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Using abbreviations is encouraged.
These abbreviations should be uniform and consistent and generally should not include full stops or periods.

Note: The abbreviations below are emboldened for clarity of exposition but, of course, we don't use bold face for abbreviations in Wikitravel articles just because its an abbreviation!


  • Building: Bldg
  • 1st floor: 1F, 2nd floor: 2F, etc


See: Wikitravel:Currency

Dates and times

See: Wikitravel:Time and date formats


  • Air conditioning: air-con
  • Wi-Fi is used for wireless internet using access points (hotspots)

Streets and roads

  • Avenue: Ave
  • Boulevard: Blvd
  • Court: Ct
  • Crescent: Cres
  • Drive: Dr
  • Expressway: Expwy
  • Freeway: Fwy
  • Highway: Hwy
  • Jalan: Jl (Road in Indonesia and Malaysia)
  • Junction: Jct
  • Lane: Ln
  • Place: Pl
  • Road: Rd
  • Route: Rte
  • Street: St


See: Wikitravel:Measurements

  • kilometre or kilometres: km
  • metre or metres: m
  • centimetre or centimetres: cm
  • mile or miles: mi
  • inch or inches: in
  • Celsius: °C
  • Fahrenheit: °F
  • year or years: yr
  • hour or hours: hr
  • minutes: min

See also