Booked your trip to Prague? While Prague is an Amazing place to visit it can also be known for its many scams, tourist traps, and pickpockets. Read these Prague tips to make the most out of your visit
Wrap Up Warm
If you are thinking of visiting Prague in the winter then – along with your jumpers make sure you pack thermals, gloves, and a hat. Especially thermals it can make a big difference. It was freezing in Prague. In January – and coming from me, because i am pretty nesh, I was not that cold as expected with all my extras on.
Watch Out For The Pickpockets
While walking Alan had someone up close to his backpack and when he turned around the man said sorry and ran off.
Also another time near the astronomical clock, I actually saw this woman with her hand in this other woman’s backpack. It’s one of those things though because you just presume that it was the woman’s friend and they were together so you don’t say anything. But then when the pick pocket walks off you realize it was
Nothing Happens At Midnight!
The astronomical clock is good to see, every o’clock you can see all the apostles appear., but this doesn’t happen at midnight. So no bother waiting at midnight for something to happen!
There is a lot of beautiful crystal to buy in Prague. And also a lot of tacky crystal shops too. If you want to buy Czech crystal make sure you look to see where it is made from. Whether it’s made from China or actually made from Czech.
Different Prices For Tourists
Now this one I learned from a youtube video. All these souvenir and
So when we went into a store we only bought something with a price tag already on. Also, there is a Tesco in Prague which is best to buy from there.
Make Sure To Validate Your Ticket
If you are going to be traveling by bus or train you need to validate your ticket. Purchase tickets the normal way, using the machine but your ticket doesn’t start until you scan it. Really it’s just a small machine on the bus, and at the entrance of the train station, you just have to scan your ticket to validate it. Otherwise, you can get a huge fine.
Make Sure To Tip In Prague
It’s not just the USA where you have to pay tips. You also have to pay a 10% tip in Prague whenever you eat out, get a taxi etc
Is Prague Cheap For Food And Drinks?
For some reason, a lot of people think Prague is cheap for food and drinks. But it’s neither cheap or expensive. It is just average price. About the same price as UK.
Be Careful When Taking A Taxi
If you are thinking of taking a taxi don’t grab a taxi in any of the tourist spots. The best thing is to call for an Uber. As like shops, taxis will also take advantage of tourists and charge you more.