Croatia international travel guide

Landscape view of Croatia

Croatia πŸ‡­πŸ‡·

Croatia is part of Europe with main city at Zagreb. It's usually 🌀️ 6.28 °C in Croatia with a rainfall of 🌧 70.10 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Croatia. Internet speed in Croatia is on average 6.4 Mbps. In Croatia you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 4M people. The main currency is Kuna. The languages spoken are Croatian. Automatic teller machines are very common in Croatia. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developed Β  🌀️ ~6.28 Β°C Β  🌧 ~70.10 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 4M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

An earthquake in Zagreb on 22 March has caused significant damage to the city centre. Do not walk near damaged buildings as falling structures could cause injury. Avoid the area and follow the advice of local authorities. For more information https://civilna-zastita.gov.hr/. Croatia has implemented new public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All travel to Croatia is restricted for 30 days for non-EU nationals. If you're in Croatia and wish to leave, be aware flight options may be increasingly limited. Gatherings of more than five people are not allowed and all cafes, restaurants, bars, leisure facilities and shops are closed other than for essential food and health items. People are being advised to stay home and domestic transport options are becoming more limited. Due to movement restrictions, our ability to provide consular assistance may be limited. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Croatia.

issued date: March 23, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Croatia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Croatian

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Croatia uses the Croatian kuna (symbol: kn), code HRK.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 kunas. Kuna is subdivided into 100 lipas. Coins come in denominations of 25, 5, 2 and 1 kunas and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 lipas.

πŸ’³ Cards

Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Croatia (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Croatia. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Croatia. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small β€˜extra’ tip.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Croatia is on average 6.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Croatia is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 82.25 kn, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Hrvatski Telekom, Tele2 or Vip. Croatia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Croatia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Croatia, dial +, then 385 (the country code for Croatia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Croatia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Croatia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.05%.

🚦 On the road

Road assistance is available at +385 1 1987 (HAK - Road assistance). For general news on Croatia's traffic use HAK. For news on Croatia’s motorways and tolls use HAC or Bina Istra. Most popular petrol stations in Croatia are Tifon, Lukoil, Crodux, Petrol, OMV and INA. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called Eurosuper 95, benzin or Eurosuper 98. Petrol costs about 9.12 kn per liter.Diesel options are called Eurodizel or Dizel.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

122

Fire department

1717

Useful Information
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Last updated: March 24, 2020