You will need
- - cash rubles
- - currency exchange
Going on a trip, the first thing you should find out what currency is in use in Prague, the Czech capital. Despite the fact that the Czech Republic is party to the Schengen agreement, and to visit the country if you have a Schengen visa, Czech Republic has not abandoned the national currency in favour of Euro, the country still made to pay in Czech crowns.
Interestingly, private money appeared in the country after it gained independence following the disintegration of Czechoslovakia in 1993. At the moment the smallest coin that can be found in the calculations is 1 Krona. Also have circulated coin 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 CZK and also banknotes in 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000 crowns.
Plan your budget for the trip. Please note that some of the costs, for example, paying for hotels and flights, you will need to realize beforehand why you need to take the amount sufficient to cover the costs of food, sightseeing, public transport and other such articles. To determine the order, what is the approximate cost you are interested in goods and services in Prague can be found by examining numerous tourist sites and forums with reviews of tourists who have already been there.
Visit the exchange office, taking with him the sum in rubles that corresponds to your planned expenditures. The fact that the purchase of the Czech crown in Russia is quite difficult, therefore, most likely, you will have to exchange cash roubles for dollars or euros, and subsequently make another exchange.
I arrived in Prague, you will need to visit currency exchange: at this time, in order to redeem advance purchased with dollars or euros to Czech koruny. Try to keep the part you have received bills were of small denomination - it will be more convenient in the exercise of petty cash, e.g., payment for public transport, the transfer tip to the waiter or the maid. This money should be kept on hand in case of need you can quickly or use, without delaying others. And large bills, you can get away if they need you to make a purchase, you will have plenty of time to get them.
The indicative exchange rate of the Czech crown to the Euro is 0.04 Euro per unit of national currency to the U.S. dollar of $ 0.05 for the crown. Refer to these numbers when selecting the exchange.
Czech Republic is a civilized country, so in order to avoid having to carry large sums of money in cash, you can take the advantage of the numerous ATMs located in Prague. This will allow you from time to time to remove the necessary amount of money immediately and in cash in CZK without visiting the exchange office. Make sure that your Bank card is provided for the possibility of currency conversion.