Study abroad can be expensive. And if you travel a lot, it can be really expensive. Here's a simple plan for preparing for life abroad.
This card gives you great deals at different restaurants and attractions. In fact, there are student discounts available all over Europe. Just ask!
Price-wise local public transportation is always the better option over taxis. However, Validate all train and bus tickets! This will save you lots of money should a ticket collector fine you!
Investing in a 3-month transit pass is a good idea. It costs approximately 1480Kc or about $88 and works on metro, trams, and buses. Be aware, although the city’s transportation systems work on the honor code and you might not always have to show your pass, do not try to cheat the system! The fee you are charged for not having a pass is not small, and if you are caught more than twice it is more expensive than buying the pass in the first place!
Groceries are very cheap in Prague and far cheaper than eating in restaurants. Try going to the small fruit and vegetable stores. They are less crazy than Tesco and cheaper too.
Food and souvenirs are less expensive and often better the farther away you are from tourist traps.