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Internet, Phones, Post

Post: The main post office is located close to Wenceslas Square in Jindřišská street 14. This post office is open 24 hours. Prague’s postal service is quite reliable, but for important items it’s best to use registered mail using couriers like DHL or FEDEX. Most shops that sell postcards also sell stamps as well as some hotels, so you do not need to go to the post office. Just put your postcards in the postbox – a distinctive orange colour with two mail slots. Postcards take about a week to reach overseas destinations.

Telephones: payphones accept either coins or phone cards and are located everywhere in the city centre, mainly near the metro stations. Phone cards are available at newsagents and post offices. All Czech telephone numbers have nine digits. The international code for the Czech Republic is 420. To call the UK from Prague dial 00, then the country code: 44.

Mobile phones: Prague uses GSM 900/1800. Major mobile operators are: O2, Telefonica, T-Mobile and Vodafone.

Internet: you can find an Internet café on almost every corner. Expect to be charged from 40 CZK to 120 CZK per hour. Many coffee shops offer free Wi-Fi. Nearly all better hotels have on-site Wi-Fi or data points in rooms.

Free Wi-Fi Hotspots in Prague

A growing number of the city’s cafés and bars allow their customers to get online wirelessly and at no extra charge. In fact in most cases it is not an absolutely free service, because it’s expected that you purchase something while using their wi-fi connection. Many cheaper and mid-range hotels, …

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Mobile Phones in Prague

If you live in Europe, Australia or New Zealand you can bring your own GMS mobile. The Czech Republic uses the GMS 900 system. Now all networks allow the use of 3G phones. It is recommended, though, that you check with your mobile provider before you leave about using your …

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T-mobile HotSpot

The operator T-Mobile provides access to the Internet using a wireless connection called T-Mobile HotSpot. The service is available in selected Prague’s including hotels and restaurants. In order to be able to take advantage of the service, one needs a PC equipped with WiFi signal reception hardware, which is standard …

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Phones in Prague

Fixed lines are operated by Český Telecom (member of Telefónica group). There are numerous telephone boxes spread all around, especially near metro stations operating on coins or phone cards. You can make international calls from any public phones. Just dial 00 before your country code. Some payphones accept coins and …

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English Media in Prague

Press There is a weekly local English newspaper called The Prague Post (cost 65 CZK) – (www.PraguePost.com). It concentrates mainly on business and politics and was originally created for English ‘ex- pat’ community living in Prague. It is very useful for travellers as it contains a lot of suggestions about …

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Postal services

Post offices use distinctive orange Pošta signs. Most post offices are open from 8am until 6pm. On Saturdays they will close at noon. Prague’s main post office is located just close to Wenceslas Sq. (Jindřišská 14, New Town). This 24-hour post office is located at Hybernská 15 close to Masaryko …

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Search on the Czech Internet

If you are looking for something in Prague we recommend you use some of Czech’s Search Engines. Two mostly used by Czech’ are – www.seznam.cz and www.centrum.cz. Google.cz is relatively very young in the Czech Republic. Czechs used to always use SEZANAM portal for some strange reasons even if its algorithms …

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