The Czech Republic’s currency is the Czech koruna or Czech crown (Kč / CZK). Despite being a member of the European Union, the Czech Republic has not adopted the euro yet.
Notes come in denominations of 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 CZK. Coins come in 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 CZK.
Currency Exchange in Prague
There are numerous bureaux de change in Prague – in the city centre, as well as at Prague’s airport and major train and bus stations. After comparing the exchange rates on offer and finding the best deal don’t forget to ask about commission. A good tip is to ask how many Czech korunas you will receive in total after all charges have been deducted. Exchanging money in banks is also advisable. Current exchange rates can be found at www.cnb.cz.
Find updated foreign currency exchange rates and an easy to use currency converter here.
Payment Cards and Cash Machines (ATMs) in Prague
Most common international types of payment cards – especially Visa and Mastercard – are widely accepted in Prague’s shops, hotels and restaurants.
There are plenty of cash machines in the centre of Prague – in banks, large shopping centres and especially in metro stations. Most of them accept all regular international cards with the Visa, Plus, Mastercard, Cirrus or Maestro symbols.