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Last verified: Saturday, 11. July 2020 at 07:20 AM

Czech Republic Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon We advise caution when travelling to Czech Republic

Local Situation: 3.2 / 5

We advise caution when travelling to Czech Republic. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.1 / 5

Czech Republic shares a land border with 4 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Czech Republic), the Advisory Index is 3.1 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Austria (3.2), Poland (3.2), Germany with 3.1 and Slovakia with 2.8 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Czech Republic

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Czech Republic. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Czech Republic.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Czech Republic

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Czech Republic.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Czech Republic from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.2 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 Exercise normal precautions in the Czech Republic.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/czech-republic-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Täckande reseförsäkring behövs. Se upp för ficktjuvar och väskryckare, särskilt på vissa spårvägslinjer.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/CZ

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Hvis du rejser til Tjekkiet, bør du være ekstra forsigtig for at minimere risikoen for at blive smittet med coronavirus/COVID-19.  Du udviser ekstra forsigtighed ved bl.a. at følge vores rejseråd i en tid med COVID-19. Hvis du rejser til Tjekkiet, bør du også orientere dig om lokale restriktioner forud for rejsen. Den danske ambassade i Prag har de seneste ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/tjekkiet/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/czech-republic

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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If you’re in the Czech Republic, restrictions imposed at the beginning of COVID-19 are easing. However, state of emergency visa exemptions will expire on 16 July and entry restrictions are still in place for foreigners outside the EU. (see Travel). You're still required to wear facemasks on the metro transport system, at medical facilities, at indoor events ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/czech-republic

Individual rating changes for Czech Republic

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Czech Republic. Most recent events first.

Changes from June 27th 2020

The total rating for Czech Republic changed from 3.3 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government decreased their existing warning for Czech Republic to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by -1.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Czech Republic changed from 3.2 to 3.3. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Czech Republic with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Czech Republic changed from 3.0 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Czech Republic to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 15th 2020

The total rating for Czech Republic changed from 2.4 to 3.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Czech Republic to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Czech Republic changed from 1.8 to 2.4. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Czech Republic with a rating of 4.0.

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Czech Republic to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 8th 2020

The total rating for Czech Republic changed from 1.5 to 1.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Czech Republic to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Czech Republic changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Czech Republic with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Czech Republic with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Czech Republic with a rating of 2.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Czech Republic with a rating of 2.0.

About Czech Republic

Czech Republic with its capital Prague is a country in Europe (Eastern Europe), slightly smaller than South Carolina (78,866 km²). The country is located Central Europe, between Germany, Poland, Slovakia, and Austria. The climate can be described as temperate; cool summers; cold, cloudy, humid winters. The landscape is Bohemia in the west consists of rolling plains, hills, and plateaus surrounded by low mountains; Moravia in the east consists of very hilly country. With a population of about 10.22 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Prague
Population about 10.22 million
Size 78.866 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than South Carolina
Common languages Czech, Slovak
Currency Koruna (short: CZK)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800/3G
International phone prefix +420
Internet Top Level Domain .cz
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 CZ
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 CZE
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 203

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Czech Republic is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • acid rain damaging forests
  • air and water pollution in areas of northwest Bohemia and in northern Moravia around Ostrava present health risks
  • efforts to bring industry up to EU code should improve domestic pollution

Natural hazzards

  • flooding

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Czech Republic. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. armaments
  2. equipment
  3. glass
  4. machinery
  5. metallurgy
  6. motor vehicles

Agriculture products

  1. fruit
  2. hops
  3. pigs
  4. potatoes
  5. poultry
  6. sugar beets
  7. wheat

Czech Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Czech Republic.

Export products

  1. chemicals
  2. fuel
  3. machinery
  4. raw materials
  5. transport equipment

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. fuels
  3. machinery
  4. raw materials
  5. transport equipment

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Czech Republic?

Czech Republic is currently rated at 3,2 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 6 official sources. We advise caution when travelling to Czech Republic.

Is it safe to travel Czech Republic in 2020?

Visiting the country Czech Republic is usually fine. The score is at 3,2 Just keep an eye open, obey local rules and you'll most likely be fine.

How many travel advisories do you know for Czech Republic?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 6 individual sources for Czech Republic.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Czech Republic?

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Czech Republic. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Czech Republic.

What is the size of Czech Republic?

Czech Republic has a size of 78,866 km² or 30,450 mi² which is slightly smaller than South Carolina.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.