May through September are the best months to visit Hungary. The cultural season is active and temps are mild. Fall and spring are worth a visit as well, although temps drop around 20 degrees.
Check out the current weather conditions in Hungary.
U.S. and Canadian citizens need a valid passport.
There are no special health requirements or precautions to take when visiting Hungary.
The currency in Hungary is the forint. One American dollar is worth approximately 203 forints. Please review the
Please review the current exchange rate for the forint.
Tipping: Tip waiters 15-20% and taxi drivers 10%. Tip Gypsy musicians 100-200 Ft.
Items to watch for are embroidered peasant wedding clothing, such as vests or skirts, linens with embroidered illustrations and Hungarian script (red on black designs are authentic- you'll find them at stores that sell antiques), porcelain, peasant-style Korond pottery, lace, dolls, wine, carpets, wooden items, copper and brassware, medicinal tonics, paprika, old prints, maps and photographs, antiques (keep the receipts to show customs).
What are the voltage requirements in Hungary?
Voltage: 230 V; Plugs C & F. 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.
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