Frequently Asked Questions!

Yes! Although Albania is a very small country, it is packed full of gems and historical sites that should absolutely be seen at least once in your life! Whether you are a beach person, a mountain/nature person, a city person, or a cultural person, Albania can satisfy everyone’s desires. Albania is still relatively unexplored, and has only been open to the rest of the world for the past 30 years, so if you are looking for a place that is still undiscovered, but can fulfill everything on your to-do list, Albania should be at the top of the list of places to visit.
Yes! Albania is one of the safest countries to visit as a tourist. The Albanian people are some of the friendliest people in the world, and crime is relatively low compared to other places in Europe. Although Albania is a safe country to visit, you should always practice basic safety, and if you hire a tour guide for your trip, you will always have that extra layer of security being with someone who is quite familiar with the areas you would like to visit.
A: English is widely spoken in Albania, especially in Tirana. Most younger people know how to speak a decent bit of English, as well as Italian. The more remote places you visit, the less common Albanian is spoken, but you do not need to learn how to speak Albanian to visit this beautiful country.

A: Absolutely! Hiring a private tour guide has so many benefits, especially in a
country as unexplored as Albania. A tour guide can ensure that your vacation
is the most memorable one you have ever had. At Family & Friends, we have
years of experience traveling all around Albania, knowing where the best
spots are for everything, including where the best restaurants are located,
how to get to any spot in Albania, the knowledge of each and every city we
offer a private tour, where the best places to stay, and how to get around this
beautiful country with the safest and most affordable options that are

There are many different options when it comes to hotels, guesthouses, airbnb’s, and hostels just to name a few. However, if you book a multi-day tour with Family & Friends, you will not have to worry about having to find a place to stay on your trip because that will be taken care of for you. Our all-inclusive tours will provide you with the best option of whatever city you are visiting. Our tour guides have stayed in hundreds, if not thousands of different guest houses throughout Albania, and we only book at the most comfortable and affordable places for our clients. If you need help finding places to stay when not on a tour, our company will happily provide you with recommendations that fit your specific needs.
Yes you can rent a car in Albania, just as long as you have an international drivers license or if your drivers license from your home country is recognized by the Albanian government to use here. The roads in Albania are not always in the best shape, so renting a car here can be a bit more dangerous than renting a car in another European country. At Family & Friends, if you book a tour with us, you do not need to worry about renting a car or any other form of transportation. We will have all of your transportation needs taken care of. All of our tours include transportation in a car that is air conditioned and driven by an experienced driver. We also have partners who deal exclusively with rent-a-cars, so we can recommend to you the best rent-a-car company that will give you a reliable car at the best prices!
Yes, Albania is definitely cheaper than a vast majority of other European countries. If you are looking for a budget-friendly country to visit, then Albania is the right choice for you! From places to stay to food and drinks to entertainment, Albania is one of the cheapest places in all of Europe!
Absolutely! Albania is a safe country to visit, and there are plenty of family-oriented activities you can do while here in Albania. We here at Family & Friends will ensure your family is well taken care of while visiting Albania. Your safety is our number 1 priority!


Boat Trip / Tour to Komani Lake & Shala River Albania
Boat Trip / Tour to Komani Lake & Shala River Albania




Follow Us