Here you will find important tips and useful information for Hungary.
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
Payment by credit card is relatively common. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Use credit card with caution. Unauthorized use is widespread.
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 reasons of safety, it is advisable not to exchange cash over the amount needed immediately.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
+/- 0 h
English and German
00 (wait for reference tone) 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter recommended
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.
Budapest, Stefania ùt. 107
Tel. +36 1 460 70 40
8.00/9.00 - 14.00/15.00 h (Mon - Thu)
8.00/9.00 - 13.00 h (Fri)
10.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Fri)
10.00 - 13.00 h (Sat)
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 1 year previously, varies by rental company.
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 ‰.
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