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Useful Information



The Polish currency unit is zloty (PLN), divided into 100 groszy.

1 EUR = c.a  PLN  4,15

1 USD=  c.a  PLN  3,5

Current exchange rate on:

Most foreign currencies can be easily exchanged either in banks or in private exchange offices (“kantor”). Foreign currency (cash) is not acceptable in shops.



Commonly opening hours are 10.00 – 18.00 Monday to Friday.

On Saturdays shops are closed at 14:00 and are closed on Sundays.

Payment in shops: by cash (Polish currency) or credit cards.



Banks are open Monday to Friday 8:00 – 18:00 and are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.


Credit Cards

Credit cards accepted in Poland: Visa, MasterCard, American Express.

Cash withdrawal machines, restaurants, car rental agencies and most shops accept all major credit cards.

Post Offices

Post offices are open Monday to Friday 8.00 – 16.00 and closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Post boxes are red and post is usually collected twice daily. Stamps can be bought only at post offices.


Emergencies and Medical Services

Police, Fire Brigade, Ambulance - Phone: 112  or

Police: 997

Fire Brigade: 998

Ambulance: 999