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When we went to Prague last year, the travel agent recommended we exchange our Canadian currencies in Canada prior to departure. Once there, we found out that the rates were better in Canada then in Prague. You can pay in Euro in most tourist places while in Prague but you have to be careful as often the waiter/clerk will do the convert in his/her head so ...


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The best approach: Withdraw money from an ATM. Nothing beats the ATM rates in any country in the world, unless there happens to be a black market for local currency (which doesn't apply to any EU countries). Second best approach: Exchange physical euros. You can find a comparison of exchange rates in Prague on Kurzy.cz ("Čistého Kč" = amount of CZK you ...


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I am from Czech Republic, and so I can confirm that there is at least one Exchange Point on the Prague main train station. You can ask someone from Czech Railways infocenter for exact information how to find this Exchange. Also anywhere in Czech Republic you should be able to pay directly with Euros, so you do not need any CZK.


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There are exchange offices on central bus and central train station, both easy to spot. There are many more of them spread throughout the city center. Also, you can easily encounter tourist information spots, where you can get some more directions. It is also probably good to note that some shops near the city center accept euros as currency, but the rates ...


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Citing from http://wikitravel.org/en/Prague#Money In Prague, especially around tourist sights, there are plenty of Exchange offices with very bad rates which also charge commission. Best rates are found around Main Railway Station (Hlavní nádraží) - exit the station, left across the park, to street "Politických vězňů". There are about 5 offices, mostly ...


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I don't know about the bus and train stations, but I have seen a lot exchange points in the old town, around the Charles bridge. Finding one of them should be no problem at all. But it doesn't hurt to search for some exchange offices around your hotel or the places you plan to visit. In general banks offer better rates than exchange points, but there could ...



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