require men to wear jackets to dinner. Please take the time to call ahead to verify the appropriate dress code.

Credit Cards

Credit cards are widely accepted throughout Monaco (except taxis). Bank machines are available and debit cards are also widely used. Accepted methods of payment are: American Express, Diners Club, JCB Card, Visa, MasterCard, Cash, Interac and Debit cards.


Financial institutions will provide a credible rate of exchange when switching your currency for Euros.

Electrical Current

The electrical current is 220 Volts / 50 Cycles, different from Canada and the U.S.A. For curling irons and electric razors, guests require electrical voltage converters. The Conciege desk can supply an adaptor only (available on request).

Liquor Laws

You are required to be 18 years of age or older to purchase and / or consume alcoholic beverages.

Public Holidays

New Year's Day: January 1st
Sainte-Dévote: January 27th
Easter Monday: March or April
Labor Day: May 1st
Ascension: May
Pentecost (pentecote): May
Fête Dieu: May or June
Assomption: August 15th
All Saints Day (Toussaint): November 1st
Fête du Prince: November 19th
Immaculate Conception: December 8th
Christmas Day: December 25th

Time Zone

Monaco is on Central European Time.


15% service charge is included in the bill. Tips are optional.

* if applicable
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