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Money and costs

Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Dorm bed: €15
  • Self-catering and lunch specials: €15
  • Admission to major tourist attractions: €10
  • Double room: €120–160
  • Three-course dinner in casual restaurant: €30
  • Concert ticket: €10–30
Top end (more than)
  • Double room in luxury hotel: €260
  • Seven-course tasting menu in top restaurant: €90
  • Private guided tour of Prague with driver: €200

The currency is the Czech crown (Koruna česká, or Kč). Euros do not circulate. ATMs are widely available, and credit cards are accepted almost everywhere.


  • Hotels Porters expect 20Kč to 50Kč per bag in top-end hotels; not typical for cleaning staff.

  • Restaurants Normal practice is to add around 10% if service has been good.

  • Pubs and bars For table service, round up to the next 10Kč (or 20Kč for bills over 200Kč).

  • Taxis Tips are not normally expected, but 10% if the driver helps with bags.