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Czech Republic Facts
Passports and VisasPassport required for entry. US passport holders can stay for 90 days without a visa.
Health InformationNo vaccinations required for entry.
TimeEST + 6 hours
Electricity220V, 50 Hz AC
CurrencyCzech koruna (Kc), the Euro is also accepted
Gratuity TipsA tip of 5-10 % is appreciated in any tourist restaurant with table service. The usual protocol is for them to tell you the total food bill and for you, as you hand over the money, to say how much you are paying with the tip included.
Banks, Credit Cards, ATMsTravelers' checks are easily cashed throughout the Czech Republic. Eurocheques are cashed free of charge at Komercní banks, and there are American Express and Thomas Cook offices in Prague which will change their checks at bank rates free of charge. Upper end hotels and restaurants in major tourist centers accept some credit cards, usually American Express, Visa or MasterCard (Access) and sometimes Eurocard, Diners Club or JCB.
Visitors have been pouring in and reveling in the accessibility of this top tourist destination since things changed with a thump in 1989. The Czech Republic is still all things to all people. While Prague shakes with excitement, almost everything outside this astonishing city is still off the beaten tourist track and unspoiled. The Czech Republic is located at the very heart of Central Europe. This small nation boasts a host of spectacular cultural treasures and varied, rich tapestry of natural wonders. Those looking for a honeymoon with a pulsating city and countryside fortresses consider the Czech Republic as an option.
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