Fast Facts: Czech Republic
Below are some of the most common questions from our travelers.
What is the weather like?
The months of May thru September have the best weather. Days
are warm and nights are cool, so be sure to take a sweater,
possibly even an umbrella if you are traveling in the spring.
Check out the current weather conditions in the Czech Republic.
What is required for entry?
U.S. citizens and Canadian citizens need only a valid passport, and proof of sufficient
funds to travel to the Czech Republic.
Are there any health precautions I should take?
The currency in the Czech Republic is the Czech Crown (CZK. Please review the current exchange rate for the Czech Crown.
Are tips & service charges customary?
In restaurants, round up the bill to the nearest Euro. Tip 10% for larger bills. To tip waiters, you will need
to state the total amount you wish them to keep including the
meal when you hand over the cash.
What are the best items to shop for?
Czech is famous for its crystal fine art, hand-knit shawls,
wooden toys, garnets, handmade tablecloths and puppets, painted
eggs, caviar, china, antiques, peasant frocks, and music.
What are the voltage requirements?
230 volts. Plug E. You will need
a voltage converter and plug adapter in order to use U.S. appliances.
We recommend getting a universal adapter and converter kit.
View more information about electrical standards around the world.
Can I take my cell phone?