Finance every day
Foreign tourists can exchange money, cash traveller’s cheques and conduct all financial operations in banks, Please note, however, that there may be queues.
Standard opening hours for banks are 10 am–6 pm.
ATMs of various networks and banks are popular and easily accessible in larger towns and urban areas. Cash can be paid out, usually 24h per day, in denominations constituting the multiple of PLN 50.
A bank card constitutes a very popular, safe and convenient means of payment in Poland. It may be used without any problem in supermarkets, at petrol stations, in restaurants and hotels. Only in newsagent’s kiosks, local shops and smaller towns and villages will you need to have cash on you. Both embossed (Visa, MasterCard) and electronic cards (Visa Electron, Maestro) are accepted.
A credit card is necessary when you want to rent a car or pay for shopping online (e.g. air tickets).