The national currency of Poland is the Polish Zloty, so if you are travelling to Poland you will need to take Polish Zloty. Here are the top Pound to Polish Zloty exchange rates from a wide range of UK suppliers which were last updated 3 minutes ago.
The currency of Poland is the Polish Złoty. The złoty is subdivided into 100 groszy (singular: grosz) The English form of the word is zloty, plural zloty or zlotys.
As a result of high inflation in the early 1990s, the currency had a change of denomination. As a result on 1 January 1995, 10,000 old złotych (PLZ) became one new złoty (PLN). Since then the currency has remained quite stable, with an exchange rate fluctuating between 3 and 4 złoty for one US dollar
Poland does not use the euro as its currency. However, under the terms of their Treaty of Accession with the European Union, all new Member States including Poland, are obliged to eventually replace its currency with the euro. There is no fixed date for Polish euro adoption but the country's former Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechociński has stated that Poland will not join the Euro until at least 2020
Poland is a top destination for British travellers. Your UK passport will be good for a stay of up to 3 months in the country. If you intend to stay longer then you will find advice on the Polish Embassy website
It is wise to take a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) which is available free of charge and can be ordered online, this will entitle you to state provided medical treatment on the same terms as Polish nationals but it is still highly recommended you take out travel insurance. Polish police take a strict approach to public drunkenness. You are not allowed to consume alcohol in public places and fines may be imposed.
In general, medical facilities in Poland are comparable to those in the UK. Private medical facilities are comparatively inexpensive and of a good standard. Polish doctors and nurses are well qualified but English is not always widely spoken
For more country-specific information on travelling and entry requirements, see the Portugal page on the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office website.
Poland is a fantastic place to visit; it has great culture and history, friendly locals and great transport links.
Posted by Graham Morley on 24th May 2018
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