Travel and stay
Useful country information
Miskolc Time Zone: GMT/UTC +1 (Central European Time)
Language: the official language spoken is Magyar (Hungarian). German and English are widely spoken /understood also.
Climate: Hungary has a continental climate with warm summers and cold winters.
Important phone numbers in Hungary: police 107; ambulance: 104; fire: 105
Hungary dialling code: 00 36
Calling Ireland: 00 353
Calling UK: 00 44
Continental adaptor required for your phone charger & electrical goods.
Electricity: 230V, 50Hz
Weights & measures: metric
Currency: hungarian Forint (HUF or Ft).
Approximate exchange rates (01.06.2009) is:
1.0 EUR = 275 HUF
1.0 GBP = 320 HUF
You can check the exact rates here. You may need HUF for shops and restaurants. For dental costs you can pay in euro or in british pounds. Your guide will help you to change HUF. Tipping: In restaurants a service charge isn’t or is rarely added to the bill and it is customary to add approximately 5-10% to the bill. Major Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express.
Documentation: valid passport or identity card, visa not required for Hungary.
Driving the speed limit is 50 km/hr on minor roads, 90 km/hr on major roads and 130 km/hr on the motorway. It is important to note that the alcohol limit when driving in Hungary is zero %.
More about the country:
More about Miskolc:
www.miskolc.hu (Official page of Miskolc)