One –stop shop. The office of unified services has been recently inaugurated at the headquarters of the Ministry of Tourism . The aim is to ease all transactions related to tourist permits (hotels, restaurants, swimming pools, car rentals..) by facilitating means to provide information to simplify the process of requests and operations regarding these permits.The office is equipped with the most modern tools in order to provide the quickest and best services for the citizens . They can also follow up the course of their requests and transactions through this new office.
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Examination of travelers' luggage is carried out rapidly and courteously. All ordinary personal effects are exempt from customs duty.
Shops and businesses are typically open Monday through Saturday, 9:00-18:00;Banking hours are Monday through Saturday, 8:30-12:30. Working hours for government offices and post offices are typically 8:00-14:00 from Monday to Thursday. Friday: 8:00-11:00 - Saturday: 8:00-13:00
The country code for Lebanon is (961). This is followed by the local area code and the telephone number. If you are dialing Lebanon from outside the country, omit the (0) in the area code.
There are Internet cafés available throughout Lebanon, and many larger hotels now offer high-speed and wireless Internet access for free or for a small fee.
Electric current is 220 volts, 50 cycles. A two-pin plug, with round pins is commonly used (Type C, similar to many European countries), but other types of plugs are also in use so it is best to check before you go.