The official language is Danish. English is widely spoken.
The currency is the Danish Krone (DKK ), subdivided by 100 øre.
Per 1 januari 2015:
1 DKK = 0,13 EUR
100 DKK = 13,43 EUR
1 EUR = 7,44 DKK
100 EUR = 744.36 DKK
Major international credit cards and ATM cards (CIRR US) are widely accepted. In accordance with EU regulation fees are no longer charged by shops or restaurants for the use of credit cards.
The domestic electrical current in Denmark is 220-230VAC /50Hz. Sockets support standard twopole Euro-plugs (CEE 7/4/CEE 7/7). International travellers may require adaptors.
Denmark uses the metric system. Kilometers/meters/centimeters, kilograms/grams, and liters/deciliters/centiliters.
Denmark is in the Central European Time Zone (CET ), which is UTC +01 during winter and UTC +02 during summer due to Daylight Saving Hours (i.e. 6 hours ahead of U.S./Canada Eastern Standard Time)
Service charges are automatically added to the hotel and restaurant bill in Denmark, so no further tipping is required. Tipping for outstanding service is a matter of choice, but is not expected.
Tips for taxi drivers are included in the fare.
To call Denmark from abroad dial +45 + the 8 digit local number. To call international from Denmark abroad dial 00 + the country code and local code.