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Currency used in Prague and Budapest

What do they use in Prague and Budapest? Do they take Euros or must I exchange each countries' currencies?

Posted by
5561 posts

I don't know about Budapest, but the Czech Republic has its own currency. There are web sites that can tell you. Try Google.

Posted by
3 posts

In Hungary the currency is Forint.

Euros probably will be accepted, however legally they don't have to, it's not their currency


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Posted by
100 posts

Prague uses the Krone. $1 buys 16 Krones. The exchange rate is very good right now! You have nothing to worry about.


Posted by
4 posts

You can use euros in prague, but many local places only take crowns.

Posted by
427 posts

budapest forints or euros. you can exchange youir own currency their. exchange rates are good and no service charges.