Tunis, Tunis Carthage International Airport (TUN), Tunisia

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    Lifts, ramps and adapted toilets have been installed to assist disabled passengers at Tunis Carthage International Airport. Wheelchairs are available from the airline counters. Travellers requiring special assistance should contact their airline prior to departure.

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    ATMs and 24-hour currency exchange kiosks are available in the arrival and departure areas. Money must be changed within Tunisia.


    Public telephones are located in Arrivals and Departures. A post office can be found in Departures. Mobile phone hire is also available within the airport. Free Wi-Fi is available in some restaurants.


    There are several snack bars at Tunis Carthage International Airport, serving international and local cuisine. A full-service restaurant is located in Departures.


    Duty-free shopping is available in Arrivals and Departures. There are also shops selling luxury goods and local produce.


    There is a lost and found counter near the general information desk. Left luggage is not available at the airport, but trolleys are provided.


    Other facilities include a travel agency and hairdresser’s in Arrivals, and a small tourist office on the first floor of Departures. First aid facilities are also available on-site.

    Conference & Business

    A VIP lounge is available in Departures. There are no business or conference facilities at Tunis Carthage International Airport, but there are meeting rooms at the nearby Tunis Grand Hotel (tel: 71 235 700;

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    Airport code: TUN

    Number of Terminals: 2


    There is a tourist information desk in Terminal 1’s main hall and another in Terminal 2, which is only open for arriving flights.

    Transfer between Terminals

    A shuttle bus links the terminals, departing every 10 minutes.

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    Hotels in Tunis


    Many tourists come to stay at the beach resorts on the coast near Tunis, but lodging options are improving in the city itself as it becomes a destination in its own right.

    While there are some guesthouse-type options in the medina, the New Town is always a safe bet.


    2078 La Marsa
    Les Côtes de Carthage
    Tel: +216 71 259 499
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    Category: Expensive

    Based on the coast in La Marsa, this opulent hotel boasts a hammam, pools and a Thai restaurant.

    Novotel Tunis Mohamed V

    Avenue Mohamed V
    1002 Tunis
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    Category: Moderate

    For glitzy modernity, try Novotel’s offering, with good international food.

    Concorde Les Berges Du Lac

    Rue du Lac Turkana
    1053 Tunis
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    Category: Moderate

    The Concorde is a handsome city hotel, with a great restaurant and spa.

    St Georges Tunis

    16 Rue De La Cologne
    Tunis 4001
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    Category: Cheap

    Built in 1970, St George is basic and a little faded, but cheap and cheerful.