November 14, 2018

5 Tips on Traveling to Prague on a Budget

As the capital city of the Czech Republic, Prague has a few things that it boasts, making it a good travel destination. If you wish to travel to this wonderful city without breaking the bank, the following are some of the major tips to consider;

How to Get There 

If you are in the European Union, getting to Prague can be affordable as it is easily accessible via train. Availability of the Eurail pass makes it easy to travel around Europe and is one of the best options to travel in Prague on a budget. It gives travelers the privilege to travel as many times and to as many European countries they wish over unlimited time. If you wish to travel by air, there are affordable airlines to Prague International Airport like Transavia, RyanAir, and EasyJet.

Transport While in Prague 

After reaching your destination, you need to be clever about the mode of transport you choose to make local travels in Prague. Just like in many countries and cities, public transport is one of the top considerations while on a tight budget. When in Prague, you can use the tram which most locals use to move around as it is free. On the other hand, while taxi operators may take advantage of foreigners and charge very high rates, you can instead use Uber to move around.

Where to Stay 

Accommodation is one of the top priorities you should consider when traveling to any destination in the world. It is usually advisable to book your accommodation even before getting to your destination and there is plenty of affordable accommodation in Prague, from AirBnB’s to hostels like the sirtobys, and other affordable hotels. Most of this accommodation is usually strategically located, making it easy for you effortlessly access different places.

Where to Go

While Prague is a small city, you can properly plan your time and have enough to do over whatever period of time. One of the major attractions in Prague is the Charles Bridge which was constructed in the fourteenth century. Below the bridge is the beautiful Vltava River, and from the bridge be sure to catch the sight of the old city while staying entertained by musicians and artisans. Other places to go to in Prague include The Letna Beer Garden, Prague Castle, John Lennon Wall, Hit the town, The Prague Pub Crawl, and the Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock.

What to Eat 

Changing to new diets and cuisines especially when traveling can take a toll on your health, so you should be choosy about what you eat. This should not restrict you from indulging in the different amazing food you will find in Prague. Just make sure that you carry medication if you have a weak stomach and observe top notch hygiene when on your tour. Koala and Cafefin are some of the meals you can’t miss while Pernickuv Sen, Good Food Coffee and Bakery, as well as Lokal are some of the places to visit for food.

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