Andorra Facts and Usefel Information
English is widely spoken in Andorra. The local language is Catalan, and French and Spanish are also spoken; as is Portuguese.
Andorra is not a member of the EU but EU citizens do not require a visa. For non EU visitors please check with your local Andorra Embassy for visa requirements.
As Andorra is not in the EU UK residents are not covered for healthcare with their EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) so a private health insurance policy will be needed to guarantee treatment. If skiing in Andorra then a ski insurance policy is advisable.
Andorra uses the Euro. Credit and debit cards are as widely accepted as any other European country.
For official rates against British Sterling, the US $ and other currencies visit http://www.oanda.com/converter/classic
The international dialing code for Andorra is +376
Some restaurants include a service charge of between 10 and 15 per cent. Where there isn't a service charge most people leave between 10 and 15 per cent, depending upon the level of service received. Although not compulsory quite a few people will leave a little change in a coffee bar if the service has been acceptable, but this is less usual than in restaurants. Taxi drivers are usually given 10 per cent of the fare.
In Andorra is on the right
Andorra is in the Central European Time Zone (CET), 1 hour ahead of the UK and Ireland. Andorra is 6 hours ahead of Eastern Time in the United States and Canada.
Area and Altitude
Andorra is located at 42º 30'N 1º 30'E .
Altitude: Andorra la Vella 1,005m, Canillo 1,528m, Encamp 1,279m, La Massana 1,232m, Ordino 1,298m and Soldeu 1,844m.
Area: 468 sq. km. (180 sq. miles)