Official Travel Advice for Czech Republic
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.
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
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Visitors/Tourists: 8,775,000 in 2011
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