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Moscow Money-Saving Tips

Learn Russian

Here, English is spoken only by the elites, making it tough to get around, especially when you can’t make out the Cyrillic street signs and subway maps. A few essential words and phrases will go a long way.

Pack warm

Winter runs a solid six months here, so there’s a good bet there will be a chill in the air when you arrive.

Take the subway

Moscow traffic is legendary (during the workday, it can take hours to travel a few blocks). The metro (the only fast, reliable way to navigate the massive city) runs unimpeded, with wagons coming every few minutes.

Down the hatch

It’s impolite to turn down a toast, and Russians are always looking for an excuse – such as your arrival – to raise a glass.

Load up on caviar

Since it’s currently illegal to export beluga caviar, this is your chance to gorge on the good stuff.

No sneakers

Moscow is a fashion-conscious city, and many establishments will frown upon ripped jeans, sneakers, and the like. Dress up, rather than down, or the doorman may tell you to keep walking.

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