Here you will find important tips and useful information for Czech Republic.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Czech koruna CZK
Customary credit cards are accepted in most places. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Travelers are advised not to proceed beyond major cities without sufficient cash.
ATM cash withdrawals outside bigger communities or cities may not be available.
Credit cards are recommended for car rentals. Prepaid cards are generally accepted for payment but not for reservations. Please check the possible payment methods with the car rental company in advance.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
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English, German and French
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt; 2-pronged round plug / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Passport still valid after end of stay or valid ID card, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Tourists must register with police after 30 days.
Foreign travelers must be able to submit a health insurance valid for this country.
Prag, Pevnostni 7
Tel. +420 220 400 611
8.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 13.00/15.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
CH sticker, first-aid kit, bright signal jacket and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Headlights must be on even during the day.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
L'acqua di rubinetto è perlopiù potabile.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
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