PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Smoking

Laws restricting smoking are in effect in the Czech Republic. Smoking is prohibited in public areas (public transport platforms – bus and tram stops, train stations; on public transport; in cultural facilities; in healthcare facilities). On May 31, 2017, a new law came into effect which prohibits smoking in all dining establishments. Tobacco products may not […]

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Tippipng

It is usual to leave a tip, especially in restaurants. If you are satisfied with the service, feel free to leave a tip. If you decide to tip, the amount is usually 10 % of the bill. zdroj: www.prague.eu

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Money and Exchange

Czech Money 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 […]

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Language

The official language in the Czech Republic is Czech. It belongs to the group of West Slavic languages, like eg. Slovak or Polish. Czech has a very rich vocabulary, many special grammatical features and some unusual sounds. At present, it is one of the official languages of the European Union. In tourist places – hotels, […]

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