Tallinn - Post Report Question and Answers

Are credit cards widely accepted and safe to use locally? Are ATMs common and do you recommend using them? Are they safe to use?

Absolutely. Credit cards are preferred. - Sep 2023

Debit cards are more common, but I don't think credit card would be a problem. ATMs exist everywhere in Tallinn. Yes they are safe to use. - Jun 2017

I can't remember the last time I paid cash for something -- even a pack of gum. Ubiquitous and safe. - Sep 2016

ATMs are no problem. If you are living here, it is best to get a local bank account. Everything is done electronically here - it is actually much easier. - Jan 2013

We have a local bank card that works everywhere. Most places in Tallinn take credit cards. - Oct 2012

Credit cards are hard to use here, as they're not used to having people sign receipts. Almost everything is done by debit card (with PIN code) and via electronic funds transfer. - Oct 2012

It's safe to use cards and ATM's. You'll probably open a local account while here. The one we have issues a debit card which is accepted everywhere. On a shopping side note: Kids shoes and clothes are expensive here, but toys even more so. - Sep 2010

Safe and easy to use everywhere. - Aug 2009

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