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Introduction

Klaipeda is a port city in Lithuania. Klaipeda fills out in the summer months with holiday makers flooding in eager to visit the Curonian Spit.

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Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg Max-0.4 °C-0.4 °C3.2 °C8.9 °C15 °C18.3 °C19.9 °C20.1 °C16.4 °C11.5 °C6.2 °C2.3 °C
Avg Min-5.2 °C-5.1 °C-2.2 °C2 °C6.9 °C10.9 °C13.6 °C13.6 °C10.2 °C6.4 °C1.7 °C-2.5 °C
Rainfall50 mm31 mm39 mm36 mm39 mm56 mm74 mm83 mm89 mm80 mm90 mm68 mm
Rain Days191515121212131416161920

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Getting There

By Boat

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Sleep

Budget

PropertyAddressTypePopularity
Aribe HotelBangu Str. 17aHotel90
Guest house AismaresTilzes 9, KlaipedaGuesthouse-
Klaipeda Travellers GuesthouseButku Juzes str. 7-4Guesthouse94
Litinterp Guesthouse KlaipedaPuodziu st. 17 -Guesthouse88
RutaDebreceno streer nr. - 11Hostel84
Tako BarasSlakiu 4Guesthouse89
Old Mill HotelŽveju str. 22Hotel-
Pajurio Vieskelis7 LiepajaHotel-
Guest House Poilsis JumsButku Juzes g. 3GUESTHOUSE89
Van VilaVaivos 15Guesthouse92
National Hotel KlaipedaZveju g. 21/ Teatro g. 1HOTEL-
Guesthouse SimlinaKlaipedos rajonas, Klaipedos 9 PriekuleHotel-
SmilteleKlaipedos pl.9GUESTHOUSE-
Karkles SodybaPlacio g. 66 Karkles kGUESTHOUSE-
Hostel KubuH. Manto 37AHostel87
Hostel KubuH. Manto Str. 37AHOSTEL-
Litinterp Guesthouse KlaipedaPuodziu st. 17 -GUESTHOUSE-
National Hotel - KlaipedaZveju str. 21 Zveju str. 21HOTEL-

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Keep Connected

Internet

For those who need to connect at an Internet cafes, major cities do have internet cafes. If you're bringing a laptop or smartphone, Wireless LAN Hot-Spots are available in distinct places (mostly "Zebra" from - TEO), sometimes free, otherwise not very cheap. Best chances of finding one are at airports, railway stations, in cafés, shopping malls, universities, various places. You can ask in your hotel, but don't count on wifi being free all the time, especially at more upscale places.

Phone

See also: International Telephone Calls

Lithuania's international phone code is 370. Emergency numbers include 101 (fire), 102 (police) and 103 (ambulance), but you can connect to all of them by calling 112, the general emergency number.

There is a monopoly operator for land line phones by TEO. Land line phones are easy to find throughout the country. Phones are used with cards, which you can find in kiosks, "TEO" or newspaper stands.

There are three major mobile phone operators in Lithuania: Omnitel, BITE and TELE 2. About 97% of the country's surface is covered by the standard European GSM 900/1800 MHz network. If you bring your own cell phone, make sure to switch off roaming to avoid high costs especially for internet. Instead, buy a local SIM card, which is much cheaper.

Post

Lietuvos Paštas is the national postal service of Lithuania. Postal services are generally not very fast, but fairly reliable. That is, most of the postcards and letters will eventually arrive on the foreign adress, albeit after some days or even weeks. If you want it to be sent the fastest possible, go for courier instead of ordinary (domestic post) or for airmail instead of surface (international mail).
Post offices are usually open from 8:00am to 6:00pm on Monday to Friday and 9:00am to 2:00pm on Saturdays, although these opening hours may vary depending on the office, with big central offices keeping longer hours, while small villages might have shorter opening times. Stamped mail (both national and international) can be dropped in the yellow post boxes for collection. Stamps are available at post offices and kiosks.
To send parcels to other countries, you might better use international courier companies like DHL, TNT, UPS or FedEx.

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