Banks -- Fairbanks has numerous banks with ATMs in the downtown area and along the commercial strips. Key Bank is at 100 Cushman.

Business Services & Internet Access -- FedEx Copy Center is at 418 3rd St. (tel. 907/456-7348). You can check e-mail for free at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center at 101 Dunkel St. and at numerous coffee shops.

Hospital -- Fairbanks Memorial is at 1650 Cowles St. (tel. 907/452-8181).

Police -- For nonemergency police business, call the Alaska State Troopers (tel. 907/451-5100) or, within city limits, the Fairbanks Police Department (tel. 907/459-6500).


Post Office -- At 315 Barnette St.

Taxes -- Fairbanks has no sales tax. North Pole charges 4%, with a cap of $8 in tax on any one purchase. Room tax is 8%.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.