Prices in Prague – Cost of living
Thinking of moving to Prague? In cooperation with Dorset Recruitment, we give you a little overview on cost of living in Prague.
If you’re considering relocation to Prague, finding out how much living here costs can often be a real challenge. If you’re moving here for a job or a lifestyle change, understanding how far your finances will stretch is extremely important.
We’ve put together this guide to prices in Prague covering basic needs such as shopping, rent and housing prices along with social activities. We’ve tried to create an average using several sources where possible of course, prices do vary in different shops, areas and so on.
Exchange rates at time of writing (June 2015) are:
1 Euro = 27.27CZK
1 Pound = 38.02CZK
As with all major cities, rental prices vary considerably from location to location and depending on the specifications of the property. These are guide prices for mid-range accommodation.
Monthly Utility costs (Monthly Gas/Water/Electricity)
Prague has a range of major supermarket chains including Tesco, Lidl, Kaufland, Albert and others. There are also a growing range of premium stores such as Marks and Spencer and various specialty food outlets.
Phone, Internet and Public Transport
The Czech Republic has three major network operators, namely o2, Vodafone and T-Mobile. It also has several virtual network operators such as Opencall Mobile operating pay and go mobile phone services.
Larger cities in the Czech Republic will generally have the usual high-street fashion brands such as H&M, Next, Zara, and Diesel, and in Prague there are a number of large Western-style shopping centers.
Bars and Restaurants
Summer Time starts March 26 by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Remember to put you clocks ahead an hour
Prague is 95th most-expensive city by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
The annual chart by the Economist Intelligence Unit confirms that Prague is cheap
Population rises in Prague and the Czech Republic by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Statistics show immigration was more important than births
The Czech Republic is rising in happiness by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
A report from the UN shows gains in Central and Eastern Europe
Spring makes its way to Prague by Ross Kennerley - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
It is this point in the year where you will begin to see people from all walks of life truly embrace the Prague lifestyle
Saying “I love you” in Czech by Emily Prucha - Prague.TV
How do Czechs feel about expressing endearment (& not just on Valentine's Day)
Malmö versus Prague by by Ross Kennerley - Prague.TV
The two cities have a lot more in common than one may think
Prague ranks among the cheapest cities to move to by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
The Czech capital was 20th but other CEE cities are still cheaper
Foreigners hit record number by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Ukrainians make up the largest group, while Americans are less than 2 percent
#mezisvymi aims to dispell stereotypes by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: Integration centre of Prague)
A social media project is intended to give positive stories of integration
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