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With the arrival of virtual carriers, the status quo of the Czech mobile market has changed dramatically. Today I would recommend Mobil.cz. Once you activate the $10 SIM, you'll get free 200MB + reasonable FUP and $10 of credit that can be used for calls. The only downside is that if you want more than 200MB without FUP, the only option with Mobil.cz is to ...


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The most commonly used rule for tipping here is: Between 5 and 10 percent. I think that it's necessary to provide some background to the prices as well: Most restaurants have large profits on drinks, not only on meals, therefore you quite often pay even for plain water, because they don't want to lose their profits. However, no tips are included in the ...


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You've just seen a reason why to avoid tourist trap restaurants in the centre of Prague. Just today there is an article published in Czech newspapers about these service charges in the centre of Prague. They write that English speaking inspectors got these additional charges 5-15 % in many restaurants they checked. That never happened when they spoke Czech. ...


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I am not aware of any "common" rule around here except that tip is almost always given by rounding the price up to next multiple of 5 or 10 CZK. Which makes the usual amount depend on the price quite a lot, considering that normal pub where commoners go to lunch the lunch costs around 100 CZK. Tip is not mandatory. It is quite common, but usually not that ...


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Tipping isn't mandatory by definition. Gratuities may be added under certain circumstances as menus often explain in advance (e.g., for a table with unusually many guests), but that is part of the bill, which is mandatory – at least, this is how it works in the USA. My experience with the Czech Republic is limited, but when I tipped a waiter in Brno a few ...



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