Please arm yourselves with financial means necessary for your stay in its entirety. Before your departure, inquire about your weekly bank authorized credit limit.
If you travel with 10 000 Euros or more, you must declare this amount to the customs before the departure.
Keep a photocopy of your journey documents at your residence place (in case of loss or theft) and bring at least two passport photos.
On the site mon.service-public.fr, you can store these documents in complete safety by creating a personal and free space. Your identity documents will be always available in case of theft or of loss. In case of loss or of theft, you will have to inform the local police.
The consular departments can emit from then on a new identity document or a journey document. This procedure is usually subject to charges.
Useful numbers and information in Moscow
Embassies and consulates address and phone number in Russia
Us Embassy in Moscow
Ambassador: Michael A. McFaul
British embassy in Moscow
Ambassador: Tim Barrow
Belgian embassy in Moscow
Ambassador: Guy Trouveroy
Address: Ulitsa Malaya Moltchanovka, 7
Phone: +7 495 780 03 31
Fax : +7 495 780 03 32
Web site: http://www.diplomatie.be/moscownl (Nederlands), http://www.diplomatie.be/moscowfr (Français)
Emergency Phone Numbers
Fire brigades 01
Gas emergencies 04
Address: Orlovsky per ., 7, third floor. Metro “prospect Mira”
Phone: (495 ) 937-6477
Web site: http://www.internationalsos.com
European medical center
Address: Spiridonievsky per ., 5, bvd.1
Phone: (495 ) 933-6655
Web site: http://www.emcmos.ru
American medical center
Address: Ostozhenka 8, bld.3. Metro “Kropotkinskaya”
Phone: (495 ) 695 1915
Web site: http://www.amcenter.ru
The local inhabitants stop private cars motioning to the driver, and negotiate the price. For the foreign travellers, this can have repercussion on their safety and then, is not recommended.
The official taxi companies in Moscow
City Taxi – Phone: (495 ) 971-5300, 225-9225
Web site: http://www.citytaxi.ru (Russian and English)
Taxi 749 – Phone: (495 ) 749-3414
Web site: http://ww.taxi749.com (Russian and English)
Taxi 232 – Phone: (495 ) 232-1111
Web site: http://www.232.taxi.ru (Russian and English)
Address: airport Sheremetyevo II, Metro “Dobrininskay”, “Oktyabrskaya”.
Phone: (495 ) 578-8425, ( 952 ) 046-9949 4-th Dobrinskiy per ., 8, first floor
Address: Leningradskoe shosse, 16, bld.9, Metro “Voykovskaya”
Phone: (495 ) 937-3274, 956-1621
Address: Malaya Pirogovskaya, 16, office 12, Metro “Sportivnaya”
Phone: (95 ) 926-9109
Web site: http://www.europecar.ru (Russian and English)