Hungary

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PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

Currency - Business hours - Transportation - Internet - Basic conversation guide - Langages spoken


Currency

The Hungarian currency is the forint (HUF). It is issued in coins of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 Fts, and in notes of 100, 500, 1 000 and 5 000 Fts.
1 Euro = 262,4 HUF.

 

Automatic Teller Machines (ATM)
To find out the locations of ATMs in Hungary , click on the link to your credit card: Visa, Mastercard or American Express


Transportation

Road
There are a few highways but in general, the condition of the network is good. The authorized alcohol level in the blood is 0g / l. Caution is advised when crossing railroads since roadsign indications are rather poor. It is compulsory to fasten your seat belt. It is also compulsory to turn the headlights on when driving outside the cities, even at daytime. There are many gas stations.



Rail
Satisfactory.


 


Internet

The Internet suffix is: .hu



Basic conversation guide

Yes = Igen
No = Nem
Thank you = Köszönöm
Hello = J ó napot
Goodbye = Viszontlátásra
I do not understand = Nem értem
What is the price? How much does it cost? = Mennyibe kerül?
I would like to buy... = Venni szeretnék...
Do you accept credit cards? = Elfogadnak hitelkártyát?
Where is...? = Hol van ...?
Post office = Posta
The bank = Bank
The police station, the police force = Rendörség
The pharmacy = Gyógyszertár
An airport = Repülötér
The station = Vasút állomás
One ticket to ... please = Egy jegyet kérek ...-ba.
Would you have any vacancies for tonight? = Van szoba my éjszakára?.

 


Languages spoken

Official language: Hungarian. The mother tongue of almost all Hungarians is Hungarian. The proportion of non-Hungarian nationalities is low. The constitution guarantees ethnic minorities total freedom of language. The largest national minority is made up of Germans, who are established close to the Western frontier.


Last modified in January 2006
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