Currency, opening hours etc.


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

1 EUR ≈ 4.76 PLN
1 USD ≈ 4.54 PLN

Current exchange rate available 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.

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.


Commonly opening hours are Monday to Friday 10.00 – 18.00. On Saturdays shops are closed at 14:00 and are closed on Sundays. Payment in shops: by cash (Polish currency) or credit cards.


Commony banks are opened Monday to Friday 8:00 – 18:00 and are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.

Post Offices

Commonly post offices are opened Monday to Friday 8.00 – 20.00 and closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Post boxes are red and post is usually collected twice a day.