The Croatian currency is the Kuna, which is divided into 100 lipas. The Kuna comes in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 as notes and 1, 2, 5, 25 as coins. The Lipa comes in coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50.
Countries whose citizens do not need entry visas for Croatia:
For other countries, please check the Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. Entry visas for Croatia are issued by the embassies and consulates of the Republic of Croatia. If you plan to work or live in Croatia check out this useful article on Croatian visas.
01/01/2018 New Year
25/06/2018 Croatian Statehood Day
When travelling to Dubrovnik it is useful to know some important phone numbers.
When you want to make a call from Croatia to any other country in the world, you must dial prefix 00 + country code (for example if you are going to call someone in Great Britain you must dial 00 + 44 + phone number).
When making call to Croatia from abroad you must dial 00385 + town prefix + phone number. Prefix for Dubrovnik and Dubrovnik region is 020.
You can spot post offices in Croatia from the yellow sign with the lettering HP. If you need to send a postcard or letter, you can buy stamps in pretty much any kiosk or in the post office. Postcards and letters with stamps can be dropped in any mail box. These are the small yellow boxes attached to buildings around town.
Telephoning can be done at the post office (with a telephone card as
well), they also offer telegram and fax service, and money exchange
Standard voltage is 220 volts, AC 50Hz. Primary sockets generally require European plugs of the two round pin variety. You will need a voltage converter adn plug adaptor in order to use U.S. or UK appliances.
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