Czechia destination information

All you need to know before visiting Czechia

Czechia summary

Czechia is a small country with around 11M Czech. Official language is Czech. Czech Republic uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Czechia is Czech Koruna (CZK).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 82
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 24

ATMs in Czechia are Common. Internet speed in Czech Republic is on average 15.9 Mbps. In Czech Republic you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Prague
🗣️ Czech Slovak
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11M ☀️ ~8 °C 🌧 ~56 mm 👍 Developed 🚩 79k km2 (30k mi²)
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🛃 Customs rules
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Socket 🔌

Czech Republic uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

Languages 🗣️

  • Czech
  • Slovak


Currency 💱

1 CZK = 0.04 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦


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.

Card 💳

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.


Mobile Phone 📱

Czech Republic uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :


Ambulance :


Fire department :


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 .

international: + 420 38 1234567
calling local: 38 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Czech Republic is on average 15.9 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Czech Republic is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

In Czech Republic you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

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.


Temperature 🌡️

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