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Sparta vs. Southampton travel advice
Southampton plays Sparta Praha on 24 November at 7 pm (local time) at the Generali Arena (aka Sparta Praha).
As well as this advice, check out our travel advice for Czech Republic
Passports and visas
You don’t need a visa to travel to the Czech Republic, but your passport should be valid for the duration of your stay
remember your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)but also take out travel insurance, even if you’re only going for one night - it could save you a lot of money if you get into difficulties
you should carry your passport with you at all times for identification purposes as police officers may fine you or arrest you if you fail to do so. You should be ready to produce an ID (e.g. driving licence, photocopy of passport) at the entrance to the stadium
If your passport gets lost or stolen while in the Czech Republic, you will need to obtain an Emergency Travel Document from the British Embassy Prague
Getting to the stadium
The Generali arena is located in Prague, Milady Horakove ,170 82 Praha 7 - Letna district. It is approximately a 20 minute walk from the Old Town. You can reach the stadium by metro, green line A, stop Hradcanska and then walk for 15 minutes or take trams number 1, 8,12, 25 to Sparta stop
At the match
The Gates will open at 5.30pm
passports are not needed to enter the stadium but please make sure you are able to produce a photocopy of your passport or another form of ID
body search and personal belongings check will be in place. Fans are NOT allowed to bring drinks, poles, flares, weapons, lighters and drinking glasses.
Gates 5 is designated for entrance of Southampton supporters
As in any other city beware of pickpockets and bag snatchers at airports, railway stations, around the town centre and when using public transport. Only carry what you need, leave spare cash and valuables in hotel safety deposits.
British Embassy address contact details
British Embassy Prague
Thunovska 14 116 00 Prague 1 Tel: (00420) 257 402 111 Fax: (00420) 257 402 280
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-12pm, 2pm-4.30pm
Emergency services numbers
Fire brigade 150