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Czechia international travel guide in 2024

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Czechia 🇨🇿

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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 Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~7.58 °C   🌧 ~45.84 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11M people

Czechia Travel Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Exercise normal safety precautions
We’ve reviewed our advice for the Czech Republic. We’ve lowered the travel advice level. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions while in the Czech Republic. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in the Czech Republic.
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Czechia Weather

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Czechia Essential travel details

🔌 Plugs

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 in Czechia

💱 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 in Czechia

📡 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 in Czechia

🛣️ 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

Fire department

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Czechia travel details

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