Georgia has 3 international airports – in Tbilisi , in Kutaisi and in Batumi. Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi international airport is the biggest – served by 30 airlines approximately. All airports have public transport connections and can easily get to the center. More low budget airlines have direct flights to and from Kutaisi. More and more international airline companies are launching direct flights to Georgia. Scheduled flights you can find here:
VISA AND DOCUMENTS NEEDED TO CROSS THE BORDER
No visa is required for residents of the Schengen area. You can enter on an ID card or passport valid for at least 6 months before crossing the border. A passport is required when crossing the border with Armenia or Azerbaijan.
SAFETY IN GEORGIA
Georgia is a very safe and friendly country for tourists. There is very low crime, no aggression in the streets. The streets of Tbilisi and other cities are very safe even during the night. There is practically no theft or fraud. The police are helpful and kind to tourists. Be careful when crossing the street – pedestrians do not have absolute priority here.
CURRENCY AND PAYMENTS
It is best to take EURO or USD to Georgia, both currencies are exchangeable in numerous exchange offices. It is much more profitable to exchange on the spot than to buy GEL in the country coming from. On site, you can also pay with a payment card without any obstacles, ATMs are also available everywhere. Prices in Georgia are quite good.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT GEORGIA?
The season lasts from April to the end of October, when you can find the best weather. The months of May and June as well as September have the highest rainfall. In July and August, temperatures exceed 35 degrees. In western Georgia, and especially in Ajara, the air is much more humid, there is a subtropical climate here. It is always colder in the mountains, especially in spring and autumn, you have to remember that it can get very cold after sunset.
In Georgia there is a different bacterial flora and therefore food poisoning can happen. Medicines for poisoning such as Nifuroxazide may be useful. There are pharmacies everywhere on site and you can easily buy all the medicines you need in a crisis situation. A prescription from the doctor is required to bring psychoactive drugs. Sun creams and clothes protecting against the sun will also come in handy.