Hungary is part of Europe with main city at
Budapest. It's usually 🌤️ 19.95 °C in Hungary with a rainfall of 🌧 62.05 mm. Tipping is quite common in Hungary and it's good etiquette to leave one. Internet speed in Hungary is on average 12.6 Mbps. In Hungary you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a
population of 10M people. The main currency is Forint. The languages
spoken are Hungarian. Automatic teller machines are common in Hungary. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~19.95 °C 🌧 ~62.05 mm 👨👩👦👦 10M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
If you're not a Hungarian national then you're not allowed to enter Hungary unless you have an exemption (see 'Travel'). You can still transit through Hungary but must undergo a medical examination at the border and show no symptoms of COVID-19. Entry restrictions may change at short notice. Partial lockdown measures are in place. Follow the advice of local authorities. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Hungary due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.
issued date: April 7, 2021
Hungary uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Hungarian
💱 Currencies Used
Hungary uses the Hungarian forint (symbol: Ft), code HUF.Banknotes come in denominations of 20000, 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 forints. Forint is subdivided into 100 fillérs. Coins come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 forints.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Hungary (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.
Automatic teller machines are common in Hungary. 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.
Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in Hungary and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it.
Internet speed in Hungary is on average 12.6 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Hungary is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.
You can buy a SIM card for about 2,366.54 HUF, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Telekom, Telenor or Vodafone. Hungary uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Hungary 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.
To call Hungary, dial +, then 36 (the country code for Hungary), then the area code (without the initial 06) and the local number. For local calls within Hungary, start with the area code (with the initial 06). In the case above area code is 1 .
🛣️ Road rules
In Hungary 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: 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas 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 06-1-24-00-475 (SOS Hungary). For general news on Hungary's traffic use Útinform. For news on Hungary’s motorways and tolls use National Toll Payment Services (PLC) or VirPAY. Most popular petrol stations in Hungary are Eni, Shell, Avia, Lukoil, OMV, MOL and INA. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called benzin or Ólmozatlan motorbenzin (ESZ-95). Petrol costs about 334.33 HUF per liter.Diesel options are called dízel or Gázolaj.
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