Basic facts


Time: Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October).

Electricity: 230 volts, 50 Hz A/C. European-style two-pin plugs are as standard.

Language: Hungarian (Magyar) is the native language, but German is widely spoken. English is spoken in tourist areas and most hotels.

Health: No vaccinations are required and the standards of public health are good. Tap water is safe to drink. A reciprocal health agreement with countries of the EU provides nationals with free emergency health care. All towns have pharmacies. Health insurance is recommended.

Tipping: Taxi drivers and waiters expect a tip of between 10 to 15%. Waiters should be handed the cash rather than have it left on the table. Most people in the service industry expect to be tipped about10-15%.

Safety: Visits to Hungary are relatively trouble-free, but like any city in the world, watch out for picket-pockets!

Communications: The international dialling code for Hungary is +36. The outgoing code is 00 followed by the relevant country code (e.g. 0044 for the United Kingdom). There are often high surcharges on calls made from hotels; it is cheaper to use public telephone boxes or calling cards. Local directory assistance is available by dialling 198 and international directory assistance 199. Callers may have to hold for a few moments but English-speaking operators are always available. The local mobile phone operators use GSM networks and have roaming agreements with most international operators. Internet cafes are available in the main towns.

Website Support:
Company Name: Justbookit Online Ltd.
Company Address: 1037 Budapest, Bécsi út 85. Hungary
Registration Number: 0109999440
Tax Number:23064982-2-41
Phone Number: +36 1 700 4443