Passport and Visa – Most nationalities may enter the Czech Republic for up to 90 days without a visa. A valid passport with at least two blank pages and up to six months remaining validity is required.
Currency – The currency is known as both Czech koruna and Czech crown (Kč / CZK). Although prices have increased in recent years, Prague is still a good destination for budget-conscious travelers compared to many European capitals.
Language – English is widely spoken, but Czech is the official language.
Tax Free – Tourists are entitled to a refund purchased goods whose price including tax paid is over CZK 2,000.
Free Electrical Voltage – In the Czech Republic, a voltage of 230 V at a frequency of 50 Hz is used. E-type electrical sockets (Similar to France) with an earth pin are standard.
Tipping – Tipping is common, especially in restaurants. If you were satisfied with the service, be sure to show your appreciation leaving about 10% of the total bill. The most common international types of payment cards – especially Visa and Mastercard – are widely accepted in Prague’s shops, hotels and restaurants. Amex is not that accepted in most places.
Population – The current metro area population of Prague in 2022 is 1.3M. Czech Republic is 10.7M.
Economy – Prague has a well-diversified economy with an emphasis on the industrial sector. The country entry into the European Union in 2004.