Czechia leads in the number of card transactions made by Slovaks abroad

Czech Republic, followed by Austria, are the main holiday preferences of Slovaks, a Tatra Banka ranking shows.

The report was made on the basis of the number of credit card transactions carried out for the months of June and July, comparing this year with 2019.

Transaction volumes in the top ten countries visited by Slovaks fell by more than 38% compared to the same month last year. 

For Croatia, the popular holiday home of Slovaks, we are registering a slump in transaction volumes of more than 47 percent and for Italy by as much as 80 percent,” the bank said in the report.

After the Czech Republic and Austria, Germany is third (was fifth last year). Hungary remained fourth, Poland moved one position to sixth, as did France from 10th to ninth place. Top ten is closed by The United Kingdom, which has fallen two places compared to last year.

Spain is not in this year’s list of top 10 countries visited by Slovaks. The Netherlands jumped five places, from last year’s 12th to seventh place in 2020.

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