Businesses are usually open from 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, but may close earlier on Fridays. Some government offices may have different business hours.
Shops are generally open from 9.00am to 6.00pm and some to 8.00pm, though have limited opening hours on Saturdays and very few are open Sunday.
1 January – New Year's Day
1 May – Labour Day
23 June – National Holiday (Sovereign's birthday)
15 August – Assumption
1 November – All Saints Day
25 December – Christmas Day
26 December – Boxing Day
The climate is variable, so it's best to be prepared for all types of weather throughout the year. The most reliable weather is from May to October.
Winter temperatures from December to February are generally around 0ºC and colder in the east and south where snow is common.
For weather details in Luxembourg, please visit the World Meteorological Organization.
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The official currency is the Euro (€).
ATM machines are accessible 24 hours, widespread and most accept cards bearing the VPay, Cirrus or MasterCard logo.
Major credit cards are generally accepted and using a PIN number is required. Banks are generally open from 8.30am to 5.00pm.
Time zones and time differences
Luxembourg is 10 hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST).
To find out the current time in Luxembourg, view the World Clock.
Luxembourg's country code is +352.
For calls to Luxembourg from Australia dial: 0011 + 352 + area code + telephone number.
For calls from Luxembourg to Australia dial: 00 + 61 + area code + telephone number.
For further information (eg. area codes) please visit the White Pages - international dialling codes.
Electricity and water
Luxembourg’s power supply is 220 volts, 50Hz. The round two-pin plugs are the most common.
European round pin adaptors will work in Luxembourg.
Tap water is safe to drink in Luxembourg.
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