North America

Quick Tips

  • Banks – Usually open Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm. Some banks are closed for lunch.
  • Emergencies – For police, dial a local phone number; for ambulance call a hospital.
  • Internet Access – Wifi is standard in most hotels and free in many coffee shops.
  • Mail – Buy stamps at the Post Office. Convenient post offices are located all cities. Most are open Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
  • Safety – Pickpocketing can be a problem. It is suggested for men to keep wallets in their front pocket.

Visitor Information

Information, internet access, maps, and train passes are available at local Tourist Information terminals.