Fly To Prague, Czech Republic
Cheap Flights to Prague
Have a fairytale experience in the breathtakingly beautiful Czech Republic – a country full of off grand castles, picturesque medieval towns, snowcapped mountains, elegant spas, and lush woodlands and vineyards.
Prague is its capital city, the “City of a Thousand Spires” so-called for the many fine churches nestled among the cobblestone streets, monuments, museums, bridges, and breweries of the city. The Czech Republic is the original Bohemia, perfect for a great escape any time of the year.
Visitors from Egypt need a valid visa and passport to visit the Czech Republic. To begin the application process online, visit here. The Czech Embassy is located at 4 Al Dokki St in Giza, phone number 02 333 39700.
There is an Egyptian Consulate in Prague, located at Pelleova 14.bubenee, Prague 6, 160 00, Czech Republic. Phone number: (+420) 224 311 506.
- Castles, castles, and more castles! The most popular castle to visit is Prazky hrad, otherwise known as the Prague Castle. The Gothic Karlstejn hrad or the Spielberg hrad in Moravia are some of the other castles most popular with visitors.
- Pamper yourself at a spa around the Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad) hot springs – a city famous for its spas since the 14th century!
- Visit the bizarre -yet- morbidly-beautiful monastery, Sedlec Ossuary – a church decorated with garlands of skulls and chandeliers made of bones.
- Have a tour – and a taste, should you be inclined! – at the Pilsner Urquell Brewery in Pizen, home of the Czech Republic’s world-famous beer.
- Spend some time in Cesky Krumlov, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and arguably the most beautiful town in the country.
- Explore the Cesky Raj – towering rock formations whose name in English translates as ‘Bohemian Paradise.’ Sounds like a winner!
- Time Zone: Central European Time (UTC +1:00) during fall/winter; UST +2:00 during spring/summer when Daylight Savings Time is observed.
- Official Language: Czech.
- Currency: Czech Koruna (CZK).
- Dialing Code: +420.
- Driving: Driving in the Czech Republic shouldn’t cause you too many problems … during the summer! From November to March, snow can make the roads perilous – especially for anyone not used to driving in winter conditions. If you do decide to risk driving during winter months, at least make sure the vehicle you are driving is fitted with snow tires! Czech driving regulations insist that all vehicles have their lights switched on – all day long. Also, using mobile devices while driving without hands-free technology is also forbidden.
The Czech Republic boasts one of the densest rail network in Europe, as well as an elaborate public bus transport system. Public transportation via buses and trains is quite reliable. More information on Prague’s public transit network can be found here.
Vaclav Havel Airport is the international airport of the Czech Republic, located 10 kilometers west of the capital city, Prague. Serving around 11 million passengers a year, it is one of the biggest and busiest airports in the newer European Union countries. It is also the hub for Czech Airlines.
A number of buses run between the airport and the capital’s city center, departing roughly every 10 minutes during the day, and 30 minutes at night. The buses take 20-25 minutes to get to various stations along the city’s metro line, and one express bus takes you straight to the city’s main train station in about 40 minutes.
- Food and Beverage: The airport has over 30 restaurants and cafes offering Czech- as well as international cuisine.
- Currency Exchange: Travelex Currency Services located in Terminal 1 is open daily from 6 am to 10:30 pm.
- Lost & Found: To claim lost or forgotten property in the transit area or near the gates, contact Czech Airlines Complaint Department (phone: +420 22011 4283). For property lost in a public area, contact the supervisory service of Prague Airport terminal operations (phone +420 22011 4021).
- Car Hire: Sixt, National, Budget, Europcar, Avis.