1. Entry requirements or, for non-UK citizens, the Visa Info Tool on our apps dashboard
  2. Money
  3. Health
  4. Tourist Info Fact Box (bottom of page)

Summary

Travelchimps aims to provide ALL the information you need (see our Travel Dashboard). This page uses data from UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The usual caveat: we cannot guarantee import of this information was error free and therefore the accuracy of this page. Always use a number of sources to check important information

Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

In addition to this travel advice, view the latest updates for UK nationals travelling to and living in Europe.

Over 300,000 British nationals visit the Czech Republic every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

If you’re living in or moving to the Czech Republic, visit our Living in the Czech Republic guide in addition to this travel advice.

If you’re travelling to the Czech Republic to do business or provide services, see further guidance on providing services in the Czech Republic after EU Exit.

If you need to contact the emergency services call 112.

Carry your passport with you at all times for identification. The police may fine you or arrest you if you fail to do so. Keep copies of your insurance policy, European Health Insurance Card, ticket details and a 24-hour emergency number in a safe place and leave further copies with family or friends in the UK.

When using public transport you must validate your ticket when you board or you could be fined. See Local Travel

Only buy alcohol from legitimate places like supermarkets or bottle shops. Make sure the bottle has an original, untouched seal around the cork or cap. See Crime

Although there is no recent history of terrorism in the Czech Republic, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Czech Republic
Currency: Czech Koruna (CZK)
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CZK
Dialling Code: 420
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 8,775,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Czech (official language) 98%


Capital City(s):
Prague
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Population: 1,200,000
Latitude: 50.083333 Longitude: 14.416667



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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