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Travel advice - Czech Republic v Scotland 8 October

Travel advice for Scotland fans going to Prague for the European Championships qualifier on 8 October.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


If you’re travelling to Prague to watch the match, bear in mind:

  • You don’t need a visa to enter the Czech Republic, but your passport should be valid for the entire duration of your visit.
  • Remember to take out some travel insurance even if you’re only going for one night - if you get into difficulties it could save you a lot of money!
  • Take your European Health Insurance Card. This entitles you to emergency medical treatment on the same terms as Czech nationals.
  • There may be additional regulations in force on match days and in the vicinity of the stadium. These may include restrictions on where alcohol can be consumed. If in doubt, check with local police or tourist authorities.
  • You should carry a copy of your passport data page with you at all times for identification purposes.

  • It is almost impossible to change Scottish or Northern Irish bank notes in the Czech Republic.

  • Crowds in and around football stadiums can attract pickpockets. Take care to safeguard your possessions in crowded areas. For more information, see our travel advice for the Czech Republic.
Published 6 October 2010