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Practical Information in Budapest

Take flights to Budapest to dress up for first-class opera or take in eye-pleasing views of the Danube.

  • GMT

    GMT +1 (+2 in summertime).

  • Dialling Code

    +36 (Hungary), 1 (Budapest) + 7-figure number. Don't dial 1 once in Budapest.

    Mobile numbers carry the prefixes of 30 (T-Mobile), 20 (Telenor), and 70 (Vodafone) and are accessed from abroad by +36 followed by the prefix, and locally by initiating the call with 06.

  • Electricity

    240V AC, 50Hz, two-pin plugs are standard.

  • Money

    Hungarian Forint (HUF or Ft) is the currency. In some places prices are also quoted in Euros.

  • Budapest Tourist Office

    Budapest Tourist Information website

Public Holidays 2012-2013

  • Anniversary of the 1848 Revolution: 15 Mar
  • Easter Monday: 1 Apr
  • Labour Day: 1 May
  • Whit Monday: 20 May
  • St Stephen's Day: 19 & 20 Aug
  • Republic Day: 23 Oct
  • All Saints' Day: 1 Nov
  • Christmas: 24-27 Dec
  • New Year's Day: 1 Jan

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