Glasgow guide Info + For tourists
What is the time zone? Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). When it’s 12 noon in Glasgow, it’s 7am in New York, 10pm in Sydney and 1pm in Berlin.
Which language is spoken? English…with a very strong regional accent.
What side of the road do I drive on in Glasgow? If you are driving in Glasgow, remember to: Drive on the left hand side of the road.Give way to traffic at the right on roundabouts.
What credit cards are valid? A wide range, including all the usual ones, such as Access American Express Diners Club MasterCard VISA.
Where can I exchange my travelers’ cheques? It’s best to go tobankslarger hotelsexchange bureaus.
When are banks open for business? Typically 9.30-16.30 Monday to Friday some open slightly later a few branches may open on Saturday morning until 12.30pm.
How much money can I bring? Any amount, in any format cash, travelers’ cheques,letters of credit, the more the merrier! There are no restrictions on brining money into the UK.
What is the emergency telephone number? 999 for fire, police, ambulance or coastguard services. Emergency calls are free from pay you will be asked which service you require by the operator who answers.
When is cheapest time to make a phone call? Anytime at the weekend: from midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday. Besides that, on weekdays after 6pm to before 8am is cheaper than during the day, i.e. business hours.
How do I pay for calls from payphones? By inserting coins (10p, 20p, 50p, L1) phone card credit card
How many channels can I get on TV? If you don’t include satellite and cable, then there are 5 standard terrestrial channels: BBC 1 BBC 2 STV (Scottish)Channel 4 Channel 5
When do the pubs open? From 11am to 11pm or midnight during Monday to SaturdayFrom 12.30pm to 11pm on Sundays
Are children allowed in pubs? Yes, but: only in pubs with a Children's Certificate and only during the hours of 11am to 8pmChildren must be accompanied by someone over 18 at all times while on the licensed premisesThey must not consume alcohol, including wine
Are there other Glasgow? Yes. There is also:Glasgow, Delaware, USAGlasgow, Illinois, USAGlasgow Junction, Kentucky, USAGlasgow, Kentucky, USAGlasgow, Minnesota, USAGlasgow, Missouri, USAGlasgow, Montana, USAGlasgow, Beaver Country, Pennsylvania, USAGlasgow, Cambria Country, Pennsylvania, USAGlasgow, West Virginia, USAPort Glasgow, Renfrewshire, ScotlandMount Glasgow, Calgary, Canada
Is Glasgow in England? No. Glasgow is in Scotland, which is a country in the United Kingdom (of Great Britain and Northern Ireland). The UK is one of the member states of the European Union. Great Britain consists of England, Scotland and Wales.