Useful information

Currency and Banking

The Czech Crown is the official currency of the Czech Republic. International credit cards (Visa, MasterCard) are accepted in hotels, restaurants and shops as well as in ATMs. ATMs are commonly available in the city. Payment in cash (in EUR) is also available in some restaurants and shops, so please ask for details on-site if necessary. For exchange your cash money we recommend you to use banks, not small exchange offices on streets.


The Czech Republic, uses a European 230 volt 50 Hz system. Sockets are standard European type F (two-prong round pin plugs with a hole for the main ground pin). In order to use electric appliances from non-european country, you may need a special voltage converter with an adapter plug.