Romania Travel Vaccines and Advice
Located in Eastern Europe, Romania has so much to offer. In the capital Bucharest, you will be able to enjoy walks on the medieval streets whilst discovering historical buildings such as the 19th century Sutu Palace and princely houses. The palace itself houses a museum full of famous paintings and is a must for art lovers. For a day of rest, relax at Cismigiu Park. Mogosoaia is also an exceptional resort, which is home to a beautiful 17th-century palace and the Brancoveanu Art Museum. In the charming town of Brasov, you can stroll through pedestrian streets to glimpse the old houses, small churches and ramparts. If lucky, you will be able to enjoy the atmosphere at one of the many festivals in the city.
Recommended travel vaccinations for Romania
|Traveler’s diarrhea||Contaminated water/food|
|Hepatitis B||Contaminated body fluids|
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
Recommended Medication for Travelling to Romania
|Acetazolamide or Dexamethasone||Recommended for prevention of acute mountain sickness|
|Azithromycin or Suprax||Antibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea|
Current Weather in Romania
Medical Care in Romania
Currently, Romania is a safe country which provides visitors with a satisfactory health care system, especially in large cities. Both public and private health institutions offer the services of experienced medical personnel. Recommended hospital services include the American Medical Center, Regina Maria or Batiştei Clinic. The Floreasca Hospital offers emergency ambulance services.
Pharmacies are well-stocked, yet it is important to equip yourself with a medical kit including jet lag medication, air sickness tablets and insect repellents.
For emergency assistance, dial 112.
Is Romania Safe for Travel?
|Safety and Security||Descriptive|
|Demonstrations||Risk of violence|
|Road safety||Caution required outside major cities|
|Public transportation||Only use official taxis; Good rail service|
|Fraud||Beware of ATM scams|
|Spiked food and drinks||Never leave anything unattended|
|Risk level||Normal security precautions|
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Romania?
Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.
Only a passport is required to enter Romania for trips under 90 days per period of 180 days. Your passport must be valid for at least three months beyond the date of departure.
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Embassy of Canada to Romania information
When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:
- A legal problem
- A lost passport
- The need to report a crime
It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.
Canadian Embassy to Romania
1-3 Tuberozelor Street, 011411 Bucharest,
Sector 1, Romania
Tel.: (4) 021-307-5000
Fax: (4) 021-307-5010
Email: [email protected]