AC Power Plugs and Sockets
The Czech Republic uses a 220 volt 50Hz system, sockets have the European standard and plugs are three-prong grounded.
The official currency of the Czech Republic is the Czech Crown – Česká koruna (CZK – Kč) which is subdivided into 100 hellers (h). International credit cards are accepted for payment in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Exchange offices and ATM machines are easily available throughout the city and at the Prague International Airport. Payment in cash in EUR is also available in some restaurants and shops, please ask for details on-site. You can find the official exchange rates on the website of the Czech National Bank.
The Czech Republic is on Central European Time – Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 1 hour. From April to October is summer time, i.e. GMT +2 hours.
The Dejvice campus is an excellent starting point for those who like to meet new places on the fly. We recommend a run to Stromovka Park, Letná or Petřín, where there are wonderful views of Prague. Also lovely is a run in the Game Reserve Star with a Renaissance summerhouse. See Great runs in Prague.
Even though English is spoken in all the hotels, shops and restaurants, we include a few basic Czech words and sentences that can be useful during your stay in Prague.
|How are you?
|Jak se máte?
|I am fine
|Mám se dobře
|How much is it?
|Kolik to stojí?
|Would you like to go for a beer?
|Nechceš jít na pivo?