Czech Koruna

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CZK banknotes and coins

Travelling to the Czech Republic? Buy your Czech Koruna online or Click & Collect from selected Asda stores.

 

Click & Collect your Czech Koruna

It’s easy to exchange GBP to Czech currency with Asda Travel Money. Use Click & Collect online to make sure your cash is ready at your nearest Asda Travel Money Bureau or selected Click & Collect stores. Just pick up CZK during your next weekly shop or whenever you’re nearby. It’s simple, smart and stress-free.

  • Find selected stores

  • Click & Collect for free

  • Convenient collection whilst shopping

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Pound (GBP) to Koruna (CZK) exchange rate Price Promise

There’s already so much to prepare and compare before you hit the runway. Our price guarantee removes one thing from the equation. If you find a more competitive exchange rate on Czech Republic currency within 5 miles of an Asda Money Travel Bureau, we’ll match it. We call this our Price Promise.

 

Should I buy Koruna now or wait?

The GBP to Czech Koruna exchange rate will always fluctuate. But it’s usually better to secure a strong rate now before you leave it too late or get swept up preparing for your holiday. What’s more, if you are an Asda Rewards member, you’ll get an even better rate.

Buying Koruna before you travel means you won’t be scrabbling for notes and coins when you arrive. You won’t have to ask for directions to an ATM. Equally, you’ll avoid foreign transaction fees and bad exchange rates. You can hop straight into a taxi and explore the country’s mountains, castles and national parks. There’s every reason to buy Czech Koruna today.

 

Which countries use the Czech Koruna?

You can only spend Koruna in the Czech Republic. It’s been the national currency since 1993[1]. You might see it referred to as the Czech Crown or Koruna česká, named after the St. Wenceslas crown, a royal icon dating back to the 14th century that adorns every 1 CZK coin.

Koruna is the official currency[2] in Prague and other major international destinations within Czech borders.

 

Can I use Euros in the Czech Republic?

The Czech Republic is yet adopt the Euro, despite joining the European Union[3] in 2004. Euros aren’t accepted as official currency.

You may be able to still spend Euros during your stay. Some stores[4], cafes, bars and restaurants will accept them, although the prices will be relatively higher than goods and services in Koruna.

 

Koruna coins and banknotes

Coins

A single Koruna (kč) coin comprises 100 Haléřů, which were taken out of circulation[5] in 2008. 1 kč is still a very small amount of money. Coins include:

  • 1 kč
  • 2 kč
  • 5 kč
  • 10 kč
  • 20 kč
  • 50 kč

Banknotes

Czech banknotes are larger than you may be used to, with 1,000 kč worth about £35:

  • 100 kč
  • 200 kč
  • 500 kč
  • 1,000 kč
  • 2,000 kč
  • 5,000 kč

Three reasons to love Asda Travel Money:

  • Price Promise

    If you find a better exchange rate within 5 miles of one of our travel money bureau, we’ll beat it with our Price Promise.

  • 2. We Buy Back Your Travel Money

    Stop by our travel money bureau and we’ll buy back your unused travel money. Even if you didn’t buy your travel currency from us, we’ll exchange it back commission free.

    Our Buy Back Promise lets you sell back your CZK at the same rate for just £2.99

  • 3. Same Day Travel Money Service

    Left it till the last minute? Don’t worry, simply swing by one of our travel money bureaux and take advantage of our same day travel money on popular currencies, subject to availability.

How much do things cost in the Czech Republic?^

 

Overall, the Czech Republic is one of the most affordable destinations[6] in Central Europe. Neighbouring countries such as Austria, Poland, Germany and Hungary all have higher average living and tourist costs.

Here are some quick price breakdowns for common expenses and essentials:

Common Czech Koruna questions 

 

How much is 1 Pound to Czech Koruna ? 

GBP to CZK rates vary with economic and political scenarios. A good Pound to Koruna rate will fall between £1 for kč26-28*. 

*Rates taken from Asda foreign exchange calculator. At time of publishing - October 2023.

 

Is it cheap to eat out in Prague? 

Although it’s the Czech capital, Prague remains more affordable than many cities in the UK, where you should expect to pay less* for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Before you run off to the Czech Republic, remember to pick up your holiday money at Asda

[1] [3] [5] Sourced: en.wikipedia.org. October 2023.

[2] Sourced: introducingprague.com. October 2023.

[3] Sourced: private-prague-guide.com. October 2023.

[4] Sourced: bigworldsmallpockets.com. October 2023.

[6] Sourced: theworldwasherefirst.com. October 2023.

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