Hungary practice, know

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Identity Card:
  • Capital Budapest

  • People : Approximately 10 million inhabitants .

  • Constitution: Parliamentary Republic

  • Language Hungarian

  • Religion Christian

    Entry requirements:
    • Visa No, national identity card or passport valid .

    • Passport No, national map of sufficient identity to a European national .

      • Currency Forint (HUF)

      • Currency rates : 1 euro = 290 HUF

      • Change The euro is accepted in most hotels and restaurants. Do not exchange money on the street, prefer exchange offices rather than banks to change money, the exchange rates are more interesting.

      • Payment Cards : Only large hotels, restaurants and chain stores accept international credit cards .

      • Budget stay 1 Week 300-600 Euro

        • Restaurants
          Cheap : less than 10 € / person
          Average : 10-20 € / person
          Premium . more than 30 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 15 € / night
            Average : 30-60 € / night
            Premium : more than 150 € / night


            How to get there?

            • By Air: The main airport of the country is Budapest, many low-cost airlines serving the capital now Hungary; Ryanair, Wizzair, Easyjet, Germanwings.

            • By train: International train connections are provided with all the neighboring countries of Hungary. To find your itinerary and check prices on the German railway company site is excellent: .

            • By bus: Eurolines serves Budapest regularly from major french cities (via Paris) .

              On site:

              • Car The road network is good but secondary roads are average. Important for using motorways you need to buy a sticker, they are available at borders, highway entrances and at service stations.

              • Bus : The national bus network is well developed and connections are frequent. Long-distance buses are clean and in good condition but are often subject to delays. The bus is definitely the best way to travel in Hungary.

              • Ferry cruises are possible between Budapest and Szentendre, Visegr & aacute; s and Esztergom .

                • Vaccinations No mandatory vaccine .

                • Tips Think to bring the European Health Insurance Card, the request must be made to your insurance fund at least disease 15 days before departure.

                  • Delinquency: Watch out for pickpockets in Budapest, do not wear your bag in the back in public transport
                    avoid walking alone at night in the quarters of the 8th and 9th districts Nyugati metro station is generally not risky but try not to hang out there all the same. Also avoid public parks at nightfall.

                  • Drugs: French case was reported to have been drugged without their knowledge, never leave your drink unattended in bars at night and do not agree to drink a stranger in the street.

                  • Extra-billing: A well-known scam in hostess bars, overbilling consumption, avoid such places or at least have realistic presence of mind to ask for the rate card.

                    • Climate : Continental climate

                    • Average temperatures 22 & deg; C in summer and -1 & deg; C in winter .

                    • Best time to reach : Winter can be harsh, expect sunny days .

                      Daily life:
                      • Time difference : UTC + 1, no time difference with France .

                      • Electrical Outlets : 230 / 50Hz (European plugs)

                      • Calling code 00 36

                      • internet, wifi The city of Budapest offers free Wi-Fi throughout the city with its many Hot-Spots. If you have your laptop with you, you'll have no trouble finding free wifi in a cafe, or simply to your hotel.