Banks -- Wells Fargo, 123 Seward St. (tel. 907/586-3324), is one of the many banks and stores that have ATMs.

Hospital -- Bartlett Regional, 3260 Hospital Dr. (tel. 907/796-8900), is 3 miles out the Glacier Highway from downtown.

Internet Access -- Computers are easy to find downtown at coffeehouses and businesses such as Copy Express, at 230 Seward St. (tel. 907/586-2174).

Police -- The police station is at 6255 Alaway Ave. (tel. 907/586-0600 for nonemergencies).

Post Office -- Downtown in the federal building, 709 W. 9th St.; and in the Mendenhall Valley at 9491 Vintage Blvd., near Carr's/Safeway supermarket. A postal contract station handier to the cruise-ship docks is at 145 South Franklin St.


Taxes -- Sales tax is 5%. You pay 12% tax on rooms.

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.