General about Croatia
- Currency in Croatia is kuna (1 kuna = 100 lipa). Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange
offices, post offices, travel agencies... Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept credit cards.
- Tap water is potable throughout Croatia.
- The telephone code for Croatia is +385
- Time zone in Croatia is GMT plus one hour in winter and GMT plus two in summer.
Custom regulation in Croatia
- Passport or some other internationally recognised identification document. Tourists may remain in Croatia for up to three months. More information at diplomatic consulates of the Republic of Croatia abroad or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- Customs regulations of the Republic of Croatia are in line with the standards of European Union countries. More on web site: www.carina.hr.
- Foreign tourists do not pay for medical services if the Health Care Convention was signed between Croatia and the country they come from. Expenses of health services provided to persons coming from the countries with which the Health Care Convention was not signed are charged directly to users according to the price list.
Croatia national holidays in 2013.
- National holidays in 2013. are:
01. 01. New Years
06. 01. Epiphany
31. 03. Easter
01. 04. Easter Monday
01. 05. Labour day
30. 05. Corpus christi
22. 06. Anti-Fascist Resistance Day
25. 06. Statehood Day
05. 08. Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
15. 08. Assumption
08. 10. Independence Day
01. 11. All Saints' Day
25. 12. & 26.12.2013. Christmas Holidays
- Public telephones can be used only with phone cards, which can be purchased in Post Offices and at newsstands, in
hotels and tourist complexes.
Emergency numbers in Croatia
- Assistance on the roads 987; (If you are calling from outside of Croatia or using a mobile phone dial +3851 987).
- For any kind of emergency (ambulance, fire-service, police, contamination of enviroment, accident) You can call
number 112 – National Information Center.