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Trip Preparation and Helpful Links - Prague

Passport: Required; make sure it is valid through 3 months after the end of your trip

Visa: Not required (for less than 90 days)

Insurance: International Student ID Card (ISIC – through STA Travel, or Confirm with Matt and Jewell. Proof of insurance my be required for entry.


Routine – MMR, DPT, flu, chickenpox, polio, etc.
Hepatitis A and B

Malaria: No risk.

Notices: See the above CDC link for travel and safety notices about Bird Flu, measles, and other recommendations for safety.

Currency/Exchange: Czech Koruna - 1/26/10: $1 = 18.3655 Czeck Koruna

Weather: June is the rainiest month; August the warmest

Average temperatures: 69-72 high / 51-54 low. Average rainfall: 2.6 inches.

IPO 24 Hour Emergency Number: +1(602) 220-1372

Other Notes
Call bank and credit card companies to inform them you will be out of the country and using your cards abroad, so they don’t freeze them.

At LAX, you have to walk outside to the international terminal, or take a bus there. You may consider looking up the layouts of the airports you will be using in advance.

You will need a power adapter in order for your plugs to fit. You can probably get them there, but you may want to buy one here before the trip.


Helpful Links

Prague Summer Program: Western Michigan University/Charles University

Additional Links:



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