✈️ Heading to Czech Republic? We've gathered some tips from the bunq community to make sure your trip is the smoothest it can be. 😎
Check them out below! 🌈 👇
Using your card
💳 Do I need cash in Czech Republic, or can I use my card everywhere?
Most places in the Czech Republic take cards, however smaller shops may require cash. Make sure you always carry some on you
💰 What currency do they use here?
The currency here is Czech koruna. The symbol is Kč or CZK.
🏧 Which ATM’s can I use for free?
The bunq community has reported free withdrawals at these ATMs.
- Komerční Banka
- Unicredit Bank
💵 If I want cash, how much should I take out of an ATM?
500 CZK should be enough for a few days, since you can use your card for nearly everything.
💳 Should I choose local currency or Euros when paying?
If you're asked to choose between local currency and Euros, always choose local currency.
That way bunq does the conversion for you, and you get to take advantage of the best rates with bunq ZeroFX.
📱 Can I roam, or should I get a local SIM?
All EU mobile plans should let you roam for free.
If you don't have an EU plan, you can learn about your local SIM card options here.
Useful things to know
💁♀️ How does tipping work?
It is common to leave a 10-15% tip.
🍺 How much does a 0.5L beer cost?
🍽 How much does an average meal cost?
🚨 What’s the emergency number?
🔌 What type of plug do they use?
This one! It’s the standard European plug.
🚗 What side of the road do they drive on?
They drive on the right side of the road here.
🗺 How do I navigate my way around?
Google and Apple Maps both work well here. There's also a local app available called 'mapy.cz'.
Otherwise, we recommend Rome2Rio as the best way to find out how to get anywhere. It even tells you the cost of each option. 🙌
👀 Any other good tips?
Visit the Bohemian Paradise, the first nature preserve in the country. You will find amazing rock formations!
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If you've been to Czech Republic 🇨🇿 share your experience! The following would be really useful for other bunqers to know:
- Which ATMs are free to use?
- What card should I use and where?
- Any other info you think may be useful.
Share your experience with us in the comments below! 🌈 👇