Below are some of the most common questions from our travelers.
U.S. citizens must have a passport, which should contain at least 2 blank pages and be valid for at least six months after your return date. Passports expiring before then should be renewed as soon as possible.
Many countries also require a travel visa for entry. Some countries issue visas upon arrival, but in most cases, you need to obtain visas prior to travel. Airlines and cruises may deny boarding and your tour may be disrupted if your visa is not in order.
For U.S. citizens booked on a tour or package with Scheduled Dates, we will send you complete visa instructions and application forms after you book.
If you hold a passport from another country, or are not booked on a tour with Scheduled Dates, you are responsible for obtaining your own visa and meeting all entry requirements. If a visa is required, we recommend using a fee-based visa service, such as our preferred provider VisaHQ.
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.
U.S. citizens and Canadian citizens need only a valid passport, and proof of sufficient
funds to travel to the Czech Republic.
The currency in the Czech Republic is the Czech Crown (CZK. Please review the current exchange rate for the Czech Crown.
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.
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.
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.
See our blog post on using your cell phone abroad.