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Useful addresses

United Kingdom

Austrian National Tourist Office – 9-11 Richmond Buildings, London W1D 3HF – t 0207 440 3830 – http://www.austria.info/uk Brochures can be ordered or downloaded from the website.

Embassy of Austria – 18 Belgrave Mews West, London SW1X 8HU – t 0207 344 3250 – http://www.bmeia.gv.at

Republic of Ireland

Consult Austria’s official tourist website, which is full of useful information – http://www.austria.info/uk

Embassy of Austria – 15 Ailesbury Court, 93 Ailesbury Road, Dublin 4 – t 01 269 4577 – http://www.bmeia.gv.at/en/embassy/dublin.html


Documents

European Union nationals: identity card or passport.


Health

Also see Practical A to Z.

The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) will provide access to medical care at a reduced cost or free of charge. The simplest and quickest way to obtain your EHIC is to apply online (UK citizens https://www.ehic.org.uk/InternetRes/home.do or http://www.ehic.ie/ for Irish citizens). The EHIC card is not an alternative to private travel insurance, which will also cover costs such as repatriation. Some credit cards include travel insurance; consult your bank.


Websites

Austrian National Tourist Office – Extremely comprehensive - www.austria.info

Viennese tourist bureau – www.vienna.info

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