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But if you are foreign there is a possibility to not pay for the trip, it just depends with every driver you go.
 
But if you are foreign there is a possibility to not pay for the trip, it just depends with every driver you go.
  
To hitchhike in Moldova is not prohibited or outlawed, so you can freely hitchhike without any restrictions. In order to hitchhike you must stay on the side of the road and raise your hand (so that the hand should be paralel with the ground), raising the big thumb it is not used, although the driver, possibly, will understand that you mean. Dont hesitate to stop any car you see, just dont create some car accident situation.
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To hitchhike in Moldova is not prohibited or outlawed, so you can freely hitchhike without any restrictions. In order to hitchhike you must stay on the side of the road and raise your hand (so that the hand should be parallel with the ground), raising the thumb it is not used, although the driver, possibly, will understand what you mean. Don't hesitate to stop any car you see, just don't create some car accident situation.
 
   
 
   
 
== Language controversy ==
 
== Language controversy ==
 
Though the official language of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moldovan_language Moldova] is called ''Moldovan'', it is really Romanian, identical to the Romanian spoken in [[Romania]]. Most people will understand and speak Russian as well.
 
Though the official language of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moldovan_language Moldova] is called ''Moldovan'', it is really Romanian, identical to the Romanian spoken in [[Romania]]. Most people will understand and speak Russian as well.
  
== Visa regualtions ==
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== Visa regulations ==
 
Since 2007 visitors from the US, EU, Norway, Iceland, Canada, [[Switzerland]] and [[Japan]] do not require a [http://www.mfa.gov.md/consular-information/ visa].
 
Since 2007 visitors from the US, EU, Norway, Iceland, Canada, [[Switzerland]] and [[Japan]] do not require a [http://www.mfa.gov.md/consular-information/ visa].
  

Revision as of 10:22, 7 November 2008

Flag of Moldova Moldova
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Language: Moldovan
Capital: Chişinău
Population: 4,128,047
Currency: Moldovan leu (MDL)
Hitchability: Good.png (good)
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Hitchhiking is quite popular in Moldova, although usually you have to pay for it, a price equal to the price of the trip in same direction.

But if you are foreign there is a possibility to not pay for the trip, it just depends with every driver you go.

To hitchhike in Moldova is not prohibited or outlawed, so you can freely hitchhike without any restrictions. In order to hitchhike you must stay on the side of the road and raise your hand (so that the hand should be parallel with the ground), raising the thumb it is not used, although the driver, possibly, will understand what you mean. Don't hesitate to stop any car you see, just don't create some car accident situation.

Language controversy

Though the official language of Moldova is called Moldovan, it is really Romanian, identical to the Romanian spoken in Romania. Most people will understand and speak Russian as well.

Visa regulations

Since 2007 visitors from the US, EU, Norway, Iceland, Canada, Switzerland and Japan do not require a visa.

Cities

Autonomous regions