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


Accommodation

Renting

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)





Shopping/Consumables

Groceries

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.




Clothing

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.



Entertainment


Bars and Restaurants




Social and health activities

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