Is Azerbaijan a safe country?
Yes, Azerbaijan is a safe country. Living here you will have no any fear of crime or violence. Instead you will meet a lot of hospitable people.
Is local transport easy to use?
Baku has a good public transport system. You have a chance to choose the type of transportation – subway, trains, buses and taxis. These transports are clean and comfortable. There are signs and announcements in both English and Azerbaijan language.
Is public smoking prohibited in Baku?
Public smoking is also not banned in Baku.
Is alcohol allowed in Baku?
Alcohol is always available in Baku. There is no any prohibition of consuming alcohol.
What is the status of women in Azerbaijan? Do all women have to wear scarves and cover their hair and/or face?
Azerbaijan women are free to choose what to wear. There are no formal secular or religious standards in terms of what to wear in public. Nonreligious as well as religious women have equal rights and enjoy comfort in their public appearance. Although Islam is a widespread religion in Azerbaijan the number of women wearing head scarfs is very few. Azerbaijan is a secular country with a lot of entertainment, tasty dishes, where people are very friendly and tolerant.
I don’t know Azerbaijan language, which difficulties can I have in Baku?
In addition to Azerbaijan language, there are many people who speak Russian and English. So, you can easily communicate if you know one of those languages. However if necessary, we’re happy to provide the interpreters. With BakuRent team you will never have any difficulties.
The majority of people are Muslims in Azerbaijan. What’s their attitude for foreigners?
Azerbaijan is a multicultural country. Majority of people are Muslims that are very tolerant towards other religions and cultures. You can find synagogues, Orthodox and Catholic churches in Baku and regions of the country.
I want professional guide service, will you organize it?
Of course, dear guest! BakuRent is happy to provide an interesting tour program for Baku and Azerbaijan. Our guide experts design the program for the best lunch, shopping, recreation and accommodation
How can I be informed about all the cultural events during my time in Baku?
On the main page of our web-site you can find “Upcoming Events” section. We are regularly updating the news on that section that you can browse over for your information. You can contact us directly by phone, e-mail or Facebook should you have any more questions in this regard.