Your Money

Exchange offices

Can be found in most hotels and all around the city centre of Prague and on the airport. They exchange all common currencies


Czech staff in restaurants and bars get paid for their work so tipping is not obligatory but still expected. As general guideline is 5 to 10% 


The currency in the Czech Republic is the Czech Crown. You can find the Czech Crown displayed like Kc or CZK. Euros are of course commonly used.

Banks and Money Exchange

Also banks can be found in the Prague city centre. Known banks in the Czech Republic are:
  • CSOB
  • Ceska Sporitelna
  • Komercni Banka
  • Bank of Austria

It is recommended to go to one of the big banks, which generally have the best exchange rates, as well as the lowest commission

Students can obtain discounts at museums when showing their student card. ISIC cards are also welcome. Shopping hours

In the city center of Prague shops and department stores are generally open from 9 AM till 8 PM every day of the week.


Prague Tourist Information