Hungary Black Market

Information about the black market in Hungary.

This is a reference for travelers interested in delving into the gray or black market. Please comment about your experiences interacting with the black market in Hungary, or submit links to others that have.

What kind of rate can you expect for exchanging currency foreign in Hungary?

What type of goods can be procured? Where should you go? Are there common scams or dangers that other travelers should know about?

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andras

March 2nd, 2011

since the 'change' [~1990], there is effectively NO black/ grey market in Hungary in consumer goods or currency– the rates float and the exchange kiosks quote the going rate with the bid/ ask spread, generally ~5%.

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