Price hikes for electricity, gas and phone bills

And train travel isn't the only thing to get more expensive, January 1st also saw price rises for electricity, gas and phone bills. The price of electricity is to grow by up to 16 %, depending on the locality, and the price of gas by an average of 5%. Meanwhile Czech Telecom have raised the monthly fee for a fixed line from 175 to 299 crowns, although Telecom's clients get 90 crowns worth of calling time for free and pay lower prices for long-distance and international calls.