Other important and useful information that might be help you during your stay or help you to plan your stay in Bristol
Good To Know
During March, the average temperature is 7°C. The average low temperature is 4°C, while the average high temperature is a comfortable 10°C. The precipitation in March is generally below the average annual rainfall but we would always recommend having an umbrella to hand!
Currency and Banking
The UK uses the pound sterling . Bristol airport has currency exchange services in each terminal. Euro and dollars are not always accepted in restaurants and hotels. We recommend that you check first.
British Standard BS 1363 requires use of a three-wire grounded and fused plug for all connections to the power mains (240V, 50Hz)
Shopping in Bristol comes in all shapes and sizes. Whether you’re looking for a tiny pop-up selling locally designed fashion or a whopping great mall with everything under one roof – this city really is the shopping capital of the South West UK.
Service is usually included in the bill in bars and restaurants but tips are welcome. If you consider the service good enough to warrant a tip, we suggest about ten percent.
Important telephone numbers
Ambulance: 999 or 112 Fire: 999 or 112 Police: 999 or 112 Gas emergency: 0800 111 999 NHS Direct (24 hour health helpline): 0845 4647