Terms & Conditions of Hungarian Parliament Tours & Packages

Posted on October 9, 2016 by HungarianParliament in Hungarian Parliament Visit

Please find the Terms & Conditions (T&C) of Hungarian Parliament Budapest Tours & Packages below. Some of the T&C only relate to certain tour packages, depending on which tour types you are reserving.

Terms & Conditions – Hungarian Parliament Tour Packages

Visitor Center of Budapest Parliament

Visitor Centre of Budapest Parliament

To be able to participate in the tours inside the Hungarian Parliament, you will need to bring:

  • Adults: valid passport or (EU) Photo ID card
  • Students: valid passport or (EU) Photo ID card + valid Student ID card (Students must be under 24 years of age)
  • Parliament Tour & Budapest River Cruise package: besides the above, the confirmation email you have received following your payment (printed or in digital).
  • Parliament Tour & Budapest Grand City Bus Tour package: besides the above, the confirmation email you have received following your payment (printed or in digital).
  • Parliament Tour & Hotel Pickup package: besides the above, the confirmation email you have received following your payment (printed or in digital).

Please Note: Without a valid passport (or photo ID), unfortunately, you will not be allowed to enter the Parliament building. In such cases, no refund and no reschedule can be offered. Passports are required for security reasons as the Hungarian Parliament is a functioning political institute.

Security Check before Hungarian Parliament Interior Tour
A security check is required before entering the Parliament building in Budapest. Forbidden items include: large bags, packages, or objects capable of causing personal injury, such as weapons, firearms, ammunition, explosives, blasting agents or related devices, or any pyrotechnic devices, pocket knives, knives, gas spray.

When entering the Parliament building, visitors are allowed to carry with themselves (in their hand luggage) a colourless, non-alcoholic drink, liquid medication or other special liquid food (e.g. baby food in a sachet, baby formula in a bottle) in an unbreakable plastic bottle of a maximum volume of 500 ml. The bottle must be taken out of the hand luggage for the security check before the tour begins. Any bottles that contains a liquid that is different from the above description (e.g. brown coke, yellow orange juice, soft plastic bottle, alcoholic drink, etc.) must be left in the cloakroom during the Hungarian Parliament visit.

Photos / Videos inside the Hungarian Parliament
Taking photos / videos is permitted in the Hungarian Parliament building in Budapest, with the notable exception of the Hungarian Holy Crown: for the protection of the Holy Crown it is strictly forbidden to take photos or videos in the hall where the crown is on display called the great Dome Hall.

Pets in Parliament Tour
Pets are not allowed in the building of the Hungarian Parliament, except guide dogs.

Cancellation Policy of Hungarian Parliament Tour Packages
Late arrival or no-show means no refund. The tour cannot be re-scheduled.
Please note that the Parliament is the home of a functioning state institution where current state of affairs of Hungary are managed. Due to parliamentary or state events, prepaid parliamentary visits may be cancelled for certain dates. In such cases, you will be informed about options of re-scheduling your tour or offering a refund.
The maximum number of guests on each tour is 20 people. In case of overbooking, you will be offered the closest available date. If we do not receive a reply from you minimum 24 hours before the tour, your booking will be cancelled without the option of any refund.

Accessibility in the Hungarian Parliament
The Houses of Parliament in Budapest is accessible for visitors with disabilities. To ensure a smooth access for wheelchair users, we kindly request that visitors of the Parliament inform the tour managers about their arrival in advance by e-mail at tours [at] hungarianparliament [dot] com. When contacting us please indicate the following:
Date, Hour, Language, Tour programme reserved, Booking number.

Dress Code inside the Hungarian Parliament
Appropriate clothing is required for the Hungarian Parliament visit. Please refrain from the use of garments with political messages.

Pickup & Drop Off for the Hungarian Parliament Tours
Please note that only a restricted number of tour packages include a hotel pickup or drop off. In Parliament & Cruise packages there are no hotel pickups included but the cruise hostesses can order you a reliable taxi after the program, if you wish.

Parking by the Hungarian Parliament
Unfortunately there is no parking space for private cars or buses in front of the Visitor Centre at the Hungarian Parliament. If your group is arriving by a bus / minibus please contact us for advice at tours [at] hungarianparliament [dot] com. When contacting us please indicate the following:
Date, Hour, Language, Tour programme reserved, Booking number.
If you wish to book a hotel pickup for your group before the Parliament tour please contact us for a personalised (group size dependent) quote at tours [at] hungarianparliament [dot] com. When contacting us please indicate the following:
Date, Hour, Group size.

Code of Conduct inside the Hungarian Parliament

As per the Code of Conduct of the Houses of Parliament, the following actions are forbidden:

  • Wearing or displaying symbols of dictatorship or conducting oneself in a manner deleterious to the National Assembly, to the national treasure of the Holy Crown and the Coronation Insignia, or to human dignity,
  • Bringing flags, noise-making devices or other instruments of protest into the building,
  • Raising one’s voice, sing or demonstrate in the building,
  • Eating, drinking or smoking in the building,
  • Sitting, kneeling or lying on the stairs, ground or furnishings in the building,
  • Causing damage to the building or to the furnishings,
  • Disturbing or in any way hindering organisations and staff in the building in their work.

Guests who fail to act in accordance with the Code of Conduct will be escorted out of the building by guards. No financial compensation will be issued for unfinished programmes.

Before making a reservation for a given programme, and completing your payment, per the booking form, you have accepted the Terms & Conditions of the Hungarian Parliament Tour Packages.

No Liability – Tickets Purchased Through Other Websites

Please note that we do not take any liability for damages caused by purchases of Parliament Tours/ Tour Packages / Tour Tickets via other websites.

Disclaimer: HungarianParliament.com focuses on Parliament Tours exclusively as part of Budapest Tickets Ltd. The official institution and site of state affairs is the Houses of Parliament of Hungary (aka Office of the National Assembly) is parlament.hu.

2 Comments

  1. Réservation for visit

    • Dear Team,

      Greetings from Wings Travel and Tours Co!!!

      We Wings Travel and Tours Co is an IATA Travel agency based in mumbai, we have a group of 50 passengers who are visiting Budapest on 1st and 2nd june

      during their stay they would like to visit Parliament building, please advise you best available rate for the group

      Awaiting prompt reply
      warm regards
      Sonali
      Product Development Manager
      Wings Travel and Tours co

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