Traveler’s checks are not universally accepted in Hungary. ATMs are readily-available. Western Union is the most prevalent international money transfer company and has hundreds of locations throughout Hungary.
Hungary’s custom authorities may enforce strict regulations concerning temporary importation into or export from Hungary of firearms, antiquities, prescription medications, and other items. You should contact the Hungarian Embassy in Washington or one of Hungary’s consulates in either New York or Los Angeles for specific information regarding customs. You can also visit the National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary website.