Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Money & Shopping in Lithuania

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The euro is used in Lithuania. This single currency is used by a number of European nations. In all nations, all euro banknotes and coins are legal tender.

100 cents are split into one euro.

The euro’s official sign is €, and its ISO code is EUR. The cent does not have an official symbol.

  • Banknotes: Euro banknotes are designed in the same way in all nations.
  • Normal coins: Coins with a unique national design on one side and a standard common design on the other are issued by all eurozone nations. Regardless of the design, coins may be used in any eurozone nation (e.g. a one-euro coin from Finland can be used in Portugal).
  • Commemorative two euro coins: These coins are identical to regular two euro coins except for their “national” side, and they circulate freely as legal currency. Each nation may make a limited number as part of its regular coin manufacturing, and “European” two euro coins are sometimes made to mark exceptional occasions (e.g. the anniversary of important treaties).
  • Other commemorative coins: Commemorative coins of other denominations (for example, ten euros or more) are considerably uncommon, feature completely unique designs, and often contain significant quantities of gold, silver, or platinum. While they are legally legal currency at face value, their material or collector value is often considerably greater, and as a result, they are unlikely to be seen in circulation.

On its flights to Leopardstown, Greystones, Dalkey, and Ballsbridge, Aircoach connects Dublin with Cork and most major hotels across Dublin.

Shopping

For a tiny country, Lithuania boasts a lot of retail centers. There isn’t much of a distinction between shopping malls in the United States and those in Western Europe.

Vilnius has recently become a shopper’s paradise, with the opening of many large retail malls across the city. One of them is Akropolis (a series of shopping malls in Lithuania), which has an ice skating rink, bowling lanes, and a theater and is definitely worth seeing if you are a shopping mall addict.

Coffee, supper, and shopping are all available under one roof at shopping malls (the biggest of which are Akropolis and Panorama).

Gariunai, located on the western outskirts of Vilnius, is the Baltic’s largest open-air market. On a good weekend, tens of thousands of merchants from all across Lithuania, as well as Ukraine, may be found there. Clothing, shoes, music, and software are all available for purchase. Counterfeit items are all over the place. Quality is not guaranteed at a low price.

Kaunas is also known for its retail malls, with Laisvs Avenue in the city center serving as a pedestrian route. Akropolis, Mega, Molas, Savas, HyperMaxima, and Urmas retail area are the main shopping centers in Kaunas. Even Akropolis, a newcomer to Lithuania, is an emblem of “mall culture.”

Klaipeda is a significant retail hub for Latvians and Kaliningrad residents. Akropolis, Arena, Studlendas, and BIG are the main retail centers. Many cruise ship passengers shop at Klaipeda because of the exceptional value and price combination.