Dangers & Annoyances

  • Driving Drivers should be aware that traffic police are ubiquitous – stick to the speed limit and don’t drink alcohol as there’s a zero blood alcohol policy.
  • Theft Be aware of pickpockets in crowded spaces.
  • Drugs Albania has a reputation (not totally ill deserved) for organised crime and drug production and smuggling. Foreign tourists are highly unlikely to get caught up in any of these underworld activities or even be aware of it.