Czech Republic

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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

Currency - Business hours - Transportation - Internet - Basic conversation guide - Langages spoken


Currency

The currency is the koruna (CSK). You will find numerous exchange points, notably when arriving at the airport; they are open twenty-four hours a day. The Banks have the best exchange rates. The slot machines accept Eurocard and Visa cards, to some extend. However, more and more stores and restaurants accept credit cards.

 

Automatic Teller Machines (ATM)
To find out the locations of ATMs in Czech Republic , click on the link to your credit card: Visa, Mastercard or American Express

 


Internet

The Internet suffix is: .cz



Basic conversation guide

Yes = Ano
No = Ne
Thank you = Dekuji vám
Hello = Dobrý den, Ahoj
Goodbye = Na shledanou
I do not understand = Nerozumím
What is the price? How much does it cost? = Kolik to stoj í?
I would like to buy = Chtel bych koupit..., Chtela bych koupit...
Do you accept credit cards? = Berete kreditn í kartu?
Where is...? = Kde je...?
Post office = Posta
The bank = Banka
The police station, the police force = Policie
The pharmacy = lékárna
An airport = letiste
The station = nádrazí
One ticket to..., please. = Jeden lístek do..., prosím.
Would you have any vacancies for tonight? = Má nejaké volné místá na dnesní vecer?.

 


Languages spoken

Official language: Czech. This Slavonic language is spoken by 96% of the population. In the Czech Republic, the knowledge of foreign languages is very weak although young people sometimes know English. As far as the older population is concerned, they often speak some German although the second language at the communism era was Russian.


Last modified in January 2006
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