Czechia international travel guide

Landscape view of Czechia

Czechia 🇨🇿

Czechia is part of Europe with main city at Prague. It's usually 🌤️ 7.58 °C in Czechia with a rainfall of 🌧 45.84 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Czech Republic. Internet speed in Czech Republic is on average 15.9 Mbps. In Czech Republic you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 11M people. The main currency is Czech Koruna. The languages spoken are Czech and Slovak. Automatic teller machines are common in Czech Republic. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~7.58 °C   🌧 ~45.84 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Czech Republic. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. From 16 March, a temporary ban on entry into the Czech Republic will be enforced for all tourists. If you travel from a designated high-risk country, you may also be denied entry. Contact your nearest Czech Consulate or Embassy for details on entry restrictions. All international bus and rail services now cease at the Czech border. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Czech Republic.

issued date: March 18, 2020

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Czech Republic uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Czech and Slovak

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Czech Republic uses the Czech koruna (symbol: K?), code CZK.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100 korunas. Koruna is subdivided into 100 halé?s. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 korunas.

💳 Cards

Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Czech Republic (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Czech Republic. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Czech Republic. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Czech Republic is on average 15.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Czech Republic is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 370.33 CZK, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: O2, T-Mobile or Vodafone. Czech Republic uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Czech Republic upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Czech Republic, dial +, then 420 (the country code for Czech Republic), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Czech Republic, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 38 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Czech Republic you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas, 80 km/h (49 mph) on expressways and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.00%.

🚦 On the road

Road assistance is available at 1240 (ABA), 1230 (ÚAMK) or 800 280 281 (Asisten?ní služba ?SD). For general news on Czech Republic's traffic use Dopravniinfo or Czech motorway net. For news on Czech Republic’s motorways and tolls use The State Fund for Transport Infrastructure (SFDI). Most popular petrol stations in Czech Republic are Eni, Shell, Benzina, OMV, MOL and Papoil. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called Natural 95, Natural 98 or benzín. Petrol costs about 29.35 CZK per liter.Diesel options are called nafta motorová or Nafta.

🆘 Emergency

Police

995

Ambulance

996

Fire department

994

Useful Information
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Last updated: April 1, 2020